Feeding Raw Diet should be:
80% muscle meat: ground, very meaty bones, tongue
10% bone: boney meat, chicken backs, necks, rabbit, wings
10% organs (half of this should be liver): kidneys, hearts, livers, gizzards
Variety is key! Chicken, Beef, Turkey, Lamb, Pork, Fish, Goat, Rabbit, Duck, Deer… any animal you can find!
* Pork and Fish should be frozen for several weeks and fed in moderation. (1x/week)
Other things to add:
- Green beef tripe
- Whole eggs (shell included!)
- Goat’s milk yogurt
- Canned fish: salmon, sardines, mackerel
Monday - Meat w Bone (Turkey necks)
Tuesday - Muscle Meat (Ground lamb and veggies
Wednesday - Liver & Organ (Beef liver and ckn gizzards)
Thursday - Meat w Bone (Chicken backs)
Friday - Misc. Day (Eggs w shell, Tripe, yogurt)
Saturday - Muscle Meat (Goat chunks or Beef ribs)
Sunday - Fast
Making Veggie Slop:
VS should be 60% leafy dark green veggies. The rest is made up a variety of above-ground and root veggies. (No onions!) Combine veggies into a food processor or blender and puree. Add supplements if desired.
I will typically add garlic, alfalfa, herbal supplements, seaweeds, and ACV to my VS. Sometimes a bit of ground meat or fruit for palatability. Remember to make your VS using a different variety of veggies every time. Spoon into ziplock bags, date, and freeze. Add a small spoonful of VS to your dog’s meals. (think prey-animal)
Digestive Enzymes - especially for kibble or cooked food dogs!
Probiotics – acidopholis, bifidus regualris, etc. Prebiotics and Synbiotics are great as well.
Fish Oils - Omega 3’s only! Fish oils (salmon) better that plant oils.
Apple Cider Vinegar - must be raw, unpasteurized!
Garlic - (lbs:cloves/day) 10: ½ , 20:1, 45:2, 75:2.5, 100:3. Use this amount or less.
Seaweeds - spirulina, kelp, blue-green algae
Alfalfa - (lbs: tsp/day) 10:1, 20:3, 45:5, 75:7, 100:9
Vitamins - C and E are antioxidants, Bee pollen is a B-vitamin complex
Herbs - burdock root, chamomile, echinacea, dandelion root, milk thistle, cayenne
Home-cooked meals: Never feed cooked bone! Use a calcium supplement or powdered eggshell instead.
- Calcium Carbonate: 900mg/lb of food - Ground eggshell: 1tsp/lb food - Bone Meal (Swiss Herbal)
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By Sherri Romig CPDT-KA
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