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Benefits of Raw Feeding

Great! It’s one of the most important decisions you can make for your pet. When you feed raw, you’re imitating your pet’s natural, species-appropriate diet, which helps your pet achieve optimal health, vibrancy, and longevity.

  some of the reasons to make the switch...

Benefits for Pets

  • Improved Teeth & Breath
  • Reduced Arthritis & Hip Dysplasia
  • Improved Immune System
  • Increased Mental Stimulation
  • Reduced Risk of Diabetes
  • Helps Maintain Ideal Weight
  • Reduced Allergies (Skin & Food)
  • Less Ear Wax Build Up
  • Increased Stamina
  • Chewing Enrichment
  • Bladder Control

Benefits for Owners

  • Longer, Healthier Pet Life
  • Reduced Chance of Disease
  • Fewer Visits to the Vet
  • Lower Dental Bills
  • Less Shedding
  • Healthier Stool, Less Odor
  • Lessen Bad Breath
  • Reduced Flatulence
  • Reduced Hyperactivity
  • Prevent Fleas & Ticks
  • Reduce or Eliminate Prescriptions
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Your Pet will Thrive on a Primal Diet.

HealthyOnly the highest standards.

  • USA Raised
  • USDA Inspected
  • Antibiotic Free
  • GMO Free
  • Grass Fed
  • Pasture Raised
  • No Added Hormones
  • No Fillers
  • No Additives
  • No Preservatives
  • Never Cooked
  • Minimally Processed
  • Complete & Balanced
  • Gluten Free
  • Grain Free
  • Wild Game
  • Humanely Raised
  • All Natural

AffordableSave money with Raw Paws!

Dog Size Others Raw Paws
Small $2.25/day $1.00/day
Medium $5.50/day $2.75/day
Large $11.75/day $5.50/day
XL $14.50/day $7.25/day

SafeWell-equipped to handle bacteria.

Your dog or cat can handle a much greater bacterial load than any human. To start, their saliva contains antibacterial properties that destroys harmful bacteria.

And with a short digestive tract, food exits before bacteria has time to colonize. Lastly, the extremely acidic environment in the gut is a huge deterrent of bacteria colonization.

  • Antibacterial Saliva
  • Short Digestive Tract
  • Extremely Acidic Gut
  • 101-102.5 F Body Temp
 

Feed your Pet a Complete Diet

Our line of Raw Paws Complete Blends offers a nutritionally balanced meal in one product.

The term 'Complete' references a ratio of food that is equivalent to what a dog or cat may eat in nature if it were a wild animal. This ratio is referred to as the 80/10/10 rule, meaning 80% meat, 10% bone and 10% organ. Our entire line of Raw Paws Complete and Balanced products meet the nutritional adequacy standards established by AAFCO. This means they are suitable for all life stages including: puppies, adults, seniors and pregnant or lactating females.

   

Partial Raw Feeding

We know that feeding a 100% raw diet doesn’t work for everyone, and that’s alright!

  • Partial Raw Feeding
  • When it comes to raw feeding, a partial diet is better than nothing at all. We actually have a lot of customers who feed their pets an almost 100% kibble diet. They still want their dog or cat to receive the benefits of raw so they either substitute a few meals throughout the month or just give a little raw food as a special treat every now and then.

    If you’re going to partial feed we recommend a high-end dry dog food. This is because high-end dry dog food can still provide your pet with adequate nutrition. When food is cooked at high temperatures, most of the natural nutrients are depleted. With high-end kibble, those natural nutrients are then supplemented back into the food. Call (866) 368-3369 and a raw feeding specialist will be happy to talk with you about the various ways to partial feed your pet!

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How to Transition from Kibble

It’s important to slowly, and properly transition your pet to a raw diet.

When starting the switch, feed your pet 75% old food and 25% new raw food. If your pet is really sensitive to the change, trying adding only 10% new raw food at first. Wait for your pet's stool to normalize before increasing the ratio of raw food. It usually takes around three weeks for a pet's body to adapt to a raw diet. That said, every pet is unique so the time it takes to fully transition may vary.

Mixing

While mixing is not recommended, doing so can be okay at times. Call (866) 368-3369 and a raw feeding specialist will be happy to talk with you about the various ways to transition.

One Protein

Start with one protein source. Once stool returns to normal consistency, small and firm, then you can begin to incorporate additional protein sources.

Adding Proteins

As you begin to add proteins, always remember to remain patient. It’s important your pet is acclimated to each new protein source before introducing a new one.

Portion Size

As you continue to feed raw, make sure to monitor your pet’s weight. Adjust their daily portions according to whether they need to gain, lose or maintain weight.

Detox

Your pet has been eating kibble all it’s life. Once switched to a natural, raw diet, your pet’s body will begin to cleanse itself. Stay patient.

Learning

Raw feeding is a continual learning experience. The Raw Paws Customer Support Team is standing by to help you get started and answer your questions.