How to get a dog interested in raw?

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    ab1028
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    I have a picky miniature poodle puppy (9 months) who I am currently feeding Acana Regionals. However, I also want to incorporate some raw food into his diet. 99% of the time with raw food he just sniffs it and walks away. Is there some way to make it more appealing to him?

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    Susan
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    Cook it, put it in boiling water for a bit or warm the raw food in the microwave maybe its too cold…

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    Hound Dog Mom
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    Try mixing in some green tripe. Raw if you can get it (Hare Today and My Pet Carnivore sell raw) or a canned product like Tripett. Very few dogs will turn their noses up to green tripe.

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    ab1028
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    Thanks for the advice!

    I’ve tried giving the raw to him at different temperatures, but it doesn’t seem to make much of a difference. Is cooking it ok if there is bone in it?

    I have considered mixing in Triplett (he has it once in a while mixed with his kibble), but I don’t want him to always expect Triplett and the raw mixed together.

    I feed him orijen freeze dried medallions for supper a few times a week. Does this have the same benefits as raw?

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    Cesar M
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    Thank you for advice. I used this trick on my dog also.

    Thank you

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