Breed Specific Dog Food – Is It Necessary?

Breed Specific Dog Food – Is It Necessary?

By Carole Milligan, certified by ACAN as a Carnivore Nutrition Consultant For a few months I have been seeing a TV commercial that states different dog breeds have different nutritional needs. The suggestion is made that purebred dogs require special diets. I suppose that means your average mixed breed dog can just eat plain old kibble. Don’t believe that marketing propaganda gimmick for one second! The truth is that all dogs, regardless of...

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Why Not Feed Your Pet A Raw Diet?

Why Not Feed Your Pet A Raw Diet?

by Dr. Jeannie Thomason co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy Not a day goes by that I don’t see people posting on social media or emailing me about their new puppy or kitten already having digestive issues or itchy skin.  The majority of these people have already taken the puppy or kitten to a veterinarian (or several) and spent a lot of money on blood tests, fecal tests, dewormers, antibiotics, probiotics, several...

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Pet Food Recalls Continue in 2017

Pet Food Recalls Continue in 2017

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy Here we go again! Pet Food Recalls Continue! It was on March 15, 2007, when the FDA first announced that they had learned that certain pet foods were sickening and killing cats and dogs. Thy found contaminants in the vegetable proteins imported into the United States from China and used as ingredients in pet food. A portion of the tainted pet food had been used to...

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Sharing Holiday Meals With Our Pets

Sharing Holiday Meals With Our Pets

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations are holidays meant for gathering around the dinner table with family and friends to share in your thanks for all that you have. For most pet owners, the dog and cat are valued members of the family and saying ‘no’ to their pleading eyes may be something you find hard to resist. We may even be tempted to share the family...

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Promoting & Maintaining Wellness With 8 Laws of Health

Promoting & Maintaining Wellness With 8 Laws of Health

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason, Co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy In Animal Naturopathy there is a focus on promoting and maintaining wellness through aiding the immune system to remain balanced and living by the 8 Laws of Health.  The first law of health is Nutrition. Proper, species specific nutrition is the foundation or cornerstone of true health and wellness. Species specific nutrition, when fed in its raw state is made up...

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Live Food Vs. Processed Pet Food

Live Food Vs. Processed Pet Food

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy Healing and maintaining healthy bodies, organs, and cells in our pets involves having access to a variety of naturally sourced, naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, as well as other dietary components. To provide all these necessary nutrients, it means feeding RAW meat, bones, and organs.  Whole, raw prey or prey model (the bones, flesh,skin/fat and organs...

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