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gulper
I heard a new reason for feeding raw commercial grinds (instead of DIY) recently from an owner who said she fed the former because her dog was a “gulper.” So, I thought this might be a good time to do
dog eats inedible
Does your dog eat eat things that seem completely unrelated to food?  Many dogs do.  If you have a skilled forager in your household, you may be interested in this infographic that I found on an animal agriculture website.  It
pyometra
I’ve been seeing a lot of fuss made among ‘natural’ dog health advocates over a recent study on dogs with Pyometra, a sometimes-fatal inflammatory condition of the uterus.  It showed that dogs already ‘infected’ with Pyometra survived at a very
pancreatitis
Roadie About 20 years ago, I got a call from my sister about her 2-year old Pomeranian, “Roadie”. It seemed he had a severe case of Pancreatitis and was having to spend the night at the ER. I don’t remember
raw wild pet food
I had a brief conversation last week with the maker of a new (to me) dog food called “Raw Wild Pet Foods”. The niche this company is trying to fill is the segment of dog owners who understand that WILD
raw feed a cat
These instructions presume that you’re going to be transitioning a cat that has already been fed commercial food his/her whole life.  Kittens recognize their natural food, so there’s usually no need to transition them at all.  If they’ve eaten kibble
Kennel Cough is supposed to be a “very contagious” illness. And it does seem to “make the rounds” sometimes, as it is said to do. Yet in the decades I’ve been handling dogs and seeing them exposed to other coughing
colloidal silver
I was thrilled to see Dogs Naturally Magazine DNM giving colloidal silver (CS) the thrashing it richly deserves in a recent blog article.  Despite the favorable reputation that this magazine enjoys, it usually offers very little useful information.  What it
punctures
I’ve had many dogs sustain minor puncture wounds while in my care.  And I’ve been asked many times whether dogs need to be treated by a vet for that kind of injury.  So, I thought I’d tackle that question from
rmf
As my regular readers are aware, Kimberly Gauthier of “Keep the Tail Wagging” gave RMF a little nod recently when she decided to look into it more closely for her own dogs.  We did an interview together where we discussed

2 thoughts on “Help! My Dog is a “GULPER!””

  1. Oh this was great timing! Thank you Nora! I have been following you for 10 years! My Jemma is 12 yrs old now and you are my hero! I don’t have any problems with Jemma but my neighbor has 4 dogs and he really needed and welcomed your advice! I am His hero but I give you all the credit! Thanks! Jemma & love you!! ❤️

    1. Thank you Judy, I so appreciate your feedback!So have you now had a vet free decade with Jemma or have there been mishaps? I’d love to get your updated testimonial at some point.

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