Primal Pooch

A Rich & Rewarding Gift Idea: Coffee for Dog Lovers

Few things in life are as enjoyable as a savory, rich cup of coffee in the morning. Whether sipping a fresh brew outside in the warm, summer sun or curled up next to a toasty fire with a four-legged beast blithely snoring in the background, one thing is for certain: coffee is a wonderful thing….    

dog laying with grounds and hounds coffee

Thanksgiving Foods for Dogs: Facts & Myths

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and while most people are busy planning their dinner menus and preparing for friends and family to arrive, there’s probably little thought about what your four-legged family member is going to eat that day. I think we’d all agree Thanksgiving is a chaotic and the day has a way…    

dog sitting in front of raw turkey dinner

Why a Dog Life Jacket is an Absolute Necessity: Learn from my Mistake!

I have a confession to make. I aim to inspire others to raise a primal pooch. A dog that gets plenty of exercise, activity, and adventure and a dog that is no stranger to the natural world. But, I had a dirty little secret. My dog didn’t know how to swim. That’s right. My primal pooch…    

dog standing on beach in canine life jacket

5 Reasons Why Taking Your Dog on an Apple Picking Adventure Will Make You Both Happier

Fall is one of my favorite seasons. There’s something about the comfortable temperatures, vibrant colors, breath-taking scenery and traditional, fall-themed activities that I can’t get enough of. Yet there’s such a short window to experience all the quintessential autumn adventures before colder weather rolls in dampening our spirits and dwindling our sense of seasonal exploration….    

man walking dog at apple orchard

An Easy Way to Ensure Your Dog is Getting His Vitamins & Minerals: Supplement!

Supplements can be a raw feeder’s best friend and in some cases, a literal lifesaver. Essential for dogs suffering from specific illnesses, conditions or chronic ailments, supplements can provide a healthy dose of nutrients necessary for healing. I’ll let you in on a little secret though. Supplements are even more powerful when used as a…    

tips for using peter dobias supplements

Raw Feeding Guidelines for Dogs with Liver Disease

I knew Canine Liver Disease was among the top five killers of dogs, but what I didn’t realize were how many people were dedicated to healing their dogs naturally and wanted help with raw feeding. After posting an article on how a raw diet may help liver disease, I’ve been flooded with emails and comments…    

lavender essential oil

What the Future Holds for the Dogist. Hint: It May Include Some Primal Pooches!

Everybody knows The Dogist. Fans and followers can’t get enough of the four-legged inspiration he delivers daily via the web, Facebook, and an outrageously popular Instagram account. If you aren’t oohing, ahhing, or drooling over his drop-dead gorgeous photography and inspiring canine subjects, then you’ve at least heard of him, right? No? Well, you’re way…    

Golden retriever playing in lake

Raw Feeding Help: Animal Nutritionist vs. Carnivore Pet Health Coach

“Okay, I need some help.” As a raw feeder, those words have likely come out of your mouth. Before you throw in the towel or let raw feeding consume your life and elevate your stress levels, let’s consider where you can find actual help. There are many wonderful books and magazines on the subject. On…    

raw reeding help for hire

The Bad Kind of Raw: Doggone Dangerous Yard Plants

This post from Ron Rutherford should be at top of your mind when getting ready to revamp your yard this spring.   Ron Rutherford is a trainer and writer from Boise, Idaho. His two best furry friends, Sam and Bosco, sampled their own share of less-than-desirable plants before Ron conducted a major yard overhaul. Without further…    


10 Great Sources For Finding Raw Dog Food

Once you’ve decided to make the transition to a raw diet, you may be asking yourself, “Now what?” Where can you find meat in large and affordable quantities to feed your newfound carnivore? Your excitement is dwindling as the “what if” internal dialogue begins. “I don’t have time for this, I can barely shop for myself” and…    

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4 Things You Can Do With an Old Dog House

With spring right around the corner, have you given any thought to your upcoming spring chores? If not, now’s the time to get your backyard DIY projects in order. Melanie, a pet product reviewer from RealSmart offered up some great ideas on how to turn an old dog house into a recycled dog house that…    

Dog house in field

A Complete List of Raw Feeding Resources

Are you a new raw feeder that’s eager to learn more? In case you haven’t got your fill of raw feeding information and wish to soak up even more juicy, raw feeding tidbits, you’ve come to the right place! I wanted to put together the tried and true raw feeding favorites so you can immerse…    

Dog reading raw feeding books with glasses

Canine Liver Disease: How A Raw Diet Can Help

Are you one of the pet owners burdened by your dog’s liver issues this holiday season? Do you feel like you don’t know where to turn or who to listen to? The hard truth is your furry friend is beginning to show signs for the early stages of liver disease and you’re quite worried. Before…    

pet owner cuddling with her dog

A Complete List of Recognized Dog Sports

Dogs are amazing animals with incredible working instincts. Dog sports help to tap into these instincts and preserve the working drive that these animals were born with.  They’re also an excellent way to showcase natural abilities and take exercise and activity to the next level. There are a variety of sports fit for every breed,…    


Did You Know Canine Liver Disease is Among the Top Five Killer of Dogs?

Have you owned a dog that had liver disease? Does your current dog have liver issues? Or perhaps a friend or family member has had a pet with liver disease.  If you’ve experienced this situation, like many others, it can be extremely difficult for pets and their owners to cope with. Watching your beloved companion…    

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