It’s never been easier to add essential herbs, vegetables, fruit and
more to the daily food, forget hours making your own, searching high
and low for the perfect mixture.
and dogs LOVE it!
It can be difficult to prepare a sufficiently varied mix of suitable
vegetables to your raw fed dog and many people are looking to save time
and effort. SmartBarf is a blend of over 50
different herbs & vegetables, seeds & nuts, fruits &
berries, and pulses for a 100% natural source of essential and varied
oils, minerals, nutrients, vitamins and other phytocompounds.
- No need to add coconut oil
- No need to add kelp
- No need to add hemp oil
- No need to add vitamin C supplements
- No need to add omega 3, 6 and 9 rich oils
- No need to add lecithin
- No need to add prebiotics
- No need to add brewer’s yeast
As a dehydrated powder, SmartBarf has a long shelf life and it can be
kept in a cupboard. It was developed for those raw feeders who find it
difficult to prepare a sufficiently varied mix of vegetables and
supplements in small quantities. It also saves time and effort for those
who require large quantities on a daily basis. A 500gm bag, if fully
rehydrated, would weigh 2.5kgs.
All the ingredients in Smartbarf were researched and chosen for their
nutritional benefits and to create a healthy and balanced addition to a
The benefits of SmartBarf
- Herbs, Vegetables & Seaweed (40%): A range of leafy greens, root crops, Mediterranean herbs, medicinal herbs and seaweed.
- Seeds & Nuts (40%): Various meadow, vegetable
& herb seeds plus tropical and woodland nuts known for their oils,
amino acids, minerals and health benefits.
- Fruits & Berries (10%): Selections from
orchard, Mediterranean & tropical fruits with native hedgerow
berries are included for their range of antioxidants and vitamins.
- Pulses & Beans (10%): Chosen for the positive effects they have on digestion, as a prebiotic and as a source of coenzyme Q10 for energy.
A number of ingredients have insecticidal, antiseptic, antifungal or
antibiotic properties eg aniseed, fennel, mint, oregano, sage, thyme.
Other ingredients were chosen for their gastro-intestinal effects,
including digestion, breath freshening & flatulence, as a prebiotic
and improved liver performance eg aniseed, beetroot, caraway, carrot,
evening primrose, hawthorn, locust bean, milk thistle, mint, nigella.
Still others were chosen for their ability to improve memory, reduce
stress & anxiety and to calm eg apple, basil, hawthorn, poppy,
pumpkin, sage, walnut.
There are those that have significant levels of vitamins (A, B, C, E
and K), or of trace elements (calcium, chromium, iodine, iron,
magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc) eg
asparagus, banana, brazil nuts, broccoli, linseed, millet, perilla,
poppy, pumpkin, rosehips, seaweed or of growth factors eg safflower,
Some ingredients have a good range of antioxidants, amino acids and
omega oils eg apricots, basil, broccoli, camelina, goji, hemp, mint,
niger, parsley, perilla, poppy, prunes, tomato or are themselves the
source of supplements eg Coenzyme Q10 comes from peanuts and
L-Tryptophan is extracted from pumpkin.
Finally, perhaps because of their phytocompounds, some appear to
improve energy levels by impacting the lungs or the heart eg asparagus,
basil, beetroot, chickpea, dates, oregano, peanuts, perilla, sunflower,
How to use it
For those of you already giving your dog fresh vegetables, just
divide this weight by 5 ie 50gms equals 10gms of SmartBarf and is the
amount we recommend for a 10kg dog. 10gms is approximately 2 level
• Toy breeds: 0.5-1.5 teaspoons per day
(100-250 daily portions per bag)
• Terriers: 2-2.5 teaspoons per day
(50-80 daily portions per bag)
• Medium sized breeds: 1-2 tablespoons per day
(25-50 daily portions per bag)
• Large breeds: 2.5-3.5 tablespoons per day
(15-20 daily portions per bag)
• Giant breeds: 4-9 tablespoons per day
(6-12 daily portions per bag)
While SmartBarf can be stirred into a suitable pet mince as it is, it
is better to rehydrate it first by adding it to twice as much hot water
and allowing it to cool before stirring it into the mince. Rehydrated
SmartBarf should be stored in a fridge or freezer if not used
immediately. In a fridge, it should last up to 7 days.