Biologically Appropriate Raw Food
For a Does your dog or car struggle with allergies, hot spots, dull coat, obesity, diabetes, urinary tract infections, inflammartory bowel disease, ear infections, etc? Our pets are overfed but undernourished. Low grade commercial pet foods are the cause of a lot of health problems in our pets. A biologically appropriate raw food diet consists of whole raw foods similar to what is eaten byanimals in the wild. Biologically appropriate foods contain such things as muscle meat, nobe, fat, organ meats, egetables, and fruit materials.. A healthy well balanced diet along with good daily exercise is the key to a happy and healthy pet.
When biologically appropriate food is fresh, natural, raw, uncooked, and uprocessed it is packed with the essential nutrients and vitamins our animals want and need. Raw food is filled with natural enzymes necessary for proper digestion. Raw foods ensure digestive balance from food breakdown to assimliation and excretion.
Benefits of a Biologically Appropriate Raw Food Diet
- Plaque and tarter buildup on the teeth is eliminated and breath is improved leaving your dog with health teeth and gums.
- No more itchy and scaly skin conditions associated wtih allergies giving your dog a shiny, soft full bodied coat.
- Chromic ear infections are eliminated.
- Smaller firmer stool, chronic diarrhea often disappears and odor is significantly reduced.
- Your pet’s weight will self regulate and be brought into line, giving your dog a muscular toned body.
- Immune system will be strengthened and fucntion at its peak performance.
- Your dog will be less nervous, have more energy and be more in balance with its natural environment.
- Your pet’s overall health and well being will dramatically improve.
Important Tips When Preparing Fresh Raw Pet Food
When feeding pets fresh food, cooked or raw, it is important to follow good food handling practices to prevent bacterial contamination. Following the same FDA guidelines for handling kibble will reduce the risk of bacteria contamination for raw foods as well:
FDA Safe Handling Tips for Kibble & Canned Pet Foods and Treats:
- Wash your hands for 20 seconds with hot water and soap before and after handling pet foods and treats.
- Wash pet food bowls, dishes, and scooping utensils with soap and hot water after each use.
- Do not use the pet’s feeding bowl as a scooping utensil—use a clean, dedicated scoop or spoon.
- Dispose of old or spoiled pet food products in a safe manner, such as in a securely tied plastic bag in a covered trash receptacle.
Additional Safe Storage Tips for Raw Foods:
- Thaw food in the refrigerator.
- Always keep / store food in the freezer or refrigerator.
- Keep raw pet food away from other foods in your refrigerator, especially those foods you will not cook.
- Feed food within 3-4 days of thawing. Refreeze any food you won’t serve in 3-4 days.
- Do not let children handle food bowls.
- Put your pet food on the bottom shelf of your refrigerator.