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Spent Grain Dog Treats – the best way to use up spent grain!

In my search for something to do with  all  the spent grains from my home brewing , I came across an idea that conveniently (and quite happily!) linked my love beer making to my love of dogs: spent grain makes great treats for your dog!

MacDuff, our lovable Scottish Terrier–who’s hobby is to eat–always needs treats to help train him… he is, as they say, a “food motivated dog.”  A lot of treats are needed to hold his interest, and unfortunately, not all dog treats are healthy for a dog.  This recipe makes a biscuit that is a cheap and healthy alternative to rewarding your dog for a job well done.  MacDuff loves them so much, his emergency word to get his attention quickly is “biscuit”!

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Homemade Doggie Paw & Nose Salve!

We have had quite the weather here in Edmonton this winter, and with the temperatures going up and down so dramatically, poor MacDuff’s paws are taking a beating. As I was clipping his nails we noticed very rough, dry Continue reading Homemade Doggie Paw & Nose Salve!

MacDuff Discovers the Back Yard!

It’s fall, and I was so sad we were not going to have our puppy for those hot and lazy summer afternoons outside in the backyard.  Having him run through the tall grass,  play in a pool to cool down, all the fun things of summer. Fall has its own charm. Watch this video below to see how much MacDuff loves fallen leaves!!!

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