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8 Tips to Save Money Preparing Your Dog’s Food

One of the biggest myths that I encounter is that preparing fresh food for your dog will drain your wallet. I was also concerned about this many years ago when I started cooking for Chase. But the fact was that his health depended upon it, and so I put cost aside and dove full steam ahead into home-prepping his meals. Over the years, I have… {Read More}

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Donuts for Dogs

Donuts for dogs? You bet! Your dog is in for a real treat because I have developed a special donut recipe that will not only have your canine companion licking his (or her!) chops, but will help to fight inflammation at the same time. These are obviously not your “run of the mill” donuts. These are donuts with health benefits! My Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Donuts for… {Read More}

Benefits of Hemp Seeds and Hemp Oil for Dogs

Hemp is considered a superfood, meaning that is packed full of awesome nutrition that benefits not only humans, but our canine companions as well. In this post, I want to dive into the benefits of hemp seeds and hemp oil for dogs and how to boost the nutritional content of your dog’s food by adding hemp. What is Hemp? Hemp is one of the oldest… {Read More}

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}