Nutrition

Feeding Puppies!

It is common for people to get a puppy and ask, “when can I switch her to raw?” The answer is “now”. Puppies are designed to eat raw meat, bones and organs right after weaning. Start them on ground products and be sure you have a...

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Trying to Keep Up?

Raw feeding comes with a lot of contradictory information. The online communities contain cut-and-paste articles that regurgitate what has been said before, but where do we get facts and where are the scientific studies? How do you know that you dog is getting enough manganese and...

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Teeth!

Keeping your carnivore’s teeth clean. Some of you may remember the days when “Milk Bones” were sold as teeth cleaning treats. And I still come across the odd person that thinks kibble will clean their dog’s teeth. Nope. Eating cookies doesn’t clean teeth. Do you need...

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Toxins & Your Pets

Toxins. Just as health comes from an accumulation of things, (clean water, fresh air and sunshine, exercise, rest, and proper nutrition) ill health comes from an accumulation things as well. It is rare that our pets will be poisoned in one fell swoop from ingesting a toxin...

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FASTING

Skipping meals is something that is natural for dogs. Being carnivores and scavengers by trade, meals are not set by a clock, but by opportunity. Their bodies have adapted well to this system and actually need to skip regular meals occasionally for optimal health. Dogs will...

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Vegetables

Plant cells are different from animal cells. Plant cell walls are thicker and tougher to open. The carnivore digestive tract is not designed to glean nutrition from plants. The carnivore digestive system is short compared to ours and vegetable matter just goes out the back...

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Green Tripe

That stinky rubbery green tripe is one of the most perfect foods for your dog. Tripe is the stomach of a ruminant; an animal that chews its cud (beef, lamb, pork, venison, goat). Their stomachs are huge for the size of the animal and work...

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CATS – OBLIGATE CARNIVORES: PART 1

Cats are obligate carnivores. This means that it is biologically essential that your cat get fresh raw meaty meals. Dogs are also obligate carnivores, but their scavenging ways have made them a little more adaptable to a sub par diet. Cats require the food that they...

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The Lymph System…

The lymph system is a circulatory system that is three times longer than the blood circulatory system. Lymph is a clear fluid that moves between cells and gathers up waste that the cells create. Cells take in products from the blood to function, then they poop...

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