Optimal Nutrition for Our Dogs
Our dogs are descendants of wolves and used to forage and hunt for highly diverse food. They were meat eaters before and still are now, no matter what any kibble advertisement claims. What you feed your dog will either help to optimize health or destroy it over time. Raw food or home-cooked is the way to go. Learn more about what is going on in the pet food world, specifically kibble to understand why kibble should NOT be the gold standard for our dogs.
- Dr. Becker Interview: She tells us About Homeopathy & Fresh Whole Food for your Cat or Dog: Karen Shaw Becker is the most followed veterinarian in the world, and for good reason. Dr. Becker believes in a deliberate, common-sense approach to creating and maintaining vibrant health for companion animals and an unconventional, integrative approach to addressing disease and re-establishing wellbeing in ill pets.
- Healing with Turmeric Golden Paste for Dogs: Turmeric has been used for centuries to optimize health and cure illness. It is a powerful antioxidant; it is natural and effective anti-inflammatory; t can help prevent and even treat cancer and It protects the liver from toxins.
- Raw Dog Food Primer: 6 Steps to Get Started: Learn how to make the transition from kibble to raw food
- Soluble Fiber and Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Levels of Advanced Glycation End Products and Uremic Toxins in Senior Dogs by Modulating Gut Microbiome: Diets that contain soluble fiber and Omega 3's reduced levels of uremic toxins and "reduced circulating levels of metabolites associate with aging." Incorporating fish oil and vegetables into your dogs' diet will help to optimize gut health.
- The Brain-Gut-Microbiome Connection: The connection between the gut and the brain is significant in taking proper care of our animals. Food isn;t like medicine, it is medicine. The use of probiotics, prebiotics, adoptagenic herbs, endocannabinoid system, B vitamins and minerals including magnesium, calcium, zinc and selenium can help optimize the health of our animals.
- Wrapping Up Companion Animal Nutrition and Wellness Institute Awareness Week: Interview with Dr. Donna Raditic: A transcript of Dr. Karen Becker, DVM interviewing Dr. Donna Raditic about the best diet for dogs, which spoiler alert, does not include kibble or anything highly processes.
Click on the links below to learn about what to feed your dog and why.
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