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.
In our first ever Training Bites video episode, Hannah from Free Spirit Dogs is teaching us how to play "It's Your Choice" with our dogs. This is a game os impulse control designed to help your dog learn to self regulate their impulses and become more patient. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObofJZgb-N8 How to Play the Game Get … Continue reading Teach Your Dog Impulse Control
In this week's podcast episode I interview Kimberly Gauthier from keepthetailwagging.com. We chat about the negativity in the pet industry, how to connect with other influencers, and Kimberly's tips for people wanting to get started with raw feeding.
The long-awaited summary of The Nature of Animal Healing by Dr. Martin Goldstein.
Listen to "Training Bites #1- Your Relationship with Your Dog & Improving Recall" on Spreaker. This week our first ever episode of Training Bites was released! Hannah has quickly become a great friend of mine and my go-to resource for all things dog training and agility. You can find Hannah at http://www.freespiritdogs.com or on Instagram You … Continue reading Improving Your Working Relationship with Your Dog: Training Bites Episode #1
Listen to "Connecting with Your Dog feat. The DIY Dog Mom & The Spiritual Dog Trainer" on Spreaker. Listen to the podcast on iTunes. This week on the podcast I had the pleasure of speaking with Alicia from DIY Dog Mom and Caroline from Spiritual Dog Trainer. They are planning an exciting event which … Continue reading Emotionally Connecting with Your Dog