We do have several breeders that use our food so it has been tested on many puppies. Most agree that it is best to start the full meals between 4 and 6 months old. This is breed and breeder dependant.
Prior to the full meals we suggest feeding raw meaty bones or for easy measurement we have created the Artisan Raw puppy starter a prioritized mix of Ground Meaty Chicken Bones, Salmon Frames, Whole Eggs with Shell and Green Beef Tripe. This gives the bone they need for growth and exposure to multiple proteins at an early age. We suggest transitioning from all bones to our full meals when the poop starts to get too hard, white, and crumbly.
By looking at young wolves growing up we are actually observing our young pup's ancestors. If we couple that with modern scientific discoveries about diet, health, and aging, we are able to produce a realistic, health-promoting, evolutionary puppy diet. From studying the eating habits of wolf cubs which are seen to be perpetually hungry, subsisting on raw food consisting mostly of bones and being forced to scavenge a wide variety of foods, we get vital clues about successful puppy raising.
“My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” – Edith Wharton