Dr. Greg's Dog Dish Diet: Sensible Nutrition for Your Dog's Health (Second Edition) (Paperback)
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Healthful Eating. We know it's good for us. But when did someone suggest that junk food, empty calories and food allergies might be hurting our dogs' health? Consider yourself warned. We are what we eat, and that applies to our pets as well. In Dog Dish Diet: Sensible Nutrition for Your Dog's Health, Dr. Greg Martinez, DVM, outlines the problems and explains what you can do. Changing your dog's diet may help relieve: Weight Gain Red, Painful Ears Flaky, Inflamed Skin Hotspots Stomach Upsets and Ongoing vomiting Diarrhea Urinary Infections Mild Seizures As a veterinarian, Dr. Greg has dedicated almost 30 years to the health and treatment of 10s of 1000s of animals. In that time, he discovered an important link between many common dog ailments and the one-dog-fits-all commercial diet they eat. In Dog Dish Diet, you'll learn how to: Identify the three most common food allergens--which are also the most commonly used ingredients in commercial dog food. Supplement commercial dog food with healthful "people food." Choose treats from your refrigerator that are better than doggie snacks...and will also save you money. Add healthful fats and oils that your dog desperately needs. Feed your dog's inner wolf by simulating the ratio of proteins, carbohydrates and fats that sustained dogs' earliest ancestors. Cut calories without leaving your dog hungry and unsatisfied. And much more Read Dog Dish Diet, share it with your veterinarian, and start making a difference in your dog's health today. Better health means smaller vet bills...this book will more than pay for itself. "In his outside-the-bag look at pet nutrition, Dr. Greg opens the eyes of the reader to a commonsense approach to feeding our four-legged friends. ...Dog Dish Diet guides the pet owner through the commercial pet food jungle and leads them to the bounty of fresh meat and produce found in those sections of the grocery store normally reserved for those who walk upright. ...Dog Dish Diet is a must read for those dog lovers. It is time to think outside the bowl, and Dr. Greg's no nonsense approach to canine cuisine will help bring out the wolf in anyone's pooch." -John B. Symes, D.V.M. (aka "Dogtor J.") "Dr. Greg's Dog Dish Diet shows us that food is not only medicine for people but for our dogs too. This simple approach addresses the root cause of the unhealthy symptoms in our dogs. Dr. Greg has written a delightful, straight-forward, how-to book to help pet owners and veterinarians alike keep their pets in tip top shape. All I can say is bow wow It's about time." -Robin Nielsen, Certified Nutrition Consultant, Juvenescence, Morgan Hill "I work with Search & Rescue Dogs and have found first hand that the K-9s have more stamina to search longer hours in arduous conditions if they have a high-protein, balanced diet that's free of allergens...while following Dr. Greg's Dog Dish Diet." -Gerri Schmutz, FEMA USAR K-9 Handler, Morgan Hill, CA "In my kennel and training facility. Dr. Martinez has seen many of my personal pets, competition dogs and clients' pets with excessive itching, hair loss and hotspots and gastrointestinal issues. Upon changing to Dr. Greg's Dog Dish Diet, my clients and I noticed significant improvement in the animals' health." -Deleta Jones, K-9 Ambassador, Gilroy, CA.