What IS the Right Food for Our Pets? Debunking the Bunk – Show #111

This week on Animal Talk Naturallywe have with us Leslie Rugg. She writes for a variety of dog magazines, is published author, and former publisher of a collie magazine and also a rare breed magazine. Leslie is also a raw feeding advocate and a great supporter of the Rabies Challenge Fund. Here is this week’s synopsis:


1. Collie lover
2. The Article
3. Business & profits
4. Who determines what OUR pets eat?
5. A success story
6. Bacteria & toxins
7. Minute poop
8. Homeostasis
9. Commitment to the animal
10. The turn to raw food
11. One Dog
12. Why breeders?
13. Dogs & their food choices
14. Balanced & complete?
15. Normal, natural & common sense
16. Leslie’s dogs
17. No Fear


Very few burdens are heavy if everyone lifts. ~Sy Wise

Excellence in any pursuit is the late, ripe fruit of toil.. ~ W.M.L. Jay

1 Timothy 2:3-4

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Additional Resources

Not Just a Pain in the Neck… and Back… and Jointsby Leslie Crane Rugg
Coping with Thyroid Disease by Leslie Crane Rugg
Natural Rearing Breeders Association
What Are We Really Feeding Our Pets?
Dispelling the Myths of Raw Feeding
Canine Cuisine

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Celebrating the art of natural animal health, the truth of animal nature and the love of the human/animal bond from a Christian faith-based focus. Veterinary naturopaths Dr. Kim Bloomer and Dr. Jeannie Thomason, now in their fourth year of online talk radio. Bloomer & Thomason bring in a wide variety of industry experts to help share the passion Animal Talk Naturally is known for by their audience. Join them bi-weekly for an often passionate, sometimes serious, sometimes funny, but never boring show! You and your animals can be “ears up” for the podcast at www.animaltalknaturally.com.

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