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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What to feed on road trips?

The following question was posted on yet another discussion list that I formerly subscribed to.  My answer was rejected without an explanation and I was promptly banned from the list.  In protest, and so that I can delude myself into thinking that my time wasn’t wasted and that someone actually might read it and benefit from […]

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How much to feed?

Hi All, I got the following questions from a client I’ve been working with whose dog was suffering from frequent hot spots.  I hear these questions all the time so I thought it might be helpful to post them and my response here. Hi Nora, I thought I’d give you an update.  Barkley has been […]

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AVMA to Vote on Raw Feeding Position

I wasn’t going to comment about this but it’s so obvious I can’t resist.  In case you haven’t heard, the American Veterinary Medical Association is preparing to vote on its position AGAINST raw feeding for dogs and cats, just to make it official that they condemn the proper feeding of dogs and cats.  I am […]

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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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