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Raw And Raw Fermented Milk

February 4, 2015 // Canine, Feline
bottle of goat milk
Commercial pet food manufacturers set out to produce a food that provides everything a dog needs.
Fortunately, where our limited knowledge fails us, Mother Nature does not!
Raw milk is the most bioavailable and balanced source of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, fatty acids and essentially anything else you can and can’t think of – or has yet to be determined.
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Goat Milk

October 17, 2014 // Canine, Feline
goat milk
Learn about why goats milk is sooooo good!
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Raw Simplified:

September 12, 2014 // Canine
Some basic questions answered to help someone begin feeding raw if they're ready for a divorce from dry food.
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What is a Premix?

June 6, 2014 // Canine, Feline
A premix is a predetermined blend of 20 or more vitamins, minerals and possibly amino acids. This blend is added to the food component of a pet food formula so it will meet the minimum Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) requirements of the diet for a certain life stage or stages of a dog or cat. In other words, the food component of the formula is lacking in certain nutrients, so the formulator adds in via a premix the deficient vitamins, minerals and possibly amino acids needed so all the AAFCO nutrient requirements are met. Below, lets take a look at what they're all about.
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Raw Feeding Calculator

June 2, 2014 // Canine, Feline
Feeding Calculator: for Raw Formulas

As a result of the increased digestibility of a raw-food diet, you are able to feed your pet less food daily. Our suggestion is to feed your pet based on the 2-3% rule. Feed 2-3% of your pet's body weight daily. We recommend feeding your pet twice daily, so you should divide the total daily feeding weight in half and feed once in the morning and once in the evening.
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