Special Ingredient Saturday – Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Special Ingredient Saturday – Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Hydrolyzed wheat protein is a popular ingredient in hair care products, which is why we’ve incorporated it into both our Vintage Doggie Spa Shampoo and Conditioner. Read on to learn more about hydrolyzed wheat protein and its benefits. Hydrolyzed wheat...

Help for a Kidney Patient?

Help for a Kidney Patient?

I hope you can help me. My 5 year-old Doodle had a kidney ultrasound and it revealed right is half the size of the left kidney, and showed poor detail meaning little function. The vet could hardly see it from the other tissues. She has an elevated creatinine and BUN...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Calendula

Special Ingredient Saturday – Calendula

Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis Color: Yellow-Orange Description and Properties: Calendula is a popular flower that is grown all over the world, and is a staple in most herbalists’ first aid kits. Calendula is a member of the sunflower family. It is...

The Scary Situation with Kirby’s Seizures

The Scary Situation with Kirby’s Seizures

My very good friend Susan has a little man named Kirby. He’s a 13-year-old Papillion who has been eating our recipes since we wrote the cookbook, Dinner PAWsible, in 2009. Kirby only receives rabies vaccine when required by law and receives very little other...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Acorn Squash

Special Ingredient Saturday – Acorn Squash

Acorn squash contains Vitamin A, niacin, folate, thiamine, and Vitamin B-6, but is also a great source of Vitamin C. This squash also provides magnesium and potassium (which helps maintain the body’s water balance). In addition, acorn squash is one of the best sources...

Heart Disease in Cats

Heart Disease in Cats

A pet owner writes: My conventional vet wanted to put my 9 year old cat asleep after finding he had an enlarged heart from a x-ray. I did not want to, so he put him on Enalapril 2.5 mg and Furosemide 12.5 mg. He is alive but I think he is having issues with balance....

Special Ingredient Saturday – Pumpkin

Special Ingredient Saturday – Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a high fiber food that provides the body with a good source of the antioxidant beta-carotene. It is a low-calorie and non-meat food that even some of the pickiest cats will consume. This squash also contains one of the highest levels of Vitamin A, a natural...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Cauliflower

Special Ingredient Saturday – Cauliflower

Cauliflower provides Vitamin C and Vitamin K. It also provides minerals to the diet including selenium, iron, zinc, and copper. Cauliflower contains the phytonutrients sulforaphane and isothiocyanate, which help the liver detoxify. It is another source of quality fiber.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Pin It on Pinterest