Welcome!I'm Alicia, and I love all-natural, holistic health for dogs! I'm a Canine Wellness Practitioner with a focus on aromatherapy and natural nutrition. I blog about a holistic and healthy lifestyle for dogs with a DIY mindset. I also coach pet business owners in the Pet Pro Society. Get Your Dog HealthyGrow Your Pet Business
Welcome!I'm Alicia, and I love all-natural, holistic health for dogs! I'm a Canine Wellness Practitioner with a focus on aromatherapy and natural nutrition. I blog about a holistic and healthy lifestyle for dogs and coach pet business owners in the Pet Pro Society.
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There’s a simple way to look at your dog’s food – through Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) food energetics. Food energetics are used to look at how food affects our bodies from a neutral, cool and warm standpoint. So instead of evaluating foods based on protein, calories, and carbs like Western culture does, TCM looks at vitamin and mineral content in addition to the sensations foods have on our bodies. For dogs suffering from allergies – warm and hot foods must be avoided. When you look at your dog’s behavior and then pair it with TCM food energetics I bet you might see some ways you can improve your dog’s diet.read more
Feeding your dog bone as part of a raw diet can be intimidating and flat out nerve-wracking, especially for first-timer raw feeders. When you feed a dog a raw diet of ground meat and bones that can take away from the scary aspects of things going wrong like choking. However, raw meaty bones are great for dogs to enjoy for a few reasons.read more
I was introduced to Pawscout a few weeks ago and have been loving this interactive app that allows me to connect with my dog’s whereabouts from wherever I am. I’m also able to keep track of walks we take and notify the app and people in the area if one of my dogs gets lost. If one of them did get lost and is wearing the Pawscout tag, I can trackread more
There are so many health benefits your dog receives when you feed him/her sardines or other oily fish like herring or mackerel. The #1 benefit is that your dog is receiving a natural source of rich omega 3 fish oils – you are literally feeding the source of the fish oil. I stopped feeding fish oil to my raw fed dogs Izzy and Hudsonread more
We all want our dogs to receive the best care so they can live forever right? Well, some of that care starts at home and you can incorporate into your dog’s daily lives! I’ve put together a free series of email tips to get you and your dog on the right path.read more
The health benefits of golden paste for dogs is kind of a never-ending list! So if you aren’t giving your dog golden paste daily with your dog’s meals, I highly recommend you start ASAP! Here are some of the benefits…read more
When I first started feeding my dogs raw food I was overwhelmed and somewhat confused. That was over five years ago. I have learned a ton and made it a priority to educate myself to benefit my dogs and so I could teach other dog parents about feeding raw food. And the raw feeding learning curve doesn’t happen overnight. There is a transition for dogs and humans that must take place.read more
As the holidays approach, you may be starting to think about this year’s holiday card. Now you can take pro-quality pet pictures to use for special pet photo holiday cards with this DIY holiday backdrop! Creating your own holiday backdrop is an inexpensive and convenient option. You can choose colored fabrics that match your holiday décor and holiday picture outfits, and it will make your holiday posts on social media picture perfect. Your friends will think you and your pets went somewhere for professional holiday pet photos with this stylish backdrop!read more
I LOVE feeding my dogs bone broth because it is so easy to pop the ingredients in the crockpot and then 24-48 hours later I have healthy, immune boosting broth to feed alongside their regular meals. I try to make bone broth for them each week using different...read more
The month of October has been dedicated to a lot of learning and I am so glad I decided to take this step to take the Raw Dog Food Certification course through Dogs Naturally University. I decided it was time to ramp up my learning even further, for my own dog’s sake and for my blog. I am already pretty knowledgeable when it comes to canine nutrition but I want to be as well versed on this subject as I can be.read more