"Wanted to let you know how Abbie did yesterday afternoon with the storms we had. Through all of the thunder, lightening, rain and wind she lay at my husband's feet as if asleep. No whimpering, no panting, no anxiety, nothing...all she did was stick close to him. If he moved to another room she followed him. Wow! I see an improvement after a week from 1 acupressure therapy session and the"Calm Shen".

One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you're feeling blue is that he doesn't try to find out why. ~Author Unknown

Hey Carol, Just wanted you to know we took Abbie and Gabe out on the boat yesterday pm to run Masonboro Island. Abbie played like a puppy...romping in the water and on the beach. She even chased the pelicans (has not done this lately). When we got back to the truck, she had no trouble at all getting into it. No stiffness that I could detect. I believe the acupressure sessions are working....Yea! Thanks so much for your help...


"Once you have a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished. ~Dean Koontz

“Bella was adopted at about 5-6 weeks old. We began looking for an alternative to the national branded foods because of the pet food recall. The Raw Food was the perfect answer. She has been on it ever since. Her BMs are harder, less smelly, and easier to pick up. We could not be happier with how she has developed into a healthy and extremely active young adult.”

Timothy D'Elia

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. ~Roger Caras

"I have been feeding the raw food diet to my dogs for almost 2 years.

When I moved to Wilmington NC I was challenged with finding a place to purchase the raw food. After exhausting every option I switched to a very expensive dry dog food recommended by my Veterinarian.

My dogs were bloated, their coats became dull and my herding dog mix was shedding like crazy. She was lazy, lethargic and gaining weight like crazy. I decided this was for the birds and started my desperate search for the raw food again. Finally I found Carol Dorsey at Carol's Pet Cafe.

I am a firm believer in this diet. My parents feed the raw food diet to their poodles in California and my best friend feeds the raw food diet to her poodles in Florida.

This type of food was intended for our dogs and once you feed this to your dogs and see the difference you will never want to change back. Both of my dogs are so happy they jump around for at meal time and cannot wait to dive in. They never have stinky breath with this type of diet too!"

Shari Cutting
Insurance Account Representative

A house is not a home without a dog"

C C Rider says, " Thank you for my wonderful food! I love it and can't wait for my Mama to feed me the raw diet. I am a rescue and I have never been so loved. It has made me feel great and my coat is warm and soft. I have lots of energy, too. I hope other doggies are as lucky to have a Mama to feed me this yummy food".

A cat is there when you call her - if she doesn't have something better to do.- Bill Adler

My 14 year old Walker Hound has been having some nasty health issues. She would have diarrhea at least 4 days a week. She stopped eating to the point where we could count every rib just looking at her. She had no energy, poor thing. I tried everything, adding canned chicken or salmon to her food. I even changed her diet to cooked chicken and rice (time consuming and expensive). The chicken and rice would get her regular again but no matter how much I fed her, she could not put the weight back on. She looked like she was being severely neglected and yet I was doing everything within my power and knowledge to help her.

The worst thing was just watching her lay around so lethargic. When Daisy was a pup, she loved to run and she was very enthusiastic and strong. To see her lay in her bed and not even get excited when we held her leash out to her as we offered her a walk was just pitiful. She would just lay there looking at us as if to say, "No thanks. Not up to taking a walk today." Sadly, I began to think that old age was just taking it's toll on her and she probably would die in the next six months.

A friend told me about this product and I am a believer!! Go check out Carol's website. Tell her Coni sent you.

I started both dogs on the B.A.R.F. diet. That is Biologically Approved Raw Food. To my delight, Daisy ate it right away. I didn't have to trick or entice her with any added goodies. She sniffed it, walked around the kitchen a couple of times, went back to her bowl and ate the food. When it was time for her second feeding, she was sitting at the "Hey Human, I am hungry!" spot. With no hesitation, she wolfed down her second helping of BARF.

Within days, her stool stopped running and became normal. Who else talks about poop but animal lovers and Mommies? If you have been either, you know how disturbing it is when your "baby" is irregular.

We have been feeding our 2 year old beagle mix, Bella, and our senior grande Dame, Daisy, the raw food diet for about 10 weeks now. Daisy has put on weight. She loves to go for her walks again and even has a little bounce in her step. She has even gone for short runs on her leash. There is a light in her eyes and a shine on her coat. I don't suspect that she is on her death bed anymore. I am excited to see if we can get another few years of enjoyment out of her.

Bella is happy to be along for the ride. She is healthy and sassy and young. I believe that she is benefiting from this diet as well and expect that eating so well now will increase her years too.

A cat can purr its way out of anything.

- Donna McCrohan

Hi Carol,

I just want to thank you so much for suggesting that I give my three dogs raw bones. Like most people I was under the impression that bones were not good for dogs--not realizing the difference between cooked bones and raw bones. Well, the difference I see in all three dogs is amazing. They love their bones, their teeth are whiter than ever. The most change I've seen in Simon, my 8 year old Papillon. Simon had that terrible curse of "toy dog teeth". It didn't matter what I did for him, what product I tried, or how often I brushed his teeth--he constantly had an excessive problem with tartar, as well as inflamed gums. At eight years old, he had already had dental procedures at the vet twice, losing several teeth each time. I wanted to cry when I looked into his mouth and saw once again his gums were inflamed and tartar all over his teeth! I was desperate to not have to put him through another dental--as putting him under anesthesia worried me(not to mention the cost of it!). I tried the raw bones you suggested and was delighted. Within the first month his gums were a healthy pink, and best of all--he now has pearly white teeth! Yea! My dogs love their time with their bones, and I love the fact that all three dogs have pink gums, fresh breath, and wonderful tartar free teeth. Thank you so much for all you do.
Marty Cellio

"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face." -- Ben Williams

Hi Carol,

My name is Tammy Hill and I have two toy poodles, Abby and Coco. You know them from dogtrain. The first time that I met you, you were there when Coco came in for body work. He had all kinds of problems. I started him on the BARF Chicken patties that day.

You saw him at the last workshop at dogtrain and he was much better. He lost weight, his nose was not cracked anymore, his hair had grown back on his bald spot. He had been previously diagnosed with stones and other problems along with bad kidneys and liver. Coco is 11 years old. I was afraid that I was losing him.

He went to his checkup this week. His blood work came back fine no problems with his kidneys or liver. The x-rays showed no stones.

I THANK YOU and Diane for improving Coco,s life.

Tammy Hill

"We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." ~ Immanual Kant

I'm convinced the combination of acupuncture and quality nutrition have enhanced and lengthened Jesse's life. I like to take this opportunity to extend my appreciation to you for so passionately providing Jesse's nutritional needs.


Tis sweet to hear the watch dogs' honest bark Bay deep-mouthed welcome as we draw near home; 'Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark Our coming and look brighter when we come. -- Lord Byron, Don Juan

We are the owner’s of two one year old Westie’s, Abby and Izzy, both of which have skin allergies so severe that they have been on steroid treatments since they were 6 months old. There are so many health issues that can be caused by the steroids, but we were at our my wits end and did what the vet suggested. A few months ago, we enrolled the dogs at DogTrain and Diane (the owner) suggested a raw food diet. We immediately called Carol and she was so eager to help us get to the bottom of the allergy issues that she arranged to meet us on a Sunday evening so she could talk to us and look at our dogs. We were so skeptical about feeding the dogs raw meat…it actually looked like a chub of hamburger from the grocery store. But we gave it a shot…and could see results almost immediately. When Abby first started the diet, she had no hair on her back legs, her coat was so dull, she scratched and chewed her skin constantly, and had about 7 bowel movements a day. Izzy was over weight, scratched and chewed at her skin, had a tan tint to her dull coat and had to urinate every half hour. Within one week of the raw diet, their trips outside decreased to about 3 a day because they consume much less water and the food is more easily digested. Their coats were already beginning to shine and Abby began growing hair in her bare spots. Both dogs have lost a couple of pounds and this is the first time in 6 months that Izzy is at a normal weight. Now, they both have shiny, full, white coats and are at a healthy weight. Both dogs also seem satisfied throughout the day and they no longer linger in the kitchen waiting for their next meal. We definitely encourage every pet owner to contact Carol. We have been beyond impressed with the dog’s reactions to the food as well as Carol’s response to our questions and concerns and her interest in the health of Abby and Izzy.

Melissa Thomas
Denise Mintz

You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us" ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Dear Carol,

Thank you so much for your insightful Intuitive reading of Maddy and Chloe.
You described their personalities to a tee. Now that I know why they are in my life I will be able to help them both grow and flourish. I am sure I will also grow as I learn to care for them and meet their needs. With much appreciation, Maya

"Old age means realizing you will never own all the dogs you wanted to." ~ Joe Gores

Hi Carol,

I am sitting in my truck listening to a reading I had in early September, I was being told that one of my Guides, a Native American Master Guide who has a very high vibration, will be working with me in my work with animals and herbs and his name is "Chief" . I just wanted to let you know that you were right when you introduced me to the name, "Chief". I didn't know it at the time, but now he is an integral part of my Spiritual Growth in this life and will assist with with my true calling. Thank you! Meg

"Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this." ~ Anonymous