Food Matters

Optimal health is achieved through proper nutrition. Proper nutrition is essential for physical, metabolic & emotional health, just as improper nutrition is responsible for poor physical appearance, chronic illnesses & unstable emotions. By working with our certified pet nutritionist, our goal is to achieve optimal health for every dog, through individual nutritional guidance.

We are now offering all Nutrition Classes and Consultations virtually!


Shannon Witt

Director of Nutrition

Shannon Witt has worked in the pet industry for 18 years; she was a Veterinary Practice Manager for over 10 & has been feeding her dogs a raw diet for the last decade. After the cancer diagnosis of her 9 yr. old dog Bebe 3 years ago, she began formulating her own balanced raw diet & has watched her not only survive cancer but thrive and become healthier than she has been in years.  Shannon has 4 certifications in Pet Nutrition as well as a Clinical Pet Nutrition certification and is studying Homeopathy & Herbalism. She has a passion for helping dogs live their best, healthiest life possible & her dream is to see dogs return to their ancestral lifespan of 15 – 20 years, not the 8 – 11 they are currently expected to live.


“I think of nutrition like building a house. You cannot build a stable, sturdy house without a strong foundation. Nutrition is the foundation needed to build a strong, sturdy, resilient pet. You cannot make quality repairs to your house without the right tools. Nutritional components are the right tools to repair many illnesses, injuries & neurological issues.”

The Impact of Nutrition

Statistically, dogs have more metabolic disease & life threatening illnesses than any other species on the planet. In the last 20 years we've seen a drastic decrease in overall health. 1 in 2 will get cancer, 1 in 3 are obese, 70% will have periodontal disease by age 2,  1 in 10 will have kidney or liver disease, 1 in 3 suffers from chronic allergies & infections & their lifespan in general has been reduced by an average of 5 years!

I think we can all agree that this is unacceptable BUT, when we know better, we can do better! 

45% of hereditary predispositions or chronic illness can be prevented or controlled with proper nutrition & just making some simple changes can reduce the risk of cancer by 90% & add 2 years onto their life!

We are as passionate about our dogs health as we are about yours, so let's get started!

  • Nutrition evaluations

  • Personalized diet consultations

  • Allergy testing

  • Therapeutic diet plans

  • Webinars

  • Lectures

Nutrition Services

*Unlimited follow ups are included for 1 month after initial consultation to allow for tweaking & clarification. Additional service needs, household pets or evaluations will incur an additional charge.









A story of recovery through nutrition

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