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Green Tripe: Canine Superfood?

green-tripe

You know how you hear about all of those perfect foods that can sustain human life because they contain every nutrient we need for health, like bee pollen or spirulina? Mmmm delicious. Dust for breaky again. Well green tripe is the doggy equivalent of this, except it’s more like if chocolate was the most nutritious food you could buy in the sense that they Read More

Why does my dog smell like corn chips?

dog on bed

If your dog has never smelled like corn chips then that probably sounds like a completely ridiculous question. She’s finally lost it. But I would bet my bottom dollar that at least half of you thought “YES! Why does my dog smell like corn chips?!”

I have to confess that I secretly kind of like it. My dog is at his most Read More

Why should I feed plants to my carnivore?

green-cauliflower-leaves

Good question, glad you asked.

There are definitely different schools of thought among “raw feeders” when it comes to feeding plant matter to dogs. If you’re brave enough to tackle the comments sections of raw feeding Facebook groups (braver than I!) you will find many, many people arguing that dogs are Read More

Going Green Without Going Green

Plant based abundance bowl

Today is World Animal Day. As an animal nutritionist, the obvious take on this is to celebrate how we can contribute to the improved welfare of animals through feeding them fresh, healthy, species appropriate foods. And we should celebrate this!

But in the case of dogs, this must come at the expense of another animal’s life. It is an Read More

Fasting Your Dog to Wellness

empty dog bowl

I am the first to admit that I have tried just about every wellness fad under the sun. And you know what, I still do a lot of them. I reckon “wellness” gets a bad wrap. Who doesn’t want to be well?! I understand why it does and I do agree that it has been somewhat problematically wielded to hawk products that are not in any way representative of what a

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A-Z of Natural Foods for Dogs
raw dog food meal

There are SO many more than 26 topics I could cover on the subject of natural foods for dogs, but just for fun, here is an A – Z.

Alfalfa is a powerful natural supplement that contains vitamins A, B1, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, D, E, K and U, beta-carotene, biotin, folic acid, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, iron, Read More

Give Your Dog A Bone Part II

dog with a bone

There are two important things to take away from this post. The first is the importance of giving your dog a bone. The second is the importance of thinking through your blog post titles. This is “part two,” because I already wrote a post with this title, despite the fact that it had little to nothing to do with giving your dog a bone. Lesson learned.

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Allergy Fighting Smoothie Recipe (for dogs)

allergy fighting meal for dogs

Spring is upon us and with that comes all of the joys of warmer weather. For me personally, my mood is heavily impacted by the weather and come August I am totally exhausted by winter and often feeling pretty flat. The sun and warmth that September brings Read More

Give Your Dog a Bone

sesame milk

I have a confession to make.

I am really, acutely aware that “holistic canine nutrition,” as an industry, sounds like a load of wank. It’s up there with paleo, charging twenty dollars for a jar of fermented cabbage and anything with the word “bespoke” in front of it nowadays.

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