Rodney Habib Recommends Purina Pro Plan?

Rodney Habib Recommends Purina Pro Plan?

Used with the permission of Rodney Habib Yesterday, Rodney hosted a Live on Facebook to discuss new findings surrounding the connection between dog food and dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), a condition where due to an enlarged and weakened left ventricle, the heart's...
Easy Raw Dog Food Recipe with Quail, Duck, and Dr. Harvey’s

Easy Raw Dog Food Recipe with Quail, Duck, and Dr. Harvey’s

Quail, Duck, Raw Eggs, and Dr. Harvey's I source 99% of the food I feed to my dogs through a local raw food co-op. Ingredients: I make food for my dogs in bulk because it's easier with four dogs. The following can be broken down to smaller amounts or you can store the...
Answers Pet Food Sues EVERYBODY

Answers Pet Food Sues EVERYBODY

Answers Pet Food Sues Everybody “Fleetwood, PA, July 8, 2019. – Lystn, LLC d.b.a./ANSWERS™ Pet Food, announced today that the company has filed a Declaratory Judgment Complaint and is seeking Injunctive Relief  against the Food and Drug Administration...
5 Ways to Connect with Other Raw Feeders

5 Ways to Connect with Other Raw Feeders

This blog post was originally published in June 2016. It has been updated with new information. When I first began feeding raw to my dogs, I was spending an astronomical amount of money each month.  I was happy to do it – not really – because I knew it was...
Finding Novelty Proteins for a Dog with Sensitivities

Finding Novelty Proteins for a Dog with Sensitivities

This post was originally published in 2015. It has been updated and published with new information. In 2014, I learned that my dog, Rodrigo, had a chicken and beef intolerance, which sucked because these were the easiest proteins that I could source at the time.  I...
Does Raw Feeding Lead to Dilated Cardiomyopathy?

Does Raw Feeding Lead to Dilated Cardiomyopathy?

If you've been on social media, then you may be aware of the connection between grain-free dog food and heart disease, specifically cardiomyopathy. I've kept quiet because this related to kibble brands and I don't feed kibble nor do I write about kibble. But two...
Save on the Best Essential Oils for Dogs [2019]

Save on the Best Essential Oils for Dogs [2019]

If you're like me and have a love for essential oils, then you don't want to miss Plant Therapy's Appreciation Month. Bookmark this blog post so that you can return to see each day's specials offered by one of my favorite essential oil sources. What is Plant Therapy?...
Naturally Helping My Dog Deal with Fireworks

Naturally Helping My Dog Deal with Fireworks

It's that time of year again and Rodrigo has become more of a shadow than usual. We live in a rural area of Western Washington near a Boom City, where folks drive from all around to buy pounds of fireworks and set them off as they celebrate the Fourth of July. People...
Feeding Raw Duck Frames to My Dogs

Feeding Raw Duck Frames to My Dogs

Welcome to Raw Foodie Friday! This week, I fed duck frames to my dogs. It's one of my favorite things to feed my dogs during the summer because the dogs can eat outside, I feed them whole, and the dogs are super mellow all evening after dinnertime. What are Raw Duck...
“Balance” is the Elephant in Raw Feeding Groups

“Balance” is the Elephant in Raw Feeding Groups

Over the past year or so, I've noticed a line drawn in the sand within the raw feeding community, and the ever-widening divide is because of one word, “Balance.” Veterinarians who are against raw feeding give the reason as it's not a balanced diet. Many...
Nutrients for Dogs Found in Duck

Nutrients for Dogs Found in Duck

Welcome to Raw Foodie Friday! In 2018, I created a spreadsheet to gain a better understanding of the nutrients found in the different ingredients in my dogs' raw meals. It took a while to track down the nutrients, but once comprised, I found that the information...
Benefits of Ceylon Cinnamon for Dogs

Benefits of Ceylon Cinnamon for Dogs

Ceylon cinnamon is an ingredient in my golden paste recipe and if you’ve ever wondered why it has to be Ceylon cinnamon and not just regular ole’ cinnamon (Cassia) from the spice aisle of the grocery store, then this is the right post for you. Benefits of Ceylon...
Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth, Flea Killer We Can Eat

Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth, Flea Killer We Can Eat

pronunciation lesson: diatomaceous – dia-to-may-shush I received a couple of containers of diatomaceous earth (food grade) to try.  I planned on dusting our dogs because it’s a natural and effective flea killer and repellent, but I had just treated our...
Phytoplankton is an Expensive Alternative to Fish Oil for Dogs

Phytoplankton is an Expensive Alternative to Fish Oil for Dogs

DepositPhoto Welcome to Raw Foodie Friday! Today, we're going to talk about a supplement that I've been giving my dogs and promoting as a superior alternative to fish oil. This year, I decided to focus on reducing my raw feeding budget, and I'm taking a closer look at...
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