What to Avoid In Ingredient Labels

  • Grains: corn, wheat gluten, soy, rice
  • Meat meal, and grain meals, and by-products
  • Artificial preservatives: BHA, BHT, ethoxyquin, carrageenan
  • Food dyes (Blue 2, Red 40, Yellow 5 and 6, 4-MIE)
  • PG (Propylene Glycol)
  • Rendered fat
  • Peas, lentils, legumes
  • Sweeteners and sugars
  • “Flavors”
  • Monosodium glutamate (MSG)

Top Toxic Human Foods for Animals to Avoid

  • Chocolate
  • Xylitol (In some peanut butter)
  • Raw onions
  • Grapes and Raisins
  • Cooked bones can splinter.

Pet Food Suggestions

  • Munchies Natural Pet Foods (Store)
  • Answers Pet Formula
  • Darwin’s Raw Food (darwinspet.com)
  • Feed them the leftover meats and veggies you eat.
  • Raw organic meats ground up.
  • Healthy recipes online 

Nutrition Response Testing For Your Pet

Did you know that you can do Nutrition Response Testing on animals just like you do with people? This is a great and safe way to discover what underlying problems could be going on with your pets creating their health conditions. Several veterinarians use this technique!

Local Recommendation:

Dr. Cathy Alinovi

Healthy PAWsibilities Natural Pet Wellness


Clearwater, FL


Healthy Dog Food Recipe:


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 pounds ground turkey
  • 3 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 zucchini, shredded


  •  In a large saucepan of 3 cups water, cook rice according to package instructions; set aside.
  •  Heat olive oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add ground turkey and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the turkey as it cooks
  •  Stir in spinach, carrots, zucchini, until the spinach has wilted and the mixture is heated for about 2-4 minutes.
  •  Let cool completely.

Healthy Cat Food Recipe:



  • 2 LBS Boneless Skinless Chicken Things
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 Sweet Potato
  • 1 Butternut Squash 
  • 1 Can Sardines [Whole]
  • Olive Oil
  • Fresh Herbs [Oregano, Sage, Thyme, Etc]


  •  First, you will need to peel and chop up your veggies and toss them on a cookie sheet drizzled with olive oil, bake in the oven at 350 degrees for roughly half an hour, or until they are soft enough to mash up with a fork.
  •  Meanwhile, heat a frying pan on the stove with a few TSP of olive oil. Slice your chicken into strips and sauté like you would for yourself.
  •  Finally, mix cooked chicken, baked veggies, and herbs in a bowl and serve!
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