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9 Apr '21

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Do I need to be concerned about the bacteria from raw meat?

The short answer: “Not if you ensure effective hygiene precautions when storing, handling and preparing your dogs meals” (just as you would when storing and  handling raw meat for human consumption). ALWAYS wash hands, utensils and surfaces after use ALWAYS store raw meat products securely to ensure zero leakage and zero contact with other food […]

7 Mar '21

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Why are carbohydrates bad for dogs?

Unlike humans, dogs are primarily carnivorous, meaning that they have evolved to eat meat, bones and offal as their main sustenance. Carbohydrate consumption in dogs should always be limited. A dog can occasionally eat food which contains a small portion of carbohydrates, but this should not be allowed to become a regular occurrence. Dogs will […]

7 Mar '21

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I’ve been told raw feeding can cause aggression in dogs, is this true?

The short answer is no. Aggression in dogs can stem from a number of factors and is often complex. The below is a list of some causes of canine aggression (please note this list isn’t exhaustive): Territorial instincts (a desire to protect what they believe is “their” space) Protectiveness Fear Frustration Sexual rivalry  High prey […]

7 Mar '21

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My dog has food sensitivities what should I do?

One of the best things you can do to help support the reduction of symptoms caused by food sensitivities is to feed a raw species-specific diet. ProDog recommends our specially selected food bundle combined with our nutritional supplement Pr0tect – designed to improve gut health and support the body’s natural mechanisms to ease symptoms of […]

7 Mar '21

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Will raw food improve my dog’s digestion?

100% yes! A dog’s digestive system is designed to process raw meat, bones and offal with ease. Throw in a sprinkling of veggies and plant based superfoods and the result? A digestive system that works the way nature intended. Better nutrient absorption which means all the functions and systems of the body are receiving the […]

7 Mar '21

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Is it true that raw food is good for my dog’s teeth?

Yes!  While following a raw diet is not a substitute for taking your dog to a vet for regular brushing sessions, its low sugar and carbohydrate content does much to keep tooth decay and disease at bay. Offering your dog a raw diet has the potential to reduce the number of bacteria which are present […]