Raw Feeding Transition Guide

You've made the switch to a species appropriate diet your dog is designed to thrive on. What's the best way to transition dogs to a new dog food?

Slowly & Gradually! 

The benefits of raw feeding are immense and life changing for your dog. You will likely start to notice health improvements within 1 month. The transition to raw dog food or any new dog food can cause temporary upset stomach or soft stool, as the body adjusts to the new food. Transitioning gradually & mixing the new & old food, will help ease this process.
 

Follow These Guidelines When Transitioning Your Dog To A Raw Diet: 

First, select a meat familiar to your dog & thaw in your fridge for 24-48 hours before feeding.
Phase 1: Begin the transition by first feeding 20% of raw dog food & 80% of the old food for 3-5 days.
Phase 2: Next, move onto 50% raw dog food & 50% old dog food for another 3-5 days.
Phase 3: Then you can advance to 80% raw dog food & 20% old dog food for another 3-5 days. 
Phase 4: Finally, feeding 100% raw dog food! 

Transition Tips:

  • Serve at room temperature
  • Keep it simple and do not add additional supplements 
  • It is recommended to fast your dog for one meal prior to introducing a new diet. 
  • Take the transition as slow as your dog needs. Monitor stool and slowly increaseraw food portion every few days.
  • For our finicky pups we recommend you start by serving their first few meals lightly cooked for 6-7 minutes in a pan on low heat. 
  • For dogs with highly sensitive stomachs, we recommend prepping their stomach with either goats milk or slippery elm.
  • Keep it simple during the transition. Do not add any additional supplements or treats.
  • Remember, just like humans, every dog is different. We recommend using these general transition guidelines but adjust as needed.  

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Read More:  What To Expect When Transitioning To A Raw Diet For Dogs

 

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