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4 Ways Quercetin Helps Dogs Stay Healthy

4 Ways Quercetin Helps Dogs Stay Healthy

Experts constantly talk about the powers of fruits and vegetables when it comes to staying healthy. But what is it about fruits and vegetables that makes them such a great addition to your diet? The answer is simple … flavonoids! Flavonoids – like quercetin – are in almost every fruit and vegetable. It’s what makes them so vibrant! But they also offer many health benefits. Just look at quercetin … It acts as an: Antioxidant Antihistamine Anti-inflammatory So how do you safely add it to your dog’s diet? I will get to that, but first let’s take a look at...

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Dogs are unique individuals. They have their own personalities, habits and particular tastes. But the one odd thing that most dog owners have undoubtedly witnessed at some time or another ...   ... Is their dog eating grass. You've likely seen your own dog do this too and wondered, "Why do dogs eat grass?" We humans may find this behavior odd or even a cause for concern. Probably because we don’t tend to walk, stop and randomly start grazing.  Is it a sign of illness? Is your dog bored? Is he missing something in his diet? The truth is, it could be any or all of these things....

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There’s No Fleas On My Dogs!

There’s No Fleas On My Dogs!

At times, I get a little tired of repeating the following adage: “Healthy dogs aren’t good hosts for parasites.”   Every day, I get questions like these from our readers: “What should I give my dog to avoid heartworm?” “What can I give my dog so he doesn’t get worms?” “What do you do to prevent fleas on your dogs?”  Every day, my answer to all of the above is, you guessed it,  “Healthy dogs aren’t good hosts for parasites.”   Before we go into the specifics of why that might be true, I’m going to share a story with...

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How To Remove Ticks Safely From Your Dog

How To Remove Ticks Safely From Your Dog

So I know nobody wants to find a tick on their dog ... but let's face it, ticks happen.   And don't be fooled into thinking your dog is safe because you use prevention. Nothing ... not even the prescription drugs ... is 100% tick proof.   OK, take a moment to prep for the ick factor. Now you can mentally prepare to get ready to learn how to keep your dog safe if he does pick up a tick.   First, let's review how these sneaky pests become attached to your dog.   Yikes, Is That A Tick!? Ticks stick to your...

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How Safe Are Essential Oils For Dogs?

How Safe Are Essential Oils For Dogs?

  Essential oils offers you a simple, respectful way to keep your dog happy and healthy ... ... But they can be deadly if used incorrectly.   Aromatherapy offers a number of health benefits for both us and our dogs. The challenge can be learning which oils you can safely share with your dog and which you should keep far far away.  Essential oils for dogs can ... Boost your dog’s immune system Soothe itchy skin Ease separation anxiety Soothe digestive upset Increase the level of trust and understanding between you and your dog But these same powerful oils can...

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