Fatty foods aren’t just for banquets and feasts. The scientific evidence is overwhelming—dogs who eat balanced fat diets are healthier, happier and more intelligent than dogs who do not consume a proper balance of fats.
Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a disease of a dog’s heart muscle, which results in an enlarged heart. As the heart and its chambers become dilated, it becomes harder for the heart to pump, which may cause heart valves to leak, leading to a buildup of fluids in the chest and abdomen.
Increasingly, health-conscious humans are exploring holistic food for themselves, and, naturally, want to provide the same type of wholesome food for their dogs. But what exactly is holistic dog food?
Your cat is an obligate carnivore evolved to use raw meat protein for quick power. A raw diet helps your feline maintain eye health, a balanced immune system, optimal energy, and weight control.
People who have made the switch to feeding their cats a raw meat diet invariably describe their light bulb moment — that instant when they realized the food they had been feeding just wasn’t right.
Is your dog is lunging and pulling at the end of his leash and acting aggressive or reactive towards other dogs? Dog reactivity, or over reactive dogs, can be a serious problem. Besides training, diet might be an issue.
If you are changing your dog’s diet from dry (kibble), canned or raw foods without vegetables to balanced, lean raw diets with vegetables like Darwin’s, it’s best to slowly introduce the new food. Over a period of seven to ten days, slowly increase the amount of Darwin’s food until your dog is eating Darwin’s full time.
Won’t Get Fooled Again. If you haven’t seen the documentary “Pet Fooled” , you should…before you feed your pet one more store-bought meal. It’s available right now on Netflix, iTunes, Vimeo and Amazon.com.
We went for a walk in farm land, and boy, was he in poop-eating heaven; cow poop, horse poop, I don’t know what poop. I was mortified. Would I ever be able to let him kiss me on the face again?
Fish is not a natural part of a cat diet, and yet, so many cats love it. To some extent, it’s because pet food manufacturers offer a large variety of fish-based foods.
A well-balanced gut microbiome is important for the health of our dogs. In this article I will discuss a healthy gut microbe, its effect on your dog’s body, their behavior and how you, through feeding a well- balanced diet, can support their gut health.
Google “why dogs eat grass” and you’ll find 2,000,000 plus articles listing reasons from eating grass to compensate for missing nutrients in their diets to eating grass when they feel nauseated. I think these explanations have some validity, however, they do not tell the whole story.