Raw Food Day 21
|August 13, 2013||Posted by amkuska under General|
We’ve developed a sort of rhythm with Leia’s raw food. We’ve dropped all other supplements and simply feed her the Instinct Raw every day. The benefits are fairly obvious, but my husband made a good point about Leia, and all raw fed dogs. He says:
“If you care enough about your dog to either make a raw meal from scratch, or buy the expensive pre-made and put up with that much dog stuff in your freezer, your dog is probably going to look great because you care enough to handle all the other aspects of dog care too.”
Which makes me wonder, would a dog that’s fed raw food but left in the backyard without grooming, exercise and medication still benefit? Is raw food what makes the dog look so good, or is it just the fact that you have your face one inch from the dogs skin every single day treating hot spots with aloe rubs and yucky tasting sprays.
I’d love to get some more diverse input on this. Does anyone know of a dog who was either kept in fantastic care before raw and then fed raw to great benefit, or a dog that is kept in normal care, and still kept in normal care, but is benefiting from a switch to raw? I’d love to have your input.
As for Leia, I’ve always had my face one inch from her skin saying not so nice words about every new piece of red skin, but admit that I haven’t attacked it as avidly with WHAM! as I have since taking weekly photos. Also I brushed her teeth daily, but since taking pictures of her teeth daily, I’m now brushing them twice daily. It doesn’t really help, but…
At least when I look at these teeth I can tell myself that I’m doing my best.
(Note: This is the opposite rear foot from the one I normally post. Hence why it has less hair. She was laying on her usual foot and didn’t want to budge. I figured since I already brushed her teeth, photographed them, and hosed her tootsies with spray, I didn’t need to be mean and flip her over also.)