Phoebe's Tails

The Quirky Life of a Rescue Dog


Homemade dog food

Chicken Wings as a Calcium Source

[Update: A reader pointed out some conflicting information in the USDA Database regarding th amount of bone in a chicken wing. I was surprised to see the significant gap between the results th reader found and what I used in this... Continue Reading →

Dog Calcium Needs and Eating Bones

Side stepping the whole prey model did not mean that I wanted to give up on the concept of feeding a raw diet. One difference between the whole prey model and the BARF model is that the meat is ground... Continue Reading →

Homemade Recipe – Setup

***Updated: updated the meal proportion image to make it easier to understand, and corrected the percentage of chicken used from 60% to 65%, even though it does not have to be exact This is a re-post. In my infinite wisdom... Continue Reading →

Homemade Dog Food Nutrition Facts

Whoo Hoo! I finally got my little recipe sheet completed! I posted it on its own page, and will get into the details of what it all means in a future post. For now, I am just glad it is... Continue Reading →

The Hunt for Phoebe’s New Diet Begins

My doggie mentor started filling me in on the benefits of adding some raw or boiled meat to Phoebe’s diet.  As a former dog breeder, avid dog lover and owner of five spunky dogs, she has seen it all. Her... Continue Reading →

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