Naturopathy, Raw Feeding, Nutrition for Companion Animals

Flea and Tick Treatments

FDA Alerts Pet Owners and Veterinarians About Potential for Neurologic Adverse Events with Certain Flea and Tick Products                        https://truthaboutpetfood.com/fda-alerts-pet-owners-and-veterinarians-about-potential-for-neurologic-adverse-events-with-certain-flea-and-tick-products/  But, I would say that ALL chemical flea and ticks treatments will cause neurologic events, and more. They can also cause liver damage, organ failure and death. The insert says to wear gloves when applying, not … Read more

Heart Problems in Dogs

Dottie is a beautiful example of a well nourished raw fed dog

There has been a lot in the news lately regarding heart problems in our dogs and “Grain Free” pet foods. In truth, these designer foods are no better and probably worse than their grain based cousins. They have a higher sugar content and the grains are replaced with legumes, peas, potatoes and lentils. All are very high in carbs. Grain free does not equate to carb free. In truth, your dog needs a species appropriate raw diet.

This article, written by Kasie Maxwell from SFRaw does a very good job of explaining the problem.

Natural Medicine

Beautiful hipster woman playing with her pet at big peonies bouquet

More than 100 years ago Natural Medicine suffered a nearly fatal blow with the well planned, systematic destruction of modalities such as herbs, homeopathy, and chiropractic medicines. It’s a sordid tale of greed and self serving. Rockefeller tried to completely destroy homeopathy all the while he was under the care of a homeopathic Dr.

Exercise

One of the laws of Nature is exercise. Not too much and not too little. In the case of our dogs, they need daily exercise such as running in the forest if you are lucky enough to live near one. For my dogs and me, we have one across the street from us. And, it … Read more