Bone Meal or plant mixture like it?

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Jake & Sweet- Caroline

Tricolored- Hounds for life!
Barked: Tue Mar 12, '13 10:52am PST 
Where can you buy bone meal for dogs?

Or is there some mix of veggies i can use to simulate the firming up action of bone? I'll give Caroline dried up egg shells no problem.

And both my dogs get a dietary suppliment to make sure all nutrients are accounted for.


I'm triple- superior MAD- now!
Barked: Tue Mar 12, '13 2:20pm PST 
Don't use bone meal for dogs, use something like NOW bone meal which is meant for human use.

Use about 25% of the meat's weight in veggies whether you are feeding bone meal or egg shell as most of the bulk of the bone is lost when processing. Try to use a mix of low calorie ones like celery, greens and such rather than potatoes. Of course no grapes or onions!

There is a short thread in Home cooking forum that mentions some supplements for a raw diet. Most supplements don't work well with raw as the things that are low in kibble and such aren't what is low in raw!