What's in Prescription Diets?

Prescription diets can be a sensitive subject to talk about with veterinarians and veterinary technicians that support and sell these foods. I want to discuss prescription diets in a logical way that breaks down each ingredient for everyone to easily understand. Unfortunately, prescription diets for pets are made from incredibly unhealthy ingredients that aren’t meant for a dog or cat’s consumption. Prescription diets are filled with countless unhealthy, non-species appropriate foods. These items are listed in red and in order shown on each bag. Prescription diet foods and the ingredients they contain are also very similar to the low quality foods found in big box stores like Petco and Petsm

Bone Broth, The Instant Pot Version!

The Instant Pot is AMAZING for making bone broth. It takes 2-3 hours to make bone broth whereas a slow cooker takes at least 24 hours, stinking up your house the entire time. The Instant Pot does it in a fraction of the time and you don’t smell very much of it! Instructions: 1) Fill 2/3 of the pot with bones (I used pig hocks, pig feet, beef marrow bones, lamb neck bones, and cow feet) 2) Fill the pot with water 1-2 inches above the bones 3) Add 3/4 cup of Apple Cider Vinegar 4) Close the lid, press “Soup” 5) Place the cooker on High Pressure 6) Set the timer until it says 120 minutes (the max). Once done, I would set the timer for an additional 30-60 minutes 7) Strain the bones an

Organ Cubes for Picky Eaters

These organ cubes are made up of beef kidney, apple cider vinegar, and blueberries. A common issue among new and experienced raw feeders is getting their dog to eat the organ in their raw meals. I have one dog that has an issue eating organ as well. He spits it right out! I have tried a few different methods of trying to get my dog to eat organ, but it ended up being very messy and time consuming. So I made organ cubes! My dog eats any organ with no issues now. I make these by blending up a large amount of beef kidney and a small amount of Apple Cider Vinegar and blueberries to mask the taste, smell, and texture. You don’t want to overpower the amount of kidney that’s in the cubes, so that

Prepping Raw Meals

I prepped 104 pounds of food for my two large dogs. Today I am finishing the meal prep with 60 more pounds! I was able to prep the 104 pounds in exactly 2 hours and this food will last our dogs a few months. It helps to have a steady system down. Some tips on prepping raw meals efficiently: 1) Buy raw food in bulk (preferably in the same day to prep all at once) 2) Empty the trash and clear the counters 3) Have all necessary items out and ready (bags, containers, scale, knives, and gloves) 4) Have at least one other person included in the prep 5) Prep each ingredient separately and place into a large bowl, then weigh how much you need to feed. For example, if you are prepping pork into 1