Bestie Kitchen

THE GUIDE TO RAW AND FRESH FEEDING

What should a dog eat?

Vets will tell you one thing (well, most of them), and your friends may tell you another. But what should a healthy dog really eat? We go hunting for the answers...

HOW ON EARTH DID WE GET HERE???

If we want to understand how to feed our dogs better, we need to understand some of the problems with dry dog food and the pitfalls of homemade dog food. But first, just how did we get here??? It turns out, that as has happened in human food, mainstream modern dog food has been shaped by our relationships with our dogs...read on.

THE PROBLEM WITH KIBBLE

Big pet food companies claim the high ground in animal nutrition – but is kibble really all it’s cracked up to be? We break down the manufacturing process to find that maybe kibble is just today's 'dog cake', with a host of potential health implications. Read on...

WHAT SHOULD A DOG EAT?

Despite how we feel about them, dogs aren’t little humans. Here’s a simple guide to the basics of dog nutrition... 

A RAW DIET MADE EASY

You've been turned off kibble, and you're wary about the pitfalls of homemade dog food that's not complete and balanced. There are pre-made fresh food options of course, but is there a homemade human-grade alternative? Something that makes a raw (or lightly cooked) diet for dogs simple and foolproof? I'm glad you asked...read on.

TOO MUCH FOOD?

The human obesity epidemic is well-known, but the spread of the canine epidemic may be more of a surprise. A fear of ‘fat shaming’ and ‘optimism bias’ may stand in the way of fixing it. Here's how to find out if fat is killing your dog.