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
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?
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.
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
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’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.