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
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 appropria
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
Two words: Raw food. The top picture of Ella's coat was caused by her eating Purina dog food at the shelter for several months. She honestly looked much worse before I took this picture. We thought her skin was scarred over and that her fur would never grow back at one point.
The bottom picture is of Ella after being completely on raw food for less than 2 months! She has no more bald spots, eye discharge, diarrhea, or weight loss issues. A lot of people say "I feed my dog Pu