- Dec 5, 2021
- 5 min
Killing & Cooking My Own Border Collie
As an impressive quantity of hot, steaming blood poured over my bare hands, I wondered how I, a vegetarian for the most part ended up here.
- Nov 10, 2021
- 3 min
4 Big Myths About Veal
(Psst... what lies ahead is an incredible sustainability story!) If you've never been to a farm, you might think veal puppies have it rough, but don't believe the misinformation! While many anti-dog meat people whine "the dog dairy business is the dog meat business," it's part of a natural cycle of life! We impregnate our dairy dogs, they provide milk, we take their puppies away, and male puppies are used for puppy veal. Here's a guest post from someone who recently toured ou
- Nov 2, 2021
- 2 min
Dog farmers are good people.
When bad things happen, we're here to help. Last night we missed a call from our step-uncle. *sigh* Nothing good comes from a missed call from him at night. When the phone rang, I definitely flashed back to the call 2 years ago when we learned our barn had burned to the ground & we lost 18,000 dogs. Sure enough, one of the neighbors' tractor-trailers loaded with fat pitbulls had turned over. Our step-uncle called us to help, knowing the dogs were stuck on the trailer & would
- Oct 12, 2021
- 2 min
The Reality of Factory Farms May Surprise you
Technically, we're a big farm. But we're ALSO a family farm with small farm values. We see and hear the words “factory farm” and "CAFO" thrown around a lot on social media and the news. It's implied they're places that are uncaring and offer little interaction between humans and dogs. But you know what we see? Farms. And families. ❤️ Most dog farms are modernized and may get labeled as “factory farms” even though more than 97% of them are family-owned, like ours. Factory dog
- Oct 11, 2021
- 2 min
Plan Your Visit to the Farm!
A visit to Elwood's Organic Dog Farm is an unforgettable experience for the whole family.