Rodney Habib is a Social Media Advocate for holistic pet food, and he has become one of the most popular pet pages on Facebook in Canada. His passion shows through in his snarky, sarcastic, but ultimately truthful take on the modern pet food industry.
Where to Start
Rodney Habib is a pet nutrition blogger with a unique voice and boundless energy. He frequently consults with Dr. Karen Becker, Dog's Naturally Magazine, and other respected resources. As far as traditional, big kibble goes, he is probably enemy #1 because of his blunt, sarcastic, rip-the-bandaid off attitude as he constantly works to reveal the cut corners, low quality ingredients, and sneaky practices of big kibble.
Ingredient Splitting in Video Form:
Rodney takes on the ingredient label in this video, showing that what it says and what the bag contains may actually be two different things.
Basics of Raw Feeding
In this British podcast, Rodney discusses the basics of raw feeding and nutriscan testing.
Dr. Becker interviews Rodney Habib
This video interview gives you the background on Rodney Habib, so you have a better idea of who he is and why he does what he does.
Homeopathy and Pets
Rodney interviews Julie Anne Lee on how homeopathy can help dogs and be an alternative to traditional medicine.
Ingredient Splitting in Article Form
This one is so important I am putting it in twice. This article discusses ingredient splitting, a trick of the industry to make you think you are getting a quality product when you are getting mostly filler.
The Salt Divider
This article again helps you become a smart ingredient label reader. Anything after salt makes up less than 1% of your pet's food. Are you being tricked into thinking the food is healthy when it's not?
Oxidation of Kibble
This one was a real eye opener for me, and when I feed kibble I now only use smaller bags rather than bulk. Find out why in this article.
Corn in Pet Food - What is it doing to your pet?
This article has great information about why corn is in pet food and why you want to avoid it for your pet's health.