First Radio Interview

I am excited to announce that I will be interviewed by Julie Forbes of The Dog Talk Radio Show on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 2pm Pacific Time.  If you’re here in the Seattle area, you can listen live on AM 1150 KKNW.  If not you can listen live or download the podcast here:  http://www.dogtalkshow.com/about/.  This will be […]

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Dog Weight — The Elusive Ideal

Hello,  My brother’s vet told him that the skinny dogs almost never have medical issues and/or come to the vet. Most of my dogs are overweight. I used to feed them twice a day, now I feed them once a day. Which is healthier for small dogs? I want to feed them less but […]

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Methionine or Protein Restriction for Dogs

Recently the following question appeared on a dog feeding forum I frequent.  I thought it might make for an interesting discussion. LB “I have been doing some reading about “methionine restriction” and “protein restriction” as a way of increasing human longevity. Does it apply to dogs as well?   I have been assuming so, and […]

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Published Articles

Following is a list of articles I have recently submitted for publication in various dog or animal-related magazines: “Are Dogs Natural Fruit-Eaters?” —  CanineChronicle.com, June 2011 and Natural Horse Magazine, July 2011 “Dogs:  Omnivores or Carnivores?” —  Dogs Naturally Magazine, September 2011

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Are Dogs Omnivores Or Carnivores?

Two philosophies That seems to be the fundamental question that separates the two raw feeding camps. One group call themselves “prey model” feeders and insist that dogs are carnivores that should eat little other than meat. Its adherents boast about feeding no plant matter to their dogs. On the other side there are the BARF […]

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Are Canned Sardines Good for Dogs?

Time for some critical thinking An article by a “canine nutritionist” hailing the attributes of canned sardines was recently posted on a raw feeders’ list I belong to.  It was followed by lots of accolades from other members about how informative and interesting it was.  Considering this list is peopled with mostly veteran raw feeders, […]

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