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Can Dogs Eat Mushrooms? Yes! Here's Why

Can Dogs Eat Mushrooms? Yes! Here's Why

  Here’s a sad fact: most dogs suffer from immune-related health issues. Dog allergies, cancer, organ disease, digestive upset, joint issues are all common problems. These health issues are all due to a mistuned immune system. That’s the bad news … The good news is, mushrooms are arguably the best immune balancing substances around. In fact, scientists are looking into their health-boosting properties right now. So if your dog suffers from any immune-related health problem, you’ll want to read on. Because mushrooms can be your dog’s best friend! Let’s take a look at the mushrooms with the most research behind...

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Garlic For Dogs: Friend Or Foe?

Garlic For Dogs: Friend Or Foe?

  Garlic’s (Allium sativum) medicinal purposes have been valued for thousands of years. Five thousand-year-old Sanskrit and Chinese medical texts describe the benefits of garlic. Today, garlic for humans (and garlic for dogs) is grown all over the world. And it’s making a strong comeback as a potent, effective, natural remedy. Garlic is a member of the lily family, like the onion. It’s been used for thousands of years as a medicinal herb. In fact, Hippocrates used garlic for infections, cancer, and digestive disorders. And the great Roman naturalist, Pliny the Elder, also used garlic for a variety of ailments. Pliny had success...

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Are Eggs Safe For Dogs Or Not?

Are Eggs Safe For Dogs Or Not?

  Eggs are an excellent source of protein! I bet you’ve heard that more than once. But are eggs safe for dogs? How many times have you seen someone on TV cracking an egg or two into a cup and chugging it down before a jog? All – The – Time!! So if raw eggs are so good for humans, aren't they just as good for our dogs? Are Eggs Safe For Dogs? There are plenty of skeptics and naysayers who argue against feeding eggs to dogs. They say eggs are too high in cholesterol, can cause allergies, carry the risk...

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The Truth About Fish Oil Omega-3’s For Dogs

The Truth About Fish Oil Omega-3’s For Dogs

Dogs need two types of essential fatty acids for healthy development and maintenance of their cardiovascular and nervous systems: Omega-3 and Omega-6. Fish oil omega-3’s are commonly what you may think of as a source. But are they the best source? While Omega-6 fatty acids are plentiful in a dog’s diet, regardless of what they eat, Omega-3s are not. Because the Omega-3s are fragile and break down quickly in the presence of heat, air or light, they are lacking in both the commercial and fresh foods that we tend to feed our dogs. While pet food labels may state that Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential...

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Top 5 Health Benefits Of Colostrum For Dogs

Top 5 Health Benefits Of Colostrum For Dogs

When mammals are born, their mothers produce a special milk that contains colostrum. Colostrum jumpstarts the newborn’s immune system and provides vital nutrients …and this is why colostrum for dogs is being reached for often now. Because researchers are finding that these immune-boosting properties are some of the greatest benefits of colostrum for your dog. There are well over 1,000 clinical studies on the benefits of colostrum. It’s been shown to be safe and effective in treating many common disorders.  In fact, bovine (or cow) colostrum was commonly used to treat infections and other issues before sulfa drugs and antibiotics were discovered. And it...

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