BARF Can Help A Pre-Existing Condition

The BARF World diet is renowned for helping with pre-existing health conditions such as digestion issues, pancreatitis, allergies, cancer, arthritis and many more degenerative disease processes. Click here to find out how BARF World can increase your pet's quality of life.

Autumn Boga · November 06, 2018

As you may already know, pet rescue is very near and dear to my heart. So many babies need a good home like yours. We have seen success with several rescued dog's, who have benefitted from our diet. We hear a lot about dogs that have been rescued with a pre-existing health condition. In fact, digestive issues tend to be quite common. 

A dog that has been diagnosed with pancreatitis is suffering from an inflamed pancreas that is either damaged or stressed, which prevents it from functioning properly. The pancreas has two functions: First, it has a major role in the regulation of the metabolism of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates, and secondly, it produces digestive enzymes. When the pancreas releases enzymes prematurely, they begin to digest the pancreas itself. This is what we see in cases of pancreatitis in dogs. Signs of pancreatitis in dogs include vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and abdominal pain. 

Canine pancreatitis is usually seen in middle-aged dogs that have spent a lifetime being fed a diet consisting of mainly cooked and processed foods. Some alternative veterinarians believe it is because high-carbohydrate based pet foods, which are hard for pets to digest, overstress the pancreas, quickly depleting its enzyme reserves. Feeding a natural, raw food diet is very beneficial when treating pancreatitis in dogs. Raw, uncooked foods contain an abundance of live, active enzymes. These living enzymes help with the digestion process, and also reduce stress on the pancreas that is forced to produce additional enzymes to break down the food. This makes a raw food diet the best dog food for pancreatitis. Again, it’s important to remember that dogs with pancreatitis should be fed a low-fat dog food in order to reduce further aggravation to the pancreas. Stay away from meat proteins that are high in fat, such as lamb and pork. Instead, feed diets that are raw and lower in fat, like chicken or beef. 

I’ve seen firsthand how effective it is to feed the BARF Diet (aka biologically appropriate raw food) to dogs suffering from pancreatitis. It improves their appetite, digestion, and absorption of nutrients. You can follow this link to one of our client's testimonial on how raw really saved her Bentley. 

I'm confident, if you have a dog that is suffering from pancreatitis or a digestive issue, you would see improvement with our chicken diet. 

I hope this information has proved helpful. I look forward to working with you to customize a diet that will work best for you and your beloved pet. Please feel free to contact anyone here at BARFWorld at 1-866-282-2273 or by email 


Autumn Boga

Autumn Boga

Autumn's relationship with BARF World began in late 2015. She has been a lover of all animals, great and small, her entire life. She credits her parents with allowing her to have many pets growing up including rats, birds, fish, cats and dogs. Her zoo is currently at full capacity with four dogs, (one of which has a pet cat named Leonard), husband! A passionate believer in the benefits of the BARF World diet, Autumn tries to talk to as many people as possible. A recent convert to Pescetarianism, Autumn enjoys trying new eateries and has traveled over 25 countries.


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What is BARF?

"BARF®" is our acronym that means Biologically Appropriate Raw Food. It is a complete and carefully balanced blend of raw meat, fruits, vegetables and bone. Our formula mimics what nature has designed our pet's to thrive on in the wild. The result is a pet free of allergies, digestive problems, and full of life!