First things first, this Raw Feeding Miami review is about my personal experience of buying cuts of raw meat and grinds from them since 2016.
I began feeding my 2 Boxer mixes Missy & Buzz raw dog food in 2015 after Missy was diagnosed with cancer at only 3 years of age. That said, I’ve ordered raw dog food from Raw Feeding Miami since October 2016.
To be exact, at the time of writing this review in February 2020, I’ve placed 16 orders with them. The total cost for all 16 has been $2,257.29 with an average of $141 per order.
In 2019, I also switched my new dog Wally, a Feist mix, from kibble to raw dog food, including cuts of meat from Raw Feeding Miami.
That said, I’ve also sourced cuts of raw meat from local grocery stores, farms, and another online raw dog food retailer since I started feeding raw in 2015.
However, Raw Feeding Miami is by far my favorite raw dog food retailer!
Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored blog post as I have purchased all Raw Feeding Miami orders with my own money.
Raw Feeding Miami Review: What Do They Sell?
Raw Feeding Miami carries an extensive variety of whole cuts of meat including fish, (secreting) organs, raw meaty bones, pre-made grinds & supplements for raw dog (& cat) food.
- Wild Game
They also carry novel protein sources like alpaca, kangaroo, ostrich, and camel, but those depend on seasonal availability and can usually be found in their monthly specials section.
Their ground options (“grinds”) can be fed as a balanced raw meal and are a great option for dogs with no or weak teeth, as well as for cats:
- Beef grinds ($5.85 for 1 lb)
- Beef & green tripe grinds ($6.00 for 1 lb)
- Chicken & green tripe grinds ($5.30 for 1 lb)
- Chicken grinds ($4.50 for 1 lb)
- Duck grinds ($5.99 for 1 lb)
- Goose grinds ($7.99 for 1 lb)
- Lamb grinds ($6.10 for 1 lb)
- Pheasant grind ($9.99 for 1 lb)
- Pork grinds ($5.10 for 1 lb)
- Rabbit grinds ($7.99 for 1 lb)
- Turkey grinds ($5.65 for 1 lb)
Supplements and supplies
As far as their supplements and supplies go, they have:
- Raw goat milk
- Cow kefir
- Bovine colostrum
- Bone broths
- Shampoos and sprays
- Some of Dr. Harvey’s products
How expensive is RFM’s raw dog food?
In my opinion, Raw Feeding Miami’s food selection is quite affordable, with prices per lb of meat ranging from $2.30 (chicken) to $10 (ground elk), depending on the protein source.
I picked some of my favorite cuts of meat and list their price below:
Ground beef green tripe: $8 for 2.5 lbs of product
Duck necks: $8.85 for 2.5 lbs of product
Turkey hearts: $7.00 for 2.5 lbs of product
To get a better idea of the total cost, I’ll talk about shipping next.
Raw Feeding Miami Review: Shipping
Raw Feeding Miami ships their raw dog food nationwide here in the US in insulated cardboard boxes that are carried by FedEx. They add dry ice and ice packs to every shipment.
Their minimum order is 5 lbs for frozen goods. Every box has a limit of 55 lbs of frozen food, meaning orders over 55 lbs automatically get split up into multiple boxes.
The different shipping speeds offered are:
- 2 Day Air
- 3 Day Air
I personally have always had my raw dog food shipped Ground, as it only takes 2 days to get here (I’m in NC).
However, during the hot spring and summer months, RFM suggests to ship orders to the West Coast using the faster air transit to avoid the food from spoiling.
Their treats are mailed out with USPS.
7 Day Turnaround
FYI: It takes Raw Feeding Miami a week to ship out orders from the day they are placed, so that’s something to keep in mind.
Their order/shipping turnaround is definitely not an immediate one.
Let’s start with the best option, free shipping. That’s only available for pickups from their warehouse, so it’s really only an option for locals or if you happen to pass through Miami, FL.
RFM’s address is:
18350 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami FL 33179
The actual shipping rates depend on the speed of shipping you select and the distance at which you live from RFM.
My location in NC translates into a shipping rate of about $35 and takes 2 days with Ground shipping.
Raw Feeding Miami Review: Discounts for Repeat Customers
Raw Feeding Miami offers discounts for repeat customers!
Obviously, I really appreciate this feature. With every order I place, I collect rewards points that are worth real money and that I can put towards a future order during checkout.
Below’s an example of a $10 discount from my rewards points.
Actual raw dog food orders I have placed with RFM
I truly love RFM’s selection of raw meat and have bought various cuts of meat from the three main categories muscle meat, secreting organs, and raw meaty bones.
What I’ve bought mostly are secreting organs and raw meaty bones. That’s because secreting organs other than chicken and beef liver are hard to find in my area.
Also because I want to offer my dogs a variety of raw meaty bones, not just turkey necks and chicken leg quarters I can find at the grocery store.
I also appreciate RFM’s fish selection, especially now that I found out that my current dog Wally can no longer have salmon and sardines, both of which I was able to source locally.
- Thread Herring (whole & ground)
- Salmon Chunks
- Green Lipped Mussels (raw & dehydrated)
Have I had any bad experiences with orders from RFM since 2016?
I haven’t had a single bad experience with RFM since I started placing raw dog food orders with them in 2016.
There was one time where I received ground green tripe instead of the green tripe chunks I had ordered, but whatever, no big deal in my opinion.
A FedEx driver once dropped my delivery off at a neighbor’s whose elderly mother took the box in, not realizing it wasn’t for them.
I contacted RFM’s customer support and received immediate feedback. They began talking to FedEx and FedEx promptly contacted me. Wonderful customer service!
Raw Feeding Miami Review: Raw Dog Food Recipes With Their Meat
The bowl in the picture below features the following cuts of raw meat:
- Rabbit head (raw meaty bone)
- Duck tenders (muscle meat)
- Duck gizzards (muscle meat)
- Beef organ mix Monstermash (secreting organs)
- Kefir heart
- Puréed veggies from Green Juju
Next up, we have raw rabbit grinds mixed with puréed veggies from Green Juju.
The third picture features a mix of cuts of raw meat from RFM, RPPF & Walmart:
- Camel trim (RFM, muscle meat)
- Green lipped mussels (RFM, shellfish, counts towards muscle meat)
- Beef green tripe (RPPF, muscle meat)
- Beef organ mix Monstermash (RFM, secreting organs)
- Beef tongue (Walmart, muscle meat)
- Chicken foot (Walmart, raw meaty bone)
Raw Feeding Miami: Discount Code
I’m happy to announce that I can now offer my readers 15% off Raw Feeding Miami orders!
All you have to do I use my Raw Feeding Miami referral link for 15% off! Disclaimer: There’s no additional fee for you and I get a little discount off my next order as well.
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