My Raw Food Diet
I've done some reading and it seems that raw food is better for me. Kibble is great and all in a pinch, but let me tell you what really cranks my yank: Bones And Raw Food (aka BARF).
Other dogs have told me that their people think making food from scratch takes too much time. I know better, I watch my people very closely, and I know that they have nothing better to do with the ten minutes that it takes to whip up a batch of veggies that will last for three or four days. (They seem to compost less, too.)
Give that old meat grinder a new life and shove in a mix of kale, collards, carrots, garlic, parsley, cilantro, whatnot. I'm partial to a little ground ginger, too. Store in the fridge and dish out a handful or so for breakfast. Top off with a handful of cottage cheese (I like the hands-on approach) and some dill or parsley. Or replace cottage cheese with peanut butter. Or crack an egg in, whatever you feel like. Every other day or so, add a tablespoon of safflower oil and goat yogurt and I've got the most freakin' gourmet breath in the park.
Dinner consists of raw, soft young bones like chicken, or ox tails, or lamb shanks. Just don't cook them first! That makes them brittle and sharp. My people seem to shy away from the raw pork thing, but plenty of other dogs get it all right. My people make less chicken broth these days, too. I say "give me that back", or "give me those wings" and they do.
To keep me busy after dinner, they might give me a beef bone. Not much meat but lots of good teeth grinding and the added calcium makes it easier to pick up after me when we're out in public.
There's this thing they make for me on Sunday morning: oatmeal/grits, raw egg yolks, cooked egg whites, peanut butter, ground cinnamon & nutmeg, and topped with carob chips. That, a cup of coffee and the paper and I'm set for some good training.
Don't just take my word for it. Here's some books I've read on the subject.

"Give Your Dog a Bone" by Ian Billinghurst
"Natural Dog" by Brennan

These books and more are available at Dogwise
Check out the Whole Dog Journal, too. Balanced information on training techniques, diet & health.

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