Perpetuating the idea that raw needs to be an all-or-nothing endeavour scares away well-intentioned pet parents who either can't afford to or don't have time to feed raw all of the time. Getting some fresh food into an animal's diet is better than nothing.
This is a transcript of podcast episode 1, season 2. Listen HERE. Hello everybody and welcome back to HPR! I’m so happy to be back recording after several months off. A quick introduction for those of you who don’t know me, I live in Leduc, Alberta and own a natural pet food store called The … Continue reading Dilated Cardiomyopathy: What’s Going On
Like humans, dogs are born toothless. Unlike people, however, they will typically start teething around 2 weeks of age, and will typically have their full set of adult teeth by the time your pup is 7-8 months old they should have all 42 of their adult teeth.
Today I want to talk about something that seems to create a lot of confusion and sometimes even tension in the pet world... 🌴COCONUT OIL 🌴 *Please note: this information was originally posted as a part of my education series for The Bone & Biscuit Leduc (my store), so if it seems like you've seen … Continue reading Should You Give Your Dog Coconut Oil?
There are two main reasons why we include fat in the diet of dogs and cats: to provide energy (calories) and for essential fatty acids (EFAs- aka omegas). This content is available on a podcast episode as well. To listen on iTunes CLICK HERE. To listen on Spotify CLICK HERE. Most adult pets live relatively sedentary lives … Continue reading Fats & Fatty Acids for Dogs & Cats
Texture is really important for cats. The top of their mouth, their top palette is extremely sensitive to texture. So, whatever they put in their mouth, they either recognize it as a texture they know, or they don't.
In this interview, Dr. Liz Bales talks about why HOW you feed your cat might be even more important than WHAT you feed them.
I had the chance to speak with Nish all about her recently released research on using supplements to prevent and stop the growth of canine cancer cells. We also talk about her favourite superfoods to give her dogs and much more.
Release Cues: The What, Why and How In episode three of Training Bites, Hannah from Free Spirit Dogs teaches us how to train a release cue. To hear the full interview on iTunes CLICK HERE To listen on Spotify CLICK HERE. What is a release cue? A word used consistently to tell the dog that … Continue reading Teach Your Dog to Stay (Until You Release Him)
I had the chance to interview Angela Marcus former Director of Operations for the Pennsylvania SPCA and co-founder of the website GetYourPet.com on the podcast this week. We'll be talking about how to find a furry friend who will be the right fit for your family, how to rehome a pet safely, and much more. … Continue reading Rehoming Your Pet Safely & How to Adopt Wisely with Angela Marcus