Holistic Veterinary Surgeon: Graham Hines' Blog
New about services Natural Medicine, Homeopathy for Pets and Natural Feeding. Based in North Wales and Cheshire
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The RCVS Royal Collage of Veterinary Surgeons have made it a lot harder for pets to be treated using not only Homeopathy but other Complementary Modalities. The BAHVS are campaigning against this reduction of choice.
I use both complementary and conventional medicines depending on the case and client preference If you can support us please do so
I listen to the seminar or webinar given by Mike Davies MRCVS a vet with much experience of pet nutrition, having worked for Hills
He pints of the risks of raw feeding to be
Bones - getting stuck in the gut or perforating the gut
Food poisoning - He quotes the fact that the following bacteria as well as some viruses are found in raw meat and could give both pet and carer food poisoning:
as some rarer bugs
Raw meat for the butcher or frozen pet foods do have bacteria on the surface and in the case of ground up products the surface contamination is mixed into the substance of the package. So yes there is a risk. Freezing does not kill all bacteria, it does most worms and protozoa and reduces the number of bacteria.