Feeding raw quiz

Feeding raw/natural diets risks giving your pet salmonella.

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Unlike humans, cats and dogs have highly acidic stomachs, natural flora and digestive enzymes that help them process bacteria without upsetting their stomachs healthy balance.

The average kibble is full of nutrients.

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Read the label. Look for a food that has a protein as the first ingredient, not a grain. The best kibbles have a single source of protein, such as lamb or chicken. Grain-free diets exist, but carbohydrates are required for energy, and the choice of grain is important since some dogs have sensitivities to wheat, corn, or soybeans. While dry kibble can sustain a pet, a thriving pet needs more balance. The truth is that some commercial foods can cause obesity, diabetes, cancer, and allergies or allergic reactions, such as skin rash.

Which of the following is NOT an advantage of feeding raw:

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Raw meat won’t create or worsen any behavior issues.

A raw/natural diet isn't a balanced diet.

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Raw/natural diets have all the essential vitamins and minerals dogs and cats need to thrive.

Feeding raw/natural diets is complicated and time consuming.

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Buying food for a raw/natural diet for a dog or cat is no more complicated or different than grocery shopping for yourself. Commercial raw food diets are generally a mix of raw muscle and organ meats, ground raw bones, raw vegetables and fruits, and fish or plant-based oils. These are formed in small bites, nuggets, chubs or patties that are sold in frozen and/or freeze-dried form. It’s a convenient way to feed a nutritionally complete and highly digestible diet.
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Feeding raw/natural food diets are more easily digestible for cats/dogs.

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Feeding your pets raw/natural diets contain important enzymes needed to properly digest the food and helps your dog or cat keep their vital nutrients; More food enzymes = less work for the body to digest.

Healthy food/ raw diets provide better hydration for your dog or cat.

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Healthy foods/raw diets provide a higher moisture content for better hydration; moisture eases the digestion process and helps support the liver and kidney health of your pet.

Feeding Raw Quiz

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