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Bodily pH of a Dog

June 25, 2013 // Canine
pH of a dog
The pH level is one of the most important balance systems of the body. The term pH stands for “potential” of “Hydrogen.” It is the amount of hydrogen ions in a particular solution. Food / Water (H2O) taken into the body eventually breaks down into H+ and OH-. When a solution contains more H+ than OH-, it is acidic, vice versa it is alkaline.
Weather  a body's tissue pH is acidic or alkaline has an impact on health.
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Feed Chicken Protein or Carbs?

June 17, 2013 // Poultry
chicken feed

With the wide variety of options to choose from, it is no wonder purchasing poultry feed can be confusing. Not only are there a range of age specific feeds, but within each type there are choices offered with different ingredients, whole grains or pellets, Organic, etc. While many selections come down to personal preference, some of the most confusing and vital considerations are regarding use of higher protein feeds and when additional carbohydrates are beneficial.
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Raw "Extras"

June 14, 2013 // Canine
Here's some ingredients you're likely to already have on hand that make beneficial additions to your recipes.
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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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