September 2, 2022 Rae Blogs

When searching for a good, responsible, and ethical dog breeder, you have to take a lot into consideration. You’ll also probably ask the breeder a lot of questions. If you choose a bad breeder, you can end up with a sick puppy or one that grows to have a lot of health issues. If you find a good breeder, you’ll have a puppy that is healthy, well adjusted, and it’ll bring you many years of healthy and happy companionship. I hope this post will help you find a responsibly dog breeder no matter the breed you decide to get. Why…

December 6, 2020 Rae Blogs 1Comment

One of the biggest struggles I’ve run into with people wanting to switch to raw is not knowing where to begin or how to make sure the nutrients their dog needs are balanced. Daily balance is super important for puppies while adult dogs can typically have balance over a week. Thanks to Dr. Harvey’s feeding raw is simple! Dr. Harvey’s & My Honest Opinion Over the last year I’ve been feeding Dr. Harvey’s exclusively to one of my dogs, 3-5 days a week to one, and 4-7 days a week with the third. This is because my smallest dog is…

August 22, 2020 Rae Blogs

When it comes to feeding your dog, there is the great debate of what is the best way to feed your dog. I’ve compiled a list of pros and cons for each. I will also include some companies for raw or homemade if you decide to make the switch if you haven’t already. I’ll group raw and homecooked together for pros and cons as making them at home are pretty similar aside from one doesn’t get cooked. What do you think will be the best dog food? You will want to consider the lifestyle of your dog and their needs…

July 18, 2020 Rae Blogs

The benefits of coconut oil for dogs is more than just these five. It tends to start with the fact that coconut oil is a medium chain fatty acid (MCFA). It makes a great addition to your dog’s diet and you should definitely take advantage of those benefits it gives to your dogs. 5 Coconut Oil Benefits These are just a few on the reasons why I give coconut oil to my dogs. 1. It can help clean teeth If you’re wanting a more natural toothpaste for your dog, look no further. Coconut oil has antimicrobial properties which makes it…

July 4, 2020 Rae Blogs

Using essential oils with your dogs doesn’t have to be scary. These 10 essential oil recipes are a variety of combinations and will include flea sprays, calming spray, itching, motion sickness, and more! Dog Essential Oil Safety Just like humans benefit from essential oils, our pets can benefit from them as well. Below are some basic safety rules to be sure to follow when using essential oils with your pets. NEVER apply the oils to your pets eyes, nose, or genitalsNEVER apply the oils to the ends of long eared dogs as the oils can end up in the eyes…

June 13, 2020 Rae Blogs

Many people seem to have an issue where their dog constantly is chewing their paws. If you feel your dog is excessively licking or chewing their paws, here are five ways to help them stop. Knowing the cause of paw chewing is the first step so let’s go over a few potential reasons why your dog is constantly chewing at their paw. Reasons Why Dogs Chew Their Paws Chewing or licking paws can become an issue if your dog is biting or licking them so much that they become raw. I think we can agree that seeing a bloody paw…

June 6, 2020 Rae Blogs

Green Lipped Mussels (GLMs) are a natural joint health supplement for dogs. These types of mussels can only be found off the coast of New Zealand and can be fed raw, dehydrated, air-dried, or even as a powder. I tend to feed them mostly raw to my dogs but will do dehydrated as well to give offer them as treats for my dogs. Although my dogs don’t have joint issues, my oldest two dogs are both 4 years old and my youngest is a year old, I still feel they can benefit from these mussels. I source them raw from…

June 2, 2020 Rae Blogs

Something I find myself always saying is how stuffing a KONG is a great way to keep your dog busy. I’ve compiled a list of 36 healthy KONG treats ideas that are safe for your dog. These are easy to prepare and can last a long time. They can really keep any dog entertained. A stuffed KONG is great for mental stimulation as well. There are so many options out there that don’t require you to purchase the KONG brand treats. They are definitely easy and convenient but I’m sure there are plenty of items you already buy that you…

May 30, 2020 Rae Blogs

If you haven’t heard of Golden Paste or recently just heard someone mention it, then I’m glad you are here to learn about it and how to make it. Turmeric has so many health benefits for humans and it definitely has multiple benefits for dogs as well. I feed this paste to my dogs because I want them to have less joint pain and simply live a long, happy, and healthy life. Golden Paste Benefits Can helps prevent and treat cancerPowerful AntioxidantNatural and Effective Anti-InflammatoryProtects the Liver from toxins Just to name a few of its benefits. There are definitely…

May 23, 2020 Rae Blogs 1Comment

If you’ve been reading my posts over the last few weeks, you know I’m big into feeding my dogs a raw diet. I totally get this isn’t for everyone but if you are curious about how to feed your dog raw, check out this post. If you are here for a few raw recipes, stay tuned. Some of these definitely have proteins that might not be found in your local grocery but can be found at your butcher most likely or online at Raw Feeding Miami. I love shopping with them to keep a wide variety of proteins rolling through…