Naturopathy, Raw Feeding, Nutrition for Companion Animals

“Even When You Do Everything Right”

Sometimes life can throw you a curve ball. Even doing everything right for your beloved dogs. Raw feeding, no chemicals, no vaccinations and plenty of love. Suddenly, you are hit with the devasting words. Your dog has terminal cancer and there is nothing that can be done. The owners of Harriet’s sister, “Hope” have received … Read more

The Skin and It’s Microbiome

The microbiome, and in particular the gut microbiome, has been a buzz word for a few years now. We have been hearing about how our dogs and us humans have more bacteria than our own cells. How the microbiome is the key to good health. But did you know that the biome extends to the … Read more

Not All Protein Is Created Equal

I recently listened to a very informative talk by Dr. Peter Ballerstedt PhD, titled “When Protein Is NOT Protein”.  (I have linked the talk at the bottom of this post. VERY worth watching) I learned a great deal from that talk about the difference between animal-based protein and plant-based protein. About crude protein and true … Read more

Colostrum For Your Canine

What is Colostrum?  If you are a Mother, you are aware that colostrum is the first milk that a mammal produces after giving birth. It is the first food for mammals and all mammals produce it for their offspring.  It is an absolutely amazing food. I remember reading “The Grapes of Wrath” in high school, … Read more