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..continued from Carnivore Digestion: Part I After raw meat and bones have been broken down in the very acidic stomach, the pieces are sent down into the gut for further breakdown and absorption. The carnivore gut is short compared to the human gut. Humans digest their food mostly through a fermentation system using bacteria to break down plant matter and cooked proteins. Carnivores use more chemicals and enzymes to break down their food. Plant cell walls are...

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We are a busy, fast-paced raw pet food retail store located on the Keating Cross Road in Saanichton. We are currently looking for a full-time Assistant Manager to help with the growth of the retail store and daily operations. Your job requirements are: Knowledge of feeding a Raw Food Diet for Dogs & Cats or willing to learn Has a passion for health and nutrition Excellent skills in customer service and assisting customers Can handle cash professionally and responsibly Cashing in/out; Opening/Closing...

Dogs and cats are carnivores. They have not evolved into omnivores and they certainly are not vegetarians. They are designed to eat vegetarians. Let’s start with a look at our pet’s mouth. It contains pointy molar teeth designed to crush bone, hold prey, and tear through flesh. Large canine teeth will hang onto a struggling animal while the carnivore shakes the life out of it. Not a pretty sight to some of us, but this is...

Fleas… Pet people want a quick and permanent eradication of fleas. I understand; they bite us too. There is a shame that some feel about being unclean when a flea is discovered. And I’m sure you all know the drill on the life cycle and the things your vet can offer you to control fleas. I’d like to discuss fleas from the Naturopath’s point of view. Fleas are a parasite (or not, to some fully natural thinkers)....

We are a busy, fast-paced raw frozen pet food manufacturer and retail store located on the Trans Canada HWY in Duncan. We are growing rapidly and are currently looking for a Grinders Assistant to start as soon as possible. A trial shift of 1 day will be required before starting the position. Job Requirements would be: Reports to Floor Manager and works directly with the main Grinder. Knowledge of proper grinding safety procedures Assembling and disassembling both grinders Knowledge of raw...