WHO WE ARE - Our Ethos

K9 Rawsome creates fresh meals for all breeds and sizes, customisation and pre-made. Since adopting our first K9 friend in 2009 we have researched BARF (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food) and trialled almost every kibble in Australia over the years. By trialling, we literally chewed kibble for taste, felt for texture, smell, soaked kibble, blended kibble (keep in mind we had no interest in brands from Supermarkets or cheap brands from Pet Stores).

 

We follow the 80 -10 - 5- 5  (customised meals and or as noted)

80% meat

10% bone and

5%   organ

5%   liver 

Where fruit and vegetables are  added, our percentages change (customised meals and or as noted)

70-10-5-5-7-3

70% meat

10% bone 

5% liver

5% other offal

7% vegetables

3% fruit

 

There are hundreds of opinions on how to correctly’ feed a dog a raw diet and many who feel that fruit should not be added to meals. We sometimes add fruit because fruit and its entity contains vitamins and antioxidants which also offer a diversity to the K9 diet.  When you come across websites likes this, is because the individual had a life experience with their pet which led them to where they are today. 

 

 We sympathise and not prejudice against and kibble feeders. We can assist you with kibble advice on specific breed, transition to raw, diversity of raw and kibble if this is your choice. Trying a diversity diet is better than not trying at all!

 

I would like to share with you the beginning of my raw food adventure and its true benefits...

When we took our puppy to the vet for his first vaccination sometime in 2009,  during our consultation diet was never raised, nor was I or my partner educated in any way to know what kibble we should purchase or what raw food we should give. This was learnt through trial and error and our first kibble purchased was Advance Puppy Growth. A good visual product, and we liked the word Growth on the kibble bag.

 

I thought I had it down packed because the brand Advance is not a cheap brand. Shortly after our pooch started scratching and the allergy was so severe to the point that he looked liked he had second degree burns. Off I went to the vet. He was given a steroid injection and I didn't even question it, why would I,   

I was not a vet!  Diet was not brought up at this consultation either. 

I went home and googled, can I give my puppy Raw Food? And there it was, Raw AND its BENEFITS!

If diet was discussed with my veterinarian, would I have been told to use SCIENCE DIET? This brand may state Premium Protein but when you read the first 5 ingredients you will read:

x Potatoes  (The first ingredient makes up for most of the kibble production, cheap filler)

x Potato Starch  ( found in potatoes that are a product of the potato plant) 

+ Venison  (great)

x Potato Protein  (potato again, oh my)

x Pork Fat  

Some veterinarians may claim that raw food is bad for your K9 but may recommend your dog a POTATO BISCUIT to be fed on a daily basis with the assumption it is good for your beloved pet! Are you and I on the same page yet?

I am happy to say after 2-3 months on raw feeding our buddy, our K9 friend Zeus said goodbye to allergies and he has been a healthy canine ever since.   He just turned 10 years young on 30 April, 2019.

 

Our aim was one day to learn from our experience, create, educate and share our knowledge and here we are today. We are a team of passionate people who love pooches and want K9's to thrive, not just survive, because there is a difference.

By customising raw meals we have cured  various K9's from skin allergies and other health conditions.  We questioned as to why could we cure these pets where veterinarians had no success. Quite simply it is from our dedicated research, time and money spent embarking on our experience in understanding , 'what really is good for dogs and their well-being?' 

 

Our success is by proof of results and we have even cured pets over the internet with our recommendations and advice, in Australia and Internationally. You really need to contact us to get your pooch into tip top shape.  

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If you purchase your meals from K9 Rawsome, we cater for every breed and age, healthy or not. 

Our main rescue group for 2018 

QSAR -Queensland Staffy and Amstaff Rescue  where monthly donations were received from K9 Rawsome

We associate  with real people on a daily basis, real pet owners and their K9 friends. Jump onto our Facebook page and share our page with a friend or two. We are highly recommended in Australia.

We understand that some pet owners cannot afford a complete raw diet and we too can assist you with recommending the appropriate kibble for your breed/age and tailor make a meal plan that will be beneficial to your dogs health. ​

 

There really needs to be more awareness and for pet owners to ask Veterinarians more questions about kibbles and raw food. Antibiotics and steroid injections are not always the answer but sometimes just a band aid solution.

Our success has been based on our knowledge and food creations. Where we can, we source organic produce and even grow our own seasonal organic produce, this is where we excel above the rest. It takes alot of dedication on growing produce and sourcing the best produce.

 

It is our ethos to make sure we have quality control. All other veggies are sourced usually from local markets helping our Aussie Farmers, with all meals produced in Australia.

Kind Regards

Connie - Founder and Director

Certified in Canine Nutrition - Level 3

Higher Distinction

 

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FAQ

Do you provide International delivery?

We only provide International deliveries on our accessories.

How do I return an item?

Please post back to

PO Box 610, Moorebank NSW 2170

 

What is your returns policy?

No Refunds or Returns on Perishables.

Items must be returned within 7 days of purchase. If we have no longer the same item in stock in a different size, you can either receive a store Gift Voucher or  exchange for other items. 

Are Gift Vouchers Transferable?

No, unfortunately we cannot transfer vouchers. They are valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

 

How much notice do I need to give for customised meals?

 

We require 3 days notice.

 

What are your delivery options?

Where K9 Rawsome couriers cannot deliver your food, Third party couriers will deliver your perishable (frozen) items.

Non frozen  food and supplements will be delivered by Australia post.

Accessories are delivered by Australia Post.

When will I receive my frozen Pre-Made Meals?

Within 3-5 days pending non business days and availability.

Have any questions or concerns? 

We’re always available to help!

 

 

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