The Possible Canine’s Blog

Nutrition Tutorial – Update

A bit of a follow up today, adding  some information regarding the upcoming Tutorial I am offering on Facebook. It pleases me to no end to see just how many people are interested in going way beyond the “inspirational” stage  and learning how to work with the...

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Do the Math Monday

A little offering from me (and this may well be the shortest blog entry ever, in the history of The Possible Canine) over at the Facebook Page (which  you can access here):  https://www.facebook.com/ThePossibleCanine/ What we'll do, every Monday, is look at nutrient...

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Five Things Friday

This new feature will consist of five random things I want to share with readers, every Friday. They might pertain to a specific nutrient, to a food, a health condition, an individual herb, a method of herbal preparation, or even a quick recipe. I've been inspired to...

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Frozen Dog Treats Part Two – Savoury!

So, it's the weekend and I am having a little fun with recipes - a thread on my Facebook group convinced me to develop more frozen treats for the warm summer months, and since not all dogs love fruit, I thought I'd do a few savoury, but still very healthy versions....

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Frozen Herbal Dog Treats – Part One

Every summer, a  few frozen treat recipes start to appear around the internet,  usually yogurt based, with additions like sardines and salmon and blueberries - all good stuff. I  started to wonder if I might not concoct a few such treats myself, maybe with a  twist...

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Three Old Dogs

So, last week on my Facebook Page, I asked readers a simple question: who here has a senior dog? And the response was overwhelming. I suspect that thread might just be the liveliest one in the history of my Page. Seems a lot of people have senior dogs, and are...

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Midsummer Sale on Nutrition Courses

Hello, all! I am posting today to share a flash sale with my readers - I generally try to do two sales per year, one approximately around each of the Solstices. A bit late this summer, but here we go. From today until Friday June 30, the following (major) discounts...

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Carob/quinoa treat recipe

I’m not sure when I actually bought Todd Caldecott’s lovely and informative book Food as Medicine, it might be about 5 years ago. Although I practise as a Western Herbalist, I have a long standing interest in Ayurveda, and Todd is a great herbalist, someone to be...

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Pet Blogger Challenge 2017

When did you start your blog and, for anyone who is just seeing it for first time, please provide a description of your site. Would you say your blog focuses more on sharing stories with your readers, or providing a resource for your audience? Answer: This version of...

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Calendula for dogs

Over the past week I have had a flood of emails asking about calendula, a wonderful and easy-to-grow herb that I utilize in many ways, for both topical and internal issues, for humans, canines, and other species.. The biggest question in my Inbox right now- is it...

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End of the Year Sale

... because I do this every year - for the next ten days I am offering a special price on the two nutrition courses. (The Herbalism course already is at a rockbottom price, until the New year when it will be going up - so it's staying as is). If you take one of the...

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Remember “Cookie of the Week?”

...well, that fell by the wayside with all the other stuff I have to get done all the time. However - I do bake cookies and other treats for dogs, and once in a while I hit on a tasty and healthy delight I have to share. Today is one of those days. Fiddling around...

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Herbs for the Urinary Tract

Common Conditions –   Lower Urinary Tract Disorders of the Dog Overview To start with, conditions of the urinary system in both dogs and cats are very common, and form a significant percentage of my own clinical cases. Diseases of the bladder and urethra are related...

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I Can’t Stress it Enough…

Response this morning to a few emails I've received - friendly questions, so I'm glad to respond. The jist of it all is, my recipes may be balanced and cover the essentials, but  where are the Superfoods? Isn't it boring to feed just sweet potato or quinoa, chicken,...

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Herbs for Rescue Issues

  Rescued animals of all species, ages, and backgrounds can present with a range of physical and emotional issues –which are very often, if not always obviously, deeply connected. Some of these problems are apparent immediately, while others will emerge over...

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The Possible Canine’s Blog

Home Cooking For Dogs

Today I thought I would elaborate a bit on the new course, so those who are deciding whether it is right for them can gather some more information before deciding. To start - what are these tutorials, anyway? Well up till now, and including this fall session, they...

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Tutorial – Home Cooking for Dogs

Following a successful fall home cooking tutorial  – I am running another  session this Spring. It is a course that has been requested many times, and for which I see a real need. Homecooking for dogs is increasing in popularity, as many dog lovers want to move away...

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What I’m Feeding Danny

This started off as part of an exercise for the Cancer Tutorial, and as it grew I decided to share it with a  wider audience. One of the things I am most adamant about is ensuring that home prepared diets meet all nutrient requirements - fatty and amino acids,...

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Summer Tutorial Schedule

Hello, all! The three tutorials have all been super successful, lively and engaging, but now that two of them are finished, and the ongoing one is closed, people are emailing daily, trying to join the closed classrooms - I've decided to run all three again over the...

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