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Notes From The Founder

Notes From The Founder

Founder Sean B. Jones has been a psychotherapist for nearly 30-years.  Sean has spent a successful career recommending that his human patients avoid processed foods and eat more real whole foods.  Sean believes the same is true for cats & dogs.  WHATS IS A NATURAL FOOD FOR A CAT OR DOG? Just because something is natural doesn’t mean it should be eaten.  There are a lot of natural foods that are NOT species appropriate.  There are a lot of natural toxins too.  The most relevant question is - are you feeding a biologically or species appropriate food. Most people would...

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Food Energy

Food Energy

Food Energy

All Raw Dog Barkery products are labeled for food energy. Food energy refers to how certain types of foods contribute to cellular reactions; including inflammation. Foods are classified as Hot/Warm, Neutral or Cold/Cooling foods. To learn more about food energy review some of our blog posts on food energy. Our products labels are simply color coded: Red (Hot), Green (Neutral) and Blue (Cold).   

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What Dogs Love More Than Almost Anything Else Analysis by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker

What Dogs Love More Than Almost Anything Else Analysis by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker

Recently, a program manager at a Humane Society shelter decided to study how to best soothe the stress so many shelter dogs experience, and what he discovered came as a surprise. Whether it's a shelter dog or your own pet, now you know the real way to his heart.

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Does Your Dog Drink Enough? By Dr. Karen Becker

Does Your Dog Drink Enough?  By Dr. Karen Becker

STORY AT-A-GLANCE One of the simplest ways to determine if your pet needs to drink more water is to lift some skin at the back of her neck and then let it go In a well-hydrated animal, the skin will quickly fall back into place If your pet is dehydrated, the skin will fall slower and may stay in a tent formation By Dr. Becker Pets are like their owners in many ways, and for dogs and cats this includes their need for plenty of pure, fresh water. Dogs and cats are made up of mostly water, which is required...

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Synthetic Vitamins In Dog Food By Sean B. Jones

Synthetic Vitamins In Dog Food By Sean B. Jones

What I Wonder About - Synthetic Vitamins In Dog Food By Sean B. Jones I am thankful to spend time with my human and fur baby family this Thanksgiving Day AND for some time to pause from work and think...I wonder if there are any human physicians or dietitians that recommend their patients eat only processed foods with embedded synthetic vitamins. I wonder why most physicians refer patients with nutritional concerns to registered dietitians. I wonder why human food labels are easier to read and have much more information than pet food labels.  For example, human food labels always list the percentage of carbohydrates....

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