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Natural Pet Pantry | Better Raw Dog Food at a Better Price

April 16, 2014

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Natural Pet Pantry Raw Dog Food

A to Z Challenge – N – Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry In April 2013, we switched our dogs to raw dog food and I tried making it at home after spending over $60 for two meals, I realized that I was in over my head so started feeding our dogs pre-made raw dog food. […]

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My Secret to Reducing Dog Smell @FURminator #PetHairSolutions

April 15, 2014

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A to Z Challenge – M One of the benefits of feeding raw dog food is that our dogs have soft, healthy, shiny coats.  Rodrigo is a joy to cuddle with and pet.  Sydney looks like she’s going on stage, and the puppies, who have thicker coats, are still soft. A diet of raw dog […]

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Liver, Gizzards and Hearts Loaf to Take a Break from Raw Dog Food

April 14, 2014

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Meatloaf, Raw Dog Food, Homecooked Dog Food

A to Z Challenge – L – Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry Yep, our dogs eat cooked food too.  It’s a nice break from raw dog food.  Once a month, I whip something up for the dogs and they love it and I feel like Wolfgang Puck.  Their favorite (ha ha, they love everything) meal […]

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Keeping Our Kitchen Clean When Feeding Raw Dog Food

April 12, 2014

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Keeping Our Kitchen Clean When Feeding Raw

A to Z Challenge – K – Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry I know my boyfriend loves me, because he has sat by patiently as I switched our dogs to raw meat, mist them in the face for allergies and well-being, insist on getting a second opinion from a holistic vet, and more. Today, he’s […]

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Joint Care is Easier for Us With a Raw Dog Food Diet

April 11, 2014

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Joint Care is Easier on Raw Dog Food

A to Z Challenge – J – Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry Rodrigo and Sydney developed arthritis at a young age due to poor bone growth.  This was diagnosed by our former vet (former, because he’s kind of a jerk, but he does know his stuff).  We suspect that our dogs joint health was compromised […]

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Inconsistencies Drove Me to Raw Dog Food #PawNatural

April 10, 2014

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A to Z Challenge – I One of the main reason why I switched to raw dog food was all of the inconsistencies.  One that stands out is a conversation I had with the rep of a well know pet food brand – I was so excited when I learned about their decision to increase […]

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How Much Raw Dog Food Should We Feed?

April 9, 2014

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How Much Raw Dog Food to Feed Dogs

A to Z Challenge – H - Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry There are several raw food calculators online and my favorite is www.raw4dogs.com/calculate.  This site has a custom made calculator for the site’s owner and I used it regularly when I was calculating our dogs’ diet. Here are a few things to keep in mind […]

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Grooming Becomes Obsolete When You Feed Raw Dog Food

April 8, 2014

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Dogs Who Eat Raw Dog Food Smell Better

A to Z Challenge – G - Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry Not really, but wouldn’t that be awesome? What feeding raw does is makes our dogs’ coats silk and shiny (easier to comb / brush).  It makes their teeth white and shiny (no need to brush)*.  And for some reasons, fleas don’t like the taste […]

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Fresh or Freeze-Dried Raw Dog Food

April 7, 2014

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Fresh or Freeze Dried Raw Dog Food

A to Z Challenge – F - Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry I get this question a lot.  Do you feed fresh or freeze dried. I feed fresh and our proteins come from the butcher, local farmers (via raw food co-op), a local company (Natural Pet Pantry) who sources from local farmers, and we recently started […]

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Easy | Feeding Raw Dog Food Isn’t As Easy as 1 2 3

April 5, 2014

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Raw Dog Food Isn't as Simple as 1 2 3

A to Z Challenge – E - Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry Preparing and feeding raw dog food is so not easy.  Not at all.  If you’ve done any homework, then you’ve heard about the 80/10/10 rules.  80% meat, 10% offal (organs), and 10% bones.  Have you tried to measure this out for multiple dogs?  I have.  […]

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Detox | Changes Dog Owners See After They Switch to Raw Dog Food

April 4, 2014

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Changes Dog Owners See After They Switch to Raw Dog Food

A to Z Challenge – D - Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry When we started feeding raw, we were warned about a period of detox where our dogs’ poop would be covered in mucus as the buildup in their digestive tract (from years of eating kibble) was purged. This didn’t happen; or at least I didn’t […]

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Cost of Feeding Raw Dog Food + Raw Food Co-Op List

April 3, 2014

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The Cost of Raw Dog Food

A to Z Challenge – C - Sponsored by Natural Pet Pantry One of the appeals to feeding raw dog food was the cost.  I kept hearing that feeding raw is so much cheaper than feeding kibble.  I met people who either spent $200 a month feeding 3 or more dogs.  Or people would tell me […]

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