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
Today I'm so excited to be joined by the one and only Susan Thixton. She's the creator of the website The Truth About Pet Food, and she runs the Consumer Association for Truth In Pet Food, which holds advisory positions on two AFCO Committees, the Pet Food Committee, and The Ingredient Definitions Committee. Photo Credit: … Continue reading Why Raw Food Recalls are on the Rise & What Really Happened to Rad Cat: An Interview with Susan Thixton
Nikki White is back for another interview, this time talking about all things essential oils! We talk about natural remedies for deterring fleas & ticks, how to tell if your dog likes the oils you're using, our favourite oils, and much more!
Zinc is an important essential mineral that plays a role in cell division, cell growth, wound healing, it stimulates enzymes in the body, and is crucial for a healthy immune system (1). In fact studies in humans have shown that "zinc supplementation decreased oxidative stress markers and generation of inflammatory cytokines" (2). While zinc deficiencies are more commonly seen in northern breeds like huskies or malamutes (as they have a genetic predisposition to poor zinc absorption), Kristin posits that they are a "silent killer" for dogs of all breeds, ages, and backgrounds.
In episode two of training bites Hannah talks to us about how to build our dream dog using common sense and positive training techniques. "A well trained dog is just a by-product of a good human canine relationship" Hannah explains that by "building your dream dog" she isn't suggesting you create some sort of mix-and-match … Continue reading How to Build Your Dream Dog: Training Bites Episode Two
I had the pleasure of speaking with two amazing holistic veterinarians, Dr. Marty Goldstein & Dr. Rob Silver. They each give us a preview of what they will be discussing at the Raw Pet Health Conference coming up September 28th-30th, 2018.
I’ve wanted to record an episode on essential oils for a long time now, but there is SO much information out there and I wanted to do this topic justice. So today I’m going to go over what essential oils are, how they are absorbed into the body, methods of administration, proper dilution, possible drug interactions, and finally how to choose a high--quality oil.
In this week's episode I chat with Hannah Eskow from Free Spirit Dogs to discuss her experience flying internationally with her agility dog and feeding raw while doing so. We also discuss our advice on feeding raw for domestic travel & camping.