Feeding Recommendations

Find answer to common questions regarding what kinds of strategies, tactics, and tools Primal provides for best practices feeding your pet

Do I need to transition between meat-proteins, or between different lines of Formula?
Typically, once a pet has effectively transitioned to a Primal raw food diet, we find most pets can rotate between all Primal raw formulas without issue.
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 11:49 AM
My pet is a speed eater. How do I slow them down?
This behavior is certainly common, and is usually a matter of conditioning. Best suggestions for deterring food-inhalers are as follows: ★  Avoid feeding l...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 10:48 AM
Why is moisture important?
Moisture is an important part of any pet’s diet as it helps assist with optimum nutrition absorption and helps keep pets hydrated. All of our raw frozen foo...
Sat, 9 Dec, 2017 at 6:25 PM
I have a picky eater. Can you make any recommendations?
Below are some tips for feeding raw to a sensitive or picky eater: ★  Make sure your food is warm (not cooked) when you serve it. Check out the short vi...
Sat, 9 Dec, 2017 at 6:30 PM
My pet prefers dry foods. What can I do to introduce moisture into their meals?
You can start by crumbling our Freeze-dried diet into a bowl, serving it dry at first, and then slowly work your way into rehydrating it as directed. Over t...
Fri, 8 Dec, 2017 at 2:03 PM
Is this food suitable for my dog/cat at all life stages?
Yes, Primal’s species-appropriate canine and feline diets are complete and balanced for all life stages. Use our online Feeding Calculator to suit gauging f...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 11:46 AM
Do I need to transition between meat-proteins, or between different lines of Formula?
Typically, once a pet has effectively transitioned to a Primal raw food diet, we find most pets can rotate between all Primal raw formulas without issue.
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Can I feed raw and processed foods?
Yes. As we always say, “some raw is better than no raw.” Most pets do well with a part-Primal and part-processed diet. All of our products are tested patho...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 11:51 AM
What is the importance of single-source protein products?
When Primal was founded, most of our customers came to us seeking a solution to health problems that were often related to feeding foods their pets could not...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 12:24 PM
Why does Primal recommend 'rotation'?
We encourage you to rotate between protein sources (AKA meat sources) whenever possible. It is great to provide different nutrients to your pet, and will ke...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 12:29 PM