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Forum: Cat food forum February 12th, 2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By gypsy_girl
You might want to consider using the flax seed...

You might want to consider using the flax seed or, or better yet salmon oil or herring oil etc, as the flax powder often times has alot of the omega 3s removed from it. As in the oil is take off, and...
Forum: Dog food forum February 12th, 2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By gypsy_girl
Organic Kibble

This is just a comment so as to not Thread Jack...
There was an expression of interest in relation to organic kibble, and I have done a fair amount of research on this topic.
Although I AM a...
Forum: Dog food forum February 9th, 2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,015
Posted By gypsy_girl
DM Meat protein

Although on a DM basis most meats are similar to high protein kibble, you would also want to look at the amount that is consumed in grams of ingestion per day or BW.
This way you know that actual...
Forum: Dog food forum January 26th, 2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,197
Posted By gypsy_girl
I have used both the GO! and the NOW! Grain free,...

I have used both the GO! and the NOW! Grain free, and liked them both. In answer to the question regarding whether the dog will feel full, unfortunately some dogs (especially hunting breeds) never...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet December 11th, 2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,610
Posted By gypsy_girl
You could check out www.monicasegal.com she has...

You could check out www.monicasegal.com she has lots of good info on raw stuff, but she formulates using NRC standards.
Forum: Dog food forum November 6th, 2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By gypsy_girl
Here is another one www.petacular.com

Here is another one

www.petacular.com
Forum: Dog food forum August 8th, 2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,592
Posted By gypsy_girl
Allowable phosphorus levels are set by NRC and...

Allowable phosphorus levels are set by NRC and AAFCO, and studies has NOT show that a "somewhat" higher level of phosphorus is not harmful, unless there is a pre-existing condition. As for the high...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 17th, 2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By gypsy_girl
I once used Transfer Factor for a dog that got...

I once used Transfer Factor for a dog that got into poison, but I am not sure as to whether it helped in the digestive area. It does contain probiotics, but I wanted it for the Immune System Support....
Forum: Cat food forum July 4th, 2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By gypsy_girl
7% is neither good nor bad. This % is just the...

7% is neither good nor bad. This % is just the mineral content, and a higher or low level is generally doesn't mean anything. Except in the case where cats may need to be magnesium restricted ( and...
Forum: Cat food forum July 4th, 2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By gypsy_girl
This is why the Grain Free High protein high fat...

This is why the Grain Free High protein high fat foods have higher ash values. Although meat does have higher minerals, meal is inclusive of bones, and this also contributes significantly to the ash...
Forum: Off topic forum July 4th, 2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,673
Posted By gypsy_girl
Okay here is my luck!! I like to sing, and have...

Okay here is my luck!! I like to sing, and have musicians friends, and they have friends etc.
I also go to greendrinks, that is REALLY cool if you are into that kinda thing. It's a group of people...
Forum: Cat food forum July 4th, 2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By gypsy_girl
Ash is the total mineral content of a pet food,...

Ash is the total mineral content of a pet food, and all kibble contains it. Some are lower, some higher, but it is neccesary as it is minerals
Forum: Dog food forum June 9th, 2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,268
Posted By gypsy_girl
I don't think the whitefish is caught locally, as...

I don't think the whitefish is caught locally, as the informational PDF that they put out about the bones in the salmon said that the whitefish (I think it was flounder????) was from Vancouver...
Forum: Dog food forum June 8th, 2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,268
Posted By gypsy_girl
Potatoes high in starch

I looked up the nutrient profile on potatoes, and is has the glycemic index @ 2 (very low) and the carb % @ 2 (one potatoe) and sugars as n/a
Of course grains are much higher barley eg 52% carb...
Forum: Dog food forum June 6th, 2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,268
Posted By gypsy_girl
Hey Kinguni Can you PM me with your vets...

Hey Kinguni

Can you PM me with your vets name? I have a friend in Winnipeg looking for a holistic vet

Thanks
Forum: Dog food forum June 3rd, 2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By gypsy_girl
Timberwolf issues-product to pull from shelf

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Dakota Bison/Ocean Blue Reported Issues

Timberwolf Organics Customer,

Due to recent reports from some customers, we have ordered that two formulas from three specific dates...
Forum: Dog food forum May 15th, 2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,638
Posted By gypsy_girl
Can you post the ingredients on here?

Can you post the ingredients on here?
Forum: Dog food forum May 13th, 2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By gypsy_girl
It is not definitively know why dogs eat grass,...

It is not definitively know why dogs eat grass, but it does provide fiber, some nutrients and chlorophyll. Dogs have been doing this forever :)
The only disadvantage is that often after consuming...
Forum: Cat food forum May 13th, 2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By gypsy_girl
Let us know how you make out!!!!

Let us know how you make out!!!!
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 12th, 2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By gypsy_girl
Is it possible she is trying to "bury" it. It is...

Is it possible she is trying to "bury" it. It is not uncommon for dogs to try to bury food, toys etc. , and it sounds like she could be trying to push the blanket onto the ear to bury it.:shrug:
Forum: Dog food forum May 12th, 2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,284
Posted By gypsy_girl
I might try a different Grain Free, or something...

I might try a different Grain Free, or something with a different protein source. Particularily because you say that there is mucus on the kibble, I am wondering if your dog is not tollerating some...
Forum: Cat food forum May 12th, 2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By gypsy_girl
There are a number of kibbles with grain, that...

There are a number of kibbles with grain, that have over 80% of the proteins coming from meat, and still have fiber to deal with these issues.
Cats would not eat pumpkin on the wild, but would eat...
Forum: Dog food forum May 12th, 2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By gypsy_girl
You may want to look at a kibble with more...

You may want to look at a kibble with more calories, such as GO! Chicken. It has the most calories of any kibble, it is very effective for putting on weight. Because residual protein does not lay...
Forum: Cat food forum May 12th, 2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By gypsy_girl
I am assuming that you are using KD as a protein...

I am assuming that you are using KD as a protein reduced diet? In terms of a replacement for a prescription diet it would depend on your blood tests and what the BUN level is.
If you vet put you on...
Forum: Cat food forum May 12th, 2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By gypsy_girl
Fiber is the non digestible part of a grain, or...

Fiber is the non digestible part of a grain, or any vegetable etc. There are two different types of fiber, soluble and insoluble. The insoluble is the part that would not dissolve in water (ie the...
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