Sunday, September 30, 2012

Homecooking Made Easy!

     Animals are resilient. They survive on many kinds on diets, but they thrive best on a species-appropriate diet filled with fresh, quality ingredients. We notice a huge difference in health, vitality and energy when animals are fed a good diet. Many of us at New England Pet Hospice feed our own animals home cooked food.

      It is natural to assume this is expensive, time consuming and more hassle than it is worth - I did too when I heard about it, but now I am a convert! Home cooking will be more expensive than kibble, but less expensive than premium canned food. It is very, important, however that home cooked is prepared carefully and in proper balance. We see too many dogs fed meat only or unsupplemented meals that can cause problems in the long run. Often problems related to nutritional deficiencies develop over time, so it is easy to miss problems in the diet.

      There are many excellent books and resources available on homecooked diets, but in the end, they essentially boil down to the same recipe - which is simple and affordable.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Quote for the Day

All that is harmony for you, my Universe, is in harmony with me as well. Nothing that comes at the right time for you is too early or too late for me. Everything is fruit to me that your seasons bring, Nature. All things come of you, have their being in you, and return to you.

~ Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Quote for the Day

Picture of Kiko the Samoyed A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.

~ Albert Schweitzer