Raw Paws Pet Food now offers wild-caught ground venison in 3 lb chubs! When I heard those news, I knew that Wally would want to taste-test it.
After all, HE LOVES his raw diet and I am a firm believer in rotating the protein sources that make it into Wally’s raw dog food on a very regular basis, especially when they’re affordable!
I also have great news for you, my readers: Raw Paws Pet Food is offering you a 15% off coupon code! Simply use K9Savings at checkout!
Disclaimer: Raw Paws Pet Food sent us the 3 lb venison chub free of charge. Here on K9sOverCoffee, I only share information I feel is relevant to my readers & always provide 100% honest reviews. Raw Paws Pet Food is not responsible for the content of this blog post.
Who Is Raw Paws Pet Food?
If you’re new to the blog, you may not know Raw Paws Pet Food yet, so let me introduce you!
Raw Paws Pet Food is a family owned business in the dog and cat nutrition world, and they specialize in raw pet food. I’ve fed them on and off since 2015 when I first began learning about and feeding my then pups Missy & Buzz raw dog food.
They’re not the least expensive raw dog food brand, but their quality is top notch, AND they have sales on a very regular basis.
Unlike other online raw dog food retailers, they also ship extremely quickly.
Raw Paws Pet Food On My Blog Over The Years
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What Makes Raw Paws Pet Food Ground Venison a Great Meat Choice?
Here’s what makes Raw Paws’ venison so great:
- Sourced from wild-harvested deer from the Australian Outback
- Rich game taste
- High in protein
- Lean meat
- Great alternative for dogs who are allergic to more common sources of protein like chicken, beef, and salmon – my pup Wally is allergic to chicken and salmon!
How Much Ground Venison Does My Dog Need To Eat?
Raw Paws Pet Food suggests the following feeding amounts:
0-30 lbs: 4 oz per 10 lbs
30-100 lbs: 3.2 oz per 10 lbs
above 100 lbs: 2.8 oz per 10 lbs
My pup Wally weighs 38 lbs and eats about 5 oz of Raw Paws’ ground venison per meal, for a total of 10 oz per day. That’s slightly less than they recommend, but it works out for his metabolism. Now that it’s gotten warmer here in Central NC, he’s also not as active as during the colder months.
That being said, use the Raw Paws feeding suggestions as general guidelines, and adjust the amount you feed your pup if necessary.
How Much Does the Ground Venison Cost?
A 3 lb chub of Raw Paws’ ground venison costs $21.99. After their 15% discount offer, it’s only $18.69 for 3 lbs. That translates to about $6.25 per lb of wild-caught venison. That’s a fair price!
How To Feed The Ground Venison
The ground venison is a complete raw dog food, so you can just go ahead and portion it out into your dog’s bowl. I’ve been doing that, and I’ve also added a duck egg and some fish (thread herring) to some of his venison meals.
I also gave Wally some of the venison-only meals in his KONG. If you’re not familiar with KONGs, you’re missing out! They’re natural rubber dog toys, and some of them can be used as dog food puzzles because they’re hollow on the inside.
After I stuffed the KONGs with Wally’s ground venison, I went ahead and put them in his freezer chest. That way they last him a lot longer, and they’re a wonderful way of cooling him off on our hot summer days.
P.S. Yes, you read that right, Wally has his own chest freezer for his raw dog food. It’s my way of making sure that I stay on budget with feeding him raw. That’s because I like to take advantage of meat sales!
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