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The Benefits of A Raw Meat Diet for Your Cat

Cats are predators. They evolved eating a prey based diet, and more importantly, eating that diet raw. Cooking degrades nutrients in meat, causing the loss of vitamins, minerals and amino acids .¹Meat used in highly processed pet food is cooked at high temperatures and the nutrients lost must then be added back in. This supplementation is >> Read More…

Salmonella – Facts For The Health Of You And Your Pet

What is Salmonella? Salmonella is a member of the family Enterobacteriaceae and is closely related to species of E. coli. and Shigella. There are over 2500 known serovars, with the most familiar being Salmonella enteritidis and Salmonella typhimurium. From our perspective Salmonella enteritidis and related serovars are of particular importance because they are the bacteria most commonly associated with cases >> Read More…

Element 5 Motion Renewal

Element 5 Motion Renewal is natural, safe and highly effective as a preventative and treatment for arthritis, joint injuries and overall well-being for your pet. Proven by decades of research, Element 5 has become recognized as one of the most effective natural antiinflammatory supplements on the market. Element 5 supplies a natural blend of proteins, >> Read More…

Food Cats Should Never Eat

Cats are naturally picky eaters. If you can actually get them to like a food you are indeed lucky, because several pet parents struggle to get their cats to eat. Even if you get them high quality cat food, don’t be surprised if they turn their nose up at it. Although cats are naturally fussy >> Read More…

The Dollars & “Sense” of Pet Food

Knowing how much pet food costs is more than looking at the price on the bag; the feeding guidelines are a key factor in making your buying decision. Here is an easy example:   Brand A and B have the same cups of kibble per bag, but Brand A is half the price of Brand B. >> Read More…

Pet Food Recalls

At RuffMutts we pride ourselves on providing your pets with high quality Canadian made pet food. Everything we sell has been fed to our pets or our families pets. We look at the history of the companies that make the pet food before we choose to carry and at what they use for ingredients them >> Read More…

Health Benefits of Raw

Dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds were born to eat a raw food diet. A Perfectly Raw™ diet, rich with protein, vitamins and minerals and other key nutrients, meets all of your dog’s health and nutrition needs, and improves mental, psychological and physical well-being. This means less trips to the vet for your dog, >> Read More…

Matting

“Matting” refers to densely tangled clumps of fur in a pet’s coat.  If a coat is not properly and/or frequently brushed, loose and live hair become embedded in large masses.  Sometimes “mats” can be combed out, but if left too long, it is impossible without seriously harming the animal. Matts can form in both the outer coat >> Read More…

Raw Product Safety and Handling Tips

To make sure you are getting the maximum nutritional value for your pet, and to make sure you are using the product safely, please follow these product handling procedures. Keep Frozen Be sure to put your pet’s food straight in the freezer when you get home. Raw food has the potential to spoil, if allowed >> Read More…

Meat Meal vs Meat

For a dog food, what could contain more protein than whole meat? Well, surprisingly, a quality grade meat meal can actually be a more abundant source of protein than the whole meat from which it was made. Here’s why… Meat meal is a dried end-product of the cooking process known as rendering. Rendering is a lot >> Read More…

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