Feeding Raw To Ensure A Happy & Healthy Fur Family In 2021

Many people are motivated to make the move to a raw diet because it’s more natural and less processed than most commercial pet diets currently available. Others feed their pets a raw food diet because it makes sense that if they feed themselves a healthy balanced diet, then it’s logical to feed their pets in the same way. Others simply feed raw because their pets love it! Whatever your motivation is to make the switch this year, raw is by far the best way to ensure a happy and healthy fur family in 2021. Reasons To Feed Raw  A raw food diet closely resembles the diet your dog or...

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Why Does My Pet Have Food Allergies And What Can I Do About It?

Food allergies are a rising concern with pet owners and it seems like more and more pets on poor diets are suffering from them. Switching to a balanced, varied, species-appropriate raw diet is certainly an important part in combating your pet’s food allergies. A raw diet ensures that our pets, and especially the growing ones, have adequate nutrition and the health care that they need for a healthy immune system. Why Does My Pet Have Food Allergies? Food allergies occur when an animal’s immune system misidentifies a source from their food as an invader rather than a food item and...

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How To Create The Perfect Raw Christmas Feast!

We’ve all had the experience where we sit down with family or friends to enjoy a wonderfully prepared meal only to look down and have those big puppy dogs eyes staring back at us to say ‘what about me?’.  It’s easy to let our precious pets slip our minds when there is so much going on. So here are some tips for creating the perfect Raw Christmas feast.     What Makes A Balanced Raw Christmas Meal? Christmas lunch or not, our pets need a variety of wholesome foods to provide them with a wide range of nutrients. In creating a balanced raw meal opt for leaner proteins (be mindful of fat),...

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Does Diet Affect My Pet’s Brain?

If you feed your pet a Raw diet then you are probably reaping the rewards of a reduction of allergy symptoms, cleaner stools, improved digestion, healthier skin, coat, teeth and fresher breath to name a few. But what about your pets’ overall behaviour?  Can diet actually have an effect on our pet’s brain, learning and behaviour?  Research into the effects of diet on brain health and behaviour is still ongoing, but as a starting point let’s look at some of the key components of a Raw pet food diet and some of their benefits in keeping our pups brain’s in good condition.     The...

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Calcium And Phosphorus: Creating A Balanced Raw Diet For Your Pet

A Raw diet that is varied, balanced and species appropriate will provide your furry friend with all the nutrients, minerals and vitamins that nature intends them to eat in order for them to survive and thrive.  When you choose to start feeding Raw it might seem a little overwhelming at first, figuring out how to get the mix right. But once you get your head around a few of the fundamentals you will find that it is simple!   Calcium And Phosphorus – Why Do Our Pets Need Them? When feeding a Raw diet there are a few guidelines you need to follow and the most important...

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Natural Ways To Treat Yeast Infections

When we think of yeast in the body we almost always jump to the negatives, however, yeast is actually a very normal, healthy part of the digestive and immune system in dogs and humans. In dogs, yeast lives on the skin and in the gut, along with other healthy flora as part of a balanced immune system. However, when this balance is interrupted, it can cause problems and result in a yeast infection, allergies or other inflammatory issues.   What Causes A Yeast Infection?  Yeast infections can happen anywhere in your dog’s body. A yeast infection can present itself...

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The Benefits of Feeding Your Dog Liver

We understand that some things can be a bit weird and icky to feed your pet, but if you are not yet feeding your dog liver they really are missing out! Including liver in a Raw diet not only benefits them nutritionally but it is something that your dog will most probably love! Liver is an important source of nutrients for any dog as it is rich in many of the vitamins and minerals that are vital for your pet to live a happy and healthy life.   What Makes Liver So Good? The liver is a nutrient-rich organ that most dogs love eating.  It is often said to be nature’s multivitamin...

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How to Transition Cats to Raw and Why They’ll Thrive!

A cat’s natural instincts are to hunt for food. Yes, even your lovable friendly housecat. If you have ever seen a cat consuming a mouse it has caught, you’ll understand how perfectly natural it is for these carnivorous animals to eat whole raw foods. Providing cats with a raw food diet not only taps into their feline instincts but keeps them healthy, strong and allows them to thrive! What is an obligate carnivore?  All felines, including domestic cats, are obligate carnivores. All of these animals became obligate carnivores as a result of their ancestral diets. In your own research, you...

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How To Use Treats To Reward And Encourage Your Pets

Giving your pet treats is more than an expression of your love for your companion friend, it can be a critical component in dog training and rewarding good dog behaviour.  One of the reasons treats work so well in training, is because a dog’s sense of smell is so unbelievable. Dogs can smell a treat from far away and can get a pretty good idea of the main ingredients.  Here are some tips on using dog treats effectively, when to give them and which healthy dog treats to give.  Tips For Using Dog Treats Effectively Use pet treats to reinforce a calm, submissive...

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The Benefits of our Chicken Turkey Fish Mix (CTF)

Looking for all the omegas and essential vitamins of red meat but without the red meat? The Chicken, Turkey, Fish Mix (CTF) is a specially designed all-round mix prepared for dogs who are allergic or unable to eat red meat. What’s in the CTF Mix? Made with human consumption protein the CTF is a nutritional ground meat and bone mix made up of: Chicken Necks Turkey Necks Mullet Chia Seeds These are all low purine proteins but have all the omegas and essential vitamins that red meat provides your pet companion. Who Is It Suitable For? Made with ground meat and bone...

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