Benefits from feeding natural raw foods :
Stronger Immune System
A BARF diet strengthens your pets immune system by reintroducing a good balance of enzymes, essential fatty acids, proteins, natural fats, calcium and other minerals along with pre-digested plant matter.
Healthy Skin and Coat
Usually some of the first changes you will notice when you start feeding a BARF diet is skin conditions can suddenly improve or even disappear. This reduces the number of visits to the vets for medicated washes, antibiotics, & steroid tablets or injections. You will also notice a rich coloured, soft and sweet smelling healthy coat with your BARF fed pet!
Lean Body Mass
By feeding a BARF diet, your pet will lose fat and gain that much desired muscle mass. Your dog will look better than ever. This will also increase their activity levels and life-span. You can increase this affect with routine exercise.
Improved Stool Volume and Odour
This is due to the fact a raw diet provides your pet with natural nutrients their body can use. Commercial dog food contains ingredients such as grains, corn, soy & Man-made nutrients which your dog would not eat naturally and are not good for digestion – the waste product is unnatural, smelly and takes considerably longer to decompose.
Improved Degenerative Disease
People who switch their older dogs to a BARF diet often find that whatever degenerative disease their pet has contracted, becomes far less of a problem. This can happen quickly or over a few months.
After a few months you can expect to see much greater mobility in your pet. This is why so many older pets have a new lease of life when switched to a BARF diet.
When your dog(s) are enjoying A raw meaty bone and gnawing away at the meaty fibres it is allowing their gut time to activate the gastric acids needed for when the food finally hits the stomach, promoting healthier digestion.
Vet bills are usually greatly reduced after switching to a BARF diet.
Naturally clean teeth and healthy gums from the natural scrubbing, massaging and flossing action of eating a BARF diet and bone treats.
Fresher breath and no doggy odour.
Yours Dogs ‘waste’ poo / stools are smaller, less smelly and degrade into the soil much quicker. ‘ Pick Up Or Pay Up’ still applies.
Your dog will maintain a healthy weight.
Kibble often sits around for hours untouched but dogs tend to be excited and love their raw meals.
Health problems such as arthritis, lack of energy, allergies, skin conditions and dull coats often improve when switching from commercial dog food to raw feeding.
Facts about BARF:
Ground Bone contains natural Glucosamine, Chondroitin and essential Fatty Acids Omega 3 and 6.
Beef is rich in Iron; Vitamin B ; Zinc and Selenium. Helping your pet maintain a strong and healthy immune system.
Lamb is also nature’s best source for an Amino Acid called Carnitine, which is needed to generate energy from fatty acids.
Chicken is rich in Omega 3, this is good for the skin and joints.
Tripe is rich in Amino Acids these are necessary for muscular development and the other gastric juices produced can assist in keeping teeth clean.
Green Tripe also contains Lactic Acid Bacteria, known as Lactobacillus Acidophilus, which is the main ingredient in ‘Probiotics’. Green Tripe also keeps the Candida Fungus in check which is often misdiagnosed as an allergy.