Fresh and raw dog food have been increasingly popular amongst dog owners in Singapore and it’s for a good reason. As compared to their processed counterparts, fresh 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 fresh and raw dog food out there. From Organic Paws Original Blend Raw Frozen Dog Food range to Pet Cubes 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 Fresh and Raw Dog Food?
A fresh 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 fresh 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 Pet Cubes offer range suitable for different life stages so that you can be sure your dog receives the right amount of nutrients.
The Types of Fresh and Raw Dog Food
Raw dog food, as compared to fresh 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 fresh 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 Fresh and Raw Dog Food
They are highly nutritious and palatable! For dogs who are picky eaters, fresh 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 fresh 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.
Pet Cubes is Singapore's first commercial manufacturer and distributor of fresh pet food. Pet Cubes 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 Pet Cubes 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.
At Good Dog People™, we make sure only the best goes in their bowl. We exclusively stock trusted brands so you don’t have to investigate ingredients or worry about where your dog’s food has come from, because it’s already been done for you. If it doesn’t meet our standards, you won’t find it in our store.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Before you buy, it’s important to consider your dog’s age, weight, breed and health. For example, if your dog is of older age, they may require dog food that has a softer texture or if they are experiencing issues with their oral health, they may benefit from one of our tasty dental chews.
Dogs have different digestive systems to humans and so while it can be tempting to share a bite with your furry friend, be sure to help them keep clear of the following foods.
Grapes and raisins
Sweets containing xylitol
Wet Dog Food — With a very palatable texture, this is a standard favourite for most dogs. Many of our products have been slow-cooked, in a delicious, chunky, and highly nutritious stew.
Freeze Dried Dog Food — Increasingly popular, as it provides your dog with all the benefits of a raw food diet without having to prepare it yourself. Easy to serve and minimally processed, freeze drying also preserves the taste of meat ingredients and its original nutritional value.
Dry Dog Food — While many pet owners prefer softer textures for their pet, crunchy kibble has been proven to be a healthy alternative that can reduce plaque and tartar buildup.
Dog Milk Replacers & Broth — An ideal choice for dogs who are unwell or of an older age, these liquid supplements are extremely easy to digest and will soothe their gut. These nutritional powerhouses act as an excellent multivitamin supplement to keep your pooch healthy and strong.
Fresh & Raw Frozen — This form of dog food primarily uses human-grade ingredients and has often been baked to retain maximum nutrition and flavour.
Chews — A solution to bad breath issues and recommended by veterinarians, our dental chews will help prevent gum disease and reduce the trips to the doggy dentist.
Dog Food Mixer — Created to be mixed with dry dog food or used as a topper, it’s a great way to add variety and excitement to a standard dry food diet.
Air Dried & Dehydrated Dog Food —The removal of moisture locks in nutrients and goodness while the gentle heating will slowly cook proteins, destroying the dangerous pathogens found in raw meats.
Dog Treats — A little something extra for your furry friend, consider a peanut butter option! These tasty treats are handmade with 100% roasted organic peanuts and have no added oils, sugar, salt, preservatives, additives or flavourings.
When it comes to buying dog food online, shop with Good Dog People™ to find the world’s best dog food brands for a verified, healthful, and affordable doggy diet. Explore our collection today and discover the difference in your dog when they’re eating premium quality and deliciously healthy dog food at every meal.