Since 2003, I've been making natural raw food and treats for my pets, using only fresh raw meat and healthy locally-grown ingredients.
My goal is to help you keep your best friend healthy and happy too.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Nutrient Requirements of Dogs and Cats

The National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences has reviewed their recommendations for dog and cat nutrition, and published an updated report. The entire 400-page report is available for purchase from the National Academies Press, but the executive summaries have been released as free, easy-to-read, download-able pamphlets in PDF form. Please click on the dog or cat for the download pages:

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Chicken Finger Fan Club #1

Here are just a few of the many happy fans of
Fletcher Lou's Dried Chicken Fingers
who drop by on Saturdays at South of the James Market:

Poppet

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Bones For Dinner

People often ask if it's safe to feed bones to their dogs. We've all heard dire warnings about the peril of giving a dog chicken bones, yet the image of Bowzer with a big knuckle bone is a positive picture of a happy dog. Confusing and contradictory, and almost the reverse of reality!

Simple rule: Raw Bones = Good; Cooked Bones = Bad