Consider “People Chow”

If you care about your animal companion this video will make you think. http://bit.ly/2ogoCYu    

Join Dr. Doug at Pittsburgh Event

Hi Everyone, I will be speaking about pet nutrition and vaccines on Sunday, April 3rd from 2-4 PM at Ringers Pet Dog Training in Natrona Heights (Pittsburgh area). http://www.ringerspetdogtraining.com/Upcoming-Classes—Events.html Please register for this FREE lecture. Call 724-226-4822 or 724-226-9670 or email gsd10@yahoo.com. Sponsored by Answers Raw Pet Food Learn everything you need to know to […]

Lying Labels – Part II

In last week’s blog post, we explored some of the many ways pet food companies misguide us with their labels. This week I have the rest of the story. Questionable Quality Hopefully there is meat listed somewhere on the ingredient list. Unfortunately, you cannot easily tell the quality of that meat from the label. Here’s […]

Why is this Dog Goofy?

Recently I went on a special house call to Disney World to answer this age-old question. You will never believe what I discovered. It all has to do with a nutrition study sponsored by the Iams Company in 2004. The research revolved around the idea that feeding extra DHA (an essential fatty acid found in […]

Dr. Doug in the Raw

Yes, I’m going to bare it all for you right now. I am one of a rare breed of veterinarian who actually recommends raw pet food. This is in spite of my veterinary educational indoctrination that processed pet food is scientifically validated. Initially I bought the propaganda – hook, line and sinker. The reason I […]

Sometimes the Tail Wags the Dogma

The word “dogma” has been defined as “a belief or set of beliefs that is accepted by the members of a group without being questioned or doubted.” This word is usually reserved for religious doctrine but is also used in the area of biology. The so called “central dogma” refers to the idea that the […]

What is Holistic-Integrative Medicine?

So, what is holistic medicine? An alternative approach to health care and prevention of disease which integrates the body as a whole, including mind and spirit, rather than separate systems.                                                Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary Holistic Health – Holistic Health is actually an approach to life. Rather than focusing on illness or specific parts of the […]