The Possible Canine’s Blog

Season’s Greetings, and a Bit of Self Care

Season’s Greetings, and a Bit of Self Care

Greetings to my readers, and let me wish everyone a safe and Happy Holiday Season! Whatever you celebrate - and even if you don't - I hope you are able to find some downtime, some rest and rejuvenation, not *just* over the holidays but moving ahead into 2021. It's...

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Herbal Cookies for your Dog

Herbal Cookies for your Dog

Another quick entry! I promised to share this recipe earlier today, on Facebook; I frequently refer to  the "medicine cookies" I make for Danny and a few folks have asked for the recipe. I'm happy to share, as this is more a method than a recipe and you can use it in...

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Canine Laryngeal Paralysis and GOLPP

Canine Laryngeal Paralysis and GOLPP

A quick entry today - many of you know I've been extra busy this year with both my own dogs (the Very Old Boys) presenting some challenges (Daniel is 14 and four months, Zeke fifteen and a half, both large breed)...so my "extra" time has been either tending to them or...

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Year End Super Sale

Year End Super Sale

It certainly has been a year! and a while since I added to this blog...with many ideas to share, but not enough time, I am looking forward to a new year of hope and healing, and more entries, more Newsletters! and catching up in general, with my many projects on the...

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Further Information for Home Feeders

Further Information for Home Feeders

Hello all...I hope you are all safe, staying in, and doing well in this difficult time. Many have emailed since my last update - I have limited time for blogging these days, but it's important to me to get this information out to you.  Further to the last post, I've...

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Cooking Course Starts Next Week

Cooking Course Starts Next Week

Hello, Readers! This is just a quick reminder that the Cooking Course starts next week- the most comprehensive course of its type you will find anywhere - with information far beyond using the NRC values, and including food science,wet vs dry methods of cooking,...

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Orange Veggies Part Two

Orange Veggies Part Two

As promised, this entry will evaluate three other commonly used orange veggies that may or may not be a good fit in your individual dog's diet. We looked at sweet potato versus yams in the last article,  and now let's take a peel at  the every popular pumpkin, at...

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Orange Veggie Differential

Orange Veggie Differential

Good day readers - I'm just dropping in quickly today to offer you a little information, something I had promised for a while, but seems extra important now we are launching the Home Cooking Tutorial in March.  It's a little series on some foods we home feeders use...

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Update on my Injury/Return to Work

Hello readers, this will be a very short post as I am typing lying down and that is one slow process. Many, but not all of you follow my Page and/or Timeline on Facebook, and are aware I suffered an excruciating back injury two weeks ago, that resulted first in...

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Astragalus

Astragalus

Astragalus  (Astragalus membranaceus) Family: Fabaceae (legume family) Part used: root The roots are harvested from three- or four-year-old plants for maximum potency and sliced thinly. Once dry, they look like cream-colored tongue depressors. Also available in...

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Herbal Support for Smoke Exposure

Herbal Support for Smoke Exposure

With all the fires raging across California, and smoke thick over the whole area but also moving Eastward across the continent, the herbal world is filled with ideas to support humans exposed to the bad air...but what about our animals? I'd like to address every...

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The Spotlight Series…Vitamin D

Hello readers, and first let me say how amazed and delighted I am by the number of people registered already, for the Home Cooking Tutorial! I knew there was a need, but still - I've had a very enthusiastic response, just a few days in. I've known for some time that...

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What I’m Feeding Danny

What I’m Feeding Danny

This started off as part of an exercise for the Cancer Tutorial, and as it grew I decided to share it with a  wider audience. One of the things I am most adamant about is ensuring that home prepared diets meet all nutrient requirements - fatty and amino acids,...

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Energetics 101

Energetics 101

This is one of those "by request" posts - since the whole topic of energetics has been tossed around so much lately in the natural health world, and there is a bit of popular confusion, I hope to be able to help sort some of it out. Plus, it's a favorite topic of...

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Chamomile – much more than tea!

Chamomile – much more than tea!

Chamomile (Matricaria recutita, Chamaemelum nobile) Family: Asteraceae Parts Used: Flowers, fresh or dried Actions: antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, relaxing nervine, carminative, stomachic, antiemetic, vulnerary, diaphoretic, mild antimicrobial, aromatic, bitter...

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Spicy Chaga-pumpkin cookies

Spicy Chaga-pumpkin cookies

Yesterday, in the spirit of all the cool recipes I plan to share in the tutorial, I whipped up a batch of a fall favorite here - spicy chaga-pumpkin cookies, with a little extra immune boosting kick thrown in as we head into the colder weather. These cookies, like...

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Do the Math Monday

Do the Math Monday

A little offering from me (and this may well be the shortest blog entry ever, in the history of The Possible Canine) over at the Facebook Page (which  you can access here):  https://www.facebook.com/ThePossibleCanine/ What we'll do, every Monday, is look at nutrient...

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Five Things Friday

Five Things Friday

This new feature will consist of five random things I want to share with readers, every Friday. They might pertain to a specific nutrient, to a food, a health condition, an individual herb, a method of herbal preparation, or even a quick recipe. I've been inspired to...

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The Possible Canine’s Blog

Season’s Greetings, and a Bit of Self Care

Season’s Greetings, and a Bit of Self Care

Greetings to my readers, and let me wish everyone a safe and Happy Holiday Season! Whatever you celebrate - and even if you don't - I hope you are able to find some downtime, some rest and rejuvenation, not *just* over the holidays but moving ahead into 2021. It's...

read more
Herbal Cookies for your Dog

Herbal Cookies for your Dog

Another quick entry! I promised to share this recipe earlier today, on Facebook; I frequently refer to  the "medicine cookies" I make for Danny and a few folks have asked for the recipe. I'm happy to share, as this is more a method than a recipe and you can use it in...

read more
Canine Laryngeal Paralysis and GOLPP

Canine Laryngeal Paralysis and GOLPP

A quick entry today - many of you know I've been extra busy this year with both my own dogs (the Very Old Boys) presenting some challenges (Daniel is 14 and four months, Zeke fifteen and a half, both large breed)...so my "extra" time has been either tending to them or...

read more
Year End Super Sale

Year End Super Sale

It certainly has been a year! and a while since I added to this blog...with many ideas to share, but not enough time, I am looking forward to a new year of hope and healing, and more entries, more Newsletters! and catching up in general, with my many projects on the...

read more
Further Information for Home Feeders

Further Information for Home Feeders

Hello all...I hope you are all safe, staying in, and doing well in this difficult time. Many have emailed since my last update - I have limited time for blogging these days, but it's important to me to get this information out to you.  Further to the last post, I've...

read more
Cooking Course Starts Next Week

Cooking Course Starts Next Week

Hello, Readers! This is just a quick reminder that the Cooking Course starts next week- the most comprehensive course of its type you will find anywhere - with information far beyond using the NRC values, and including food science,wet vs dry methods of cooking,...

read more
Orange Veggies Part Two

Orange Veggies Part Two

As promised, this entry will evaluate three other commonly used orange veggies that may or may not be a good fit in your individual dog's diet. We looked at sweet potato versus yams in the last article,  and now let's take a peel at  the every popular pumpkin, at...

read more