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Sardine and Sweet Potato Brownies for Dogs

Who says dogs can’t have brownies? While of course traditional style brownies are off limits for our canine companions, I have a dog-friendly brownie recipe to share with you today that is both super healthy and dog drool worthy. These Sardine and Sweet Potato Brownies for Dogs are chock full of omega-3 fatty acids from sardines as well as fiber, phytonutrients and antioxidants from sweet… {Read More}

Why do Dogs Eat Grass?

Recently, my co-author Dr. Jean Dodds, wrote a fantastic article on Why Dogs Eat Grass. Since I am often asked this question by clients – and many take it as a sign of concern – I wanted to share this article with you today. So, let’s take a look as Dr. Dodds unpacks the latest scientific research on this topic for us. Hopefully, this will… {Read More}

Healthy-Gut Frozen Yogurt Cups for Dogs

Summer is here and we all want to keep our dogs as cool as possible while they enjoy the outdoor activities of the season. So, for this week’s recipe, I created a treat to help cool your dog down and support his gut health – a winning combination! This recipe, Healthy-Gut Frozen Yogurt Cups for Dogs, incorporates water kefir and all of its wonderful health… {Read More}

Fermented Foods for Dogs and Cats

Lately, I have become obsessed with the gut microbiome – those trillions of bacteria that inhabit the intestinal tract and play a critical role in the health of ourselves and our companion animals. So, when I continue to see so many dogs with digestive disorders, I naturally think about ways to heal them by supporting the beneficial bacteria in their gut. Enter fermented foods for… {Read More}

Apple Parsley Breath Mints for Dogs

Let’s face it, the term “doggy breath” is not a compliment! Companion dogs need their teeth brushed just like humans, and if their oral health isn’t taken care of, it can lead to a host of problems, ranging from bad breath to serious periodontal disease. But even with proper oral care, sometimes dogs just get – doggy breath. There are many products available claiming to… {Read More}

Health Benefits of Buckwheat for Dogs

One of the primary reasons clients contact me is because their dog has a gastrointestinal issue that often accompanies food intolerances or sensitivities. Many dogs have sensitivities to grains and gluten, and therefore I encourage clients to avoid these common antigens. In addition to possible sensitivities, starchy grains are high-glycemic and can contribute to a variety of health issues in dogs, including systemic inflammation, overweight/obesity… {Read More}

Cancer-Fighting Raspberry Pumpkin Pup-Cakes

If you’re looking for a creative new way to reward your dog with some treats and help fight cancer, these raspberry pumpkin pup-cakes are the perfect recipe! This recipe adds a fun new twist on the traditional style dog treat, and you can even make them as a celebratory birthday cupcake for your companion’s special day. These raspberry pumpkin pup-cakes are gluten-free and do not… {Read More}

Diet and Fecal Health in Dogs: Meat vs. Kibble-Based Diets

It seems that dog enthusiasts and various “experts” are continuously debating whether meat-based diets are really healthier than kibble for dogs, but a revealing new study on the interaction between diet and fecal health is an important research-based step in putting this debate to rest once and for all. Today, I would like to bring to you an interesting new study revealing how diet affects… {Read More}

Blueberry Buckwheat Dog Treats: Bake up Some Love

These blueberry buckwheat dog treats are the perfect alternative to store-bought biscuits. Free from gluten, grains, dairy, and anything artificial! These have everything your dog needs and nothing they do not. Simple, pure, natural ingredients for the health, and love, of your best friend. Far too many times, store-bought treats are packed full of grains, gluten and artificial ingredients that do nothing for our dogs’… {Read More}

Pancreatitis in Dogs: Save Your Dog from this Common Threat

Pancreatitis in dogs is something dog guardians should be informed about, as symptoms of pancreatitis may not be as obvious as one would think, and leaving this condition untreated could be deadly. The symptoms of pancreatitis could be confused with other conditions, but with an awareness and some background information, you could be your dog’s best advocate against this serious health issue. In this article,… {Read More}