Give Raw A Chance by Dr Sophia Moosa BVSc MRCVS

The ‘raw food’ debate is one that has been on my radar ever since I started my studies as a veterinarian in the United Kingdom, over 8 years ago. Since moving to South Africa in 2017, I have become increasingly aware of the rising number of clients opting out of feeding their pets conventional…

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Are Raw Love Pets meals complete & balanced?

COMPLETE VS COMPLEMENTARY MEAL The premise of our approach to pet nutrition is holistic in nature, following the same principles that apply when feeding ourselves. As such, we know that balanced nutrition is attained when feeding pets a variety of good quality, raw, fresh meat (not from animals…

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YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT

You are what you eat. What you put in is what you get out. These age old truths not only apply to humans – they are equally true for our domestic companions. It even holds true for cars and machinery! 😊 To have a healthy and happy animal companion requires feeding him or her specie…

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Does Listeriosis affect our Pets?

The recent outbreak of Listeriosis in South Africa, and the recall of a variety of cold meat products, have drawn the spotlight to food safety standards and raw food diets for pets. Listeriosis is caused by the bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes that is commonly found in soil, water and…

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Raw Love Pets Paving the Way

It’s hard for us to imagine the days that we thought of dried kibble and pellets as food for our beloved pets. Yet, feeding raw meals, is still a relatively new concept. And as such it evolves as we learn more. At Raw Love Pets, it is our practice to keep abreast of whatever new information…

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Hi Raw Food Lovers ♥ Welcome Back From Winter Hibernation Here’s What We've Been Busy With New Friends We are thrilled to announce new additions to the Raw Love Pets family. Garden’s Pet Clinic conveniently situated in the Cape Town city bowl - we ran a fun launch…

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A Veterinarian Perspective On Raw Vs Kibble

"10 Reasons Why Dry Food Is Bad for Cats & Dogs" By Holistic Veterinarian Dr Jean Hofve DVM  Article Source As a holistic veterinarian and animal advocate with 22 years of experience and thousands of hours of research under my belt, I’ve concluded that dry food is not a fit diet for our…

The scoop on poop

It’s a pretty “shitty” topic (mind my language) but it’s really important to monitor your dog’s poo -unless your dog speaks people, how else will you know something is up? Stools come in many different shapes, sizes, forms and smells but generally a healthy stool is moist, firm and…