Cooking for dogs according to traditional Chinese medicine food therapy including recipes.
From Needles to Natural
Author: Judy Morgan D.V.M.
Publisher: Archway Publishing
"In From Needles to Natural, she shares her journey from traditional to holistic veterinary medicine and helps pet owners understand the differences between good advertising and good health for their animal friends."--P.  of cover.
Discussing the worldwide problem of overweight pets, this comprehensive writing explains how behavior—both of pets and people—is a critical aspect of any proper diet. It discusses how pets are poorly adapted to cope with a constant excess of soluble carbohydrate, a common feature found in the majority of dry kibble diets. Therefore, this reference shows how, oftentimes while pet owners believe that they are providing the best nutrition for their pets, they are actually silently robbing their companions of health and longevity in their failure to restrict carbohydrates. In response to this situation this informative book draws on anthropology, genetics, and behavior to establish logical nutrition, thereby educating pet owners on how they can improve the length and quality of their pets' lives.
Featuring such options as Puppy Pesto, Bacon Yappetizers and Mutt Loaf, a cookbook by the creator of the "DogFoodDude" blog provides natural-foods recipes for dogs based on the nutritional guidelines of veterinary manuals.
The pet-owner bond is strengthened when owners feel they are contributing to their pet's well-being and good health on one of the most intimate levels of human bonding: food. Home cooking for your dog can be fun and easy. By using Chinese Medicine theory, you can keep your pet healthy using fresh, wholesome food ingredients. Learn to use food as medicine by following the simple guidelines in What's For Dinner, Dexter?Over 50 main dishes for your dog, some travel meals and snacks.
Author: W. Jean Dodds, DVM, Diana Laverdure
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
Nutrigenomics is the new science of how diet affects gene expression at the cellular level, creating vibrant health or chronic disease. Optimum health begins in the cells—and this book shows you how to achieve it for your dog!
Canine Kitchen Capers
Author: Judy Morgan DVM, Hue Grant
Making your own pet food can be fun and easy, but sometimes those escapades can have hilarious results. In addition to providing healthy recipes for your dogs, this book will leave you laughing along with pet owners on a quest for better pet health. The authors have taught many pet owners how to prepare balanced healthy diets for their dogs.
The Dog Diet Answer Book
Author: Greg Martinez
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
Includes tips for pet owners to diagnose common dog health problems and adjust diets accordingly. Contains home remedies for common ailments and recipes for homecooked meals and treats.
Home Cooking for Your Dog is the first holistic cookbook for dogs to include recipes for cooked meals, treats, and the raw food diet—a big trend in the pet industry. User-friendly, chop-licking recipes like Fido’s Fishcakes, Potluck Polenta, and Peanut Butter and Coconut Cakes call for healthy ingredients you can find in your local grocery store (or may already have at home) to create balanced, nutritious meals for a healthier, happier dog. Headnotes provide nutrition information, cooking tips, and anecdotes from the author about her own four dogs to help readers transition their dogs to a homemade diet. Illustrated with a combination of irresistible color photographs of dogs and humorous line art, the book is a must-have for dog owners everywhere. A portion of the proceeds will support animal rescue. Praise for Home Cooking for Your Dog: “For those who have grown weary of mass-produced dog food, Home Cooking For Your Dog contains healthy recipes and diet advice for dogs.” —LA Times’ Jacket Copy blog “Get your puppy the gift of a nutritious, home made meal.” —Ladies’ Home Journal “It’s chock full of all sorts of goodness your dog will gladly gobble down.” —Modern Dog magazine
Better Food for Dogs
Author: David Bastin, Jennifer Ashton, Grant Nixon
Publisher: Robert Rose Incorporated
Written by a veterinarian and two dog experts, this book is filled with expert advice on understanding your dog's nutritional needs, including tasty recipes.
The Nature of Animal Healing is a groundbreaking, inspirational contribution to animal care. Dr. Martin Goldstein, one of the most successful and best-known holistic veterinarians in the country, offers here, for the first time, invaluable insights into how to give our pets a healthy, happy, and long life. Dr. Goldstein--a graduate of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine who runs a renowned clinic in South Salem, New York--begins by explaining his approach to alternative treatment: what it is, how it works, and why it's especially important that animals be treated holistically. Holistic pet care essentially revolves around the notion that the best way to cure an animal who is ill is to help the animal cure itself. We are not the true healers of our pets--they are. By treating the root of the problem instead of its symptoms, holistic medicine enables our pets to regain and maintain their own health. In this comprehensive and accessible book, Dr. Goldstein not only shares his philosophy of how animals should--must--be treated, but also shows us exactly what to do. With moving and often entertaining examples from his years of practice, he offers prescriptive advice for the pet lover of every stripe: why we shouldn't feed our animals commercial pet food; why vaccines can actually do more harm than good; how acupuncture and homeopathic medicine can be used to help our pets; why pets need to experience a "healing crisis" in order to get well; and much, much more. In his practice, Dr. Goldstein has had extraordinary success treating cancer and leukemia. Here, he begins to decipher the riddle of those killer diseases and shows us how best to treat them, as well as how to prevent them from occurring. Included is the exhaustive "Alphabet of Ailments," a list that tackles common afflictions one by one--the most useful guide ever published in a book on animal care. Dr. Goldstein also turns to the spiritual realm, addressing how the emotional bonds we form with our animals have the power to provoke and cure disease. In his smart, helpful, and comforting style, he tells us how to deal with the inevitable death of a pet--both physically and psychologically. Finally, there is an indispensable source guide: a complete listing of pet health-care centers, doctors, and products. So wherever you live, you will be able to act on the advice and recommendations you are sure to take to heart. The Nature of Animal Healing is a revolutionary guide that no pet owner should be without. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Cathy Alinovi, Susan Thixton
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
There’s a reason why pets beg at the table—they want real food! Not the kibble manufactured by pet food companies, transformed beyond recognition, drained of natural nutrients, and a far cry from fresh meat, vegetables, and grain. If we as human beings are so dedicated to preparing healthy, homemade meals for ourselves in the comfort and safety of our own kitchens, shouldn’t we be doing the same for our beloved pets? Dinner PAWsible is a collection of more than fifty cat and dog food recipes that will teach you how to whip up a fresh, balanced meal for your hungry critters. Written by a veterinarian certified in food therapy and an advocate for pet food safety, these recipes are also based on the National Research Council requirements for dogs and cats. Debunk the myth that pet food companies are the only entities qualified to feed your pets. Instead, beat pet obesity, disease, and sickness by reaching into your pantry or refrigerator, turning on the stove, and starting to cook yourself! Making food at home will also decrease those exorbitant pet food bills. It’s time to go back to the table. Know exactly what your pet is eating and serve it a variety of real food that it deserves. Be a responsible pet parent by balancing your pet’s diet and pleasing its palate. Cooking for your pet is paws-ible!
Healthy Food, Healthy Dog
Author: Jennifer Davis
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
An easy read that will change your dog's life, Healthy Food, Healthy Dog provides an easy-to-understand overview of canine anatomic and nutritional concepts along with a step-by-step guide to feeding your dog better. Find answers to the following questions: -- What is the canine immune system and how can you support it? -- How does the canine digestive system work? -- What is a probiotic, and why is gut health important for your dog? -- How do you read a bag of kibble? -- Can you feed a raw diet or home-cook and also use kibble? -- What are some easy recipes for dogs? Good health comes from the inside out. By taking steps - no matter how big or small - to support your dog's internal wellbeing through a delicious, nutritious diet, both you and your pet will feel great!
Your Yin Yang Body Type
Author: Gary Wagman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Optimize your health by learning the inherent strengths and weaknesses of your body type • Explains the 4 major body types of Korean Sasang medicine; the best foods, exercises, and herbs for each; and what to avoid • Reveals how the Yin Yang energy balance of the bodily organs relates to the emotional balance and health of each body type • Provides 2 different self-tests to determine your type Deeply rooted in the classics of Oriental medicine, the ancient Korean art of Sasang medicine explains how we each are born with a specific body “type” that establishes our physical and emotional strengths and weaknesses. These traits have a direct influence on how we interact with others and react to stress, trauma, and illness. Discovering your type can empower you to make the best choices regarding your health and well-being. In this book, Dr. Gary Wagman explores the 4 major body types of Sasang medicine and 2 different self-tests to determine your type. He explains the balance of Yin and Yang energy within the organs for each type and how this underlies your emotional tendencies and health patterns. With a strong spleen and weaker kidneys, for example, the Yang type A person will be inclined to anger and susceptible to urinary complaints. Offering stories from his Sasang medical practice, as well as his own healing, the author shows how organ excesses and deficiencies are often the culprit in emotional and psychological issues and how addressing these energetic imbalances can bring about lasting change. Dr. Wagman provides an extensive look at the most beneficial foods for each type and those that could be harmful, as well as which forms of exercise are most effective. He shows which herbs are most compatible for you and which could exacerbate your inborn energetic imbalances. He offers Sasang approaches for a range of common conditions, from high blood pressure, aching joints, and allergies to common colds, inadequate sleep, and weight gain. He also introduces ways to enhance spiritual well-being by balancing your innate emotional strengths and weaknesses. Addressing the body, mind, and spirit, discovering your Yin Yang body type provides the key to optimizing physical, emotional, and spiritual health.