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Johann The Dog Patient Expert

Raise a Green Dog, hosted by Johann the Dog, is a blog dedicated to helping dog lovers learn how they can help their dog go green for a healthier, happier pup and environment.
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How to share your Thanksgiving dinner with your dog the healthy way! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health If you are like us, dogs  hanging around the kitchen while preparing your Thanksgiving meal is a staple. And who can resist those eyes!!! What you may not know is that you ... Read on »
Keep your dog toasty warm with a homemade heating pad! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health It's cold out there! Now that we have puppy Rach with us, we're concerned about keeping him warm in the winter. It can get pretty cold in our cabin here on the mountain. an ... Read on »
Help your dog face the Polar Vortex with these dog coats made from re-purposed materials! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Awwww....Fall! I love this time of year, the winds pick up, the leaves fall, the birds are easier to see to herd (oops! wasn't supposed to talk about that #HerdingDogObsess ... Read on »
Some dishwashering detergents contain dangerous chemicals that can affect the health of your dog! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Dogs.....we lick and lick and lick! We've learned before that eating out of safe, radioactive free, stainless steel bowls are the healthiest and safest way for us dogs to e ... Read on »
Wonderful, yummy, easy, homemade Pumpkin Apple Jerky treats for dogs! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health With pumpkins and apples everywhere, Fall is a great time to make this super simple recipe for Pumpkin Apple Jerky for your dog! Whether you have a dehydrator or just want ... Read on »
8 last minute Halloween DIY costumes for dogs made from re-purposed items! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Halloween can be a fun time for pets if you make it stress-less and fun! Some dogs love dressing up in costumes, others not so much. If you have a dog that enjoys socializ ... Read on »
An easy Fall plan to treat your lawn organically for the health of your dog! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health It's that time of year! The weather is cooler, some days have a nip in the air, some days are warm as toast, and the early leaves of Fall are dropping. This is the perfect ... Read on »
Make your own homemade dog tug toy from repurposed clothing! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health On the day after adopting Rach (the newest puppy host for Raise A Green Dog), I drove with friends to South Carolina to meet him and take him home. It was a quick day trip, ... Read on »
Just because it's fall doesn't mean ticks aren't a danger to your dog! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health It was nearly one year ago that our Gracie woke up one morning went out to do her business and collapsed in the yard. I picked her up and discovered that she was very, very ... Read on »
Our tips on finding safer and healthier products for your dog. by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Last week we outlined information about the safety of a wide variety of dog products from bowls, to beds, to toys and more. Before proceeding, we encourage you to learn mor ... Read on »
Sweet potato chews; a healthy, chewy treat for your dog! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health I love this time of year, the cooler air, the leaves, the hikes and agility! Another thing I really love are the sweet potato chews that Mum likes to make for us since swee ... Read on »
Bowls, beds, toys and more....are your dog's products safe and free from dangerous chemicals? by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Dogs love toys! They love their beds, enjoy a good walk with their collar and harness. They wear coats, boots, drink and eat out of bowls; they are in contact with a wide va ... Read on »
Want to know how our country's food makes it's way to our dog's dish? by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health If you've ever wondered how our food makes it to our table and into our dog's dish, you won't want to miss this Sunday's airing of Food Inc., on Pivot TV. Listed as one of ... Read on »
Make your own wool dryer balls and ditch the chemicals for the health of your dog! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Not too long ago, we wrote a series about safer and healthier laundry practices for the health of your dog. You can see the first in the series here, and scroll down the po ... Read on »
The Raise A Green Dog book is now available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health We are very excited to announce that you can now get the newly published Raise A Green Dog book from Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Not to be missed, this comprehensive book in ... Read on »
The shelf of life of foods for you and your dog! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Apples, bananas, carrots, green beans, chicken and more. I love giving some of these wonderful, healthy fruits, vegetables and meats to YoYo, Gracie and Rach. But how do ... Read on »
Vaccines | There is so much to know and learn to keep your dog the healthiest they can be. by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Ten years ago, when I adopted YoYo (my first dog ever), I admit that I wasn't as well-read and educated about vaccines as I am now. Like all of us, we learn as we go. ... Read on »
Introducing the newly published Raise A Green Dog book! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health For years people have asked us to write a book and we finally did it! The Raise A Green Dog book is a comprehensive, searchable ebook on how to raise a healthier, happier ... Read on »
Simple, easy, frozen chicken broth dog treats! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health We're deep in the dog days of summer and it's hot, hot, hot!!! So why not make a super simple, easy cool treat for your dog. Today we are sharing one of our favorite c ... Read on »
Welcome HAAN as our latest Raise A Green Dog Partner! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Today we welcome HAAN as our newest Raise A Green Dog Partner! Can you say excited? Yep, I am because now we have a pawsome, healthy way to clean our floors, our rugs and ... Read on »