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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…    

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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…    

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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…    

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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…    

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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…    

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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…    

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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…    

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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,…    

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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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Guest Post on Pet Anthology – Transition to a Raw Diet

Head on over to Pet Anthology to check out our very first guest post! When Stephanie of Pet Anthology asked us to guest post, we knew it’d be a great way to spread the good word about switching to a raw diet in addition to getting in front of another audience of dog lovers! We…    

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10 Tips For Apple Picking With Your Dog

The leaves are starting to change and the weather is beginning to cool down. Fall is upon us and just as quickly as it came, it will soon be over. Take full advantage of the beautiful weather and enjoy the season from fall foliage tours, hay rides, apple and pumpkin picking to the sweet aroma…    

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Urban Mushing: A Solution for High Energy Dogs

Ah, the high-energy breed. It’s often a breed that is widely misunderstood and has pet parents throwing their arms up in frustration everywhere. The problem is that many inexperienced dog owners have an unrealistic view of their dog’s exercise requirements. Now double that for a high-energy breed. These people envision taking their furry friend on…    

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Labor Day: Celebrate Working Dogs of the Past and Present

Happy Labor Day! As we celebrate the contributions made by hard working citizens that have enabled the growth and prosperity of our nation, we cannot forget our four legged friends! It is because of dogs that the human civilization was able to evolve from an early hunter and gather lifestyle to one of agriculture and…    

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The Great Debate: Do Dogs Need Fruits and Vegetables?

This article was updated on November, 3rd 2013 to include additional information and studies Nothing is more perplexing to pet parents researching raw diets or new raw feeders than the great debate over fruits and veggies in a dog’s diet. Once the decision to feed a raw diet has been made, most people are completely overwhelmed…    

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