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Transitioning your cat or dog from commercial pet food to a raw diet is one of the most frequently asked questions that we get. I usually recommend taking it easy, starting off at a 25% - 75% mix of raw to kibble for the first two weeks, then doing 50/50 for the next two weeks and repeating this pattern for two week intervals until you’re at a 100% raw diet. That said, many pet owners like to take their own approach. Some try it at a slower pace, like those with senior pets or ones with allergies or sensitive tummies....

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I now understand what it is to eat kibble every day, after all, I'm kind of doing it now. Yeah, that's right. You see, I decided to kickstart my goal of dropping a few pounds with one of those meal replacement "cookie diets" for the next couple of weeks. Call it a fad, call it what you like, but there is everything inside these cookies - organic this and that, fancy oils, minerals, proteins - you name it. Even WebMD gave it a glowing review. I'm pretty sure that I'm eating a more balanced diet now, but man, is it...

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It's a question I'm asked daily, "How do I start my dog (or cat) on a raw diet"? It's also an excellent question and one I had back when I started feeding my last dog, Garp, a chocolate lab, a raw diet. I just couldn't fathom Garp eating raw meat and bones. The words of my vet echoed in my mind, "Just feed him a high-quality dry food - everything's there." So I did and thought that I was nourishing my dog well. He looked great - heck he even won a best-in-category at a major dog show in the...

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