One of my favorite SFRAW members asked today about getting that skunk smell out of her dog’s coat who was recently sprayed with that distinct aroma “Eau De Skunk Parfum” (thankfully, not a direct hit!) and I said I’d share this information for home-remedies to get the smell out with her. I thought, since it is no longer available on the current SFDOG site, that this might be helpful to publish the original article here for others to find, if needed.
SFRAW Answers to Frequently Asked Questions! Today we’ve tackled the topic of the safety of feeding cooked bones – plus, some safety tips on feeding raw bones get “tossed into the pot”, so to speak!
We have a number of SFRAW members that transport their frozen SFRAW Grinds/Formulas or ingredients to prepare their DIY Meals
🍂 15 years young NR/RF kitty, Briar has been eating much more food (volume) lately with the drop in temperature, reduced light exposure, change in season & his requirements have changed. 😻 👉 How much to feed? We say, “Feed according to BODY CONDITION” – NOT:By percentageBy current body weight (ideal/target weight – yes!)By ageBy activity levelBy caloric guidelinesBy appetiteBy behavior Yes, all these factors may be used when initially switching to feeding fresh foods, but after you first start with an average suggestion for quantity/calories, soon afterwards, you will need to adjust amounts based on your animals’ individual metabolism and needs – and to adjust, as needed, on a regular basis, too! 👉The SINGLE MOST important determining factor for knowing how much to feed your carnivores is BODY CONDITION. To determine, have a qualified, experienced raw feeder/third party help you examine your animals’ body condition, or objectively look at your animals’ body composition and condition. 👉 Your carnivore should
The below is a modified version prepared for SFRAW from the Featured Article I wrote, published by BayWoof in Sept
Having adequate off-leash access to open, wild and natural areas is an issue that should be of concern to all
SFRAW Products Contain Garlic: Rotatially & Seasonally SFRAW’s Veggie Mixes, Vitality Blend and SFRAW Formulas (which contain our Vitality Blend) all contain small amounts of fresh, certified organic garlic (sourced locally) and/or ginger (from certified organic suppliers in Hawaii or Peru). We seasonally rotate between these two herbal wonderfoods at well below safe levels for long-term feeding in our blends, and sometimes may even incorporate a combination of both. Our Satin Balls also contain garlic as this can be incredibly useful and beneficial for those animals that need this supplemental and supportive food. For Sensitive Animals and those with Food Intolerances: Considering the use of SFRAW Formulas, Vitality Blend & Veggie Mixes vs. SFRAW Grinds Highly sensitive dogs or cats may need to adjust to the change in flavor profiles whenever we switch between the use of different produce, including the use of garlic or ginger. You may notice changes in your pet’s interest in Formulas, Vitality Blend, Veggie Mixes
If you’re wondering about what’s the deal on Answers Pet Food suing the FDA — here is a nice article with a clear review of the situation. In it you will learn about the position/perspectives from each side so you can better understand the case.
Unfortunately, we lost our primary supplier of truly pasture-raised, heritage biodynamic ducks as they closed down operations for the next