Welcome to the Monthly Howl. I thought the name is apt because I love the sound of my dogs howling but sometimes it also feels like I could howl in frustration at the stuff I read on the internet with regards dog and cat diets.
This is a space where I share research and articles of interest and maybe not so interesting but good to know. The topics will vary and not necessarily concentrate on nutrition but also on other factors that touch our lives and the health of our fur children. Happy reading or howling
Living with dogs, you will have observed them eating grass. Do they eat grass because they are feeling ill or there is something lacking in their diet?
“This study indicates that certain breeds are at much higher risk of experiencing one or more of these debilitating disorders if spayed or neutered, especially at a young age. “
Grief from the loss of a pet is one of the most understated emotional traumas’ and will continue to be so until society at large starts to understand the emotional bond between humans and their pets.
It helps, at least, to give the wasting-disease patient red meat, because it contains protein that the body can recognize and use, thus allaying the wasting process.
Feeding raw is about feeding a more natural diet, a diet which carnivores such as dogs and cats thrive on. However it’s a misconception to think that feeding whole raw meaty bones is the same as feeding BARF. Whole raw meaty bones, is about feeding raw meaty...