Tomorrow I will be properly starting my dog on the ward diet, after feeding her on commercial food up until now. She is very healthy and very lively slightly podgy border collie. I have just been reading about the detox that can also happen and some of it sounded quite horrible. I wondered if anyone had experience of this? The page I got the info from was linked to the FB raw feeders group some people who fed the dogs are raw diet recommended to me on Mumsnet.
Also, obviously I will call the vet if something dramatic happens although hopefully it wouldn't!
I switched my foster dog to raw a few weeks after we'd got here and she had absolutely no problems with detox at all. She was straight into chomping chicken wings, carcasses, tripe etc. Biggest benefit were the smaller, firmer poos - so easy to pick up!
No problems here, two rescue dogs both 4 or 5 years old, have obviously been fed slop their whole lives, terrible teeth, appalling runny poo. Within a day they had lovely firm poo and not a tummy upset since. They are learning what teeth are for too!
No issues here either when I switched mine. My older girl took a couple of weeks to start digesting all of it properly but it still came out as firm poos, just looking a bit more like it did when it went in than my other dog's!
She seemed a bit subdued and quickly lost interest in the chicken she was offered for breakfast earlier but after being taken for a 5 mike run wolfed the lot and now seems more relaxed than usual (she usually has that much exercise, actually more, only the diet has changed.)