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Author Middle, Clare

Title Real Food for Dogs and Cats : A Practical Guide to Feeding Your Pet a Balanced, Natural Diet
Published Chicago : Fremantle Press, 2020
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Contents Front Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Half Title -- Dedication -- About the Author -- Contents -- How to Use This Book -- The Purpose of This Book -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Principles of Feeding Dogs -- The dog in the wild -- Meals must be principally meat and bone -- The problem with commercial dried foods -- Raw meat is best -- Optional -- fast your dog about once a week -- Optional -- feed your dog at random times -- Feed by percentage body weight -- Feed until full -- Do not leave food out constantly -- Feed according to the season -- Your dog is happy: you are happy
2. The Changeover Process for Dogs -- Handling raw meat safely -- Learning to digest raw bone -- Some changeover ideas -- Puppies and pregnant or lactating bitches -- Liver detoxification -- Blood test anomalies during changeover -- Vaccination -- Further reading -- 3. Components of a Natural Diet for Dogs -- Raw meat and raw bone -- Ground bone for puppies and kittens and other special cases -- Raw fat -- Raw offal or organ meats -- Yoghurt, eggs, cheese -- Vegetables and fruit -- Cereals -- Herbs -- Kelp, alfalfa, spirulina and chlorella -- Sprouted grains, grasses and seeds
Flax meal, flax oil and fish oil -- Other supplements -- Prebiotics and probiotics -- Vitamins and antioxidants -- Some sample menus -- 4. Principles of Feeding Cats -- Cats in the wild -- Raw food and Pottenger's cats -- The problem with dried commercial cat food -- Liver metabolism -- When and how much to feed -- 5. The Changeover Process for Cats -- Kittens -- 6. Components of a Natural Diet for Cats -- Raw meat and bone -- Fish -- Vegetables, fruit, grain, herbs, eggs, yoghurt, cheese -- Nutrient supplements -- Some sample menus for cats -- What not to give cats -- Annotated Bibliography
Notes Acknowledgements -- Endnotes
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Subject Cats -- Food -- Recipes.
Cats -- Nutrition.
Dogs -- Food -- Recipes.
Dogs -- Nutrition.
Pets -- Feeding and feeds -- Recipes.
Pets -- Feeding and feeds.
Cats -- Food.
Cats -- Nutrition.
Dogs -- Food.
Dogs -- Nutrition.
Pets -- Feeding and feeds.
Genre/Form Recipes.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 192581680X
9781925816808