ALIMENTATION CRUE CANINE ET FÉLINE / RAW DOG AND CAT FOOD
You have decided to transition your pet to a raw diet. Here's what's important to know before you start. First of all, each dog and cat is unique and different and there are many myths and beleifs about raw transition. The best method is the one that works best for you and your pet. Sadly, processed kibbles destroy enzyms and a lot of the good nutrients. Therefor, a transition to raw will affect the way your animal digests wichever transition method you chose. There will be an adaptation phase. We suggest you to start with one protein and supervise the process and changes that may occur in your pets health. You can also decide to feed both raw and kibbles. Here are the two common methods for transitioning to natural raw food.
The method that has the most succes is the progressive transition. It consists of gradually adding your new raw recipe to the food your animal already eats. You can start with 1/8 of raw food and upgrade over 7 days until the diet is completely raw.
You can also feed the rwa quantity first and give the usual diet an hour later. This will make the transition even easier. You are the best judge and can do the introduction as go as slow as you want.
This method gives your pet's intestines, stomach and pancreas digestif the time to adapt properly.
There are many myths around this method all of which have been overviewed by science and millions of users. This method is not dangerous and has a better succes rate than the immidiate method. You should always keep an eye on your pet's health with any method and with all food changes even from dry foos to a new dry food brand.
***Your pet is used to eating it's food at room temperature. You can try adding some warm water and wait a few minutes untill the meat ajusts to the room temperature.
This method is more drastic. Make a 24 hour fasting and completely introduce the raw food. Do not fast puppies, pregnant dogs and cats.