Different foods for different breeds?

Would an Irish Wolfhound eat the same as a toy poodle when it comes to raw feeding?

Well biologically, other than the toy poodle being smaller, and all their parts being smaller, both breeds would eat the same way. Evolution of a digestive tract takes millions of years. Hence regardless of a dog’s size or function they will eat the same¬†food.

There is no special breeder of any breed who has bred dogs for 15 years that magically has been able to transform their digestive systems into something different – other than someone completely stuffing up and breeding a very faulty dog. Clearly don’t buy a dog from them!

One of the other many tricks I’ve seen is a breeder of a specific breed developing a line of supplements and insisting (and making you sign a contract for such) that you feed their own brand of supplements – because apparently their dogs are so special they will only do well if you feed them that. I know of at least two breeders who will demand your dog back if you haven’t bought the extremely expensive (& useless) supplements directly from them on a monthly basis. And the cost of these is inevitably hundreds of extra dollars per year. Do not buy a dog from someone who is trying that on. Run away as fast as you can.

Back to our original question: Let’s be sensible. A wolfhound might be eating half a chicken, while the toy poodle might just need a chicken thigh.

If you look hard enough, you will find people on the internet who are happy to take your money to design your specific dog a specific diet. Can you please not give them any of your money. You might feel special for about 10 mins because someone on the internet is doing something special for you, but I can think of a thousand better things to spend your money on. Seriously. Don’t fall for that rubbish.

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  1. I HAVE A PERSIAN SHADED CAT, 6 MONTHS OLD AND LIVE IN HAWAII. I WANT TO FEED HER THE BEST. I AM ONLY FINDING INFO ABOUT DOGS, DOGS AND MORE DOGS. WHAT SHOULD I BE FEEDING MY KITTEN??? MY VET REALLY THINKS COMMERCIAL CAN/DRY IS SAFE, I DONT AGREE. HELP, /Users/suzie/Desktop/IMG_0081.JPG
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