THE MANY MYTHS ABOUT RAW FEEDING
"He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."
WELCOME!This is a site dedicated to dispelling some of the many myths about dogs, wolves, and feeding raw meaty bones to our pets. I encourage you to look around and make good use of the links available. Each myth has a thorough rebuttal that has been carefully thought through and researched. I encourage you to read with an open mind and research on your own. If you find that you have more questions about feeding a raw diet or are considering it for your pets, please head over to the Yahoo! rawfeeding group linked on this page. Enjoy your visit!
MYTHS ABOUT ALL THINGS REGARDING RAW FEEDING
The dog is an omnivore
Wolves eat the stomach contents of their prey
Dogs aren't wolves, and dogs have been changed too much to eat a raw diet
Dogs have been domesticated for so long that they have adapted to cooked diets
Dogs are living longer today because of the better nutrition in kibbled foods
Wolves don't live as long in the wild because of what they eat, so why feed it to dogs?There are millions of dogs 'safely' eating 'complete and balanced' kibblesRaw diets aren't balancedBones are dangerous and have no nutritional valueThe bacteria in raw meat can hurt your dogMy dog will get very sick from the parasites in raw meatRaw-fed dogs pose a serious health risk to humans[Vets say] raw diets are unhealthy and don't meet the AAFCO nutrient standardsThere is no scientific research to back a raw dietFeeding raw meat makes a dog bloodthirsty and gives them a taste for meatRaw meat makes a dog aggressive toward humansI don't know enough to feed my dog a raw dietRaw diets are not very digestibleRaw diets are inconvenient and expensiveNEW! Different breeds of dogs have different nutritional requirements and need different dietsNEW! It is okay to feed your dog ground meat and bones or pre-made raw diets
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~Some Helpful Links~
~Learn About Feeding Raw
~Raw Meaty Bones
~Billinghurst's Rebuttal to MyBlueDog/SecondChanceRanch.org
~Dogs Eating Raw Meaty Bones!~
~Practical Questions About Feeding Raw
~Making the Switch to Raw
~Camping and Backpacking with Raw-Fed Pets
~Find Out What's REALLY in Pet Food~