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7 Things Switching To Raw Taught Me About Fear

7 Things Switching To Raw Taught Me About Fear

Deciding to feed my dogs raw food feels like I’ve crawled into an outrigger without a paddle to trek across the ocean in a level 10 storm. I decided to make the switch at 3 am on March 12, 2021. I was scared, nervous, and excited all at the same time. It’s been 3 months…

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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, June 11, 2021
One Month After Transitioning To Raw

One Month After Transitioning To Raw

The joy in realizing I need 120 pieces of bone, trying to fit it all in the freezer, getting their bowls right and the supplements I use to keep their raw meals balanced.

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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, April 9, 2021
Why I Switched My Boston Terriers To Raw Food

Why I Switched My Boston Terriers To Raw Food

We’ve been brainwashed to believe that dry kibble designed in laboratories are superior dog food. We can somehow raise a child, cook and feed them but we’re told we can’t cook or feed raw to our dogs? But fresh food is better. For humans and for dogs. And this is our journey back to raw feeding.

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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, March 14, 2021
How To Improve The Quality of Omega 3’s You Give Your Dog  (Especially useful if your dog suffers from allergies)

How To Improve The Quality of Omega 3’s You Give Your Dog (Especially useful if your dog suffers from allergies)

Did your know that Omegas play a critical role in keeping your dog’s cells healthy? Did you know that not all Omegas are created equally? Did you know that manufacturers can label their food “rich in Omegas” but if you don’t know which one they use then you’re getting a poor quality Omega. Did you…

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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, February 22, 2021
Why I Don’t Feed Kibble To My Own Dogs

Why I Don’t Feed Kibble To My Own Dogs

I write this article as a dog mom. I’m not a vet. I’m not a nutritionist. What I am is a concerned dog owner who is keen on knowing what goes into the food my dogs eat. This is very personal decision and won’t be the easiest read for some. But I feel that it’s...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, April 7, 2020
What Vegetables Can My Boston Terrier Eat To Cool Her Down?

What Vegetables Can My Boston Terrier Eat To Cool Her Down?

There are many articles touting the benefits of vegetables.  But how do you combine this knowledge and feed it to your Boston Terrier if you want to apply the concepts in Traditional Chinese Medicine?   I’ve done some homework and wanted to share how you can put all the pieces together to make a healthy vegetable...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, September 6, 2019
What Kind of Dog Treats Can I Make With Coconut Oil?

What Kind of Dog Treats Can I Make With Coconut Oil?

When I was recently researching coconut oil dog treats to add to my dog’s diet , I wondered how many different kinds of coconut oil dog treats I could make?  I not only wanted to make them as treats; at the time I also wanted to use them as a cake topper for my dog's...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, June 23, 2019
Happy Birthday Orbit – I can’t believe you’re Two

Happy Birthday Orbit – I can’t believe you’re Two

[ 5 minute read with birthday photos and her pupcake recipe] I can’t believe how fast time has flown by. Orbit’s first name before she came to us was Piglet. She was the largest in her litter and has a bottomless pit of a stomach. To this day she spends an extra 15 minutes licking...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, January 30, 2018
Basic Foundation for Homemade Dog Food

Basic Foundation for Homemade Dog Food

Homemade dog food guideline = 80/10/10 (80% protein, 10% organ meat, 10% vegetables) I follow a basic guideline when I'm cooking Maggie and Orbit's dog food.  The core components are as follows: 80% Lean Protein.  This can be chicken, beef, pork, lamb, white fish and turkey.  I have a professional food grinder at home so...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, May 30, 2017
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Easy Home Cooked Dog Food Recipe – Ground Pork with Yams, Squash and Kale

Easy Home Cooked Dog Food Recipe – Ground Pork with Yams, Squash and Kale

Whole food is good for dogs too Ingredients: 10 pounds of ground pork 1 yam 1 bag or 1 bundle of kale 1/2 butternut squash Directions STEP 1:  Cook Food Saute ground pork in olive oil until fully cooked Cut up yam and squash into roughly 2 inch sized pieces – this speeds up the…

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By MaggieLovesOrbit, October 24, 2016
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