Raw Diet For Dogs – When Is It Safe? Rebuttal to ‘Raw Chicken Linked to Paralysis in Dogs’

Raw Diet For Dogs – When Is It Safe?  Rebuttal to ‘Raw Chicken Linked to Paralysis in Dogs’

By Rhonda Jewel, certified small animal naturopath   The AVMA, (The American Veterinary Medical Association) the leaders of the veterinary industry in this country, have been clear on their stance regarding raw meat diets for cats and dogs for many years. What they would like us to believe is that raw feeding is dangerous and unhealthy for our pets – too many risks. Yet, many of us raw feeders who have been feeding our dogs raw meaty bones,...

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Fear is the Real Sickness

Fear is the Real Sickness

By Dr. Kim Bloomer, co-founder of American Council of Animal Naturopathy Something I experience time and time again, in this natural, whole health journey (in both animal and human health) is the level of fear that permeates it from those transitioning from conventional thinking. It’s because the conventional model sees germs around every corner, viruses lurking waiting to invade, fungi ready to overtake bodies, etc. It is a war-like model....

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Working With Nature

Working With Nature

By Dr. Kim Bloomer, co-founder of American Council of Animal Naturopathy What most people don’t seem to realize is that there ARE always consequences when using any type of harmful/toxic chemical. In the case of the barn owl below,most likely it had eaten a poisoned rodent of some kind. This wild owl suffered the consequences wrought about by humans of course. By putting out this poison (and this is only one of many cases that this...

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Wolf in Dog’s Clothing

Wolf in Dog’s Clothing

by Wendy Lovas, Certified Small Animal Natural Naturopath  A Toy Poodle.  A Boxer.  A Saluki.  A Gray Wolf.  If you were to judge a book by its cover, you would think that these were all vastly different animals.  However, if you look on the inside, you would find that less than 1% of the mitochondrial DNA between these canines is different.  Despite the fact that internally all dogs function just like their wild cousins, at some point we...

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PROMOTE HEALTH RATHER THAN TREAT DISEASE

PROMOTE HEALTH RATHER THAN TREAT DISEASE

By Dr. Kim Bloomer & Dr. Jeannie Thomason, co-founders of American Council of Animal Naturopathy “The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering the attitudes of their minds.” ~Albert Schweitzer As animal naturopaths, we know and teach that no matter what the dis-ease of the animal’s body (or mind), no matter what “label” (aka diagnosis) a veterinarian might put on it, that focusing on the...

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6 Secrets the Pet Food Industry doesn’t want you to know

6 Secrets the Pet Food Industry doesn’t want you to know

By Kristin Clark, CSAN (Certified Small Animal Naturopath & Carnivore Nutrition Coach) Pet food companies specialize in making their particular product sound like it’s the answer to keeping your pet healthy, happy, and thriving. They use slick pictures and attention-grabbing phrases, and they’ve turned commercial pet food into a multi-billion dollar industry. However, no matter what the brand’s marketing department tells you, processed pet...

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