How to Feed Green Beef Tripe and Not Risk Divorce

How to Feed Green Beef Tripe and Not Risk Divorce

Soon after I started researching raw feeding, I learned about the stench of green beef tripe.  I didn’t know where to buy it, but I knew that it was a superfood for dogs and I needed to add it to their diet.  Fast forward a couple years later and green beef tripe...
Is Fish Oil Safe for Dogs?

Is Fish Oil Safe for Dogs?

The Benefits of Fish Oil for Dogs I add fish oil to our dogs food 4 days a week, because I’ve read about the many health benefits and wanted to make sure our dogs were covered.  Fish oil helps with… dry skin and dull coats joint pain and arthritis...
K9 Officer Discovers the Benefits of Raw Feeding #DarwinsPet

K9 Officer Discovers the Benefits of Raw Feeding #DarwinsPet

This series is sponsored by Darwin’s Natural Pets. A few weeks ago, J came home with a story about a local K9 Police Officer and his partner.  They were talking dogs, as most dog people do, and diet came up.  J told him that we feed our dogs raw and shared what...
5 Rockin’ Uses for Freeze-Dried Dog Food by Primal Pet Foods

5 Rockin’ Uses for Freeze-Dried Dog Food by Primal Pet Foods

Last month I attended BlogPaws where I got to hang out with the folks of Primal Pet Foods.  I’m a huge fan of this brand, because when our dogs turned their nose up at the raw sardines I ordered, I found myself with 50# of raw sardines and no fish to add to...
Serendipitous Saturday | Elbow Deep in Raw Meat #RawFeeding

Serendipitous Saturday | Elbow Deep in Raw Meat #RawFeeding

The best way I can ruin my weekend is to fail to prepare for mixing up the week’s raw meals. We have 2 freezers full of meat and preparing raw meals for the week has turned into a carefully choreographed dance… choose a protein (what did they just finish...
5 Simple Ways You Can Save Hundreds on Raw Dog Food

5 Simple Ways You Can Save Hundreds on Raw Dog Food

When people find out that I’m feeding 4 dogs a raw food diet without breaking the bank, they’re pretty impressed.  I have to say that I’m impressed too, but it wasn’t always like this for us. In February or March 2014, I was researching dry...
Does Feeding Raw Dog Food Promote Animal Cruelty?

Does Feeding Raw Dog Food Promote Animal Cruelty?

Last year, an animal rights activist who was protesting in downtown Seattle shouted that if we’re animal lovers then we shouldn’t eat meat.  I pondered that and while I questioned my meat purchasing choices, I never once questioned the meat that I buy for...
Benefits of Bee Pollen and Honey for Dogs

Benefits of Bee Pollen and Honey for Dogs

I’ve had terrible hay fever most of my life.  Three things helped me. We chopped down the dead and dying trees on our property (Alder and Cottonwood are my kryptonite). I started putting local raw honey into my tea. And I now use Flonase 1-2x a week. I never thought...
Never Follow a Dog Nutrition Blogger Blindly

Never Follow a Dog Nutrition Blogger Blindly

Every now and then I get an email or comment questioning my right to give advice when I’m not a veterinarian or nutritionist.  This is an important question and I always respond that I’m sharing my experience with our 4 dogs, not giving advice. This...
A Biased Review of Dog Supplements by Vitality Science

A Biased Review of Dog Supplements by Vitality Science

We had an opportunity to try several dog supplements by Vitality Science in exchange for an honest review. I was  impressed with how well they worked for our dogs.  Usually when someone contacts me about supplements for our dogs, I’m preparing to be completely...
How to Quickly Burn Fat While Walking Your Dog #WalkDogsLoseWeight

How to Quickly Burn Fat While Walking Your Dog #WalkDogsLoseWeight

This is week three of the #WalkDogsLoseWeight series and I’m having fun with our walks.  One of the easiest things to do is to put on 5-pound ankle weights the moment you get home, taking them off before bed. A Clever Way to Exercise Your Dog The benefit of living in...

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