HEALTHY NATURAL PET FOOD- What to feed your dog to be healthy

HEALTHY NATURAL PET FOOD- What to feed your dog to be healthy

Best diet for dogs -Markus Rothkranz interviews Dr. Ruza Bogdanovich, author of “Love your Pet, Let Nature be the Vet”. Raw food is the food pets are designed for and should have to help them heal and live healthy long lives.

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A great vide for natural pet care and what to feed your dog or cat. What are the best natural dog food or natural cat food? Is it healthy to have a vegan dog or vegan cat? How about vegetarian dog or vegetarian cat? How do you heal cats naturally or healing dogs naturally? Learn about holistic pet care and what is a healthy dog diet that helps pet detox and natural cures.

The best way to keep animals healthy is to keep them as natural as possible. They perform better in the outdoors. They need to walk on the dirt to benefit from the microbes. They need the sunlight just like we do. Your pet should eat as much raw foods as possible, stay away from Kibbles and certainly stay away from sugar. These guidelines have been proven to be effective. If you love your pet you will consider them.

Raw food is best, including raw bones which don’t splinter, ….but a food with no corn or grain of any kind and meat as the first ingredient and raw vegetables is better than most.
Veterinary nutrition specialist Dan Carey, currently works in Research and Development at The Iams Company: Look at the dog food labels. In the GUARANTEED ANALYSIS look for the Protein content to be at least 30 percent, the Fat to be at least 18 percent, preservatives to be via Vitamin E and/or C and look for Omega Fatty Acid to be present. Supplementation can be harmful, especially calcium supplementation to a pregnant bitch. If a good quality dog food is being fed no special supplementation should be needed. If a supplement is required to make the dog look or feel better or whelp healthier pups, you should instead change the food.
Abstract. Conclusion. When feeding, domestic cats and domestic dogs both display the legacy of their origins in the Carnivora. This is especially true for cats, where narrow nutritional requirements have resulted in the retention of much of the behavioral repertoire of their wild ancestor, including hunting, but also sexual behavior.

Pets need to walk on the dirt to acquire microbes and other bacteria.
Dr. Jeannie Thomason, VND
Soil Based Organisms have always been a natural part of our animal’s flora. When wild or feral dogs, wolves, even horses and birds, eat from the ground they are naturally getting soil based organisms on whatever they are eating on the ground; and of course they are teaming with micro flora and bacteria that were in turn found to be protecting and nourishing the grasses and plants. These same micro flora and bacteria proved to have a profound probiotic effect in the animal’s intestinal tract.

Doctor recommends not vaccinate your pets
Young adult small-breed neutered dogs that received multiple vaccines per office visit were at greatest risk of a VAAE within 72 hours after vaccination. These factors should be considered in risk assessment and risk communication with clients regarding vaccination.

You should keep sugar away from your pets
Abstract….The evidence supports the hypothesis that under certain circumstances rats can become sugar dependent. This may translate to some human conditions as suggested by the literature on eating disorders and obesity.


  1. Japan Today, Shaun Tomorrow on June 17, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    Thanks for posting this video. Very enlightening. Great ideas 🙂

  2. sadi flores on June 17, 2019 at 6:40 pm

    For more than 30 years I have been feeding my pets (dogs + cats) raw food. Presently there are 3 dogs with me who even get a bit of my smoothie daily + raw meat + raw veggies – no vaccinations, healthy resting places in the house, no chemical carpets nor household cleaners with poison.

  3. Ann Blake-Tracy on June 17, 2019 at 6:41 pm

    My four month old Chihuahua puppies begged for my mulberries this morning after I picked them. I had noticed last night that they were eating the mulberry residue off the soles of my shoes. So I offered them some & they LOVED them! In fact they finished off my bowl of berries! I feed them lots of raw fruits and veggies (they LOVE the little yellow mangos) but I never would have thought of feeding them mulberries!

  4. ella hope on June 17, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    Thankfully animals can’t be in apartments unless sprayed vaccinated maybe some people won’t have pets let them be free. Untouched and happy. Goes for people also. We need be close to earth to touch and feel and smell and get sun and rain ad water and listen to nature. It is so great and good God created for us, he loves all so much, finally so many people are going back to eat and herbs and nature and know it is wonderful and healing with nutrients he puts in all plants fruits nuts soaked herbs seeds Sprouts.

  5. KingCal2015 on June 17, 2019 at 6:43 pm

    …great honest stuff!

  6. Noelle Obcarskas on June 17, 2019 at 6:43 pm

    plenty healthy thriving dogs and cats out there. my bitch stomac ulcers disappeared when she went vegan. qed.

  7. E lle on June 17, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Will this disturb my dogs stomach?

  8. Wendy Bell on June 17, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Really great advice thank you so much my two dogs head straight out into garden after they have eaten their meal and start eating the soil

  9. Lemon Honey on June 17, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Can you do an Enima on a dog?

  10. Cliflyri on June 17, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    Is her book still available in print?

  11. jaylynn444 on June 17, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    I have 2 indoor cats, so after watching this I started walking outside, holding them, to allow them to get some natural sunlight. They love it! I let them smell the trees, plants and look around. I tried getting a box & putting some dirt & grass in it, but my cat just peed in it, lol!

  12. Kasidlak 81ID on June 17, 2019 at 6:49 pm

    This is awesome, fuck the vet they just want our money, we are the vet the pet owner we just need to do some research.

  13. Judith Darnell on June 17, 2019 at 6:50 pm

    I gave my 2 year old german shepherd blue heeler mix dog, 40 lbs, a kosher goat knuckle bone 10 days before Christmas thinking it would take some time for him to knaw on that…20 minutes later he had it polished off. Surprise. The result was he got so bunged up trying to poop 50 times on each walk but nothing coming out. By the 5th day I was so worried I took him to the vet and paid $125 to put him under aneasthetic while he was given two quarts of saline by intravenous. Still nothing happened for another five days …he would drink water but could only eat canned food off my finger…I layed on the sofa Christmas day with Chocolate, his name, laying on my stomach, thinking that I was going to lose my dog on Christmas Day. He layed there on my belly in weakness peed on my tummy without even rising up…I started to cry thinking that was it. I took him into the backyard one more try and finally! Success.
    He passed a rock hard plug of bone. I was never so happy in my life. I got my dog’s life back for Christmas Day. I give thanks for this beautiful dog every day and considered myself so blessed. He was a rescue I saved from the euthanasia room the Christmas before. I will never give my dog a raw or cooked bone ever again! He was shipped from Phoenix to Vancouver Canada by a very talented breeder for his first family who preferred Chocolate’s sister, so he was a neglected back yard dog when i found him, who’d never been loved …everyone thinks he is a shepherd puppy…my forever puppy yes, but a control freak even though I had him neutered…he is a herder after all. He had to learn not to nip human ankles even though he was bred to nip cattle ankles…not his fault he has good breeding…lol. Anyway friends, never trust a bone. It could cost you $125 or even your dog’s life. Just not worth it. Kibble sucks. But food in Canada is way more expensive than USA so can barely feed myself let alone a dog and 3 cats.
    I am transitioning from lacto ovo vegetarian bread eater to hopefully raw vegan someday soon.
    I refuse to feed my pets cornmeal or wheat anything unless I am in financial crisis. All those brand names are just advertising. Crapppy kibble makers are all branding only. Read labels. Boycott corn and wheat 1st ingredient kibble. They will get the picture if no one buys it. Love all you animal lovers. Thank you Markas. i will definitely order your cookbooks and Markas sugar soon. love you both. awsome vision. awesome videos. loved the story of the princess. and Tony and his pepperoni was great. more roll playing please. loved Spy Girl too. Nice to laugh again. I finally have the solution to diabetes 2.

  14. kamikazique on June 17, 2019 at 6:51 pm

    Hi and thanks for this very informative video. I would really like to know if there’s a way to contact Dr. Ruza Bogdanovich. Do you know if she offers online or over the phones consultations? I’m quite desperate about the health issues of my 11 year old lab. I’ve been to different veterinary clinics and none give me much hope of recovery. Is either that or the costs of conventional treatments are just way out of my budget. He’s been with me since he was 2 months old and I just can stand seeing him laying on the floor without eating and barely drinking water. He has lost a huge amount of weight and I really don’t want to lose him. Thanks in advance for any guidance on this matter. If anyone else wants to comments and give me any recommendations, they are also welcome.

  15. Cherry Cervantes on June 17, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    Kudos for the Video! Excuse me for chiming in, I would love your initial thoughts. Have you ever tried – Chireetler Eating Program Rule (do a google search)? It is an awesome one of a kind product for discovering the secret the dog food industry is hiding without the headache. Ive heard some great things about it and my buddy after many years got cool results with it.

  16. Tatanka on June 17, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    Thanks a lot! I did not know you have video about what to feed
    Your pets 🙂

  17. Kat4Animals00 on June 17, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    Raw for my Cats! 🙂

  18. Lis Engel on June 17, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    Beautifull holistic thinking both for animals and people –

  19. Beth H on June 17, 2019 at 6:54 pm

    Dogs need to eat meat. 90% of their diet needs to be RAW meat bone and offal.

  20. Morgan on June 17, 2019 at 6:57 pm

    check out your local pet markets! I use to work at o E, and learned so much about raw and dehydrated foods for pets.

  21. ella hope on June 17, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    It has dyes in it red. I had long time ago lived in country on back read, if you know nature growing up on land I wouldn’t put animals in apartment I don’t feel its fair. all our animals never where sick and lived outside. all barn cats we didn’t feed they lived and were healthy they know what to do. Same with dogs give them bones from butcher water carrots love my Maltese like every morning end day gone. Most animals look like Master over weight cat is dog is. They don’t understand animal body or there’s or how to feed or exercise. So bad poor creatures.

  22. Lu Post on June 17, 2019 at 6:59 pm

    What a wonderful human Markus is. And so many beautiful people he’s interviewing ❤️☘

  23. Naimah Barake on June 17, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    First of all, thank you so much Markus for bringing a person who is truly devoted to pet health. I love how you have a video for everything and also the questions you asked her were questions anyone would ask. I have a question about a specific type of dog. I want to get a Czechoslovakian Wolfdog and I know that for wolfdogs it’s best to feed them a raw diet which includes raw meat and other animal products. I don’t want feed my dog any meat or animal products, just a Raw Vegan diet. I’ve read that dogs have small GI tracts or colons, so with that being said is it unhealthy for the dog to NEVER be fed any meat? Is it possible for them only eat raw vegan with no raw animal products? Thanks again.

  24. nico austin on June 17, 2019 at 7:03 pm

    Please, please, please do NOT feed nuts of any kind to your dog. They are toxic an can cause permanant liver damage.

  25. Tatanka on June 17, 2019 at 7:04 pm

    Still not sure what to feed my chihuahua…did not hear examples…ok nuts…raw bones… but what else? Main food is what?

  26. nancy anderson on June 17, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    Hi Markus..I have a few of your products, and love them all,, but I have a question,, is your super green food for my 18 year old little dog?? Would love to add to his water,,

  27. Andrew Glagau on June 17, 2019 at 7:06 pm

    This is really good Markus.

  28. Minju on June 17, 2019 at 7:07 pm

    what about grapes? it’s said that they are poisonous but my parents give my dog grapes all the time!

  29. Andrew Glagau on June 17, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    When giving pets home grown veggies, include the dirt that sticks to it.

  30. Mystic_Fool on June 17, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    Thanks for the link to this video Markus. You’ve pointed me in the right direction for healing my pet, and the pets of all my friends and family.

  31. bevyh1 on June 17, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    Markus God bless you for having this lovely lady on your show. I was wondering if she would cover vaccines for people to and she did. Gee I hope mr greger will hear this video since he pushes vaccines in his book how not to die. Thank you Markus.

  32. Soldier Of The Cross on June 17, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    Outstanding Information, Thankyou very much !!!

  33. Angie B. on June 17, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    Can someone say me in german: what should i give my dog to eat?

    Was soll ich meinem hund zu essen geben? (Chihuahua) kein trockenfutter und gebratenes fleisch mehr? Vertragen so kleine gezüchtete hunde rohes fleisch?

  34. Lisa de Kramer on June 17, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    Thank you Markus. I just love your videos and you pass on such a vibrant positive attitude. Keep up the good work. I am transitioning my dog to raw frozen food. Her kidneys are getting hard from 15 years of kibble,

  35. Voluge Brands on June 17, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    You might be feeding your family member (dog) bad food. If you care about your dogs health, Use this instead! Urgent matter, If you love your pet like I do!! This has been all over the news about this!

  36. Agnieszka Sawrasewicz on June 17, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    I have a orange cat. I am glad I found this video. I love you M and C.

  37. Noelle Obcarskas on June 17, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    most petfoods…all standard ones…have synthetic taurine added to it. It is also advised by all raw feeding advisors to give taurine supplements. also fact. why ? flesh today is lacking taurine. Petfoods have to have measured identifiable nutrients….so that is why taurine is added to be measurable. many non vegan petfoods FAIL when tested for the nutrients they claim are in their foods. non vegan cats do go blind…heart problems also…which lack of taurine is a big cause of. is just one of long lived healthy vegan cats around since a long time. Look up Little Tyke the lioness…well documented usa ex zoo lioness…lived vegetarian 9 years died of pneumonia contracted on excursions in usa not diet missing nutrients issue. The person who commented that the cat would die in a few months is correct IF the nutrients were lacking in essentials…that is what would happen. It does not. My cat is 1 year old tested healthy blood tests. any lacking nutrients would have been fast identified. Go take a look as I did at the Raw feeding advisors for cats…all i see are strongly recommending taurine supplements. For good reasons. Meat has unmeasurable taurine in it…taurine is easily destroyed by cooking …fact…easily destroyed fast generally. That is why they supplement. What is it in flesh that is needed ? the nutrients. When these are measured and proven to be not destroyed…and freezing flesh destroys taurine of course…there is no need for the flesh. Taurine is what the cats need…and 50 percent i repeat of the world’s taurine is put into PETFOODS as it is the most stable sure way to ensure cats get what they need, and that tauriine is NOT from flesh but synthetic and the other half used for medicinal purposes. Athletes also take taurine for heart strength benefits i add. VEGAN all of it. AHA ! i am helpful hey…just found out…someone pointed out that this ZIWI do not list TAURINE content in their foods…their waffle reply…"Why don’t you list Taurine in our ingredients? 
    Products must list, in order by weight, each individual ingredient contained in in the recipe. Because the Taurine in our recipes is naturally provided by meat and seafood, and not an added stand-alone supplement , it cannot be listed as an ingredient." so ? it is hit and miss…only petfoods that can MEASURE the quantity of taurine in the petfood are allowed to state the quantity. I would not trust cooked petfood taurine content based on "hope" that it is not destroyed AS the raw cat feeders themselves clearly state SUPPLEMENT when feeding RAW let alone cooked flesh. "Other nutrients provided by meat that aren’t included in the ingredient list include vitamin A, chromium, and selenium." right well for me ? i do not want WISHFUL thinking of what MIGHT be in petfood…i want definates measured. I know..that quantified taurine and those other essential nutrients a cat needs ARE in my vegan catfood. I even give EXTRA taurine powder to my cat and dogs. No harm in excess. It is good for hearts is why. Seriously…i had to see so many RAW feeding cat owners giving AS RECOMMENDED taurine supplements…due to admitting that the flesh taurine content is not enough…and that is RAW well they FREEZE flesh so that destroys tauriine at once i found out. Once cooked taurine also destroyed. It really is simple to understand why taurine is a problem in petfoods if not synthetically added. Years ago ithe petfood industry found out this massive problem due to sick hearts cats….then rectified it. It is logical…that if eating fresh kill taurine is not destroyed….however…we are NOT feeding NATURALLY …we buy flesh…freeze it…cook it…and taurine is destroyed. So the petfoods add taurine that is synthetic and vegan. Now do not get me going on another huge problem that flesh feeding gives cats…uti/kidney diseases…..why ? well check the scientific autopsies links on my page link provided…in brief…74 percent of wild lions etc had UTI/KIDNEY DISEASES..on flesh diets…whilst petfood fed cats get 30 percent of those health risks only. Now that is still a high health issue…like heart murmers in cats at 30 percent…same in wild lions flesh fed ! so ? get some extra taurine since obviously cats have a genetic health problem with uti/kidneys on flesh diets. I took one or two readings of those scientific studies and realised…after only 50 percent of a family of wild lions making it to adulthood in the wild FACT…i did not fancy that…or their genetic flesh diet 74 percent risk of uti/kidney diseases following some "wild natural" diet no thanks. Feed vegan…gmo antibiotics free cancer free food with measured nutrients cats need. Check out the youtube videos done on the subject by this highly qualified vet… and just to confirm that cat experts on raw advise strongly ADD TAURINE SUPPLEMENTS for the reasons I have stated…to RAW flesh diets…here is what they say….. "Both grinding and freezing reduce available taurine, but by how much is not clear. That is why I add supplemental taurine when making homemade or supplementing pre-ground meat/bone/organ mixes. Taurine is not toxic in cats and is water-soluble, so any extra the cat can’t use just gets flushed out in their urine.⁴ I would rather add some extra taurine to the food and have a cat with expensive pee than risk a taurine deficiency which could lead to serious heart problems or death." now I like you like COMMON SENSE…and so reading CLEAR advice that i have seen everywhere on the raw feeders expert pages to add TAURINE SUPPLEMENTS to raw flesh….i would not fantasise about what taurine is LEFT in cooked or frozen flesh fed to a cat. I do not. I feed the VEGAN TAURINE SUPPLEMENTS that THEY feed their cats in addition to the standard vegan taurine in petfood to my cat. MEASURED..quantified. Nice to have had this interesting exchange. I really should update my page on info based on this good discussion thx. yes i need to update this page…

  38. Lisa Lampros on June 17, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    *Markus Rothkrantz please help my baby. My dog is so sick. We were in a home with black mold a little over 3 years. I do not know how to cure mold damage. I am also very sick and have many issues. Please I don’t want my dog to die. I have had him for 12 years. I cant lose him, he has been there for me through so much. His first few years were full of horrible abuse and neglect. He deserves a great long life.

  39. WhoWouldWantThisName on June 17, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    I cried when she told the story about her son. What a wise young man there. "They can’t help that their parents don’t know what they’re doing". So well said.

  40. Blessing on June 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    Hi Markus, Thank you for sharing such important information. Sums up all the problems dogs are facing from their human owners.

  41. Passed time on June 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    I have really enjoyed watching your videos as well as those with Cara. You both have a natural humbleness where you are still trying to learn from others where many people with similar success let it get to their heads. Very down to earth and inspiring. Thanks for sharing this!

  42. My Wonder Filled Life on June 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm


  43. Maria Kuljanic on June 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    From AUSTRALIA I decided to study AMERICA’s Dr Francis Pottenger’s Cats-Diet 10 YEAR STUDY using 900 cats over 3 generations during 1932-1942. He was a Medical Doctor. He did academic research using an experiment on cats (instead of rats) he uses raw meat vs cooked meat in a controlled environment. Guess which DIET delivered the best health benefits for the cats? For the answer please Tube on Pottenger’s famous cats-diet will effect future generations.

  44. The Master Key on June 17, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    Why would l feed my dogs meat? If its bad for me its bad for them. My dog has been vegan a year now. He hasnt had a seizure in 8 months. His blood work is perfect. The only supplements he gets is taurine and cranberry powder and a multivitamin.

  45. Redbud Patriot on June 17, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    Great video! Thanks for sharing <3

  46. Qypsy Q Traveler aka Pamela Prizant-Brooks on June 17, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    Eat clean, live dirty! For us and our animals!

  47. pedro suarez on June 17, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    if you want healthy dog or cat.they must eat live animals such as rats and doves that is their natural food, not vegetables. this channel is turning into fanatism.

  48. E lle on June 17, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    I love my dog so much, he is the best friend ever, he is old now and suffering from arthritis. I have seen a difference on myself when I changed my diet. I want to give him the best diet possible to help his body heal his arthritis. Thank you so much

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