Rashee Kuchroo, Managing Partner, Doggie Dabbas
Rashee Kuchroo is the Founder and CEO of Doggie Dabbas and is regarded as one of the leading pet nutritionists in India today.
New Pet-parents are equally baffled when it comes to feeding their pets like humans. We all love our pets like our babies and we want what’s best for them. The Brand Called You brings you India’s Leading Pet Nutritionist who will solve all the problems you might have for your pet(dog) related to nutrition. What to feed them, what not to, how to know if they are sick, and more!
But First, About Rashee Kuchroo
Rashee has been an animal lover since she was a child. Born and raised in Mumbai, she went on to complete her undergraduate degree from Cardiff University, and her Master’s degree from Westminster University in London. Upon returning, she found out that her pet dog had become obese and his coat had shed. She took it upon herself to treat him, hence she learned animal nutrition online. She was amazed by how much her dog had improved only by changing his diet. Doggie Dabbas was born out of Rashee’s desire to impact other pets by keeping in mind their natural food requirements and feeding them fresh!
About Dog Nutrition
Food is a miracle healer. Even in humans, if you shift your food intake to healthier options, your body feels better. The same goes for dogs. Rashee talks to us about what to feed your dogs. She tells us that one must keep in mind that they belong to a different species and need meat for a healthier body. She opines against feeding your dog milk and roti, which is generally done in India. By Doggie Dabbas, Rashee has created healthier and fresh food options that cater to the nutrition requirements of especially a dog. She recommends not feeding them vegetarian food.
Food requirement of a pug vs labrador
Dogs belong to the same species, hence their food requirements are basically the same. They all need the same food regardless of their type. But their portions and bite sizes may vary.
Medical Interventions in Dogs
Rashee talks about how taking care of nutrition keep health issues at bay. She gives us some basic advice on how to know if your dog is feeling unwell. The first signs include lethargy, personality changes, not eating their meals, and not being themselves. The more obvious signs to look out for include vomiting and grumbling. She answers our questions on when a dog needs medical intervention.
“I think the way forward is most definitely a mix between allergy and homeopathic treatments, natural Ayurveda treatments for dogs, vaccinations are important.”
She also suggests that one should always get their dog tested before revaccination. Tune in to this amazing conversation and learn everything you need to know about nutrition for dogs!
Rashee Shah Kuchroo has always been passionate about animals. As a child, while others would read comic books she buried herself in various books related to dog breeds, their health, training, and behavior. Born and brought up in Mumbai, she went on to complete her undergraduate degree in Economics, Accounts & Business Management from Cardiff University (2006-2009), followed by a Masters in Marketing Communications from Westminster University in London (2009-2010).
Upon returning to India she found her labrador, Sloppy had put on weight and he had lost his puppy white coat. At the time he was eating packaged food while her other 2 dogs were on home-cooked diets. Seeing the difference in their health she decided to change Sloppy’s diet and well. This prompted her to take a keen interest in nutrition and she ended up doing a short course in Canine Nutrition online.
Armed with the right knowledge she finally changed Sloppy’s diet and the difference was shocking for all to see. He lost all his excess weight, his coat color changed back to white and his energy levels increased as well. Guests visiting her home saw the change and started requesting similar diets for their dogs and thus Doggie Dabbas was born.
Nutrition is a forever changing and evolving subject requiring continuous research and interactions at a global level. Rashee often attends international lectures, conferences, and events to learn about the latest developments in the Pet Industry.
Regarded as the leading Pet Nutrition Expert in India, Rashee has helped hundreds of dogs over the years to overcome their health problems by simply changing their diet.