These days, it seems that everyone is jumping on the Paleo bandwagon. And, if it is good for you, it might be a good idea for your pets as well. Some claim that dogs were meant to live as wolves, on a diet strictly limited to raw meat.
It is true that you have to learn to walk before you can run, and this applies to your canine companion, as well. Sure, he knows how to run, but unless you want to get dragged or pulled in random directions, he will need a little training. You are responsible for helping him learn to be the best running companion possible.