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Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet May 28th, 2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Phoebespeople
We have 10 week old baby and we feed our dog RAW...

We have 10 week old baby and we feed our dog RAW food.
We don't let Phoebe lick the baby right after eating, but other than that we take no more precautions than we normally would. Both the baby...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet March 3rd, 2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,728
Posted By Phoebespeople
Phoebe regularly eats large chunks of pork...

Phoebe regularly eats large chunks of pork rib/neck bones and completely digests them no problem. A beef rib bone would be easily digested by any large dog, no problem.
Also, dogs are natural...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet December 12th, 2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By Phoebespeople
1. Whole stewing chickens 2. Turkey necks 3....

1. Whole stewing chickens
2. Turkey necks
3. Beef heart
4. pork shoulder
5. Chicken liver
6. Beef liver
7. Beef kidney
8. Whole duck
9. Leg of lamb
10. Green lamb tripe
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 21st, 2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Phoebespeople
Dog Health Insurance suggestions

Does anyone have any suggestions for a good insurance company with cheap rates and good coverage? We had Dog insurance with BCAA, it was an add-on to our home insurance, but they canceled that...
Forum: Dog food forum November 5th, 2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Phoebespeople
First of all, dogs are carnivores, and any...

First of all, dogs are carnivores, and any commercial kibble that calls itself vegetarian is a just trying to appeal to human diet trends and not addressing the diety requirement of dogs. And, it's...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet October 26th, 2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Phoebespeople
Beef heart is the cheapest beef muscle meat I've...

Beef heart is the cheapest beef muscle meat I've found. If you keep feeding mostly chicken, I would suggest buying whole stewing chickens, they are usually the cheapest, and the variety of...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet September 13th, 2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,739
Posted By Phoebespeople
We used to buy pre-made ground raw food from our...

We used to buy pre-made ground raw food from our local raw dog food store, but we have switched to grocery store meat counter meat now. Whole stewing chickens are a good staple, but we also get beef...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 21st, 2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By Phoebespeople
If you want to try something natural, neem oil is...

If you want to try something natural, neem oil is a natural pesticide/fungicide that is reported to repel fleas and ticks, and also clears up ringworm and mange mites. You can get it in...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet August 17th, 2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Phoebespeople
First of all, good for you!!! Feeding raw is the...

First of all, good for you!!! Feeding raw is the best thing you can do for your dog.
Secondly, all the rules for a 100 pound wolf apply to a 4 lb. chihuahua.
80% muscle meat, 10% bone, 10%...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet August 6th, 2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,138
Posted By Phoebespeople
I just had a look at my bottle and it's $18.50...

I just had a look at my bottle and it's $18.50 for the large bottle, not $12.00. My mistake, but it's still really cheap. The place I get it from is Buddies Natural Pet Food in Saanich.
...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet August 5th, 2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,138
Posted By Phoebespeople
Our local raw food supplier has bottles of wild...

Our local raw food supplier has bottles of wild Alaska salmon oil, the large size lasts several months and it's quite cheap.
If you were to look for salmon oil in the human health food store it...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet August 4th, 2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By Phoebespeople
I have thought about the same thing, but then I...

I have thought about the same thing, but then I remembered that study they did about how much salmonela and e-coli are on shopping cart handles, computer keyboards, handrails, door knobs, etc... and...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet July 27th, 2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,138
Posted By Phoebespeople
Anything under $1.79/pound. That's what I look...

Anything under $1.79/pound. That's what I look for when I go to the grocery store. Whole stewing hens, whole mature turkey, whole mature duck, chicken backs, turkey necks, pork beck bones, pork...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet June 4th, 2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,336
Posted By Phoebespeople
Green tripe, once a week.

Phoebe gets one full meal of green tripe once a week. We can purcahse 1 lb frozen blocks of ground green lamb tripe at our local raw pet food store, Buddies Natural Pet Food, in Saanich BC. I don't...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet May 29th, 2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,968
Posted By Phoebespeople
Supermarket meat vs. organic/hormone free

I would like to buy certified organic and hormone free, free range and natural food for Phoebe, but it's not that easy to find and it's a lot more expensive. Is regular supermarket chicken, turkey,...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet May 1st, 2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,567
Posted By Phoebespeople
Switch to raw, cold turkey, literally!

Variety is the key.

Chicken, turkey and duck- The whole thing, or parts, quartered, chopped, frozen or thawed, necks, backs, organs, skin...
Beef - Marrow bone, heart(muscle meat), green...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 24th, 2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,234
Posted By Phoebespeople
The Vet was no help, wondering about Neem Oil.

The Vet said it could be one of several types of rignworm fungus, or one of two types of mange mites, or something else. Unfortunately, he couldn't say for sure without taking hair samples and a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 21st, 2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,234
Posted By Phoebespeople
I figured it out, it's ringworm.

I googled "rignworm dogs", and came up with dozens of photos that look exactly like what Phoebe has. It's actually a fungus thet can be treated with creams, shampoos, and medication that your vet...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 14th, 2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,234
Posted By Phoebespeople
Bald spot on Phoebes face

Last week I noticed a patch on Phoebes face, about the size of a dime, where her fur is thinning and she seems to have a slight rash. It's about an inch below her eye. She's been swimming in lakes...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 24th, 2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,036
Posted By Phoebespeople
bacterial/yeast ear infection

Our dog had an ear infection and soaking a cotton ball in the medication and rubbing it in her ears was the only way to get it in there. One tip for preventing a bacteria or yeast infection in the...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet March 21st, 2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By Phoebespeople
Raw dog food

We started Phoebe on raw food at 7 weeks old. We started with ground chicken backs and necks, and ground turkey necks. You should add alfalfa/kelp/yeast powder and salmon/fish oil to their morning...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 20th, 2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Phoebespeople
Submissive to aggressive behaivior

Phoebe is an 8 months old lab cross, spayed, and has always been the most submissive dog at the park. Every once in a while she will snap at other dogs who are playing a bit too rough or trying to...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits March 19th, 2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,905
Posted By Phoebespeople
Doggie DNA test

Roxy is a little cutie!
We did the doggie DNA breed test with our lab cross Phoebe. It cost $65.00 CDN from Viaguard out of Toronto.
http://www.viaguardinc.com/canine-dog-dna.htm
It said she...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 19th, 2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 27,740
Posted By Phoebespeople
My dog also limps a little after a nap. Front right leg.

Phoebe, our female 8 month old lab cross also has a slight limp in her front right leg after sleeping in her crate. It goes away after a minute or two and really looks like she just slept on it...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet March 19th, 2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Phoebespeople
Prepared raw food

I buy pre-packaged raw food. The place I get it from gets their ingredients from local butcher shops/processing facilities and it's all human grade and hormone free. I often see the delivery trucks...
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