The Natural Puppy Path
Raise Your Dog Naturally.
The Natural Puppy Path was created with your dog’s health in mind. We are passionate about providing puppy owners with everything they need to raise the perfect puppy, and dog owners with detailed, up-to-date information about natural remedies, non-toxic food and treat options, and healthy toys and products.
We have seen the transformation of dogs once their owners start down a more natural path, and want to help more people compliment their traditional vet care with natural choices and solutions.
If you are looking for:
Help with raising your puppy or
Ways to help your dog live a long healthy life…
…we made this site is for you!
We believe in a calm puppyhood fueled by knowledge, natural remedies, healthy food and treats, positive dog training, and non-toxic/chemical-free products.
The Puppy Path Founder
Kristin has lived and worked with dogs for most of her life. In her twenties when she was living in NYC, she found a homeless puppy eating out of a dumpster. She took him home and Ruhfus became her first dog of her own. She quickly realized how little she knew about raising and caring for a dog, and was surprised how hard it was to find information about the best way to train him, feed him and make his life as toxin-free as possible. Over the next 20 years, owning many more dogs, she learned from some of the best holistic vets, top trainers and studied the best ways to care for dogs naturally, train dogs (even becoming a dog trainer for TV and commercials), and keep dogs healthy.
Over the years Kristin has worked with and studied animals in different capacities including creating a charity that helped rescue elephants in Thailand, and studying Animal Conservation at Columbia University CERC Graduate School with a fellowship, and earning certification in dog nutrition.
She founded The Natural Puppy Path because she knows firsthand how overwhelming it can be to raise a puppy, and keep your dog healthy in a world full of dog food companies making false claims, toxic toys, and overuse of medications. She is passionate about sharing what she has learned over the years and hopes this site will help dog owners overcome puppy overwhelm and find natural solutions that help their dogs live a long happy and healthy life.
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