When they first thaw our raw pet foods, many people comment  “This looks like people food”.  Well, it is.  And it is dog food too.  Those little brown pellets we’ve been taught is “pet food” really isn’t what pets were meant to eat.  They are cheap and convenient, and won’t kill your dog quickly, but they are far from optimum nutrition. 

Now that you’ve decided to feed your pet a species appropriate diet, here are a few meal ideas for you.  Who thought feeding a pet could be this much fun!

Meal planning for variety:

We recommend not just different proteins, but different manufacturers of foods to give you the best long term balance in your pet’s diet. 

By mixing it up, you give the pet a maximum opportunity to find the nutrients it needs among the different food offerings, in a way they are best able to utilize them. 

Here are some examples of how to get variety without breaking the bank.

Meal Plans

For a 25lb dog, you'll need 1/2lb of food per day

Day 1 – 1 brick Purrfect Pro Mix
Day 2 – 1 patty Carnivora (either the 4lb sleeve of one protein, or from the 25lb Variety Pack)
Day 3 – 1/2 block of Special Blend
Day 4 –the other 1/2 block of Special Blend
Day 5 – 1 brick Purrfect Pro Mix
Day 6 – 1 patty Carnivora (either the 4lb sleeve of one protein, or from the 25lb Variety Pack)
Day 7 – 1 brick Purrfect Pro Mix
This will net you an averaged cost of about $62/month

For a 50lb dog, you'll need 1lb of food per day

Day 1 – 2 bricks Pro Energy
Day 2 – 1 brick Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 3 – 1 brick Pro Energy, 1/2 block of Special Blend
Day 4 – 1 brick Pro Energy, the other 1/2 block of Special Blend
Day 5 - 1 brick Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 6 – 2 bricks Pro Energy
Day 7 – 1 brick Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
This will net you an averaged cost of about $95/month

For a 75lb dog, you'll need 1.5lb of food per day

Day 1 – 2 bricks Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 2 – 1 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 3 – 2 bricks Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 4 – 1 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 5 – 2 bricks Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 6 – 1 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 7 – 2 bricks Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
This will net you an averaged cost of about $135/month

For a 100lb dog, you'll need 2lb food per day

Day 1 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 2 – 2 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 3 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 4 – 2 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 5 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 6 – 2 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 7 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 1 patty from a Carnivora Variety Pack
This will net you an averaged cost of about $170/month

For a 125lb dog, you'll need 2.5lb of food per day

Day 1 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 2 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 3 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 4 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 5 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 6 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 7 – 3 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
This will net you an averaged cost of about $225/month

For a 150lb dog, you'll need 3lb of food per day

Day 1 – 4 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 2 – 4 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 3 – 4 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 4 – 4 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 5 – 4 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 6 – 4 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 7 – 4 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
This will net you an averaged cost of about $260/month

For a 175lb dog, you'll need 3.5lb of food per day

Day 1 – 5 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 2 – 5 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 3 – 5 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 4 – 5 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 5 – 5 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 6 – 5 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 7 – 5 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
This will net you an averaged cost of about $290/month

For a 200lb dog, you'll need 4lb of food per day

Day 1 – 5 bricks Pro Energy, 3 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 2 – 6 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 3 – 6 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 4 – 6 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 5 – 5 bricks Pro Energy, 3 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
Day 6 – 6 bricks Pro Energy, 1 block of Special Blend
Day 7 – 6 bricks Pro Energy, 2 patties from a Carnivora Variety Pack
This will net you an averaged cost of about $330/month

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