When a Raw Food Brand Trashes Their Competition – RUN!

When a Raw Food Brand Trashes Their Competition – RUN!

DepositPhoto This post is a rant because I need to get a few things off of my chest today. But before I start pointing fingers, I want to be 100% transparent. In the past, I have bitched about brands and people for a variety of reasons. Sometimes I felt justified in...
Is the FDA Going to Block Access to CBD Oil for Dogs?

Is the FDA Going to Block Access to CBD Oil for Dogs?

Banned rubber stamp The other day, I read an article about warning letters being sent to CBD oil brands because of unsubstantiated claims being made by the brands that CBD oil cures cancer, epilepsy, and more. So, we all know that there are many natural cures for many...
Fats I Add to My Dogs’ Raw Diet

Fats I Add to My Dogs’ Raw Diet

There was a time when people thought fat was bad, both for humans and dogs. And then someone, not sure who, said that our fear of fat is wrong. Fat doesn't make us fat, it's the DIET OF PROCESSED FOODS we're devouring daily and the TYPES OF FAT WE EAT that is making...
Listeria In My Rabbit? This Raw Feeder Doesn’t Care

Listeria In My Rabbit? This Raw Feeder Doesn’t Care

Today, I'm taking a break from sharing recipes to share my thoughts on a recent notice and voluntary recall. I recently received a message from my rabbit supplier, The Thogersen Family Farm, that the Washington State Department of Agriculture found that a sample of...
My Biased Review of AnimalBiome

My Biased Review of AnimalBiome

DepositPhoto Several months ago, the company AnimalBiome offered a BOGO deal allowing me to have the gut biome of two of my dogs tested for the price of one. Score! I chose Rodrigo and Scout because they have raised the most questions. I planned to test Sydney and...
Z for Zealots, Crazies, and Fanatics About Raw

Z for Zealots, Crazies, and Fanatics About Raw

Enjoy. When I did my first A to Z challenge, I failed to write a blog post about Z or maybe I deleted it, I don't remember. When I came up with this title, I'm sure I was planning on writing a passive aggressive post about people on social media that are being asshats...
The Importance of Vitamin D in a Dog’s Diet

The Importance of Vitamin D in a Dog’s Diet

Humans and mushrooms can make Vitamin D in their body through sun exposure. Our dogs cannot. In this video by Dr. Rhonda Patrick, I learned that my gorgeous Nubian skin color (courtesy of melanin) may be blocking my body's natural ability to absorb Vitamin D. Plus,...
Yogurt Got Me Tossed from a Raw Food Group

Yogurt Got Me Tossed from a Raw Food Group

Enjoy! DepositPhoto/tashka2000 Yep, you read that right.  I shared a recipe in a raw food group that included yogurt and that resulted in me being asked to leave a raw feeding group because the Admin felt that by sharing the recipe, I was promoting unsafe...
How to Make Raw Cat Food (Recipe)

How to Make Raw Cat Food (Recipe)

DepositPhoto/ryhor Raw Cat Food Recipe This week, I want to focus on making cat food. My cats eat Rad Cat (yep, I still have tons of it, bought out the store and the co-op) mixed with wet food. I'm also feeding Cosmo the cat food recipe by Darwin's Pet. But I haven't...
HPP Raw Dog Food vs Healthy Gut

HPP Raw Dog Food vs Healthy Gut

Is HPP Bad? One question I get a lot from new raw feeders is about HPP (high pressure pasteurization). They want to know if it's good or bad for dogs because there is a lot of demonizing of this process and I think HPP is getting a bad rap. Sort of. What is HPP? HPP...
Avoiding Xenophobes When Learning About Raw Feeding

Avoiding Xenophobes When Learning About Raw Feeding

Enjoy. Source: Rotten-eCards Xenophobia, the fear of people who are different from one's self.~ Wikipedia When I came to update this blog post with current information, I saw the definition of “xenophobia” and thought, “that sounds like people in raw...
Mixing Wet Food with Raw Cat Food

Mixing Wet Food with Raw Cat Food

Easy Raw Cat Food Recipe Yep, you read that right. This post is about cat food. I have a cat, Cosmo, who eats a partial raw diet. Someone recently emailed me to ask about how I feed my cat and I wanted to clarify the “recipe.” I put it in quotes, because...
Hacking Your Dog’s Raw Diet

Hacking Your Dog’s Raw Diet

On April 6, 2019, I'll be making a short trip to Albany, New York to speak at the second annual Healthy Dog Expo about raw feeding for dogs. I'm beyond excited and hope to meet a lot of like-minded pet parents. What is the Healthy Dog Expo? The Healthy Dog Expo is a...
Warming and Cooling | Chinese Medicine and Raw Dog Food

Warming and Cooling | Chinese Medicine and Raw Dog Food

Enjoy. When I first began learning about raw feeding, I learned about warming and cooling foods and I was pretty excited because I was convinced that food energetics was the solution for Rodrigo's digestive issues, food intolerances, and environmental allergies. Yes!...
Easy Raw Dog Food Recipe with Emu and Tripe

Easy Raw Dog Food Recipe with Emu and Tripe

Ground emu and green tripe from Raw Feeding Miami Ground Emu and Green Tripe Last year, Raw Feeding Miami reached out to me and offered to send me some food to try. I wasn't expecting much. I get these offers all the time and I usually turn people down because I don't...
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