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Membership is closed. October 2021 orders are now closed.  Orders will be available for pick up on Friday October 1, 2021 between 2:00 and 6:00 pm. This will be the last order for Foothill Raw Feeders.  The buyers club is clo

Disclaimer/Terms and Conditions

Foothill Raw Feeders is a local buyers club for people who feed a raw food diet to their dogs and cats. Foothill Raw Feeders recommends that you consult your Veterinary professional before starting your pet on a commercially prepared, home-prepared cooked or raw diet; especially if you have a special needs companion animal. Some of our products are USDA/USDC inspected products with safe handling instructions on the cases. The use of these products outside these guidelines established by federal and state standards is the sole and separate responsibility of the member. Foothill Raw Feeders accepts no liability or responsibility for these uses. As such, Foothill Raw Feeders does not provide liability insurance for the protection of individuals and their pets who may participate in Foothill Raw Feeder activities.

The Foothill Raw Feeders website, email list, and group are intended to be a source of information and supplies for people who have chosen to feed fresh foods to their companion animals. The website and discussion list may provide information on nutrition and other pet issues that are the not evaluated by the FDA and AAFCO, are the sole opinion of the author, and are not official statements of Foothill Raw Feeders. The owner and members of this group are not nutritionists or veterinarians. They are companion animal owners, breeders and trainers. The information this group provides is to be used for educational purposes and to help a member make their own decisions regarding their animals' health. Foothill Raw Feeders cannot be responsible for decisions any member makes with respect to feeding or treating their companion animals. Any application of the recommendations set forth is at the member's discretion and sole risk. It is strongly advised that the customer seeks out the best veterinary resources available in order that informed decisions on the care of their pet are obtained at all times.

In consideration for participation in said Foothill Raw Feeders, the member and their animal(s) does hereby release and forever discharge Foothill Raw Feeders, its creators and members, service providers, and suppliers from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of my use of any product or service. Member understands and agrees that their work and/or presence on any site, including but not limited to any business, residence, cold storage facility, supplier, or processor, and the site where members pick up their order, are at their risk and their risk alone. Young children must be accompanied by an adult and kept under control at all times.  Please do not bring your own animal(s) to the pick-up site.

This release extends and applies to, and also covers and includes, all unknown, unforeseen, unanticipated and unsuspected injuries, damages, loss and liability and the consequences thereof, as well as those now disclosed and known to exist. Member agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Foothill Raw Feeders and its respective members, service providers, and suppliers from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of your use of any product or service. The provisions of any state, federal, local or territorial law or state providing substance that releases shall not extend to claims, demands, injuries, or damages which are known or unsuspected to exist at this time, to the person executing such release, are hereby expressly waived.

All activities associated with the group, including pick-ups and ordering, are done at member's own risk. Member agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Foothill Raw Feeders and its respective members, service providers, and suppliers from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of its use of any product or service.

Member Conduct: 

Foothill Raw Feeders:

  • Members must place advance orders through the Foothill Raw Feeders website during the open order period(s).
  • Members have 24 hours AFTER orders close to modify orders including Small Batch or Green Tripe orders. Member understands that any cancellation after this time period will not be accepted and orders will not be refunded.
  • Members must provide a thirty (30) minute window to Foothill Raw Feeders for their pick up time on designated date.  Members must be on time and follow the site rules for pick-up location.
  • Members must pick-up their order(s) at the specified pick-up location(s), on the pick-up date(s), and during specific pick-up time as agreed upon.  If member fails to retrieve their order at the specific time/date/location, member agrees to forfeit their order in full without reimbursement or a refund.
  • Members may not purchase food through the co-op and offer it for resale to anyone.
  • Members may not take food from an order delivery site which does not belong to them unless previously arranged with Foothill Raw Feeders and all parties involved.
  • Members may not order food that they do not pay for.  All orders must be paid upon completion of order.  It is the Member’s responsibility to insure order is complete and paid for by PayPal.
  • Members may not order food that they know they are unable to  pick up at the appointed time.
  • Members must be considerate and polite at all times. Absolutely no rude, threatening, or otherwise-harassing behavior will be tolerated at pick up site or on group discussion site.

Failure to maintain polite behavior either on the membership list or at delivery sites will result in membership privileges being partially or wholly revoked. Site hosts reserve the right to refuse pick-up privileges to anyone who abuses their hospitality.

Any shortages, weights changes, and/or discrepancies are to be noted on member's individual invoice and must be declared before member leaves the pick-up site. We do not back order products. In addition, it is member's responsibility to review their order and products before member leaves the pick-up site for accuracy, to ensure correct notations for refunds and/or all weight changes are marked on member's invoice.

All sales including Small Batch and Green Tripe are final. All perishable (fresh or frozen) food products are non-returnable  Buyer has 12 hours after receipt of products to contact Foothill Raw Feeders about any spoilage noted with purchase. The buyer assumes all risks associated with the use of these goods, whether used alone or in combination with other products. It is expressly understood that we are not responsible and will not be held liable for damages and/or injury caused by the use of any of these products, and that our liability ceases with prudent delivery of these products to our pick-up location.

As a condition of member's use of Foothill Raw Feeders and any linked pages including the Yahoo Groups site, member warrants and represents that member will not use the website for any commercial purposes or for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms.

Furthermore, member specifically agree not to use this website to solicit the members on this website for any commercial/retail and/or fund raising purpose. In addition, member agrees not to use the website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the website or interfere with another person's use and enjoyment of the website. Sending commercial/retail email information and/or solicitations, sending commercial/retail information and/or solicitations is strictly prohibited and a violation of the terms and conditions of the use of this website. Such violations may result in civil and/or criminal penalties against the sender and those assisting the sender.

Members must create a Pay Pal account. Cash and Checks will NOT be accepted.

Foothill Raw Feeders may revoke membership privileges for failure to arrive to collect food during the order pick-up window, or other non-cooperative or rude behavior.

Foothill Raw Feeders will not discriminate against any person with regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, religious preference, political preference, cultural background, disability, or other basis. Foothill Raw Feeders reserve the right to deny membership to anyone who does not demonstrate a willingness to abide by our terms and conduct or act in a spirit of cooperation. We also reserve the right to terminate membership privileges for anyone who does not abide by these terms and conduct.

Member hereby agrees on behalf of member's heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, to indemnify the Foothill Raw Feeders and its list owner (s) and members, joint and severally from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained by participating in the Foothill Raw Feeders activities.

It is further understood and agreed that said participation in Foothill Raw Feeders activities is not to be construed as an admission of any liability and acceptance of assumption of responsibility by the Foothill Raw Feeders, its creators and members jointly and severally, for all damages and expenses for which the Foothill Raw Feeders, its creators and members become liable as a result of any alleged act of the member.