435: Dr. Karen Becker on the Best Diet for Your Dog to Reverse Aging & Live a Happy, Healthy Life
10.12.2021 - By The Ultimate Health Podcast
Watch the full video interview on YouTube here: https://bit.ly/drkarenbecker435 Dr. Karen Becker's (IG: @drkarenbecker) deliberate, common sense approach to creating vibrant health for companion animals has been embraced by millions of pet lovers around the world, making her the most followed vet on social media. She has spent her career as a small animal clinician, empowering animal guardians to make intentional lifestyle decisions to enhance the wellbeing of their animals. Karen also writes and lectures extensively and serves as a wellness consultant for a variety of health-oriented organizations. Today we’re discussing her brand new book that she co-wrote with Rodney Habib, The Forever Dog: Surprising New Science to Help Your Canine Companion Live Younger, Healthier, and Longer. In this episode, we discuss: What you feed your dog & cat matters The fresh food movement The truth why veterinarians recommend ultra processed pet food Homemade cooked diet vs. raw food diet for pets How can we help vets to stop fearing homemade diets? Medical reasons to feed your pet high pressure pasteurization (HPP) sterile raw meat Why pet owners should identity their food philosophy Switching up your dog’s protein improves their gut microbiome Health can travel up the leash Creating a forever dog with proactive wellness What's biologically appropriate nutrition for the species we're nourishing? Feed your pet healthy, real food snacks What foods are actually toxic to your dog? Herbs & spices to use and avoid Time restricted feeding (TRE) for dogs The natural circadian rhythm of a dog Supplements & pets - what is recommended? Gassy dog? Digestive enzymes can help Safe use of colloidal silver The difference between colloidal silver and ionic silver Karen's thoughts on raising a vegan dog The long term impact of EPA deficiency on dogs The benefits of medicinal mushrooms for pets Buy foods the whole family (and pets) can eat Increasing your dog’s lifespan Do the best you can Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic <== Save up to 40% off Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee bundles Organifi <== 20% off all Organifi products Paleovalley <== 15% off all Paleovalley products by using the code ultimatehealth at checkout Related links: Rodney Habib & Dr. Karen Becker - The Forever Dog (book) Dr. Karen Becker's website Follow Dr. Karen Becker on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Dr. Karen Becker - Dr. Becker's Real Food For Dogs & Cats (book) Listen to Dr. Karen Becker previously on TUHP (episodes #109 and #110) Anna Hielm-Björkman Dr. David Sinclair - Lifespan (book) Dr. Satchin Panda - The Circadian Code (book) Listen Dr. Satchin Panda previously on TUHP (episode #353) Dr. Jason Fung (books) Listen to Dr. Jason Fung previously on TUHP (episodes #369 and #380) Berkey Water Filters Related episodes: 352: Jenny Sansouci – Healing With Cannabis, CBD, & Mushrooms 187: Focus Friday – Ultimate Dog Health 143: Tero Isokauppila – Medicinal Mushrooms Have The Power To Regulate Your Immunity, Boost Your Brain, And Improve Your Gut Health 082: Natasha Knutson – Next Level Pet Health | Superfoods For Super Dogs | Pets Aging Gracefully 078: Dr. Robynne Chutkan – Microbiome 101 | Stop Sanitizing Yourself Sick | Having A Dog Will Boost Your Health How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. If you'd prefer to watch vs listen to the interviews, head over to our YouTube channel and enjoy the full video conversations. Be sure and subscribe while you're there. 3. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 4. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 5. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 6. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 7. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!