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Feeding Raw Necks

June 11, 2013 // Canine, Feline
chicken necks
  Did You Know Feeding RAW Neck Bones is a Beneficial and Nutritional Addition to Your Pet's Diet?
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Changes in Your Dog’s Stool on Raw

May 27, 2013 // Canine, Feline
5 day old raw poop
One of the additional benefits of switching your pet to a raw dog food will quickly become apparent – you will see a significant reduction in the size and odor of your dog’s stool. 
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April 22, 2013 // Canine
Echinacea alone or coupled with Golden Seal has been a proven reliever of seasonal allergies in dogs for symptoms like reverse sneezing, runny eyes, and regular sneezing.
Given all season or pulsed throughout the year, it really helps and it's natural and non-drowsy.
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Meat -vs- Meal

March 14, 2013 // Canine, Feline
This is a snap shot of the difference between meats and meals on an ingredient panel.
This article does not go into the differences in quality of meats or meals. That's yet another story. Good grief Charlie Brown.
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Coconut Oil for Dogs

November 7, 2012 // Canine
coconut oil
Coconut oil for dogs (and people) is often called a miracle in a jar. "Virgin" (or unrefined) coconut oil helps to support and maintain overall health in both humans and dogs. Coconut oil contains Lauric acid, which is a medium chain fatty acid that is also found in mother's milk. Lauric acid is the substance that prevents infants from getting viral, bacterial and protozoan infections, and those same benefits seem to apply to dogs as well.
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