Canine Cuisine During the Pandemic—A Chance to Do Better!

Canine Cuisine During the Pandemic—A Chance to do Better! People seem to be going a little nutty with their cooking these days, closed in their houses and apartments with no restaurants to go to. We all seem inspired to try new cooking ideas. People are baking, experimenting with recipes, and adding new flavors or garnishing […]

The Scoop On Grain-Free Dog Food

The Scoop On Grain-Free Dog Food “Grain-free” is often a distorted concept in pet food, even though some dog owners believe that pet food identified this way is of special value. “Grain-free” pet foods were developed and marketed in response to what people were seeking, perhaps as part of a human dietary trend to avoid […]

Does Your Dog Need a Gluten-Free Diet? (Do You?)

Does Your Dog Need a Gluten-Free Diet? (Do You?) Issues with human nutrition and digestion are not parallel to the dog’s digestive system or immune system, yet people seem to want to apply beliefs or facts about human diet trends (which are often fads!) to their pets. For example, the current attention being given to […]

Puploaf For Cancer Patients

Puploaf For Cancer Patients Dr. Judy Morgan is my new co-host on HOLISTIC VETS, sharing duties with Patrick Mahaney, and I was so happy to learn that she is as big a fan of The Honest Kitchen products as Dr. Patrick and I are!  Dr. Judy has two integrative holistic clinics in Southern New Jersey, […]

Secrets of Dog Training: Baiting the “Bait Bag”

Secrets of Dog Training: Baiting the “Bait Bag” With the arrival in my life of Maisie, the gorgeous Blue Weimaraner we recently drove up from Tri-State Weimaraner Rescue in Virginia Beach — I find myself thrust back into the world of dog training. I have to teach basic manners and build reliable communication and response […]

Is “Too Skinny” bad for Cat Health?

Hi Tracie! I think your advice is invaluable and have fed my cat only wet, grain-free food since I brought her home from the shelter. She is a wonderful 2 y.o. and weighs about 10 lbs. I feed her Soulistic with a few Greenies here and there, but I am worried she’s not eating enough. […]

Pet Food Advisors #7018 (12-03-2013)

Pet Food Advisors (12-03-2013) #7018: Talking turkey: all about the amino acid tryptophan that it contains, and what the difference is between turkey and chicken in pet food and beyond. MP3 Audio [11 MB]DownloadShow URL

A Spot’s Stew Thanksgiving with the Best Ingredients

As another Thanksgiving rolls around, I always think of wonderful experience I had when I was the PETCO spokesperson in 2010 for their natural foods section. They flew me down to San Diego and I had a chance to prepare my very own version of Halo Spot’s Stew for the cameras, encouraging dog and owners […]

Happy Dance for New Grain Free Keep-You-Slim Spot’s Stew!

You know how cranky and frustrated you feel when you’re on a diet? And all you dream about is what you’ll eat when you reach your target weight? But you also realize that after all that hard work and sacrifice, you’re kind of afraid to dream of delicious food because there’s nothing worse than backsliding […]