Unfortunately, there is a high prevalence of logical fallacies and misinformation in many raw feeding resources and circles, which only helps to further diminish the legitimacy of raw diets. This article will aim to address the current science based evidence that can be used as support of the merits of raw food diets.
The Raw Feeding Community's official guide to bone and fat content in common raw meaty bones.
So you want to feed a homemade raw diet to your dog, cat, or ferret, but you don't know where to begin. You've probably realized by now that there are many ways to feed raw. It all comes down to determining your pet's individual needs, as well as your own. Figuring all of this out may include some trial and error, which does require some time and patience while you learn and adapt to this new adventure of feeding a homemade raw diet.
Cats and ferrets are both true, obligate carnivores. Their ancestral diet is high in protein, fat, and moisture, and very low in carbohydrates - the opposite of dry pet food. For this reason, cats and ferrets can benefit greatly from raw diets. Learn more about transitioning them to Raw.
The study found that raw diets are highly digestible and promote a balanced growth of friendly bacteria in the gut.
Too much thyroid hormone results in hyperthyroidism, a condition that can cause adverse heart conditions, weight loss, and more. Is your raw fed pet at risk?
Nutrition is the most important thing to keep your dog healthy. By introducing some fresh foods to their diet, your dog can live a longer, happier life.
There are plenty of articles that speak of the wonders of bone broth. But is this all true, or has bone broth just become the newest "miracle cure-all" fad?