You know who benefits from making pet care convenient, packaged, and deliverable? The pet companies, not your pets. From pet food to toys and even stuff you heard at the vet’s office, we’ve got some cleaning up to do! Learn our 3 tips to help you give your dog or cat a long healthy life.
Learn how seasonal foods can help your dog or cat heal and thrive while supporting vitality.
Ahh, chicken soup! Doesn't it bring up the fondest memories of someone making you soup when you were ill? Turns out soups are the best way to give the digestive system a break while the body is healing. They truly are "Food as Medicine." Doctors of Chinese Medicine know this, and recommend soups and stews for deficient stomach and spleen chi. Ayurvedic doctors recommend kitcheree for babies, the elderly, and those detoxing. Read on to learn how SOUP can help your dog or cat!
If your dog or cat could choose their own food what would they choose? Well, everyone knows the answer to this question, right? They would likely choose fresh meat. Okay, maybe you have a finicky cat who only wants canned or dry food; but, after an adjustment, period my guess is your cat would want fresh food. Would you expect a teenager dieting on hamburgers and pizza to get excited about a bowl of brown rice and veggies? Not likely.
This style of cooking grains has been resurrected from the ancient traditions of the Irish. Their knowledge about proper preparation and digestion of the grains gives us understanding about how to use them for our pets. Most grains have enzymes called phytates which block the absorption of all minerals but especially calcium, magnesium and zinc. If they are not removed from grains, deficiencies may occur. Learn now to safely cook grains for your dog or cat.