Naturally Add Green Color to St. Patrick’s Pet Treats ©

Pet parents often make their own pet food & pet treats because they want to control the ingredients. Eliminating chemicals like dyes is a priority, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create naturally colorful treats for your pet. What’s more, you can seriously boost the nutritional content of your treats while you’re at it! You […]

Roll ’ems: How to Naturally Supplement DIY Dehydrated Pet Treats ©

It can be a challenge to add natural supplements to your pet’s diet, especially if you make your own pet food and/or feed raw.  We have a few simple tricks we use when making dehydrated pet treats that may help.  These pet treats can be formulated for virtually all pets, including dogs, cats, horses, fish […]

Pet Treat Recipe: Super-Greens Muffins for Dogs and Horses

This is a time of year when fresh, organic vegetables are plentiful and often on sale. There is an abundance of green, leafy vegetables at our disposal and their benefits to dogs and horses are many. They’re packed with nutrients, including Vitamins A, C and K, iron, folic acid, manganese, magnesium, calcium, glucosinolates and phytochemicals.

Natural Sources of Electrolytes for Pets + Treat Recipe ©

Ionic solutions called electrolytes are essential for nerve and muscle function, and to maintain fluid and acid-base balance.  Electrolytes can conduct electrical impulses when dissolved in body fluids.  The electrolytes sodium, potassium, bicarbonate, chloride, calcium, and phosphates are at risk of depletion when animals and humans are dehydrated.

Natural Easter Color Dyes and Decorations for Homemade Pet Treats

Adding a little Easter or Spring to your homemade pet treats can start with holiday theme cookie cutters, but you can also decorate pet treats with naturally nutritious pastel colors. Besides making your own pets hop, they make great Easter gifts for the pet-lovers on your list, including pet-sitters, dog walkers, groomers, etc. They’re also […]

Horse Treat Recipe: Apple and Alfalfa Muffins ©

Alfalfa has been recognized as a premium (yet affordable) food for horses for generations.  It’s an excellent source of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Beta Carotene.  Thanks to today’s efficient drying methods, your horses can enjoy the benefits of alfalfa all year long.  Natural supplements round out the nutritional profile of these holistic […]