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Probably the question I get asked the most is: How much do I feed my cat or dog on a raw diet? Okay, so I'll give you the standard answer (which can be found on our Feeding Guide - https://mrsmeadys.com/pages/feeding-guide). Rule of thumb is 2.5% per day of your cat / dog's body weight. So if your dog weighs 50 lbs, he'd eat about 1.25 lbs per day of raw food.  Of course it's not exact, if your dog is old and inactive he'd eat a little less, if you have a puppy he'd eat double that and if you have...

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Thought I'd share with you my latest raw-feeding flip flop. I used to be a real feed-em-frozen type of raw feeder. "Gives them a better chew and more water, makes them eat slower and cleans the teeth," - all of which are completely true. Then I noticed that my dog, DJ, stopped attacking his frozen meatballs and let them thaw a bit before he chowed down. At first I just thought that he wasn't crazy about that particular protein meat, but when he balked at eating most of his frozen meals, it became apparent that he preferred his food thawed....

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Over the past few days we've had a wave of senior dogs drop by our store in search of the proverbial fountain of youth. Their owners all had essentially the same tale to tell: their dogs had lost their zest to eat. Most had recently developed skin irritations like sores, scabbing or itching. Some dogs were even experiencing new behavioral problems like clinginess to owner or downright apathy towards life in general. And while I derive no pleasure seeing dogs struggling with health issues, I am encouraged that these enlightened owners had the sense to at least try out a...

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