Does Raw Food Digest Faster than Kibble?

A website called “Raw Feeding Community” attempted to put this question to bed once and for all, so they conducted an experiment with a dog being fed kibble and raw food separately, about 10 days apart. Both meals were consumed with barium, so that the movement of the food through the digestive tract could be radiographed and […]

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The Truth About Ear “Infections”

My own experience with ear “infection” I learned the hard way about how serious ear inflammation can be after my Cockapoo, “Coco”, went deaf at age 9. Because of my ignorance, my dog had to live more than half his life without the benefit of hearing voice commands, approaching cars and growling food-possessive dogs, one […]

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Are Heartworm Preventatives Necessary?

Dear Nora, I just “found” your blog when looking for information on Grapes and it is very helpful!  I looked as best I could and did not find any posts regarding the monthly protection we are routinely instructed to use to prevent heartworm and Lyme disease so I wonder if this is something you have […]

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No Middle Ground on Vaccination

I’m republishing this essay in honor of the recent media and legislative pushes by Big Drug to force its vile concoctions (aka vaccines) on those of us who have their game figured out and want no part of it.  If they are successful in their efforts, we will all soon be treated to mandatory vaccination — humans, dogs, cats and the […]

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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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