Category Archives: Health & Nutrition

Myths about Raw Feeding

I personally cook for my dogs following a custom recipe. You can read more about what I do and why here. I don't raw feed myself, as my trust in the quality of the meat supply is low. Once raw meat arrives at your house. it has been processed and handled a...
more

Treating Whipworms in Dogs Naturally

I want to share a personal story of using Noni Fruit Leather against whip worms and other parasites in my dogs.
I have never used Heartguard or similar drugs and Noni Fruit Leather from Hawaiian Organic Noni has been a life and money saver for me. One of my German Shepherds...
more

Treating Yeast Infections in Dog Ears Naturally

Recently one of my dogs contracted a yeast infection in his right ear from taking a bath in a pool with lots of algae. Yeast infections are an ugly business and when treated traditionally—by a non-holistic vet—you can expect to pay lots of money and deal with this and the consequences of the...
more

Fever in Dogs

The picture shows my boy Sylvester when he had a fever. He already had a root canal scheduled—he came from the shelter with a cavity—and two days prior to the dentist appointment wasn't feeling well. After taking his temperature, it was clear that the tooth infection had led to his fever. If...
more

First Aid for Accidental Swallowing for Dogs

The following information describes an emergency procedure and should only be performed if instructed to do so by a veterinarian. I personally never had to use this method but I was close once and looked it up. I ended up doing a Heimlich-Maneuver on my dog instead and it worked in that particular...
more