Building a Better Bowl: Senior Pet Support

Building a Better Bowl: Senior Pet Support Building a Better Bowl: Senior Pet Support
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At Primal, we believe that pet health starts with wholesome, biologically-appropriate nutrition. But even the best nutrition doesn’t stop a pet from aging, and they may need dietary adjustments to stay healthy and happy. Aging pets can often suffer from joint or mobility issues and a weakening immune system;  we’ve built a Primal-approved bowl with whole-food solutions that can help any pet stay well-nourished through their golden years.

Hand spooning Power Greens Fresh Toppers into Primal-branded stainless steel pet food bowl with Kibble, Turkey Market Mix Raw Toppers, and Blueberry Pom Goat Milk+


It’s important to ensure your pet stays well hydrated as they age—dehydration can result in increased joint stiffness, loss of appetite, and general lethargy, all of which can be exacerbated by their age and exercise levels. You can support your pet’s hydration with moisture-rich foods—like targeted, functional toppers & hydrators—which are simple additions to their everyday diet. 

Blueberry Pom Burst Goat Milk+ combines the beneficial electrolytes & gut-supporting probiotics of our Raw Goat Milk with added blueberries & pomegranates for a boost of superfood nutrition. The polyphenols found in blueberries have been shown to aid in the prevention of cognitive decline for aging pets, while pomegranates contain antioxidants that can help support cardiovascular health. 

Our Power Greens Fresh Topper is packed with immune-supporting ingredients, with antioxidant-rich leafy greens & wholesome Pork Bone Broth at the forefront. Organic power greens, like kale and parsley, are a great source of antioxidants.  Collagen-rich Bone Broth is a great source of gelatin, which helps maintain a healthy gut. A powerful blend of organic functional mushrooms help to boost immunity, and organic chia seeds, coconut oil, and sardine oil provide a blend of omega fatty acids and MCTs. 

Both Goat Milk+ and Fresh Toppers are suitable for both dogs & cats, and can be served with your pet’s everyday meals, or alone as a treat.

Pro Tip: After thawing, try refreezing your Goat Milk+ & Power Greens into individual ice cube trays for a treat that is refreshing, easy-to-serve, and full of immune-boosting nutrition!

Whole-Food Nutrition

For a quick-thaw, protein-rich addition to your pet’s diet, try Market Mix Raw Toppers! These easy-to-use meal toppers are crafted with high-quality animal proteins and certified organic fruits & vegetables for a boost of meat-first nutrition. Available in five protein options suitable for both dogs & cats, Market Mix Raw Toppers are a great, palatable way to add fresh, whole foods to your pet’s diet.

Pro Tip: Our Chicken & Turkey Raw Toppers are made with whole neck bones, a great source of cartilage. Cartilage is a natural source of glucosamine & chondroitin, which provide support to hips & joints. 

Make Diet Changes Slowly

Make sure you start slowly if you’re switching over or adding new foods to your pet’s diet. For more information on how to safely transition your pet to a raw diet, click here

Build a Better Bowl®

Want to discover a better bowl for your pet? Get started with our interactive Bowl Builder Tool, and explore the many ways adding fresh foods to your pet’s diet can help them live happier & healthier lives!