Why Feed Raw


raw dog food dietToday people are recognizing the importance of eating healthier foods. We are more educated and in tune with how processed and preserved foods negatively affect our health. When purchasing food for our families we carefully inspect all of the ingredients. Why have we become such defensive shoppers? The answer is simple. It’s because we are being poisoned by the convenience of prepared foods. It is easy to distinguish the difference in how one feels when eating good food vs. bad food. If dogs were able to talk I guarantee they would tell us how terrible they feel when fed “commercial dog food.”

Dogs have become domesticated so that life is more convenient for their owners. Unfortunately, with this domestication process we took many of their freedoms away. Our dogs give us 110% of their dedication, love and forgiveness. Sadly as a whole, we don’t do the same for them. The least we could do for our beloved pets is feed them what their body requires. Regrettably, since the creation of commercial dog food we drifted further and further away from what nature intended. In the past dogs ate fresh meats, bones, veggies and fruits. Today, most dogs are eating commercial grade, chemically enhanced dog food.

These big dog food companies are putting in bare minimum of what is required however, they continue to have marketing wars where they promote all natural fresh meat, fruits and vegetables. It is evident that commercial dog food is equivalent to human fast food. This means that the “good” commercial dog food is comparable to our best fast food. These foods are designed for convenience not for ultimate nutrition. Dogs should be fed what they were designed to eat, not what we design them to eat. Commercial dog foods all contain processed grains or cereals that dogs do not digest properly. These processed, cooked foods lack the very important enzymes and vitamins that dogs need. Many of the nutrients are also depleted because of the excessive storage and extended time spent sitting around in warehouses and retail shops. These large dog food companies are marketing machines and they do a great job at making one believe that a bag of processed cereal is just as good as a safe, fresh, natural and balanced diet. This is clearly not the case. Too often recalls on commercial dog food or treats is announced in the media. All the companies do is put a band aid on the problem. The only way to fix the problem is to stop the manufacturing of this unhealthy food. Nature created a diet that works, why must we change it?