• Make chicken bone broth for your allergic dog with these easy steps

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    Make chicken bone broth for your allergic dog with these easy steps

    You may have heard it isn’t safe to give your dog chicken bones (most cooked bones are hazardous for dogs because they can splinter and damage your dog’s stomach) but what about bone broth. what is it? Is it safe? Is it healthy? Will my dog like it? How do I make it? And most importantly, WHY should I give it to my dog. Traditionally bone broth was recommended for dogs with leaky gut and digestive problems but recently it’s popularity has grown as more benefits are discovered. Benefits such as improved joint health, liver detox, reduced inflammation, healthy bones,...

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  • Can Coconut Oil Improve My Dog's Health

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    Can Coconut Oil Improve My Dog's Health

    We hear a lot about the benefits of coconut oil from the human holistic community. They share tips like: a tablespoon of coconut oil ingested regularly (or rubbed into our skin or hair) bring a variety of benefits; everything from healthy, supple skin and glowing hair to raising the natural insulin levels of diabetics and improving overall metabolism. But can coconut oil have the same effects for our dogs? Many holistic veterinarians are studying the human research and saying "yes" to recommending coconut oil for our pets. Coconut oil is almost exclusively (more than 90%) saturated fat and is one...

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  • 10 Delicious Peanut Butter Based Dog Treats

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    10 Delicious Peanut Butter Based Dog Treats

    Photo by @haliewest on Instagram No matter how fickle your dog is with treats and toys, there is likely one thing you can always get them to enjoy - peanut butter. The salty, tasty treat not only tastes fantastic but is so darn fun to eat, lending hours of enjoyable licking-of-the-lips. Thankfully, peanut butter is great for our canine friends, as it not only is a good source of protein but also contains heart healthy fats, vitamins B and E and niacin. Whether you stick it in a Kong treat or let them take it right off the spoon with...

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  • 8 Reasons to Buy Dog Food without Corn

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    8 Reasons to Buy Dog Food without Corn

    Health has become an increasingly popular topic of research and conversation in recent years. We now know that what goes into our body affects us in both the short and long term, and that making healthy choices now will set us up for a better and longer life in the future. We are lucky to have increasingly effective studies and ongoing research that points us in the right direction, but it is up to us to make a concerted effort to not only seek out and use this information on a daily basis. Help your dog make the choice it...

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  • Holistic Dog Foods: Because We Love Them

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    Holistic Dog Foods: Because We Love Them

    To say that we love our dogs is putting it mildly, really. We give them baths, clothes, and even pedicures (if we have some extra cash to burn). Basically, we treat our four-legged friends—with their wet noses, panting tongues and soulful eyes—like one of us. And what’s wrong with that? Some people would argue that domesticated dogs aren’t any different from their wild wolf ancestors. If you give them raw meals, that’s fine with them. If you give them cooked food, that’s fine too. So why bother giving them all natural, holistic dog foods? Dogs Aren’t Humans The proponents of...

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