Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is made from “apple cider that has undergone fermentation to form health-promoting probiotics and enzymes” (Dr. Axe).
Make sure you look for these 3 key words when buying ACV:
I prefer to use the brand, Bragg, because it meets this criteria. ACV needs to be a brown/orange color, not clear.
The Benefits of ACV are : ▪️Relieves inflammation such as hot spots, yeast infections, itchy skin, and other all
A few people asked me if flax seed was a good substitute instead of fish on my recent post about adding omega-3’s to your pet’s food. The answer to this is: no. What are the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids? “Research shows that omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and help lower risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, kidney disease, cancer, and arthritis. Omega-3 fatty acids are important for cognitive function (brain memory and performance)” (University of Maryla
For those that aren’t able to fully feed raw, this is another way to improve your dog’s kibble: add smelt or sardines! 🐟 These fish provide omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients to your dogs kibble, which they desperately need! Your dogs dry food is depleted of omega-3’s during the high-temperature cooking process. What’s left, is an overabundance of omega-6 fatty acids. This leads to inflammation in your dogs body. Inflammation can be in the form of arthritis, obesity, IB
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 Vin
Your dogs need meat, not wheat! Here are some of the unhealthy pet treats that are on the market. There are so many more than just this list, but these are the popular treats that most pet owners buy. These treats contain, but are not limited to: wheat flour, wheat gluten, oats, dyes, rice, sugar, BHA (a preservative linked to cancer), artificial flavoring, etc. The bottom row of treats are ones that are known to be "healthier", yet they contain the same ingredients listed ab