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bacon chedder burgers
1. bacon chedder burgers 
3 lbs ground beef, 1 lb bacon, 1 lb triple chedder shredded cheese...  some spices..
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Agility and more lol
2. Agility and more lol 
Meet Sedona, she was one of the Ohio200 bust dogs, who was adopted by a friend of mine a few months ago.. here are some pics of her and sadie meeting for the first time, and Sedona trying out some agility equipment.
Bust dogs make amazing pets, they have so much love to give and are not what the JQ Public thinks they are...
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Feeding a Raw Diet
3. Feeding a Raw Diet 
For those that feed raw, here is a compiled list of books, websites, etc courtesy of someone else some great websites and books for those wanting to go to BARF diets with their dogs, I will be adding pictures of the food my dogs eat. Since the melamine scare in dry dog food last year some folks have switched to a natural raw diet. my crew has been eating raw for over 2 years now, and their health is proof it does work:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/illonahaus/sets/872344/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rottnbully/sets/72057594091327450/show/

www.njboxers.com/faqs.htm
www.rawlearning.com/rawfaq.html
www.sundaysaver.com/

pets.groups.yahoo.com/gro...-Supplier/
Books:
The BARF Diet by Ian Billinghurst, DVM
Home-Prepared Dog & Cat Diets: the Healthful Alternative
by Donald R. Strombeck
Natural Nutrition for Dogs and Cats by Kymythy Schultze
Work Wonders by Tom Lonsdale, DVM
The Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog by Wendy Volhard
Switching To Raw by Susan K. Johnson
The New Natural Cat by Anitra Frazier
Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats by Richard Pitcairn, DVM and Susan Hubble Pitcarin
The Complete Herbal Handbook for the Dog and Cat by Juliette de Bairacli Levy
Raw Dog Food by Carina Beth McDonald
Websites:
General Information About Raw Diets
Raw Learning Site
The Top 50 BARF FAQ for Beginners
WellPet's Nutrition Articles
Caber Feidh's Holsitic Care Articles (site owned/articles written by sfraw member, Christie Keith)
RawFed.com
US Raw Meaty Bones Organization
Raw Connections

Articles
What's Best, Cooked or Raw?
Do Dogs and Cats Need Grains?
The Importance of Feeding a Natural Diet
Natural Diet for Dogs and Cats by Jeff Levy DVM
Why Raw?
Is A Raw Diet Dangerous? by Dr. Wysong
Why Cats Shouldn't Eat Dry Food

Raw Diet Guru Websites
Richard Pitcairn
Ian Billinghurst
Wendy Volhard
Tom Lonsdale
Kymythy Schultz
Sue Johnson
Marina Zacharias - based on Juliette de Bairacli Levy's diet
Monica Segal
Feline Specific Sites
Pottenger Cats study
Cat Nutrition
Feline Future
Holisticat
Raw Fed Cats
Michelle T. bernard's diet
How to prepare fresh cat food by Christine M. Ruessheim
Canine Specific Sites
The BARF Pictorial
Raw Dog Ranch Step-by-Step Pictorial
Raw Fed Dogs
Lew Olson
Dogaware
4LoveofDog
Forums:
Raw Diet Lists
The RawFeeding List (the biggest raw diet list - you should start here if new to raw)
The RawDiet List
The RawPaws List
The RawChat List
The BARFWorld List (hosted by veterinarian, Dr. Ian Billinghurst)
The advBARF List (for advanced discussions - no beginners, please)
The Basic Raw List (for those following more of a Lonsdale/whole carcass approach)
The BARFLite List (for those who feed cooked meat or kibble in addition to raw)

General Health Lists
WellPet (the original pet health list)
The NaturalPet List
The HolisticPet List
The Pets4Homeopathy List
Feline Lists
The Holisticat List
The CatBARF List
The CatNutrition List
The RawCat List
The FelineFutureDiet List
The CatWell List (general cat health, not just diet)
Canine Lists
The K9NutritionStudyGroup List
The RawPup List (great for learning to feed puppies raw)
The RawBreeder List
The NaturalRawDog List
The SeniorRawFeeding List
Ferret List
The NaturalFerret List
For breed specific raw groups, please go to the Yahoo! Groups site and do a search for your breed "+ BARF" or "+ raw". You will usually find a list specifically tailored to fanciers of your breed and/or breed type (sighthounds, giant breeds, toy breeds, etc.)
The RawVet List is a great place to send your vet so they can learn more about raw diets!
http://www.dogaware.com/dogfeeding.html
Re: BARF websites and books
www.rawfeddogs.net/
www.leerburg.com/feedingarawdiet.htm
www.b-naturals.com/May2006.php
www.b-naturals.com/natural.php
Re: BARF websites and books
www.barfworld.com/
www.njboxers.com/faqs.htm
www.barfers.com/
www.rawdogranch.com/
www.angelfire.com/biz/fro...awFed.html
www.b-naturals.com/default.php
www.ipindex.com/
www.caberfeidh.com/index.htm
www.bowchow.com/
www.forums.doghobbyist.com/fo...p?catid=29
http://www.rawfeddogs.net/
http://rawfed.com/
http://www.rawlearning.com/

premade raw:
www.omaspride.com
www.bravodiet.com
www.naturesvariety.com
www.primalpetfoods.com
www.barfproducts.com
www.amorepetfoods.com
http://pepperdogz.com
http://www.healthypawsllc.net/m_23.asp?pa=m_23
http://www.thehonestkitchen.com/index.shtml

http://www.hare-today.com/
http://www.ukrmb.co.uk/images/ww.pdf
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Rufus CGC,TD, TT
4. Rufus CGC,TD, TT  (January 6, 2005)
January 17th, 2009...
5 1/2 years ago Rufus became certified as a therapy dog. we have done 80 visits a year, with rufus always looking forward to doing his visits.. we have shown this breed in a good light, and changed many people's minds about the pit bull breed.. We have gone to hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living, and elementary schools during the course of these past years.. Rufus always had a spring in his step and loved the attention he got from the patients and children. lately however, i have noticed small changes in him, from not wanting to interact as much as he used to, to yawning more, to sleeping more at therapy, to just not wanting to interact like he has done in the past., to finally not wanting to get into my truck to go to therapy. the past few visits we have done i have watched the changes with more interest.. i have always known he couldnt do this forever, and to get a wonderful 5 1/2 years of this was a true blessing.. So today while driving home from the hospital i made the decision to retire him as of today.. He will no longer be a therapy dog, and will no longer go visiting.. i am doing this for HIS benefit, as i cant deny the changes i am seeing, and its really not fair for him to keep doing this because of me, i want him to do it because he likes it, and lately, he is waiting to leave and just not happy.. so he is now a retired therapy dog.. i know i am making the right decision for him, as i want him to be a happy dog, not a dog who wants to curl up on a chair at the hospital and who cant wait to leave.

Passed the AKC CGC test (www.akc.org) on September 2003,Passed the Therapy Dog test on April 2004, passed the American Temperment Test on 5/15/05 (www.atts.org).
Rufus was Born 8/8/02. Rufus was born in a shelter. his mother was a stray. Rufus was adopted from http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/departments/animal_shelter/  Please consider them when looking for a new family member.. They are a fantastic rescue group.Rufus went into foster care, and i was looking to add another dog to my pack. since my gsd didnt like other adult dogs, we tried a puppy. Rufus came home at 2 months old and weighed 9 lbs..he got along great with my 2 other dogs and is a loving member of our household.
He does therapy work and visits the hospital, 2 nursing homes, and has the 1st and 2nd graders at the elementary school read to him.
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