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BARF Blog: Raise Your Paw for Raw

The latest scoop on pet health and nutrition.

Nov 02, 2021

Cancer In Pets – Is it Preventable?

This month is Pet Cancer Awareness Month.  It is not a topic we like to talk about but it is one that must be addressed given the ever increasing rate of pets being diagnosed with this awful disease.  It has been reported that cancer is a major killer in our pet population and is thought to be responsible for 45% of dog deaths....

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  • Robert Mueller, Sr.
Oct 26, 2021

Feeding Raw Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

Throughout the centuries our domestic pets have become a part of our family, but we need to consider our pet’s origin.  Before our dogs and cats became domesticated, they were wild animals  and had to fend for themselves; which included hunting for their food. There was no cooking, no preparation, no fancy packaging, etc.

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  • Cheryl Douglas
Oct 19, 2021

Dog Food Comparisons

In an article I read this morning about the ingredients in grain based, dry pet food made me think,  “why would anybody want to feed a product to their dog that contains so much unwanted waste from the human food chain”.  Understanding the sourcing of ingredients would make an interesting topic for 60 Minutes. 

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  • Robert Mueller
Oct 05, 2021

The Wolf and the Dog 

Dr. Billinghurst also emphasizes the distinction between dogs and wolves. Dogs and wolves will openly interbreed, which is an interesting twist. Both species have 99 percent of their DNA in common..

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  • Robert Mueller, Sr.
Sep 28, 2021

BARF - It’s More Than a Funny Name

The hate and discrimination we get about our name is typically from people who have no knowledge or understanding of the true meaning behind the acronym B.A.R.F.® As many of you may already know, it stands for Biologically Appropriate Raw Food or Bones And Raw Food. True BARF®ers and raw food feeders understand the meaning and importance of a raw food diet for dogs and cats. 

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  • Monica Samson
Sep 21, 2021

Train the Trainers

I am pleased to see the amazing health improvements that result from your pets eating our diets. That is the key to my concern; in order for the diet to do its magic, the dog has to be able to consume the product. This has historically never been an issue because the palatability of my formulas has been far superior to most other products on the market.

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  • Robert Mueller, Sr.
Sep 13, 2021

The Great Ape Escape 

The concept of BARF World, Inc. started over 40 years ago.  During my early years,  wanting to share my passion of feeding biologically appropriate raw food to animals, I was able to visit many zoos across the continental United States.  I have written other articles regarding my interesting experiences in dealing with Zoos, but this one tops them all.  

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  • Robert Mueller, Sr.
Sep 07, 2021

Doctor, My Dog Is Scratching Himself Raw

Does this sound familiar?  Veterinarians and their staff hear this comment all too often, especially in the spring and fall of the year. Dogs that are scratching raw spots, or that have excess

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  • Dr. Amy Hayek & Dr. Bill Ormston,
Aug 31, 2021

Liar, Liar, ‘Pants’ On Fire

As a Pet Raw Food Specialist, one of the hardest things to hear from pet parents is,  “I have to stop feeding my dog your raw diet because my vet is recommending a prescription (RX) diet.”.   When I hear this statement I am saddened and angry. I am sad for the pet parent who has put their faith and trust for the wellbeing of their beloved pooch in the hands of their vet. 

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  • Cheryl Douglas
Aug 24, 2021

Picky Eater or Just a Phase?

A common concern and issue we have with our pet parents is getting their pets to eat consistently. There are many reasons why your pet can become finicky or lose their desire to eat their daily meal.

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  • Monica Samson

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!

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