What is a RAW dog food diet?

What is a RAW dog food diet? Topic: What is a RAW dog food diet?
June 18, 2019 / By Astrophel
Question: I have adopted a beagle, he is 1 1/2 years old and I have seen people post stuff about a RAW diet. What exactly does that mean? The more info. the better. What exactly do you feed the dog? Thanks in advance!
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Veronica Veronica | 8 days ago
It means raw or uncooked. There are two common raw diets that you may hear about. One is 'prey model raw' One is 'BARF' (biologically appropriate raw food). You can google either one and get loads of info. These types of diets are for people who have decided they do not want to feed canned or dry commercial food. I basically feed prey model raw - but I do feed a few other things. Table scraps, veggies etc. Some people are more fanatical about sticking to one or the other. The main difference is that there are vegatables, kelp and a few other things in BARF, which are not in prey model. As well as the fact that prey model is fed as meat pieces such as chicken wings, lamb flaps, kangaroo spine, whereas, BARF is gound up and purchased pre-packaged. However BOTH contain raw meat, digestable bone and a small percentage of organ meat. If feeding a BARF diet, there would still be a need to add raw meaty bones for teeth cleaning. My dogs have thrived for years off the prey model combination I described above. Either way - I personally would feed my dog prey model or barf, before I ever went back to feeding tins or kibble.
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Serena Serena
Yes, if you do it correctly. I don't agree with the prey model diet. However, I'm not an expert. It's important for you to do research and read some reputable books before you start. There are also some yahoo groups for raw feeders where you can get more information. Since I started feeding my dogs a raw diet they have improved. They are happier, healthier, and have more energy. You need to give it some time. Sometimes dogs will itch more at first after switching because they are going through detox. Dogs who are not fed a raw diet correctly can become very ill. If you aren't going to feed bones then you need bone meal. Dogs require a lot of calcium and protein in their diet.
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Olyvia Olyvia
What Freck's said. It is just a diet of raw muscle meat, bones, liver and other organs. It must be carefully balanced to make sure you are getting the right nutrients for your dog.
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Mae Mae
Did you tested Eating for Energy (120 raw food diet recipes) technique? Look on this website : http://www.StayEatingRaw.com/Free . This might definitely help anybody!
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Keren-Hapuch Keren-Hapuch
Information on raw diet http://www.rawlearning.com/rawfaq.html http://www.rawfeddogs.net/ http://www.rawdietfordogs.net/ http://www.dogster.com/forums/Raw_Food_Diet/thread/431875 Here's a yahoo group for raw diets http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/rawfeeding/
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Jacki Jacki
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raw_feeding The link above explains it pretty well,essentially its a diet of raw meats,bones and organs,etc.............
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Elyse Elyse
stuff that i dog would eat in the wild. same idea behind people eating organic veggies and wild or small farm raised animals.
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