Making My Own Raw Dog Food Prep day at my house was hard, really hard. Once again refer to the title of this blog. The process of creating a recipe I like, buying all the supplies I need, & then grocery shopping for ingredients almost broke me before I even got to prep day. I made it through... Continue Reading →
DIY raw dog food for the lazy raw feeders of the world. 65% muscle meat, 6% edible bone, 2% liver, 2% organs, & 25% vegetables, fruits, &/or nuts.
I mean if dogs are supposed to have a diet based on animal proteins should they eat eggs for protein also? Will they get sick? Can they eat them every day? Do they need to be cooked? What about the shell?
When I started raw feeding I had to make the change from simply scooping out two scoops of kibble to actually calculating how much I should feed by the pound and them making sure I stocked that much in my freezer to last till my next shipment. It was a huge inconvenience and the math seemed daunting. Not because I didn't know how but because I was just not used to doing it. I created this interactive cheat sheet for all my fellow busy, out of practice beginners who just need a starting point on how to feed their dogs, without scoops.
Premade Raw Dog Food: Tips from The Primal Pooch Recently I was at my day job and an old friend, or work associate, (whatever I like to think of her as a friend), emailed me to let me know her new site is up. It was Amy Marshall from The Primal Pooch. I thought cool,... Continue Reading →
Feeding a raw diet to dogs does require a certain amount of proper food handling and sanitation if you want to keep things safe, germ-wise. If you are anything like me and have a decade of food service under your belt then you already know the ins & outs of meat safety & cross contamination. But, if you somehow made in through your 20's without having a restaurant job here is the basics of what you need to prevent, how to do so, and then my favorite natural ways in my home.
Toppers for dog food are all the rage right now. Freeze-dried, nutrient enriched, grain free, enticement, all sorts of toppers are on the market right now. I haven't been paying them much attention because I was all feed real food and you don't need toppers. Well luckily a friend asked me about them as a starting point to feeding their dog better food. I realized them that I was a fool. Toppers are a great way to start down a path of proper doggo nutrition.
What Is Raw Dog Food Diet? Well, a species-appropriate diet from bioavailable foods of course, but if you are not immersed in the raw pet food movement, it isn't that easy. A species appropriate diet is a diet that supports their genetic make-up. Bioavailable foods are foods that the body can obtain proper nutrients naturally... Continue Reading →