Foraging Wild Flowers and Herbs for Dogs

This very topic is one i find really fascinating in both medicine and nutrition! As i'm not a Dr i'll not be talking about these in the medicinal sense only nutritional, but i will mark those that do serve medicinal purposes with an " * " and you can do your own independent research off … Continue reading Foraging Wild Flowers and Herbs for Dogs

The Dangers of Human Medications administered to Dogs without Vet Approval

You'd this this would be self explanatory/common sense but unfortunately it's not for many, I'm forever seeing people recommending human over the counter medications for their dogs or ointments such as Piriton/Benadryl and Sudocrem when it comes to "Aiding" presumed environmental allergy symptoms. The above mentioned medications are common among many humans but that doesn't … Continue reading The Dangers of Human Medications administered to Dogs without Vet Approval

A Short Review of “The Complete Book of CAT & DOG HEALTH”

from Dr Lise Hansen DVM MRCVS published by Hubble and Hattie First of all i must confess, i was a little sceptical about this book as i do find a lot of Vets are very Conventional in their approach which doesn’t gel with my Holistic Methods, my initial thoughts were “Oh here we go, another … Continue reading A Short Review of “The Complete Book of CAT & DOG HEALTH”

Exercise ,Breeds and You!

Exercise is a painful thought for most but when you add a dog to the mix and exercise becomes much more FUN! Exercising is fundamental element for maintaining whole health for most species, it helps maintain body weight, regulate metabolism, keeps joints mobile , keeps their muscles elasticated , improves cardiovascular health, even helps promote … Continue reading Exercise ,Breeds and You!

Canine Obesity- Where did we go wrong?

I make no joke about this topic, this topic usually offends so many dog owners because they don't believe there dog is obese or overweight, but sometimes the truth hurts but ignoring the fact can have a detrimental income long term, now according to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association in their 2019 Obesity Report, when … Continue reading Canine Obesity- Where did we go wrong?

Canine Longevity – Increase or Decrease that’s up to you

Many people in the fresh food word, myself included use the word "Longevity" a lot but what does it mean? In simple terms it means how how long? So when we use this word and refer it to dogs, we simply mean their life span! How long will they live? Now the oldest dog on … Continue reading Canine Longevity – Increase or Decrease that’s up to you

Bach Flower Remedies- Dr Edward Bach

Dr Edward Bach Dr Edward Bach (Pronounced: BATCH) Born: 24 September 1886 in Birmingham, UK Died: 27 November 1936 in Berkshire, UK was an English Doctor, Bacteriologist, Homeopath, and Spiritual Writer, best known for developing the Bach flower remedies, a form of alternative medicine inspired by classical homeopathic traditions. He also worked at the London Homeopathic Hospital where he … Continue reading Bach Flower Remedies- Dr Edward Bach

Pre-Made Raw Meals- 80/10/10 Doesn’t mean Complete!

Finally some brands are awakening to real Canine Nutrition, getting away from the common 80/10/10 ratio meals, which is amazing as no body knows where this golden ratio came from but it's not always ideal for every dog and life stage and must be tweaked, so it's causing allot of confusion from consumers when the … Continue reading Pre-Made Raw Meals- 80/10/10 Doesn’t mean Complete!

Why isn’t there enough “Peer Reviewed” studies into the benefits of fresh foods for pets?

This is one of my biggest bug bears, because when your debating against the "White Coat Effect" many ask you for peer review studies to back up your view/claims, but when your view/claim goes against the coin, you'll struggle to find any credible peer reviewed studies especially when it comes to fresh foods in pets. … Continue reading Why isn’t there enough “Peer Reviewed” studies into the benefits of fresh foods for pets?