Herbs can benefit every member of your family – even your pets. Make a few herbal treats and keep them happy and healthy too!
Breath Fresh Dog Biscuits
Parsley and mint do wonders for doggy breath and general mouth health. Don’t overdo the mint in this recipe unless your dog really loves the taste.
Take one cup each of whole wheat flour, ground oatmeal and cornmeal and mix well together. Finely chop four-five sprigs of fresh parsley and a sprig of mint. Mix the herbs into the meal mixture. Add...
Nutty Niblets Ingredients:
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup pistachio nuts (shelled and chopped)
¼ cup natural applesauce
1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
2 large eggs
¼ cup milk
In large bowl, combine flours and nuts. Add applesauce and peanut butter, and mix thoroughly.
In smaller bowl, beat eggs and milk. Add this mixture to flour bowl.
Roll out on floured countertop. (Try to roll dough ½” thick for best results.)
Cut out shapes,...
For many of us humans, it’s pretty easy for us to tell others what our favorite food happens to be and we have so many choices. From different ethnic varieties to the choice of vegetarian or meat dishes it makes shopping for the ingredients fairly easy for us. But, when it comes to feeding our companions, other than their pushing away a bowl or failing to eat a meal, it can be difficult for us to know what our dogs like or don’t enjoy. Of course, what we feed them is probably one of the most...
Dogs are born with several basic, primal drives: prey and food being primary among them. These two drives are somewhat related, as dogs in the wild needed to catch their prey in order to eat. To satisfy these twin drives, dogs will resort to nearly anything to make sure they get their food. What’s a dog parent to do when this drive turns to aggression?
Signs of food aggression
Food aggression manifests itself just as any other type of aggression. You need to monitor your dog for his...