Dog Feeding Guidelines for Raw Food

When your dog eats raw food or is getting ready for a transition from dry dog food to raw dog food, you should know the proper raw dog food handling and storing guidelines to prevent bacterial contamination and ensure the safety of both dogs and humans.   How Much Raw Food Should Your Dog Eat? As a general rule, dogs should eat approximately 2-5% of their body weights in raw food daily. However, not all dogs have the same appetite or nutritional requirements. Food serving size for dogs varies based on their weight and activity level, adjusting accordingly.   For example, if your dog weighs 50 pounds, they should consume 1 to 1.5 pounds of raw food daily. However, manually...

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What You Need To Know About Raw Dog Food

If you are new to raw feeding your dog, there are a few items you should know beforehand. Raw dog food is mainly composed of whole prey foods without any added plant-based ingredients. The idea behind this diet is to offer your dog a more natural way of eating, as they likely would eat in the wild. When raw feeding your dog, it is important to handle it with careful preparation to avoid the risk of bacterial contamination which can be harmful to both dogs and humans. It is important to take the necessary precautions of handling raw food safely, including proper storage, cleaning surfaces, and washing hands thoroughly. How Do You Start The Diet? If you are looking to...

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The Benefits of a Raw Food Diet

A misconception about processed foods, like kibble, is that they scrape plaque and tarter off dogs’ teeth. However, the reality is the opposite. There are carbohydrates and sugar present in the starch form in processed dog foods and dogs’ saliva can’t break down this starch content. As a result, bacteria in a dog’s mouth feed on this starch, leading to plaque and tartar buildup. Eventually, these buildups invite more bacteria, ruining a dog’s dental health. On the other hand, a raw diet for dogs helps them have better dental health overall. Raw dog food includes less starch, more natural enzymes, and good bacteria. All these prevent tarter and plaque buildup. In ideal raw dog food, raw meaty bones like chicken...

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Raw Dog Food Protein & Fat Content

Raw Dog Food Protein & Fat Content Did you know that over 50% of dogs in America are classified as overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention? Obesity is by far the most common preventable health issue present in dogs, and as a pet owner, it’s your responsibility to look after your dog’s weight. In addition to regular exercise like walking, running together, and playtime, one of the best ways to do this is by looking at dog food protein content and the amount of fat in what you’re feeding them. If you need help monitoring the protein and fat content with a raw diet, use this blog as a guide to help ensure your canine stays...

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How is Raw Dog Food Made?

How is Raw Dog Food Made? After years of commitment to the well-being of dogs, RawFedk9 found a more nutritious and affordable way for dog owners to feed their pets. The raw diet is made of quality ingredients to provide a complete raw diet. Our carefully crafted raw diet is the solution for your puppy or adult dog’s needs. If you are a health-conscious dog owner, you may be wondering; how is raw dog food made? This guide will shed some light: Raw Food Production Process Selection of Raw Materials The selection of ingredients has a significant impact on the final product. These elements may determine the nutritional quality, economic viability, texture, uniformity, and extrudability of the product. To achieve...

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