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The Hip Hound is very passionate about the health benefits of incorporating raw into our pets diets. Below we list why we feed raw and our favorite brands!


Cleans and whitens teeth naturally

Weight Management

Reduced allergies (such as: hot spots, cysts and eye tearing)

Healthier skin, less shedding and a full shiny coat

Good for kidney and liver dysfunctions

Helps with urinary crystals and infections

Prevents and manages diabetes, cancer, and intestinal problems

Improved overall heath

Naturally healthy whole ingredients     

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  The more raw we can add to our pet's diet the better! While feeding 100% raw is amazing, we know that not all of us can do that! And thats ok! Adding some raw is better than none and freeze dried options make mixing raw with kibble easy! Check out our favorite freeze dried foods below.



                                                     Stella & Chewy's RawImage result for stella and chewy cat


Kickstart your kibble with Stella & Chewy’s Meal Mixers, delivering a boost of raw and irresistible taste! Simply scoop, mix-in and watch your dog go crazy for mealtime.

95% meat, organs and bone

Grass-fed, cage-free, wild-caught proteins

100% organic fruits and vegetables

Fortified with added vitamins and minerals

Enhanced with probiotics and antioxidants

100% complete and balanced dinner

     No grains; no gluten

Vital Essentials Raw


3921_3_Cat_FD-Mini-Nibs_Turkey_5_18Just as you thrive on fresh foods, so does your dog or cat. Vital Essentials foods are 

grain-free and made from whole fresh meats, bones and organ meat. Great for all life stages, this complete and balanced diet can be served as a full meal, as a high value treat or mixed in with kibble. Vital Essentials offers many different protein options to choose from. 

No added hormones or antibiotics

No added fillers or flavorings

No artificial preservatives or coloring

No synthetic vitamins or minerals

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Ziwi's air-dried food is a complete and balanced diet that includes over 96% fresh meat. Ziwi Peak's mission is to deliver food that is carefully crafted to mirror the whole-prey meat-rich, diet that dogs and cats require for a long, happy, healthy life. Excellent sourcing and high quality ingredients make ZiwiPeak a Hip Hound favorite! 

We are happy to help!

Do you have questions about raw? Stop in our shop to talk to any of our knowledgeable staff about switching up your dog or cats diet. Thinking about ordering a freeze dried food but have questions? Call us before you place your order! Please note we do not ship frozen foods, but do offer curbside pickup for local customers! 

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