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Making Raw Food

Shihtzu staff
July 19th, 2006, 12:48 PM
Hi - This is my first post to the forum. I am wondering if anyone here is making their own raw food. We are thinking of switching from our raw supplier and making it ourselves as one of our dogs has developed an allergy. Any advice out there?? Thanks!

technodoll
July 19th, 2006, 12:57 PM
hello and welcome to the forum :)

most people who feed raw cannot afford to purchase pre-made mixes, so yes there are some very simple ways to "make" your own raw food :p

here is why whole raw foods are better for your dog than ground raw foods: http://rawfed.com/myths/ground.html

and resources on how to do it: http://rawfed.com/myths/know.html

let's see a photo of your beautiful dog! :thumbs up

Shihtzu staff
July 20th, 2006, 02:19 AM
Thanks for the links...now here are some pictures!!! We have 6 dogs!

This is Piper. She is an 8 month old pug:
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f120/Shihtzustaff/justlounging.jpg

This is Piper with Kirby. Kirby is a rescued dog from Alberta. He is 7. We are not sure of his cross - we call him a North American Brown Dog:
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f120/Shihtzustaff/Piperandkirby.jpg

This is the Chunk. She is an 11 year old ShihTzu - she is the quieen of our house:
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f120/Shihtzustaff/TheChunk.jpg

This is Mackenzie - our wild child. She has aggression issues and she is also a rescued dog:
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f120/Shihtzustaff/Mackenzie.jpg

This is Clio - she is a blind and brain damaged ShihTzu cross. Also a rescued dog. My partner works at an animal shelter.

http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f120/Shihtzustaff/Clio.jpg

THis is Madison - also rescued. She is an 11 year old Heeler/Shepherd cross:
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f120/Shihtzustaff/Madison.jpg

And that is the crew!!!

technodoll
July 20th, 2006, 09:16 AM
oh my goodness! what a crew! you are an :angel: family for rescuing so many in need... wow. they look so loved and happy! are the furkids all raw-fed, or only a few of them? :)

Shihtzu staff
July 20th, 2006, 01:42 PM
All of them eat raw.

barkley21
November 24th, 2006, 07:07 PM
Good for you....the world needs more people like you who open their homes to all of these wonderful homeless furkids. We have somewhat small living quarters so we don't have the space to accomodate so many animals, but God I'd love to have a farm so that I could get as many dogs and cats as it would hold :cloud9: I'd just sleep in the barn or something :p