Welcome to our – Newest Natural Rearing Dog Breeder Members!

Welcome to our newest Natural Rearing Dog Breeder Members! We are so thrilled that more and more natural rearing breeders are coming forward – committed to raising truly naturally healthy puppies (and kittens). We have had several applications come in over the Summer from breeders wanting more education and support as they begin to eliminate …

Naturally Reared Animals - it's all about epegenetics

Naturally Reared Animals – It’s All About Epigenetics

For natural rearing animal breeders, it’s all about epigenetics! Epigenetics is an attractive study for animal breeders because it may help us find part of the missing causality and missing heritability of complex traits and diseases as well as how we can alter genetic expression in our animals. It is especially attractive to natural rearing …

What Titer Tests DON’T Tell Us

Excperpt from Dr. Jeannie’s article: Titer Testing – Do titers equal immunity?” What titer tests DON’T tell us about true immunity: Titer tests cannot tell us what the memory cells are doing.  Memory cells are considered essential for viral disease immunity for specific viruses. There is NO test for qualitative measuring of memory cells. Memory …

Toxic Chemicals Hormone Disruptors

Toxic Chemicals/Hormone Disruptors In Household Products

As breeders and especially NR breeders, we should be concerned about the many toxic chemicals/hormone disruptors lurking in our homes, kennels, catteries and grooming areas that are, what are called “Endocrine Disruptors”.  Hormone or endocrine disruptors are in everything from household cleaning products (laundry soap, toilet cleaners, etc.), synthetic fragrances, personal care products (shampoo, deodorant, …