The Science of Raw Pet Food

Addressing reasons why raw diets aren’t recommended by more vets.

The Raw Feeding Community

One of the most common arguments that opponents of raw diets use to discourage owners from feeding raw is that there isn’t enough research to prove raw diets are safe or effective. While we can all agree there are not nearly enough clinical studies comparing raw diets and kibble, I disagree that there is no evidence to support the idea that raw diets can be more beneficial and safe for dogs, cats, ferrets, and other meat-eating pets in comparison to a commercial dry food diet.

Unfortunately, there is a high prevalence of logical fallacies and misinformation in many raw feeding resources and circles, which only helps to further diminish the legitimacy of raw diets. This article will aim to address the current science based evidence that can be used as support of the merits of raw food diets.

Commercial dry pet food has significant drawbacks

First we must address the…

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