*DO YOU HAVE PUPPIES FOR SALE?
I only breed a litter when I intend to keep a puppy myself, so I do have a puppy list. Visitors are welcome by arrangement; also prefer to meet prospective new owners at least once before agreeing to sell a puppy.
*WHAT DO YOU FEED YOUR DOGS?
I feed a natural diet of raw meat, bones, chopped vegetables, herbs & grated fruit.
*WHY NOT A COMPLETE DRY FOOD?
My first Ridgeback was fed a complete diet and she suffered with cystitis many times and I promised her I would not do that again. Maize and other grains are used to bulk out the complete feeds, which also swell to twice the quantity once digested and water is consumed. That puts the digestive system under much stress!
*AREN’T BONES DANGEROUS FOR DOGS?
No, in the wild, hunting dogs eat bones as well
as the meat and stomach contents of the kill.
Beef & chicken bones are the safest, I don't
feed lamb bones or pork in any form.
*HOW OFTEN D YOU FEED YOUR DOGS?
Once a day, in the evening, after all have been exercised.
Based on dogs hunting to kill, I know that their digestive
systems cannot be stressed this way.
*HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT YOUR DOGS ARE GETTING A BALANCED DIET?
A wild dog's diet consists of 80% meat (protein), 15% bone (calcium & phosphorous)
and 5% semi-
*HOW MUCH EXERCISE DO RIDGEBACKS NEED?
Ridgebacks need a combination of roadwork and free-
*WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR DOG FOOD FROM?
My supplier of frozen meat is ALBION MEAT PRODUCTS Ltd.
Tel: 01386 554095 (ask for Catherine and quote Carlton)
*WHAT BOOKS DO YOU RECOMMEND?
1. Give your dog a bone: -
2. Think Dog! -