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Feed Bentonite Clay To Detox Your Dog

Feed Bentonite Clay To Detox Your Dog

Is your dog getting enough protection from the toxins in his world? Let's face it, we live in a pretty toxic world and even when we feed our dogs well they are still exposed to many toxins. By helping his body detox more efficiently you'll reduce and prevent disease. The good news is that there are a few great ways you can detox your dog. And today I want to share one simple way you can boost his meals for detox support.   And no, you don't need to have Fido drink three green smoothies each morning. I'm talking about...

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Is Apoquel Really A Miracle Drug?

Is Apoquel Really A Miracle Drug?

Does your dog have allergies? Has your conventional veterinarian offered you a popular allergy drug called Apoquel ®? It’s touted as “a fast-acting and safe treatment for the control of acute and chronic canine pruritus.” Pruritus means itching. When your dog is itchy, you get desperate to make him feel more comfortable. Nobody wants to be itchy and constantly scratching.  Apoquel can ease your dog’s itching in as little as 4 to 24 hours. And dog owners do say it relieves their dogs’ itching fast. Sounds like something you might want to try, right? Well, not so fast … Before you expose...

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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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