How to feed your dog raw when you’re a vegetarian

Kristin ClarkNutritionLeave a Comment

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  I have a confession to make. Normally, it’s not something I bring up, because, to be perfectly honest, I don’t think it’s particularly interesting. It’s also usually not relevant to whatever’s going on. But it’s become relevant in lots of discussions I’ve had lately. So, the confession: I’m a vegetarian. I don’t eat cheese or dairy products either, although … Read More

The surprising benefits of green tripe for your dog

Kristin ClarkGeneral Health, NutritionLeave a Comment

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Often, people ask me if there is any particular food I recommend most for species-appropriate raw diets. While I always advocate variety—various protein sources, such as chicken, beef, pork, turkey, sheep, and so on—I do also highly recommend feeding green tripe to carnivore pets regularly. What is green tripe? What is green tripe, you ask? Tripe is another name for … Read More

How to start improving your dog’s life!

Kristin ClarkGeneral HealthLeave a Comment

“If you don’t start somewhere, you’re never going to get anywhere.” -Bob Marley I recently came across this wonderful quote, and my eyes lit up.  The truth in this quote is profound and, at the same time, so extraordinarily simple.  It’s similar to the quote “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” but I like the … Read More

Fasting your dog: should you? Why? And how?

Kristin ClarkGeneral Health, Nutrition1 Comment

When I work with someone to help them get their dog thriving, one of the things we always talk about is fasting. Initially, many people are a bit hesitant about fasting their dogs. They say things like, “I don’t think my dogs would be OK with only eating once per day–and definitely not with skipping a day!” Or they tell … Read More