"THE BARF DIET" is a useful primer for
the beginning BARFer. However, it also contains plenty of
new information, making it a valuable addition to the library
of the experienced BARFer. The target audience includes vets,
breeders, trainers, pet owners or any other person seeking
to either understand or expand their knowledge of evolutionary
The early chapters cover the sound scientific
principles on which the evolutionary diet - the BARF diet
- is based and detail the enormous health benefits available
when animals are fed this way.
There is a chapter devoted to explaining supplementation.
And another chapter detailing the concept of "complete and
balanced." This chapter is a must for people who believe processed
pet foods fulfill the complete and balanced promise. There
is a chapter devoted to the difficult question of feeding
bones and the fear of bacteria in the BARF DIET.
In the second half of the book, there
are recipes and other highly relevant and practical information
to assist in the home production of BARF diets for both dogs
and cats. Included in this section, there is a chapter on
"Trouble-shooting" and one on "Switching to BARF." This is
the short practical book on BARF that so many BARFers have
details on this book