Lew Olson's newly revised edition is filled with an abundance of new topics and information. Whether you are new to home feeding or a seasoned raw feeder, have a senior dog or a new puppy, a pregnant mom or a toy breed, this book presents all the information you need to make the best nutritional decisions for your dog.

Treating Inflammation and Pain in Dogs – October 2013

Inflammation is the body’s response to a variety of different issues that can include allergies, arthritis, and injuries. Some examples can include cruciate ligament tears, over-strenuous workouts, over-active play, or cuts and abrasions to the skin. It is the body’s reaction to try to repair and isolate the condition. However, while the body tries to … Read more

Is Coconut Oil Useful for Dogs?

I have gotten several emails recently asking about the effectiveness of Coconut Oil for dogs. Coconut Oil is certainly a product that has received a lot of Internet attention in the last 8 years. There are numerous websites promoting this product, as well as industry involvement in trying to draw attention to numerous claims, including … Read more

The Role of Calcium in your Dog’s Diet

Calcium plays a very important role in your dog's diet. Not only does calcium help build strong bones, it also helps heart function by supporting the contractions in the heart muscle, supports nerve transmission, muscle building and signaling, and helps with hormone secretion. Calcium levels have the ability to remain stable in the body because … Read more

Purine Stones and Diet

In November 2009, I wrote a newsletter on Struvite and Calcium Oxalate Crystals and Stones. Struvites are most commonly caused by a urinary tract infection and once the infection is treated, the problem is resolved. In calcium oxalate crystals and stones, a diet modification is needed to reduce the amount of oxalates in the diet. … Read more

Fresh Food Recipes for Dogs

By Lew Olson, PhD Natural Health A dog's body is naturally designed to handle a wide variety of raw foods of animal and plant origin. Preparing a fresh food recipe is easy – and the healthiest diet you can feed your dog! Starter Recipe Want to Feed the Best Diet for Your Dog, But Don’t … Read more