Cooked and raw dog food in Singapore have been increasingly popular amongst dog owners in Singapore and it’s for a good reason. As compared to their processed counterparts, cooked and raw dog food contain little to no preservatives, artificial ingredients, chemicals, or fillers.
That means more energy from better absorption of the nutrients, shinier coats from the healthy oils and all in all fewer trips to the vet from a healthier diet.
There are many commercial options for cooked and raw dog food out there. From Organic Paws Original Blend Raw Frozen Dog Food range to PetCubes Complete Gently Cooked Dog Food range, this means the busy dog parents never have to worry about not being able to provide the best food for their dogs.
What is Cooked and Raw Dog Food?
A cooked and raw diet promotes a healthier gut microflora, one more aligned with your pet’s metabolism. They usually comprise food made with natural, real ingredients such as beef, chicken, lamb, peas, spinach and carrots. You will find ‘human-grade’ ingredients or ‘mixed with vegetables and fruits’ a common term used to describe commercially prepared fresh and raw dog food.
For dog parents who require a quick solution as an alternative to healthy, home prepared dog meals, Good Dog Peopleoffer a range of trusted cooked food and raw dog food brands in Singapore. Depending on what you are looking for, some brands like Big Dog Barf offer quality raw dog food with a single protein form, while others like PetCubes offer range suitable for different life stages so that you can be sure your dog receives the right amount of nutrients.
The Types of Cooked and Raw Dog Food
Raw dog food, as compared to cooked dog food, can come in different forms. They can be homemade, frozen, freeze-dried, or dehydrated. A raw diet usually includes organ meats, muscle meat, whole or ground bone, raw eggs, dog-safe cooked fruits and vegetables, and a dairy product such as yogurt. While freeze-dried or dehydrated raw dog food may not look exactly raw, they are in fact raw.
The Benefits of Cooked and Raw Dog Food
They are highly nutritious and palatable! For dogs who are picky eaters, cooked and raw dog food is a guaranteed head-turner. You don’t have to worry about any preservatives, artificial ingredients, chemicals, or fillers. With the variety of fresh and raw dog food out there, you can be sure to find one that works for both you and your dog. For instance, if you are worried about shelf-life, freeze-dried and dehydrated raw dog food could be a great option.
Reap these benefits with cooked and raw dog food: shinier coats, healthier skin, improved dental health, increased energy, and smaller stools. In the long term, you are building your dog to lead a successful and happy life!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Yes. The natural and fresh ingredients mean that your dog will digest the food better, thus improving energy levels, having shinier coats and healthier skin. They are also very delicious and exciting for your dog.
If you are planning to prepare the raw food at home, meticulous care is required in the handling, preparation, and sanitation of raw food. Dogs with pancreatitis, cancer, or other diseases may require cooked food. It is always good to speak to your vet before you make any drastic change to your dog’s diet.
As a rule of thumb, you should always transit your dog slowly and gently to a new diet. Raw diet can have many benefits for your dog if done the correct way.
PetCubes is Singapore's first commercial manufacturer and distributor of fresh pet food. PetCubes produces freshly cooked & raw food packed and vacuum sealed. No mess and hassle but only healthy goodness. There is no salt, sugar, preservatives and chemicals in all PetCubes diet and all nutrients are sealed tight from its source.
Big Dog Pet Foods and Prime 100 are both proudly made in Australia dedicated to making the best raw dog food with the health of your dog in mind. You will be happy to find that Good Dog People carry both raw dog food brands.
Big Dog Barf range of raw dog food contains no artificial colours or flavours, preservatives, fillers, chemicals, irradiation of ingredients, cooking and no synthetic vitamins, minerals or additives. This means you are serving your dog what nature intends to. It’s fresh and without any nasties.
Prime 100 range that we offer includes treats, dry dog food, frozen dog food and frozen raw dog food. The SPD and Sk-D200 rolls contain only the freshest single source proteins, quality ingredients, vitamins and minerals. It’s all natural, healthy and a well-balanced meal that your dog deserves. Even its treats range uses only a single protein! Great for dogs with sensitive stomachs and awesome as an all-day treat.
The Grateful Pet on the other hand, is one of the top local Fresh and Raw Frozen Dog Food brands and the only pet superfood company in Asia Pacific. Their range of unprocessed raw dog food is fully based on a dog’s ancestral diet. Made in accordance with AAFCO guidelines, their 100% natural and preservative-free meals include high quality, functional Asian and Western health ingredients such as Prebiotic Seaweed, Reishi Mushroom, Dandelion Root and more. Good Dog People carries the full range of The Grateful Pet.