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Q & A: Rachael Ray Dishes On Her Dog Food Truck

Rachael Ray is already known for creating delicious grub for humans, but now she is pleasing the pet palate, too. In 2008, Ray started the Nutrish dog food line, with a series of products dedicated to giving canines healthy and yummy food choices. To celebrate the expansion of her line, Ray dished out free meals from a food…

Getty You know not to feed your pet from the table -- even when the table is as bountiful as it is on Thanksgiving -- so how can you safely and happily include your dog in the upcoming holiday festivities? Whether you're a master chef or a microwave-only kind of cook, we've got you covered. Here are three mutt-friendly meals you can make: one from a pre-assembled kit, one that any home cook can put together while making Thanksgiving dinner (no extra time in the kitchen necessary), and one for serious, canine-loving culinarians. "Bone" appétit! Doggie Thanksgiving from a Kit: Chef Edward Mac, founder and chef de cuisine at Barks Bistro, received his culinary training from Le Cordon...

The Photo Group and Global Pet Expo Rachael Ray has become a heavy hitter in the pet industry. Not only does she have her own line of dog food, Nutrish (from which all proceeds benefit animals in need), but she uses her celebrity status to promote animal advocacy, and to bring positive attention to homeless animals and the rescues that help them through Rachael's Rescue. Ray received the "Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Contributions to the Pet Industry Award" for her efforts on March 26 by the American Pet Products Association and Pet Industry Distributors Association. The event was sponsored by Nestlé Purina (who also made a generous donation in Ray's honor to North Shore...

Photo: Getty Images Food Network Star Rachael Ray needs a new recipe, but this time, it's for how to keep her much adored pit bull Isaboo from attacking other dogs. The TV host is distraught over the future of her aggressive dog and fears she may have to be put to sleep, reports RadarOnline. While being walked by a dog handler in New York City earlier this month, Rachael's beloved pit bull allegedly tore off another dog's ear before her handler could tug the pooch away, according to a report in the National Enquirer. Luckily, a vet was able to repair most of the injured dog's ear and Rachael and her husband, attorney John Cusimano, offered to pay for all medical bills, reports...

Photo: Jim Wright, Nutrish / AP Rachael Ray has something new on her plate and it's certainly pet-friendly. The daytime television host and passionate pet lover recently announced Mutt Madness -- a pet charity contest to help fund organizations dedicated to helping animals in need. "This is a great way to distribute a lot of money and raise awareness for all of the groups involved," Ray told Paw Nation. Ray and a star-studded panel of animal-lovers including Kathy Griffin and Beth Ostrosky, will choose 64 dedicated pet charities to participate in the contest, which plans on giving out a total of $200,000 to numerous groups. Rescue agencies will be chosen from online submissions...