Dog who walks on wrists saved from euthanasia

  RESCUE DOGS ROCK Sheba is proof that there is no physical disability that can stop her from being happy.  Although her front legs don’t quite function as they should, this one year old pit happily walks and wags in the grass.  And, it’s likely her spirit that caught the eye […]

The fearless, disabled ‘Kangaroo Dog’

This 2-year-old Chihuahua mix named Victory from Dearborn Michigan has a congenital birth defect that prevents her from fully extending her front legs. She was rescued stray dog who was found running around on the streets in Michigan.   Luckily the Dearborn Animal Shelter was able to raise $10k, according to the […]

Raw food parasites

Raw Food Parasites and Bacteria By Andrea Madeley Boy – talk about a mixed bag of emotions…. You know…I am really concerned that people feel attacked on this list when they post that they cook foods – or feed a 50/50 kibble…or what ever. The truth is though – as […]

Parasites in meats and worms

Parasites in Meat/Worms By Susan Rimkus and Pat McKay (as posted to the Wellpet list) Hi all – just figured out that one of my dogs has worms. Two questions: 1 – natural dewormers? pretty sure it’s tapeworm. 2 – can anyone provide me with an argument against the “worms […]

More on bloat

More on Bloat ByIan Billinghurst as told to Andrea Madelev (posted to the Wellpet list) Hi all, You may recall we had a case of a Great Dane bitch (6.5 years / spayed) that after having eaten some chicken parts became ill and bloated. I told Joanne that I would […]

Eggs for your Pet

Eggs are an excellent source of complete protein and are easily digested. They contain all the essential amino acids and the following nutrients: vitamins A, B2, D and E, niacin, biotin, copper, iron, sulphur, phosphorus and unsaturated fatty acids. The egg yolk is the richest known source of choline, which […]

Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine

Chondroitin Sulfate: Glucosamine’s Perfect Partner? by Jennifer Hornsby In addition to glucosamine sulfate, Dr. Theodosakis and others recommend taking dietary supplements of chondroitin sulfate. This water-attracting/binding cartilage compound consists mostly of glucosamine sulfate. Controlled clinical studies of oral and injected doses of chondroitin sulfate—five, to date—have produced results that are […]

Feeding chicken bones to your dog

Chicken Bones By Joanne Blair and Lydia Driscoll (as posted to the Wellpet List) Hello all, Its been ages since I’ve posted to the list, but I have been on Wellpet now for nearly a year. I’ve been feeding a la Billinghurst for over a year to my four Great […]

Nutrition for dogs in whelp

Building a Good Foundation: Nutrition for Bitches in Whelp By Kymythy Schultze There are many ways in which Nature can assist in one of the most natural processes; the miracle of birth. Before you breed your dog, she should be in excellent health and condition. Holistic health care works with […]

Bloat and nutrition

Bloat and Nutrition by Kymythy Schultze and Mary Ellen Lunde Schultze, A.H.I. (as posted to the Wellpet List) Hi Listers, Of course, there is never just ONE reason for anything. Many factors come into play. Unfortunately, that means there are no easy answers either, darn it. I’d like to share […]