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Shelbie 04-25-2014 03:44 PM

Darwin Raw
 
I have a 15 mth old female Shepherd and an 11 yr old male Siberian Husky with bad arthritis. I have heard that a raw diet will help older, arthritic dogs. I am considering the Darwin Raw due to the fact I can order in bulk with a bit of a discount and they ship right to your door. Has anyone tried this brand. They are based out of Washington state which makes it convenient for me in Northern California. Everything I have read so far has been positive.

Sunflowers 04-25-2014 04:23 PM

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I used to feed Darwin's.

It was an OK food, certainly better than kibble, but it is 30% veg.

That meant my GSD had to eat a lot of it to get what he needed, and it still was not enough. He was eating 3 to 4 pounds a day and he was too thin.
Also, it contained a lot of sweet potato and beets, which had lots of sugar. His poops were inconsistent, many times too soft.
I switched to My Pet Carnivore and never looked back. He has never looked better, nor had better stools, in his life.

https://www.mypetcarnivore.com/

Reelraw is good, too, and they ship free if you order in 50 lb increments.

http://reelrawdog.com/

Shelbie 04-25-2014 05:30 PM

Thank you Sunflower, I checked out Reel Raw Dog and really liked what I saw. I will be placing an order with them soon. I have been wanting to feed raw for some time now but I needed help with a few things and Reel Raw Dog seems to take care of everything for me. :-)

Sunflowers 04-25-2014 05:35 PM

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My pleasure.
Don't feel limited to what their website says. Alissa is wonderful and they can customize your order whichever way you want it. All you have to do is e-mail her. She is very good at replying quickly.
The food comes well packaged and still frozen.


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