Dog Nutrition

Dr. Kim’s views on dog nutrition


Dog ACL Brace – Natural Recovery

Dog ACL Brace – Natural Recovery


Posted By on May 17, 2018

Those of you who have been reading this blog know that my American Bully King, re-injured his cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) back in February of this year. I’ll link below to both of the previous posts if you haven’t read them yet. Many people and vets call it an ACL tear so clients understand better even though in dogs it is CCL. We decided to take the natural approach and avoid the surgery – again no surprise...

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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...

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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...

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Raw Chicken Necks and Dogs

Raw Chicken Necks and Dogs


Posted By on Feb 8, 2018

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...

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Carnivore Scavenger Extraordinaire

Carnivore Scavenger Extraordinaire


Posted By on Dec 4, 2017

Last month Schatzie (my Carolina Dog) and I were on our morning walk. At some point during that walk she discovered another dead rotting thing – her way of supplementing her diet with the correct enzymes and probiotics, to which I approve of course. She is very resourceful. She had to be prior to coming to us because she was fed cheap, nasty kibble. She survived by honing her hunting skills as well as her scavenger skills. That...

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“The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering the attitudes of their minds.” ~Albert Schweitzer As animal naturopaths, we know and teach that no matter what the dis-ease of the animal’s body (or mind), no matter what “label” (aka diagnosis) a veterinarian might put on it, that focusing on the symptoms as anything more than a road map to guide us will NEVER facilitate healing or...

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