Transitioning Dogs Breed Information1article Food Safety9articles Fooding Guidelines15articles General Questions15articles Healthcare9articles Herbs and Spices4articles Herbs for Cats and Dogs49articles Legislative and Regulatory1article Home Frequently Asked Questions Tips and TricksTransitioning Dogs A change of diet ..Cold Turkey Or Slow?Transitioning Healthy Dogs to a Raw Food Diet?Transitioning Picky Eaters and Older Dogs to a Raw Diet ?Transitioning Puppies to a Raw Food Diet?Who Can Transition? Any tips to transition picky eaters and older dogs to a raw food diet? Patience … Picky eaters or older dogs may turn their noses up at the smell and texture of their new food. Don’t worry, as this is a common occurrence (particularly with smaller dogs) and is usually easy to address by following these steps: Eliminate treats during the transitionFast your dog the night before starting the transitionServe the meal in an appealing manner in a new place or “safe” area of your kitchen away from foot traffic.Add flavour “bribes” such as cheese or an egg yolkLast resort, gently cook the raw meals to release the flavours and aromas of the food by lightly baking the meal in a toaster oven or poaching it quickly on the stove. Be sure to also checkout our blog for additional articles.