The BARF model diet is the most common and popular raw diet for dogs.
A BARF diet can be home prepared with multiple ingredients to provide recommended allowances for essential nutrients.
BARF diet feeding ratios are slightly different from PMR diet ratios to include vegetables, seeds, and fruit.
Adding vegetables, seeds and nuts, and fruits to a dog’s diet provides many benefits, but prove useful when formulating a complete and balanced raw diet.
BARF MODEL RATIO GUIDELINES
The recommended guidelines for a BARF diet consists of 70% muscle meat, 10% raw edible bone, 5% liver, 5% other secreting organ, 7% vegetables, 2% seeds or nuts, and 1% fruit.