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A raw idea: Owners changing up pets' diets

by Jenna Barnes
June 06, 2012


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Raw pet food is becoming increasingly popular among dog and cat owners. According to the North American Raw Petfood Association, manufacturers sold nearly 100 million pounds of raw food last year. Still, many are choosing to stick with traditional dry food, which is significantly less expensive.