Raw Basics

Learn about raw food diets 

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There are many questions about food preparation and safety when it comes to feeding raw. Check out some of our best tips to help make food prep quick and simple.
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Are You Feeding Pet Food or Feed?
by Sarah Griffiths, DCH in Raw Basics
What is the difference between pet food and pet feed? Aren't they the same thing? Pet food is designed for optimal health, whereas pet feed is a product of cost effective and convenience driven business.
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How Much Should I Feed My Pet?
by Sarah Griffiths, DCH in Raw Basics, Dogs, Cats
Do you feel unsure about how much to feed your pet on a daily basis? Learn the best way to feed your pet, and how to ensure they are eating the correct amount of food.
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Have you ever wondered why your pet’s poop is different on a raw diet? From ranging colours to consistencies, let's break it all down.
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We invest a significant amount of resources, time and money on formulating, ingredient research and understanding the latest science of animal nutrition. Learn how we achieve and exceed AAFCO complete and balanced standards.
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Balancing the Raw Food Diet for Puppies and Kittens. Feeding raw as soon as your pet is ready for solid food it's a wonderful way to set them up for health and longevity. Learn more.
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Busting The Top 3 Myths About Fresh Food Diets for Pets.
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Is Feeding Your Pet Rocket Science?
by Sarah Griffiths, DCH in Raw Basics
Does feeding your pet have to be rocket science? Not at all! Learn the 7 basic factors when feeding a fresh food diet.
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A Guide to Feeding Your Picky Cat (Works for Dogs Too!)
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We totally get it. The logistics of feeding raw can be overwhelming, especially when you’re first starting out - transitioning to new food, diet planning, and the BUDGET. Let’s talk about how to get your mind around feeding raw and what it
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Pet food is the only industry where trained health professionals recommend processed food as a healthier option than fresh, unprocessed food. The medias influence paints misconceptions and are bullying tactics. It's time to tell them enough is enough
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This week we will discuss what you need to feed you pet’s gut army: Prebiotics! What are they, you ask? Prebiotics are defined as an indigestible or partially digestible food substrate that promotes the growth of beneficial microbes in the digestiv
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The Recipe for a Happy Pet
by Sarah Griffiths, DCH in Raw Basics
Let’s take a look at the best places to start to ensure your pet is healthy, happy and relatively stress-free:
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How Can I Assess my Pet's Overall Health?
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Gut Health: Probiotics (Part 3)
by Sarah Griffiths, DCH in Raw Basics, Dogs, Cats
Choosing probiotics for your pet: What foods and supplements you can use to support your pets' microflora.
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Food safety is a top concern for veterinary professionals and pet owners. We agree, which is why this week, we are going to tackle the topic of bacteria and food safety how this relates to health and wellness in our pets.
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Food has a significant impact on overall wellness for every member of our family, including our pets. Recent research has identified processed food as a major contributor to many illnesses including obesity, diabetes, and even cancer.
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Bacteria: Friend or Foe?
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Supplements for a Raw Food Diet
by Sarah Griffiths, DCH in Raw Basics, Dogs, Cats
We get a lot of questions about which supplements are best to use with a fresh food diet. Which ones are necessary, and how do we choose the best ones? Learn which 4 essential supplements for a truly balanced raw pet food diet
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10 Easy Tips for Transitioning Your Pet to a Raw Diet
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Worried about balancing the raw diet? Worry no more! Here are the general rules to ensure you’re feeding a complete and balanced raw food diet that follows AAFCO’s standards plus so much more.
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If you have a pet, you have probably been told that our pets should be eating 'complete and balanced' food at every meal. So, does the claim of 'complete and balanced' really mean the food is healthy?
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Did you know that simply adding bone broth to your pet's diet has a variety of major health benefits? Broth has always been considered a healing food, but I think the impact that it can have for the health of our pets is underestimated
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In the wild, dogs and cats might not consume the same amounts or types of vegetables as our domestic pets. So why do we do it? There are some important reasons to include them!
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Ever wondered which bones are best for your pet? Let's take a look!
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Bones 101: Bone Feeding Basics
by Sarah Griffiths, DCH in Raw Basics, Dogs, Cats
When it comes to raw feeding for your pet, bones are essential. They are nature’s toothbrush and aid in keeping your pet’s teeth and gums in perfect shape. Without bones, the raw diet is not complete and will be missing essential minerals
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