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CCL Tears in Dogs – Our Personal Journey, Pt 2

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CCL Tears in Dogs – Our Personal Journey, Pt 2

The bully life can be RUFF 😂💖😎 – this isn’t his best side lol. He’d be so embarrassed if he knew I took this photo. Full breakfast belly (raw fed dogs LOVE their food!). King doesn’t have to be told to follow the laws of health, sunbathing is one of his favorite pastimes as you can see! Since King’s CCL tear and wearing a brace he’s been able to gain back almost his full exercise daily so he’s lost weight but it sure doesn’t show from this view LOL! American Bullies kind of have that funny sort...

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CCL Tears in Dogs – Our Personal Journey, Pt 1

Posted by on 3:29 pm in Articles, Canine Naturopathy, Dog Behavior and Nature, Dog Health - Immune System, Dog Nutrition, Dr. Kim's Views, Feature, Joint & Muscle Support, King's Views, Laws of Health, Natural Modalities for Dogs | Comments Off on CCL Tears in Dogs – Our Personal Journey, Pt 1

CCL Tears in Dogs – Our Personal Journey, Pt 1

This personal journey on CCL (Cranial Cruciate Ligament) tears/ruptures in dogs part one, is going to be a LONG post. It dates back to November 2015 and features our very special “little man” King, our American Bully. The CCL is an important ligament in the stifle joint (knee) of the dog, so when it tears or ruptures that results in partial or complete joint instability, pain, and lameness. Unfortunately it is happening to approximately 1 million dogs per year (see the stats on the dog knee brace site when you get to that point in...

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The Color of Scent

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The Color of Scent

This post is short and sort of a “PAWnder this” type of post. It’s about the COLOR of scent. Yep you read that right. I did an FB live video with my Young Living team members on January 21 entitled The Color of Scent. I’m sharing it here with you all now, finally. I think it’s important for us to be informed on what we are actually doing and using with our animals AND ourselves. To understand some of the distinctions and intricacies of the modalities we choose to use – in this case, essential oils....

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Raw Chicken Necks and Dogs

Posted by on 4:25 pm in Canine Naturopathy, Dog Health - Immune System, Dog Nutrition, Dr. Kim's Views, Raw Feeding | Comments Off on Raw Chicken Necks and Dogs

Raw Chicken Necks and Dogs

Well there sure has been a lot of hullabaloo over this latest veterinary “study” on feeding raw chicken to dogs. Rather than reiterate everything that has already been rebutted on this “study” let me just share our podcast below and several articles that have taken the “study” apart step-by-step. For the record I’ve been feeding raw chicken necks to my dogs since I began raw feeding 14 years ago. I fed them right away even when two of my dogs were switched straight to raw food from kibble – no...

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EXERCISing That Law of Health

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EXERCISing That Law of Health

This happened two years ago on this day. King was definitely not impressed with us after this incident. So here is what went down on Facebook afterward – and he definitely EXERCISED his opinion too… King wants to know what ya’ll (his vernacular 😂😜) are doing this weekend? He says he hopes all of you with dogs don’t forget that they NEED daily exercise…even if you party all night lol. He wanted to be sure Donnie and I were not going to slack like we did last Sunday bepaws (his word again) we thought we could still...

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Trust or Fear?

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Trust or Fear?

Something I’ve experienced, and continue to experience in this natural, whole health journey in both animal and human health is the level of fear that permeates it from those transitioning from conventional thinking. It’s because the conventional model sees germs around every corner, viruses lurking waiting to invade, fungi ready to overtake bodies, etc. It is a war-like model. Avoid. Counter. Strategize. Evade. By all and any means attack, counter-attack, FIGHT until you hope you win. It’s an “us against them”...

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Let There Be Light

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Let There Be Light

Recently I began re-reading one of my early textbooks in naturopathy on the nature cure doctors (now known as naturopathy). It is so fascinating to me to read these books now after having been in this line of work for a number of years. I can relate to their experiences with the status quo and the thinking of society at large – until all conventional options have been exhausted for the care of their chronically ill animals so we become their last ditch effort. Conventional medicine was never designed for chronic care, in fact it most...

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Work With Nature Rather Than Against

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Work With Nature Rather Than Against

What most people don’t seem to realize is that there ARE consequences to using any type of harmful chemical. In this case, by most likely eating a poisoned rodent of some kind, this wild owl in the video below suffered the consequences wrought by humans of course. By putting out this poison (and this is only one of many that this happens to), we have once again greatly interfered in causing grave harm and imbalance. PLEASE I ask you to stop using these POISONS. They affect more than what you are targeting. Rodents are a necessary part...

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Life is a Dance

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Life is a Dance

As we close out yet another year, we often look back to reflect on what has transpired – the good, the bad and the ugly. Unfortunately, we all too often focus on the bad and the ugly cancelling out all the good in our minds and attitudes. For the sake of our animals, let’s, together, begin to flip this to focusing primarily on the good. I read a quote recently that stated, “If you stumble, make it part of the dance,” by HealthPlace.com – as another more known quote states, “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning...

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Being Grounded

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Being Grounded

What does that mean to be grounded? What does that have to do with the health of our dogs? Animals? Us? Why should we even care? We are all electrical beings. If we aren’t, we are dead. The earth has its own magnetic pull and vibrational frequency. What changed for our health started with the advent of rubber soled shoes and plastic. For animals it was the same (in the case of dogs) as well as metal in the case of horses. Plus we started keeping our pets indoors more with less outdoor exposure – which we ALL need for our health...

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