Author:Buddies Natural Pet Food

Fats

Your carnivore pets are designed to get their energy from raw meat, bones, organs, and fat. Because we are not feeding carbohydrates to our raw fed dogs, they need fat in their diet for energy. Fat contains some nutrients, vitamins A, D and K, arachidonic...

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Feeding Puppies!

It is common for people to get a puppy and ask, “when can I switch her to raw?” The answer is “now”. Puppies are designed to eat raw meat, bones and organs right after weaning. Start them on ground products and be sure you have a...

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Trying to Keep Up?

Raw feeding comes with a lot of contradictory information. The online communities contain cut-and-paste articles that regurgitate what has been said before, but where do we get facts and where are the scientific studies? How do you know that you dog is getting enough manganese and...

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Teeth!

Keeping your carnivore’s teeth clean. Some of you may remember the days when “Milk Bones” were sold as teeth cleaning treats. And I still come across the odd person that thinks kibble will clean their dog’s teeth. Nope. Eating cookies doesn’t clean teeth. Do you need...

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Toxins & Your Pets

Toxins. Just as health comes from an accumulation of things, (clean water, fresh air and sunshine, exercise, rest, and proper nutrition) ill health comes from an accumulation things as well. It is rare that our pets will be poisoned in one fell swoop from ingesting a toxin...

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Urinary Infections

Dogs fed a balanced raw diet rarely see urinary infections. Raw food keeps the urine at the right pH level to keep bacteria from adhering and procreating in the tract and bladder. This proper pH also assists in keeping bladder crystals from forming. If you’re experiencing...

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FASTING

Skipping meals is something that is natural for dogs. Being carnivores and scavengers by trade, meals are not set by a clock, but by opportunity. Their bodies have adapted well to this system and actually need to skip regular meals occasionally for optimal health. Dogs will...

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Retail Store Closure

Due to the weather we will be CLOSED at our Duncan Retail store today, February 6th. Our Keating (Victoria) Buddies Retail Store is however OPEN! We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding. Stay safe and enjoy the snow! Your Friends at Buddies...

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CLOSED Saturday January 7th

Unfortunately we will be CLOSED today, Saturday the 7th, due to being short staffed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will be open gain Monday regular hours, 10 am- 5 pm. Thank you for your understanding and continued support -Your Friends at Buddies Natural Pet Food...

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