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.

Is it Necessary to Reduce Protein in the Diet?

There is a lot of misconceptions concerning protein and dogs. So let’s start with the basics and learn exactly what protein is and what foods contain the necessary proteins for a healthy dog’s diet.

Diets for Special Health Needs

Some health conditions may call for changes in the diet for your dog. While there are many commercial prescription diets for some health conditions, you can prepare fresh food diets at home. A fresh food diet can provide a variety of foods that can be helpful in insuring the best nutrition and help keep the fussiest dog’s appetite up so he will continue eating.


By Lew Olson • April 2004 Newsletter This article is the first in a series of newsletters written to address diet needs for special conditions, along with sample diets and resources for further information. I get many requests for diet information for dogs with special needs, and I thought it beneficial to organize this information … Read more

The Liver

The Liver By Lew Olson • March 2003 Newsletter This liver is designed to filter the blood by removing toxins. It is also the central site where most drugs are metabolized. It does have the capability of regenerating itself, which is a unique feature of this organ. However, the liver does not work at its … Read more