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Does Natural Mean Good? By Sean B. Jones

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Does Natural Mean Good? By Sean B. Jones

Does "Natural Mean Good"?  Just because something is natural doesn’t mean it should be eaten. Lead and arsenic are naturally occurring elements but are very toxic and dangerous.  Some all natural foods that are not appropriate for humans to eat; but other animal species depend on to nourish and sustain life.  Earth worms eat soil, panda bears survive almost entirely on bamboo to nourish themselves. Soil and bamboo are not species appropriate foods for humans, dogs or cats.  There are a lot of natural foods that are NOT species appropriate.   The most relevant question is - are you feeding a...

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Notes From The Founder

Notes From The Founder

Founder Sean B. Jones has been a psychotherapist for nearly 30-years.  Sean has spent a successful career recommending that his human patients avoid processed foods and eat more real whole foods.  Sean believes the same is true for cats & dogs.  WHATS IS A NATURAL FOOD FOR A CAT OR DOG? Just because something is natural doesn’t mean it should be eaten.  There are a lot of natural foods that are NOT species appropriate.  There are a lot of natural toxins too.  The most relevant question is - are you feeding a biologically or species appropriate food. Most people would...

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Food Energy

Food Energy

Food Energy

All Raw Dog Barkery products are labeled for food energy. Food energy refers to how certain types of foods contribute to cellular reactions; including inflammation. Foods are classified as Hot/Warm, Neutral or Cold/Cooling foods. To learn more about food energy review some of our blog posts on food energy. Our products labels are simply color coded: Red (Hot), Green (Neutral) and Blue (Cold).   

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What Dogs Love More Than Almost Anything Else Analysis by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker

What Dogs Love More Than Almost Anything Else Analysis by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker

Recently, a program manager at a Humane Society shelter decided to study how to best soothe the stress so many shelter dogs experience, and what he discovered came as a surprise. Whether it's a shelter dog or your own pet, now you know the real way to his heart.

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Does Your Dog Drink Enough? By Dr. Karen Becker

Does Your Dog Drink Enough?  By Dr. Karen Becker

STORY AT-A-GLANCE One of the simplest ways to determine if your pet needs to drink more water is to lift some skin at the back of her neck and then let it go In a well-hydrated animal, the skin will quickly fall back into place If your pet is dehydrated, the skin will fall slower and may stay in a tent formation By Dr. Becker Pets are like their owners in many ways, and for dogs and cats this includes their need for plenty of pure, fresh water. Dogs and cats are made up of mostly water, which is required...

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