Hello! I'm Yvonne

I'm a Canine Nutritionist.


In 2016 my dog's chronic health issues immersed me in the exciting and conflicting world of canine nutrition.


With a philosophy of 'Food is Everything', I believe that feeding our dogs fresh, whole foods is the key to their best health and improved longevity.

Canine nutrition is an ever-evolving field, and I pride myself in staying up to date on the latest published research.


In addition to my formal coursework, I’m continuously learning through webinars, online conferences, and independent research projects. I’ve also been invited to speak at various dog nutrition events. 

I publish a free newsletter each month, which is jam-packed with dog nutrition tips and information. You can also follow me on Instagram @therealyvonneking. My two Golden Retrievers, Jake and Coral, are known to make frequent appearances!

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  • Canine Nutrition, Auditing & Formulating Raw and Homecooked Diets Course, instructed by Dr. Charlotte Gray MA hons VetMB MRCVS, Companion Nutrition

  • Canine Diet Formulation, The Possible Canine

  • Advanced Canine Nutrition Specialist, Certification, DNU

  • Raw Dog Food Nutrition Specialist, Certification, DNU

  • Canine Nutrition Basics, Audit, The Possible Canine

  • Pet Food Nutrition Specialist, Certification, DNU

  • Acute Canine Herbalism Specialist, Certification, DNU

  • Nutrition & Herbs for Common Canine Conditions, Tutorial,  TPC

  • Complete Canine Nutrition, Master Class & Coaching Program

  • Bachelor of Education, University of Toronto


Additional Coursework:

  • Canine Anatomy & Physiology, CPD Accredited Certificate, Canine Principles

  • Ayurveda for Dogs 101, Sama Dog

  • Dog Emotion and Cognition, Certificate, Duke University

Associate Member of the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies

Good To Know!

Please use the information on this website as a starting point for your own research on topics related to dog health and nutrition.  I am not a veterinarian. This site is not intended to diagnose, prognose, or treat your dog and is not a substitute for veterinarian advice or care.


The information on this site is of a general nature, and may not necessarily apply to your dog.