Dog Nutrition

Dr. Kim’s views on dog nutrition


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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The Parasite Dilemma

The Parasite Dilemma


Posted By on May 14, 2020

I recently did a podcast on a topic that normally comes up this time of year – pests and parasites. I can’t remember how many posts I’ve done on this topic but I’m certain quite a few of them. Just look at the tags, categories and blog posts that are linked with this post to find more. I mentioned this topic again on a presentation on Your Pets’ Health I did for the Stream-A-Thon-for-Pets online event on...

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Naturally Reared Dogs

Naturally Reared Dogs


Posted By on Nov 13, 2019

The Chronicles of Ezra… Ezra will be 14 weeks old tomorrow, October 29, 2019. Just to clear up any confusion Ezra is a MALE. His name is from the Bible. In scripture Ezra was a high priest and strong leader. Ezra is a Carolina Dog (they are native to the USA). He’s out of Nature’s Way Carolina Dogs. Susan Moore Lewelling is a graduate of our former animal naturopathy school. These pics are from his first week with us – he...

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Welcome Ezra to the Pack!

Welcome Ezra to the Pack!


Posted By on Oct 23, 2019

Well I went and did it…got a new puppy! Our girl Schatzie passed away in January as readers of this blog may already know. She was a Carolina Dog and because of her I became intrigued with this breed. Admittedly I’d not experienced this breed as puppies lol. Soooo I learned they are high energy and intense dogs. I’ll just share the very few social media posts I wrote about our new boy as introduction and primarily all of...

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