You may find this surprising, but I don’t like handling raw meat, eating meat, or smelling thawed meat. So I make sure to clean every surface during and after prepping my dogs raw meals. Not cleaning the surfaces raw meat has touched can be potentially harmful to you (the human) because of cross-contamination. This is not something to be overly worried about or prevent you from feeding your dog or cat raw, but it's something to be mindful of. “Salmonella may be found in the i
Ingredients: •Raw goats milk (16 ounces) •Organic turmeric powder (1/2 tablespoon) •Cinnamon (1/4 teaspoon) •Ginger (1/4 teaspoon) •1 Blackberry in each square mashed up (omit blackberry for cats) Benefits: Helps digestion and decreases inflammation throughout the body. Cinnamon is antibacterial, anti fungal, and helps with joint inflammation. Turmeric is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxifies the body. Turmeric in larger amounts also helps with joint health (see r
These cubes were made from myoglobin that was left over from my beef kidney prep. It’s a liquid substance that seeps out of the meat you’re prepping. There was so much of it that I decided to freeze it into cubes and add to my dog’s meals. “The red liquid, instead, is a mixture of water and a protein called myoglobin (not blood), whose purpose is to help ship oxygen to muscle cells. Myoglobin is deeply pigmented, which is why the more myoglobin a meat contains, the darker (or
For those that aren’t able to fully feed raw, this is another way to improve your dog’s kibble: add smelt or sardines! 🐟 These fish provide omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients to your dogs kibble, which they desperately need! Your dogs dry food is depleted of omega-3’s during the high-temperature cooking process. What’s left, is an overabundance of omega-6 fatty acids. This leads to inflammation in your dogs body. Inflammation can be in the form of arthritis, obesity, IB
I asked 70 raw feeders across the U.S. how much they spend per month feeding their pets raw food. These are the results! I do want to point out that price can vary by location. These are a few tips on lowering costs when purchasing raw meat, bone, organs, and supplements. 1. Make your own home made raw food instead of buying pre-made raw from other companies. Pre-made raw diets are much more expensive than home made raw diets because the supplier increases the price for a hig
Two words: Raw food. The top picture of Ella's coat was caused by her eating Purina dog food at the shelter for several months. She honestly looked much worse before I took this picture. We thought her skin was scarred over and that her fur would never grow back at one point.
The bottom picture is of Ella after being completely on raw food for less than 2 months! She has no more bald spots, eye discharge, diarrhea, or weight loss issues. A lot of people say "I feed my dog Pu