Jon Patch on Pet Life Radio

Jon Patch welcomes Rick Woodford, author of the bookChow: Simple Ways to Share the Foods You Love with the Dogs You Love.   Nobody keeps us company in the kitchen as faithfully as our dogs. As patiently as dogs wait, they are often disappointed by their same boring bowl of food, which is missing many important nutrients. The wait is over―here comes CHOW!

 shows you the benefits of more than 100 foods that can be simply added to the dog bowl or combined with a few other ingredients to make a quick meal loaded with real meat, healthy fats, and antioxidants. Each simple recipe is accompanied by information on the powerhouse of nutrients that work to keep your pet happy and healthy.



Rick Woodford began cooking food for his dogs after his dog Jackson was diagnosed with cancer and given a year to live. Woodford resolved to send Jackson out with style by cooking him food usually reserved for humans, only to find out the transition to human food made Jackson feel better and live for four additional years, cancer-free. Woodford specializes in canine nutrition and assisting dogs with serious illnesses. He lives near Portland, Oregon.