Probiotics & Enzymes…do I need to add them to a raw diet?

Living foods, from plants or animal sources, contain enzymes (but they are wiped out by heat beginning at 110 degrees…so cooked food does not contain active enzymes) .  The body, human or animal, manufactures enzymes.  But as we age, our store of them and our ability to make them gets depleted.  And they’re important not […]

Raw Bones

I went to a dental talk at a reputable neighboring vet’s office last fall.  It was actually a sales pitch for annual anesthetized dental cleanings.  I have a real  fondness for vets; I absolutely believe that they are drawn to their profession for love of healing animals.  But I disagree openly with the ones who […]

Get a Raw Deal from Fetch

Where are the frites?

Every month at both stores (Portland and Boston, Fetch and Fish & Bone) we pick a brand of pet food to discount by 10%.  The idea is, encourage customers to experiment, or move what we have an overstock of, or just give a good deal because it’s fun.  Who doesn’t like a bargain? This month […]

February, Choose Anything Raw for Your Food of the Month

The subject of feeding raw diets to pets continues to polarize.  I won’t get into the controversy here.  I’m a raw food believer.  I’ve been feeding Zip a raw diet for most of his 9 years.  I’ve witnessed over time the impact:  lean body mass, bright clear eyes (except during allergy season), calm demeanor (I […]

Raw Food Seminar Tonight

Are you all coming to our Bravo Raw Diet seminar tonight with Bette Schubert?  Of course you are.  It may be a spectacular day in Maine right now, but in any minute thunderstorms could blow in and there go your grilling plans.  So say this out loud with me right now, “I AM going to […]

Bravo Raw Comes to Fetch

Tues. August 26th, 7 pm at Fetch We’re excited to host Bravo Raw next week for a fun and informative seminar on feeding raw food to dogs and cats. Why Bravo? It’s impressive to me how this company demystifies feeding raw, and how they can afford to make consistently high quality, all-natural diets at affordable […]