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Raw Dog Food

What is raw dog food?

The idea of a raw dog food diet is to imitate the dog’s normal family menu. The entire thought of raw feeding is founded on a dog’s instinct to hunt down and eat other animals. As unpleasant as is sounds this is entirely normal. Read below where many Experts have answered very important questions regarding raw dog food.

Would raw chicken, beef and some boiled sweet potatoes, zucchini, beans, carrots, processed peas, and corn make my dog sick?

If this is the dogs normal diet the most likely the corn and peas would not make the dog sick. The main thing that you might want to be worried about is the raw meat the dog is eating. Most raw meats can be full of the possibility of making dangerous bacteria that is usually cooked out of the meat. To be safe you probably should not let the dog eat anything for the next few hours, but make sure the dog has lots of water on hand. You may even need to keep the dog nearby so you can watch the dog. If the dog starts to vomit or have diarrhea you may want to take the dog to the veterinarian.

Can a dog die from E coli (Escherichia Coli)? Can you feed a dog raw dead meat?

The dog might not die from E coli essentially; there are many types of bad bacteria that kill a dog such as Salmonella. There are several tests that can be done to find out if there are any bacterial issues in your pet. There is a very good chance that if you continually give your dog raw foods that the dog could become ill, or have some serious problems. It normally is better for a dog’s health to be feed formulated dog food, so that the dog has a well balanced diet. If you feel that you really want to feed your dog only raw foods you may want to seek veterinary.

Are raw food diets safe for dogs?

When thinking about starting your dog on a raw food diet, there is one thing that you might want to keep in mind this being that raw foods carry several bacteria’s. These bacteria’s such as E-Coli are very dangerous for animals, and may cause problems keeping a well balanced diet for the dog. One of the safest ways to be sure that your dog is getting the proper diet while still eating meats would be to mix the dog’s regular food and cooked meats together.

When dealing with raw dog food this can be a serious issue. Many people do not realize the health problems that can occur in a dog’s digestive tract if the dog were to eat raw food; this is only the case if the food is not prepared correctly. Individuals who have decided to feed their dog raw dog food many need more information pertaining to what type of raw dog food is appropriate for their dog, or if some sort of raw dog food can make their dog sick. Questions and information can be found by the thousands of available Experts.
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