As with most issues, people “get it” quickly when presented with clear, indisputable facts. That’s usually the case with people who learn about the health benefits of grass-fed beef and environmental benefits of sustainable farming.
Savvy pooch parents are embracing the raw pet food movement! The benefits of feeding a raw diet speak for themselves. Many vets and pet nutritionists are also tremendous advocates for this great way of feeding dogs.
There is a misconception that feeding your dog a dry kibble diet is safer than feeding raw. There are daily safety recalls on dry kibble dog food for a myriad of reasons. Just because it is dry does not mean it ensures safety.
While most dogs have a love for eating that manifests daily in their ability to scarf up everything they come across - even, in some cases, things that aren’t strictly food - some dogs go against the stereotype and are finicky about what they eat.
When we first launched our dog food, we loved the name RAWF, short and sweet. But when we looked at it more closely, we asked ourselves, “Does it really convey who we are and what we are all about?” After all, we are Acabonac Farms, a small farm on Long Island, NY. We raise the best beef in the most sustainable way. We are all about supporting our local community by producing locally. And we make food for dogs the Acabonac way; fresh, raw, with human grade meats, fruits, and vegetables.
For many people, feeding the dog is a chore they make as convenient as possible. But once you’ve discovered the advantages of nutrient-dense raw dog food, it’s hard to justify putting convenience over your dog’s health.
Proteins and the amino acids that build proteins are essential to normal body function for your dog. All dog foods contain protein, but for dog owners the question is more: How high quality is the protein my dog is getting?