Canine Naturopathy


Sunbathing Dog

Sunbathing Dog


Posted By on Sep 23, 2020

Check out my new sunbathing partner. When Ezra first got here (September 26, 2019 – almost a year ago now) he wasn’t at all fond of sunbathing in our hot, dry heat. He came from the mountains of TN with humid heat and it was warmer there in the mornings than here. Ezra is now officially a sunbathing dog. Every day that he can (just like me) he is out sunbathing, except he goes out multiple times per day just as my boy King does....

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The Pruning

The Pruning


Posted By on Aug 18, 2020

Last year we also had so much rain in August and September that our yard was so lush and green. Then Ezra came in like a Velociraptor pruning the entire lower natural yard, as well as forcing us to do some major pruning in our upper yard, adding fence borders everywhere so he couldn’t destroy this more cultured (if you can call it that now lol) yard too! At least it was cultured and pretty BEFORE Ezra, EEK! The thing is, we...

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Tripping the DARK Fantastic

Tripping the DARK Fantastic


Posted By on Jul 30, 2020

Do you remember that song from the 70s, Trip a Little Light Fantastic? If not I’ll share it with you here now. So the title of this blog post is really a play on words because we’ve been invited to trip a LOT of dark fantastic in the last several months. First a PLANdemic, then riots, etc., etc. And yet for years (since 2005 when I actually tripped into learning all of this – well God pushed me a bit…okay a lot...

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Eating REAL Food

Eating REAL Food


Posted By on Jul 13, 2020

Because dogs are carnivores. This is done under our supervision. This is a natural teeth cleaning exercise- and yes it does wear them out. Yes they get bone in meat meals also but this is extracurricular for them. We can’t seem to get whole prey still, so we improvise as best we can. Ezra our Carolina Dog puppy, 6 months old at the time of this photo (6 months ago). King our American Bully, 8 years old at the time of this photo (6...

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My friend, Thomas Sandberg, is going above and beyond to do a few things to help dogs (and cats) live and BE well. First he started the longest running, albeit anedotal (which I LOVE) study on raw feeding, Long Living Pets Research Study – there are actually THREE studies ongoing which you’ll find when you go to the site. Now he is currently raising funds for his Long Living Pets Research, Rescue and Rehab Center. His...

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Let me first define what the vagus nerve is before I share the stories on each of these fantastic dogs that have graced our home over the years. “The vagus nerve has two bunches of sensory nerve cell bodies, and it connects the brainstem to the body. … The nerve is responsible for certain sensory activities and motor information for movement within the body. Essentially, it is part of a circuit that links the neck, heart,...

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