Your Doggie Diets

Thanks Doug for sharing this …… In researching healthy snack alternatives for our two Scotties, I came across this article on Animal Planets web site. We have a small steamer that make cooking small portions of the raw veggies easy. I’ve found they easily eat apple if it’s sliced with the stem and seeds removed….

Your Doggie Diets

Thank you Rose  and your beloved Scottie “Rosy” for sharing this …. Great news…my girl Rosey (10 year old with bladder cancer and a brain tumor) had been on chemo drugs that caused her liver values to skyrocket. We took her off the chemo and put her on liver cleansing diet and liver support pills….

Your Doggie Diets

Thank you Michele for this ….. much appreciated. A few months ago, William went to have his teeth cleaned. After having a few removed and some growths cauterised, the vet told me to put him on a soft diet for two weeks to allow his mouth to heal. I cooked for him for those two…

Your Doggie Diets

Following our desire to share some of your Doggie Diets, here’s the first of what we hope are many more. Thanks Terri for sharing this! We switched our Scotties to Merricks Grain Free Chicken and Sweet Potato dry kibble after doing some research…With their dry kibble, they also get a tablespoon or two of baked…

Your Doggie Diets

This is the raw diet I feed. My Scottie is 11 yo and weighs 25 lbs. My Border Terrier is 4 and weighs 17 lbs. The Scottie gets 2 meals/day and each meal is 4 oz. by volume. The Border also gets 2 meals/day and gets 3 oz. at each meal by volume. They get…

What’s in your dogs food?

Given the drought and the number of pet foods – especially dry dog foods – that contain corn products these days, I wasn’t surprised earlier in the year to learn of several pet food recalls for aflatoxin contamination. Reports Dr Karen Becker in her article “Aflatoxin: The Single Pet Food Ingredient to Be Especially Vigilant About” In…

Fresh Water- there’s nothing like it!

Water – the life giver. Essential for all. Can’t live without it. Fresh Water – there’s nothing like it! Well, how fresh do you think it is. In rummaging around the internet we came across plenty of extremely worrying articles about the “stuff” we give our dogs, but for today we’re starting with Water. Whilst…

Garlic and Dogs

Healthy foods is the topic of the moment and today we are bringing to your attention a short video about Garlic. Yes, Garlic! that product that we have all been told not to give our dogs. We are just starting our scotties on the powder garlic, but after seeing this video we now are considering…

Crispy Bacon Rolls

Makes about 30 rolls 150g (5oz) wholewheat flour 150g (50z) wholegrain rye flour 75g (2½oz) wheat grains 75g (2½oz) bacon cubes 1 tablespoon brewer’s yeast 3 tablespoons safflower oil 250ml (8½ fl oz) unsalted meat stock 75g (2½oz) cracked bulgar wheat Thorough mix all ingredients except for the bulgar wheat. Cover the dough and let…

Common Raw Feeding Mistakes That Can Be Harmful to Your Pet

Changing the diet of a pet with GI Issues What to expect when you transition your pet to a Raw Diet Raw Feeding mistakes to avoid Safely feeding raw bones to your pet This and plenty more really useful information can be found in part three of Dr Beckers “Common Feeding Mistakes that can be…