Why Raw Dog Food? 10 Benefits You Need to Know - Furry Ark

Why Raw Dog Food? 10 Benefits You Need to Know

You've probably heard phrases like "scientifically formulated and balanced" or "recommended by veterinarians" or “Healthy” The truth is that 95% of the foods on the market are of poor quality.

Pet food manufacturers use all kinds of marketing tricks, beautiful packaging, inspiring videos to make us believe that the Kibbles are the best option to feed our dog

Sadly in the last few years they have increased in diseases like Obesity, Diabetes, Allergies, Heart disease, cancer, arthritis, etc. and the main reason for this is the poor nutrition of dogs.

The majority of ingredients listed on the label are many carbohydrates (corn, wheat, rice, oats, etc.) preservatives, coloring agents, additives, chemicals and Scary Ingredients like Meat meal or byproducts. Daily intake of these substances can cause health problems over time.

Think about it

It's as if you eat processed food every day like a McDonald’s burger, imagine the damage to your health

Maybe you're wondering why oats, rice, corn? Are they not healthy?
And the answer is they are healthy for humans not for dogs. They are CARNIVORES and a biologically correct diet for a carnivore is high in protein and low in carbohydrates

That’s why responsible pet parents need to consider alternative routes to optimize companion pet’s health to provide them with the tools to sustain a longer, vibrant, and thriving life

BARF (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food or Bones And Raw Food) is based primarily on meat, edible bones, and organs while eliminating all processed foods and grains, in other words The best food that you can feed your dog (NATURAL DIET)

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Here are 10 benefits of raw diet

1.- Healthy Intestinal

A raw diet promotes a more healthy intestinal micro flora, one more aligned with the metabolism of your pet. This will also reduce the volume and odor of the stool. The stomach of your dog will appreciate the change and definitely you too


2.- Improve Triglyceride Levels

Raw dietary improved blood triglyceride levels. It is important to reduce the level of triglycerides in our dog, as it is a problem that can become severe in the medium and long-term.

Kelly Swanson, Ph.D., professor of animal and nutritional sciences at the University of Illinois, accurately states that the food dogs eat has a significant effect on the types of microorganisms found in their intestines. Dr Swanson state

[D]espite having a higher fat content than extruded dog food, both lightly cooked and raw diets seemed to reduce blood triglyceride concentration, which would be considered beneficial long term. The biological reason for this is unknown.”                    Kelly Swanson Professor of animal and  nutritional sciences at the  University of Illinois

3.- Dental Health

To keep teeth clean and improve dental health there is nothing better than a fleshy and raw bone. It also reduces bad breath. Your dog will feel cooler and you will also feel an important improvement when your dog wants to lick you and play with you. Their breath now will not be any trouble

Raw foods contain naturally occurring enzymes that help protect the teeth and gums

Obesity and dental problems are associated with highly processed manufactured pet foods, especially those high in cereals.                Veterinarian Michael Fox

4.- No Obesity

The possibility of obesity is greatly reduced, as is the risk of diabetes or irritable bowel syndrome. Your dog will gain muscle mass and the metabolism will improve noticeably. You will notice it more active, with much more enthusiasm to play but also you will realize that it is more agile and strong.


5.- Proper Hydration

Your dog will be much more hydrated through the consumption of natural food, this will avoid problems in the liver and kidneys that will not have to face a denatured dry food. Your dog will have more energy by being much more hydrated


6.- Optimal Immune System

Your dog will cover all your needs for vitamins, minerals and fatty acids, therefore the possibility of diseases will be significantly reduced. In summary your dog will be filled with important nutrients that will make it much healthier and stronger in the face of any illness.

The Raw Diet normalizes and strengthens the immune system because contains a good balance of essential fatty acids and other immune normalizing and strengthening nutrients, it reduces inflammatory conditions and waves good-bye to infections.


7.- Increase of Energy

Your dog friend will get a lot of energy from meat and animal fats. You will notice immediately because he will want to play more and you will notice much healthier in every way. So if your dog is playful, grab it because now it will be more.

Dogs and cats metabolize their energy from raw animal fat instead of carbohydrates. Diets rich with carbs and sugars spike energy levels making them tired


8.- Healthy Joints

The possibility of developing arthritis or any bone problem due to loss of minerals will be greatly reduced. The development of your dog will be much better by strengthening your bones and joints, this will be noticed mainly when reaching adulthood


9.- Healthy Hair

Very probably the first advantage you will notice is that your dog's hair will shine more, and it will be much softer, so your dog will look much nicer shortly after he starts with the raw diet. Your furry friend will look much more handsome and huggable. It will be the envy of all


Take baby steps and Feed your dog as much unprocessed, fresh food as you can afford.

Parents should be aware of the importance of a healthy diet and they should provide them with the tools to sustain a longer, vibrant, and happy life

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