‘Natural approach to feeding can improve behaviour according to some experts’
written by Carol O’Herily
To BARF or not to BARF – that’s the bone of contention at the moment in the dog world.
Australian vet Dr Ian Billinghurst’s book Give Your Dog A Bone, which introduced the BARF (biologically appropriate raw food) diet for dogs, threw the cat among the pigeons when it was first published in l993.
While we long ago discovered the physical benefits of feeding this species-appropriate diet to our own dogs, we didn’t see it as our place to interfere with or try to convert those people who were happy with the convenience of feeding their dogs a commercially produced product.