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Anti-Arthritis Dog Stew

Anti-Arthritis Dog Stew

“I believe acupuncture is the number one method for arthritis. Number two is homeopathy. … Years ago I learned about a special arthritis diet…many animals improve on this diet alone.”A. Greig Howie, DVM

The Antiarthritis Diet
2 cups brown rice
2 cups barley (pearls)
1 cup lentils
2 cups carrots
1 cup celery
1/2 cup parsley
2 cups spinach
2 cups lamb or beef hearts
2 garlic cloves
8 to 12 cups water

Combine ingredients in a large pot. Bring to a boil and then simmer covered for 1 1/4 hours. Stir every fifteen minutes. Add more water as needed.

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Adapted from The Veterinarians' Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs,by Martin Zucker.Copyright (c) 1999 by Martin Zucker. Reprinted by permission of Three Rivers Press.
Adapted from The Veterinarians' Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs,by Martin Zucker.

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8:07AM PDT on Sep 9, 2012

'Dog stew'... That sounds like a Chinese recipe... :-(

2:08AM PDT on Sep 8, 2012

sounds good for dogs and people too. thanks

1:50AM PDT on Sep 8, 2012

Thanks for giving a very interesting info

2:54PM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

how about for people???

1:20PM PST on Nov 22, 2011

Thank you

2:12PM PDT on Jun 6, 2011

Thanks Annie.

3:15AM PDT on Mar 30, 2011

Apart from that, it looks tasty, healthy and cheap. For humans I'd add spice, turmeric, ginger and cumin.

3:12AM PDT on Mar 30, 2011

Slightly ambiguous title. Care2 recommends stewing dogs?

4:37AM PST on Mar 8, 2011

Thanks for the article.

10:53PM PST on Feb 24, 2011

I've used this recipe with and without the meat, and my dogs have loved it. I've even eaten it myself, though it's a bit bland for human tastes!

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