Bone Percentages in Animal Pieces

Beef Ribs – 52% Beef Ox tails – 45-65% Chicken back…44% Chicken neck with skin…36% Chicken neck without skin…75% Chicken foot…60% Chicken leg quarter…27% Whole chicken (cleaned)…31% Chicken drum stick…33% Chicken bone in breast…20% Chicken thigh…21% Chicken wing…46% Duck Foot – 60% Duck Head – 75% Duck Frame – 75% Duck Neck – 50% Turkey…

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EMF’s The Hidden Danger to Your Pets

Written by: Dr. Judy Jasek, DVM – Animal Healing Arts What the heck are EMF’s?  Electromagnetic Frequencies are a very dangerous and potentially fatal threat in our everyday environment that can affect both you and your pet.  In very basic terms, EMF is the radiation produced from your electronic devices, including cell phones, computers, cordless phones, microwaves,…

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Why Vitamin D Is Important for Pets

Written by: Dr. Judy Jasek, DVM – Animal Healing Arts I am sure that most of you have heard about the recent recalls on many pet foods due to elevated vitamin D levels, many from the Hills company. Here is a link to one news report, and there are many more that you can find…

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Nutritional Support For Dogs With Cancer

Written By: Dr. Judy Jasek, DVM – Animal Healing Arts Cancer is a devastating disease in both pets and people. Few things are more disheartening than hearing that your pet has a cancer diagnosis. Making things even tougher is the confusion over treatment choices as there are so many options to choose from. My approach…

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The Real Risk of HeartWorm Disease

Written by: Dr. Judy Jasek, DVM – Animal Healing Arts When it comes to assessing your pet’s risk of getting heartworm disease, we must first look at the life-cycle of the worm and the environmental requirements for its development.   Heartworm disease cannot be spread directly from dog to dog, the larvae must develop in the…

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Why We Love Mushrooms For Health

How Mushrooms Protect Your Dog Mushrooms live in some pretty harsh environments, so they’ve had to build up their natural defenses. When your dog eats mushrooms, these defenses are passed on to him.  Grab your dogs mushrooms here! Mushrooms contain many vitamins and minerals that boost your dog’s overall health. And they’re full of potent antioxidants…

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Why Raw is Best?

Here are just a few of the facts… Commercial kibble is full of mycotoxins – toxic substances produced by fungus that can cause everything from allergies to digestive upset to cancer. Kibble can also include lot of plant based protein which is not as beneficial for your dog. Most kibbles contain between 25% and 45% carbohydrates,…

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Raw Feeding Cheat Sheet

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How to Start A Species Appropriate Raw Diet for Pets Cold turkey!  Dump the kibble or processed food and fast pup for 12 hours. Then begin! Food Sensitivities Dogs and cats are very sensitive to the high sugar content and insulin spiking ingredients found in dry kibble food. Our pet’s guts were not made to…

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