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by 560 · November 11, 2013 at 04:00 AM

More and more as I peruse the cat food isle and read the ingredients I find "wheat gluten" listed among the primary ingredients (canned food at least). Not wheat flower but concentrated gluten. Wheat is bad for us (at least most of us) and the... (more)

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Selicar 0 · November 03, 2013 at 03:06 PM

@Methodician Sorry for some reason Paleohacks isn't letting me reply as a comment. I think it depends on the cat. My cat's strangely chill so I've managed to train him to not bother my meals. It's selfish but reasonable, I hesitated on that... (more)

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by -2 · May 21, 2013 at 07:35 AM

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by 405 · June 10, 2013 at 03:38 AM

I raise my own chickens and roosters but when it comes to eating them I just can't stomach it. I know each and every chicken and roosters personality and even call some by names. It becomes extremely difficult to enjoy my meal when I personally... (more)

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AmandaLP 0 · June 10, 2013 at 03:38 AM

There are some places that will take your chickens, and return to you a chicken that was equally well raised by another family. So, you still get chicken, you know it had a good home, but it is not "yours." Of course, you still know that your... (more)

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by 77340 · January 08, 2013 at 09:57 AM

Seeking out a pet sitter can be a tough task for pet owners. Since you simply can’t leave your pet with just any pet sitter, there are certain things which you must do in order to pick the right one. Here are three tips for finding the right pet... (more)

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borofergie 0 · January 08, 2013 at 09:57 AM

Don't leave your pet with me. I AM Paleo. I WILL eat the fucker.

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by 202 · March 07, 2013 at 06:31 PM

Has anyone changed their cat or dog food since going paleo? Are there any specific brands or ingredients you avoid? just wondering....

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Wuism 0 · March 07, 2013 at 05:21 PM

Just to be contrary (and honestly I don't know what the right answer is but I'm just providing another school of thought) what separates dogs from wolves evolution-wise is that dogs evolved to be able to eat grains and potatoes. Dogs have evolved... (more)

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by 1686 · October 13, 2012 at 08:52 PM

What do you think is most paleo type of pet to own?

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Damn 0 · October 12, 2012 at 03:00 PM

Is this for fuck$ing real? Arr you people this dense?

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by 1338 · August 24, 2012 at 10:55 PM

I've been trying to find more natural treats for my cat, and stumbled upon this at my local PetCo: Snack 21 Salmon Cat Snacks I have to admit, as great of a find as it was for kitty, it's tempting to try myself! (more)

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Anthony_3 0 · August 24, 2012 at 03:28 AM

I don't think pet food gets held to the same standards of quality as people food, so you'd be putting yourself at risk for bacteria and other contaminants. I wouldn't eat it.

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by 2909 · June 17, 2012 at 06:36 AM

This dog simply will not eat meat. Raw or cooked. I was eating some gooseberries I found growing and she seemed VERY interested in that, but when I tossed her some raw chicken instead, she chewed it up and spit it back out. Strangely enough, it... (more)

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Sandra_Brigham 0 · June 16, 2012 at 09:52 PM

If you don't offer the kibble and only offer fried hamburg (boiled chicken breast meat) to begin with, the dog will eat. Then of course, you must make sure the dog's diet includes calcium. Meat alone is not sufficient. Calcium can be in the form... (more)

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by 6218 · June 08, 2012 at 06:47 PM

Here's the list so far in no particular order for animals with gluten sensitivity: 1) dogs 2) cats 3) horses! This surprised me partly as horses are herbivores but on the other hand modern gluten grains have far more gluten then ancient ones... (more)

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KA24 0 · June 08, 2012 at 06:47 PM

I'd love it if all cows started dying from consumption of grains...

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by 1681 · February 04, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Have there been decent studies about what commercial dog food products produces the healthiest dogs? Or pet food for other pets? Does anyone know of generic commercial dog food that wold appear healthy (according to 'paleo' standards)? Would it... (more)

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dzone 0 · February 04, 2013 at 12:32 PM

A pet sitter is one person who will take professional care of your pet. They are trained to take care of your pet and give you good service the entire time. Pet sitters are people who will put the comfort and wellbeing of your pet first.... (more)

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by 524 · January 10, 2012 at 10:12 PM

Hello. So I live in Finland, where it is pretty cold. Since the cold set in a few weeks ago, I noticed that my dog Effi (1.5 year old SharPei), has been sleeping a LOT more than usual. But it seems that when we get outside, she gets a bigger... (more)

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dzone 0 · January 10, 2012 at 10:12 PM

Observing the four Mexican dogs I feed, they sleep lots (all are having a siesta now), they eat well, and they play hard. So sort of Primal! But I don't think it varies much with temperature. They have no cold weather to make them frisky but both... (more)

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by 1662 · April 23, 2013 at 03:51 PM

I was curious of studies and experiences of people having pets, and if it influences their health or not? Do pets help mood and energy? Any negatives to owning a pet healthwise (other than allergies)?

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andrea_15 0 · April 23, 2013 at 03:51 PM

I live in Thailand and have been homesick for Australia until a cat adopted us. Yup he found us. We called him Jack Black and he has given my husband and I so much pleasure. Our family is all grown up but it's like having a little one around... (more)

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by 77340 · August 25, 2011 at 06:28 PM

My cat is no longer a fat cat, shes no longer moody and strange. She used to be almost twice the size when she was on generic pet food. Thought id share :D How about your pets? (as a side question...who's better, cats or dogs?!) (more)

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dzone 0 · August 25, 2011 at 05:09 AM

OH ANDREA ELLIOT. Why do you keep lying?? I've known your cats from day one and they haven't changed a bit. In fact they still eating kibble to the day. Why do you pretend so much?? Your own life suck too badly??

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by 4073 · July 11, 2011 at 02:29 AM

Would you feed this: To him? He is begging for that T-bone! I feed Chucky only raw food, so he is accustomed to eating raw meat with bones every day. But I was cautioned to never give your dog a bone that had been cooked. I do not give him... (more)

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Marie 0 · July 11, 2011 at 02:11 AM

Absolutely no cooked bones and no weight bearing bones for dogs. These bones, leg and some consider beef necks to be weight bearing, are too dense for the risk of fracturing teeth. (However, Monte's dentist says there is less risk than in... (more)

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by 39204 · January 23, 2013 at 08:13 PM

I was thinking about 500-1000IU a day for an 85lb dog to play it safe. I'm finding conflicting information about whether or not they have a mechanism for endogenous production. The grain-free dog food is fortified, but then again so is Trix cereal. (more)

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diane 0 · July 02, 2011 at 02:34 AM

I just got a young dog from the shelter de-wormed him and he passed em. Also gave him a 7 n 1 shot.The next day I noticed his feet don't seem right as if he's almost walking on his front ankles. Kinda like a walrus.His ankle joints look swollen,... (more)

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by 3319 · November 06, 2011 at 11:59 PM

This is Melky, my BTF (Boston Terrier Forever). He loves tasty paleo treats that give him a shiny, silky-smooth coat and perk him up in the morning so he can lick his master's face to death until that old lug wakes up. My pick for paleo treats... (more)

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Nance 0 · November 06, 2011 at 10:57 PM

My Boston won't eat any fish, but he loves chicken giblets and meaty bones. Hard to believe, but he refuses beef cubes! I'll be trying him on rabbit when the next US Wellness shipment comes. I feed about 40% raw and he can't tolerate any... (more)

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by 3142 · July 25, 2012 at 12:17 AM

I am now the human of a wonderful little green cheek conure. He is so precious and I want to take care of his lil gut. Surely he didn't evolve to eat gluten? Or did he? The species is from South America and from what I've researched I can feed... (more)

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Adah 0 · May 29, 2011 at 05:54 PM

I use a base diet of Harrison's Adult Lifetime and supplement with a variety of fresh vegetables, mostly those I'm eating myself. (Obviously you never, ever want to feed avocado, chocolate or most fruit seeds, and be very careful with non-organic... (more)

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by 2932 · May 29, 2011 at 05:39 AM

No no not my baby human, my kitty. She's almost 3. She has been living at my mom's since last August and my mom has been feeding her and our other cat awful meow mix type food. She's gained a few pounds and her coat is not as shiny as it used to... (more)

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queen_of_the_stone_age 0 · May 28, 2011 at 01:53 PM

My dogs (lurchers) have a raw food diet. They eat chicken portions (with bones) in the morning and then either minced pork and beef or chopped up ox heart in the evening. They won't eat kidneys and they'll only eat liver if I cook it - they... (more)

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by 268 · April 19, 2011 at 03:53 AM

I recently lost my dog to a genetic disease. She was fed 'good quality' kibble from the vet. A friend has a friend who is a geneticist at Lincoln Uni, who is expecting puppies next week. Labradoodles. He has apparently gone to great lengths to... (more)

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paula_1 0 · April 16, 2011 at 07:31 PM

Raw feeding my dogs is what got me started into Paleo - I saw my dogs thriving eating a species appropriate diet and asked myself why I wasn't doing the same There are a TON of resources out there on the net for getting started. here is a... (more)

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by 1246 · October 25, 2011 at 01:04 PM

One of my cats just developed FLUTD - he's straining to urinate, passing blood when he does, and the vet says the urine is extremely high in crystals and they're forming because the pH of his urine is very high. He has a couple of bladder stones,... (more)

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Oranges13 0 · April 06, 2011 at 07:17 PM

My boy cat had SERIOUS issues with this. I switched to Wellness brand dry food, the red bag (he REFUSES to eat wet). If you read the Science Diet ingredients its CRAP CRAP AND MORE CRAP. At least find a good low-grain or grain-free food for... (more)

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by 35 · March 12, 2011 at 04:27 PM

http://www.cnn.com/2011/LIVING/03/10/vegan.dog.diet/?hpt=Sbin "Fox, a lacto-ovo vegetarian who feeds his dogs an omnivorous diet prepared at home, says the best approach for dogs -- and humans -- is a varied diet from organic ingredients. He says... (more)

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queen_of_the_stone_age 0 · March 12, 2011 at 04:27 PM

Serendipity! I read this question yesterday and it started me thinking - I have two lurchers who pinch our food regularly but keep leaving their commercial grain-filled kibble. I know it's not good for them but wasn't sure where to start to... (more)

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by 216 · November 20, 2012 at 03:54 PM

So we have Mark Sisson's The Primal Eating Plan for Dogs but I'll be honest it's a little preachy for my purposes, so I am looking for some other links on the idea if anyone has any? Im thinking it could be a useful backdoor for getting people... (more)

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Eva 0 · November 09, 2010 at 03:52 AM

My advice, go look at a picture of a wolf. Then go and look at a picture of Fifi the poodle, or Jojo the chihuahua. What does that tell you? Our dogs have evolved and been bred away from their ancestors. THey no longer look, act, and survive... (more)

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by 458 · December 02, 2011 at 12:17 PM

As I am following our ancestral diet, I coudn't very well keep feeding my dog (an American Cocker Spaniel) the shitty kibble from the grocery store anymore. I did the research and am now feeding a raw food diet to her. Like me, she is healthy, fit... (more)

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staceychev 0 · December 02, 2011 at 12:17 PM

I have children. I need to save my money and time to create a healthy life for them. We try to buy decent quality kibble for our cats and dog, but it's still kibble. It's interesting how your priorities can shift when you have kids. Before babies,... (more)

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by 22684 · September 16, 2010 at 04:11 AM

The bugs in the backyard have gotten pretty bad and are eating Thor(my weimeraner/choclab) and I apart. Garlic intake isn't helping. What can I do because I hate the idea of chemical pesticides...and these bugs are too small to catch and... (more)

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kilton 0 · September 15, 2010 at 11:05 PM

Lemon Eucalyptus works for me for mosquitos. It's better than deet at least.

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by 11363 · December 23, 2012 at 08:53 PM

Some pets, especially cats, are supposed to be carnivores. The pet obesity epidemic has been much in the news lately. Has anyone noted health, behavioral, or appearance improvements in their pets after switching from corn-meal containing chow to... (more)

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Ri 0 · February 19, 2010 at 04:28 PM

I have a friend who went 'raw' with her pup from the start - from his food (whole raw chickens, liver, various cuts of meat, intermittent fasting (!!!)) to things like tick and flea prevention and worming. His fur is immaculate - soft, but not... (more)