Which Big Dog Raw Food Recipe is Right for My Dog?

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At Big Dog Pet Foods, we make a large range of healthy recipes for your beloved dogs. With so much variety in our range, we are sure to have something suitable for your furbaby. Our recommendation is to rotate through as many of our recipes as possible to provide nutritional variation, and to make meals even more enjoyable with the different flavours coming from all the different protein sources. We have three different categories for our recipes: Mixed Protein Diets, Single Meat Protein Diets, and our Scientific Diets. This handy guide will give a snapshot of each recipe, with simple recipe comparisons to help you make informed choices for your dog.

For information on feeding your puppy, please read our guide on puppies here


Mixed Protein Diets

Mixed Protein Diets are recipes that have more than one meat source included. Mixed Protein Diets are a great introduction to raw feeding and remain ideal for ongoing feeding for the vast majority of dogs throughout their lives.

Mixed Protein Diets Comparison Table:

These mixed protein recipes are: 
free from
chicken: Sensitive Skin, Wellbeing
free from
beef: Tasmanian Salmon, Lamb, Sensitive Skin
free from lamb: Chicken, Beef


Single Meat Protein Diets

For dogs who have intolerances to certain proteins and need to eat a single meat protein diet have a variety of options within our Big Dog Single Meat Protein Allergy-Friendly Range. As a single meat protein diet, our Goat, Kanga and Turkey diets contain only muscle meat, offal and bone of these species and do not contain any eggs, unlike our mixed protein recipes. Additionally, Kanga may also be suitable for weight loss, with a fat content of only 5%.

Single Meat Protein Diets Comparison Table:


Scientific Range of Mixed Protein Diets

Our Scientific range has been formulated to address dogs with health conditions, assisting from the inside out. The Sensitive Skin diet contains an abundance of natural anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids designed to promote healthy skin, coat, joints, and a stronger immune system, as well as long term healing and reduction of potential future skin issues. Our Wellbeing Diet has been specifically formulated for senior dogs and dogs with common chronic health conditions including arthritis, pancreatic issues, liver problems, renal conditions and some cancers. It has a supportive mixture of traditional healing, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and health-promoting herbs.


Scientific Diets Comparison Table:


Check out our range of recipes for dogs in detail here or get in touch with any questions you have – we’re always happy to help.

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