foods you should not give to your dog

Foods that are harmful for pets

We love eating a healthy snack with our pets from time to time like this Dog Friendly “Trail Mix” Recipe (which is the perfect summer snack!) Or make these yummy treats for your dog: Rooibos Tea Dog Treats Recipe. There are, however, certain “people” foods that are NOT good for you pet. For example, while there are vegetables that […]

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A summer snack you can share with your dog

Summer beach days, backyard barbecues, and trips to the lake call for yummy snacks that refresh and energize. You’ll love preparing this simple summer snack recipe that you can eat alone or share with your dog. The best part? Each ingredient in this “trail mix” contains whole food nutrition with important health benefits for both […]

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Is raw food better for my pet?

Q: I read online that animals eat raw food in the wild. Does this mean that I should feed my pet a raw food diet? A: Raw food diets are wonderful for pets, as raw food starts out full of enzymes. But some enzymes are lost during the chopping, grinding, freezing and storage of the raw […]

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The most important nutrients for your pet

On our last post we discussed the types of food that animals in the wild consume: natural prey. What nutrients are supplied to the pet with a natural prey diet? Understanding the answer to that question is crucial if we are to succeed at feeding our pets the most natural, balanced, and healthy meals. In […]

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Does my dog need vegetables?

You need vegetables to maintain a healthy diet, but does your dog? Carbohydrates are needed for the brain, thyroid and liver to function optimally. Vegetables provide dogs with essential nutrients they aren’t likely to get from other sources. Vegetables and greens can also help maintain a good pH balance, which is thrown off by an […]