Keep the Tail Wagging®

A Blog About Raw Feeding, Pet Wellness, and Life as a Crazy Dog Mom

After years of vet appointments, I finally began looking into natural solutions to my dog's allergies and digestive issues.  And they worked.  Now I'm nerding out on all things dogs as I learn how to raise them naturally.

I write about DIY raw feeding, choosing natural options for our dogs, and dog mom life.

Welcome to my world!

Are You New to Raw Feeding?

Here are a few resources to introduce you to a species-appropriate diet for your dog.

Recent Blog Posts

Sharing my experience as a raw feeder and what I'm learning about raising dogs naturally.  I'm a DIY raw feeder, I believe all dogs are unique, and training is on going.

When Raw Dog Food Spoils After a Power Outage

When Raw Dog Food Spoils After a Power Outage

This blog post was originally published in September 2017. It has been updated with new information and republished. Enjoy! Several years ago we were warned about an upcoming, powerful windstorm and wide spread power outage.  In the past, we used to roll our eyes at...

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Unsolicited Advice from a 50 Year Old Dog Mom

Unsolicited Advice from a 50 Year Old Dog Mom

Today I reached the ripe old age of FIFTY and I'm stunned. As a teenager I thought grandmothers were fifty, old people were fifty, life was over at fifty. Now I'm here and I'm not a grandmother, I don't feel old, and life has just begun. I don't feel much different...

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Top 3 Brands that Create Quality CBD Oil for Dogs

Top 3 Brands that Create Quality CBD Oil for Dogs

The more I learn, the better I am at raising dogs naturally. I originally published this blog post in October, 2018. Since then, I've learned more about CBD and found products that are better than the ones I've used in the past. So I'm updating this blog post with the...

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Raw Feeding for Dogs

I transitioned our dogs to a raw food diet in April 2013. Within the first two weeks of feeding a hybrid diet (raw in the morning, kibble in the evening) I saw massive improvements.  I now share my experince to help others.

When Raw Dog Food Spoils After a Power Outage

When Raw Dog Food Spoils After a Power Outage

This blog post was originally published in September 2017. It has been updated with new information and republished. Enjoy! Several years ago we were warned about an upcoming, powerful windstorm and wide spread power outage.  In the past, we used to roll our eyes at...

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Easy Raised Vegetable Garden for Dogs

Easy Raised Vegetable Garden for Dogs

I love gardening and have had vegetable gardens for the dogs in the past. But I'm not great at it. It's the weeding that I have to do at the beginning of the season plus maintain through the summer - it sucks. I'm a terrible planner too. I get over excited and buy...

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Surprising Benefits of Bone Marrow for Raw Fed Dogs

Surprising Benefits of Bone Marrow for Raw Fed Dogs

For years, I believed that bone barrow was too rich for dogs. All that fat in one (or two) meals can't be good. It'll lead to digestive upset, diarrhea, and possibly pancreatitis. Plus the thick raw bones that are chock-full of bone barrow are weight-bearing bones, so...

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A Novice's Guide to Raw Feeding for Dogs

Why I Switched to Raw

DIY raw feeding saved my dog's life.  Rodrigo had itchy skin, rashes, chronic ear infections, joint issues, digestive issues and more.  Traditional medicine didn't help, but adding fresh food to my dog's diet cleared up most of his health issues in less than two weeks. 

Raw feeding was the answer and DIY raw feeding is more affordable for multi-dog homes, but it's not easy to learn. I share my start as a raw feeder in my book, A Novice's Guide to Raw Feeding for Dogs, to help others on their journey to a healthier dog.

National Raw Feeding Week

DAILY VIDEOS ON RAW FEEDING ON PATREON   |   APRIL 1 – APRIL 7, 2022

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