I didn't notice anyone else mention this idea, so . . .
One thing that might help with the greens shortage is to grow greens
indoors for your dogs. I've done this for my cats before (to help with
clearing hairballs). Many pet shops even carry small quantities of seeds
for the greens that
cats, at least, seem to prefer.
USDA Zone 8
On Fri, 12 Dec 1997 11:36:13 -0700 (MST) "Ian E. & Shirley Efford"
>As I suspected, the iris-l has as many experts on animals as on
>Many thanks to everyone who has sent me solutions, on and off line.
>They are helpful although, to date, we still have a problem with the
>dog (who is about 10 years old). I am sure that the driving force is
>the lack of access to grass in the winter and I will seek a solution.
>At the moment, I will try to live with some plants that have been "cut
>back" to a little more than the recommended level!
>Ian, in Ottawa