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.
How You Feed Your Cat Matters: an Interview with Dr. Liz Bales
In this interview, Dr. Liz Bales talks about why HOW you feed your cat might be even more important than WHAT you feed them.
New Research on Canine Cancer Prevention: How Giving Quercetin & Curcumin Can Help
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.
Teach Your Dog to Stay (Until You Release Him)
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)
Rehoming Your Pet Safely & How to Adopt Wisely with Angela Marcus
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
Why Raw Food Recalls are on the Rise & What Really Happened to Rad Cat: An Interview with Susan Thixton
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
Essential Oils & Dogs with Nikki White
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!
Is Your Dog Missing This Essential Trace Mineral?
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.
How to Build Your Dream Dog: Training Bites Episode Two
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
Raw Pet Health Conference 2018: Interviews with Dr Marty Goldstein & Dr Rob Silver
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.