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Garlic For Dogs: Friend Or Foe?

Garlic For Dogs: Friend Or Foe?

 By: Nicole Di Bernardo 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....

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Are Eggs Safe For Dogs Or Not?

Are Eggs Safe For Dogs Or Not?

 By: Nicole Di Bernardo 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,...

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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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