Looking after our furry babies! Mumbler reviews raw dog food from Bella & Duke
Sally at Harrogate Mumbler has reviewed something a bit different for us…
As our regular readers will know, we often get asked to try out products for our kids, this time though, I get to introduce our “furry daughter” AKA the Mumbler mutt, Elsa (Yes, we got her in the height of the Disney Frozen craze in 2015 and my daughters were adamant that she was an Elsa!)
Elsa is a 5 year old Golden Doodle, she is big, a bit daft & completely wonderful. She is one of the family and so I was delighted when Bella & Duke asked us if we’d like to try out their raw dog food & tell you all about it.
So, why raw dog food?
Previously I have been feeding Elsa on a combo of complete biscuit mixed with a tinned meat. I add in the meat because, quite frankly, she’s not keen on the dry food alone. Having experienced a change in dog food previously (and learnt from my mistakes!) I’ve been adding in the Bella & Duke raw food gradually over the past few days. So far so good. Elsa absolutely LOVES it and she has digested it brilliantly. There is not a scrap left in her bowl after feeding (unlike when I give her the dry food- which can often get left for hours) Apologies if this is TMI, but the food has made a massive improvement to my “pooper scooping” as well! After eating Bella & Duke for a few days, Elsa has gone from doing multiple messy no2’s each day, to a single, firm, easy-to-bag-up-and-get-rid-of poo! (sorry, I know… gross!)
How does it work?
Bella & Duke raw dog food comes by post in a large box. It is completely frozen and so you pop it straight in the freezer then defrost it portion by portion overnight in the fridge. As I’m currently adding it gradually, I’m using half a tub per meal. Once defrosted the tubs last for up to 4 days in the fridge (useful if you’ve got a dog smaller than my 38kg beast!) The tubs are stackable and once defrosted, it feels like you’re feeding your dog pate- it’s not huge chunks of raw meat or anything like that,- it’s easy to dish up & the plastic tubs recyclable.
What is the science behind raw dog food?
Bella & Duke explain more…”Did you know that many behavioural and health issues in dogs arise from the processed food they eat?
Over-excitement or low energy levels from sugar
Itchy skin, weight gain and upset stomachs caused by grains
Serious health issues including pancreatitis and joint issues.
Bella & Duke want to ensure that the nation’s pets are happy and healthy. A natural, species-specific diet is key. Learn more about Raw Dog Food. Their Raw dog food is a nutritionally-balanced blend of premium ingredients, packed with the vitamins and minerals your dog needs. Our vet approved food does not contain any unnecessary sugars, grains, cheap fillers or preservatives.
What are the Key benefits when switching?
Some of the key benefits our customers see are:
Their poo will be more compact, well-formed and firmer
More enthusiastic at mealtimes
Energy levels will be normalised and better balanced
Calmer and less reactive
Don’t just take our word for it, what do other pet owners think about Bella & Duke raw dog food?
I am absolutely blown away by the impact your food has had on my French bulldog. He has had ongoing skin issues and is allergic to almost everything, grass pollen, tree pollen, house dust mites, everything. He has to have monthly injections of cytopoint to control them. Since starting him on the food, this seems to have gone. He hasn’t had an injection now since 7 July and has not scratched once. His ears were also always red and itchy, now they’re smooth and normal colour.he’s so much happier, loves the food and both dogs coats are silky smooth.
How much does it cost?
The price is tailored for you & is bespoke for your own dog, it’s breed, size & age. For little chihuahua’s its as low as 40p per day, for a spanial it’s around £1.37per day (based on a 12kg delivery) You can find out more using the Feeding Calculator here
Want to try it out?
Bella & Duke are offering a 50% off trial for Mumblers along with a feee treat and free delivery so that you can see for yourself how good this food is and how much of a difference it will make to your dog.