The Dog Health Blog is an extension of the website where I post many of my articles on dog nutrition, health problems, homemade dog food recipes, and holistic healing that boosts the immune system.
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Dog Health Coach
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The perfect fiber for dogs can be found at the grocery store. Fiber for people and dogs are NOT the same. And that's the topic of discussion in today's Dog Talk Tuesday.
Dog mucus has a purpose. Phlegm in throat may be a dog virus but mucus in dog poop is not. Here's what these canine illness symptoms mean and what you can do.
The best dog supplements should be nourishing, aid digestion, balance the microbiome (think gut and immune system here) and help expel toxins.
The best dog liver supplement will both nourish the liver and cleanse it. The best I found will never show up at a pet store or boutique because . . .
Let's talk about symptoms, testing and treatment options for giardia in dogs. Neither standard testing or treatment always work for this dog diarrhea causing protozoa.
Could fatty tumors in dogs be a blessing in disguise? They're ugly, they're gross but they're giving you a very clear signal.And doing the right thing now could add years to your dog's life.
Sharing your essential oils for dogs. Let's talk about a unique way to help everyone in the house at once.
Heads up. July 10th through July 14th you can attend your choice of up to 5 different live free webinars. I'll be attending and thought I'd share with you too.
If you use essential oils already, there's something for you.
If you're new to essential oils and want to share them with your dog there will be many tips. Without fear of putting too much on your dog or in the wrong spot on his body, use a diffuser so you both benefit at the same time. Plus it makes the house smell wonderful without the toxicity of chemical room deodorizers.
Now you know why a diffuser is my #1 choice.
Since these webinars are usually for members only, when you sign up and they ask for your member number, simply fill in that box with the word GUEST because it's my treat to you.
To health from the inside out,
PS. I think this series is popular. I noticed it takes a whole minute to load so be patient
Dog antibiotics can save a life but they can also cause long term health problems and lower immunity
A dog skin yeast infection is likely the worst thing you and your dog will ever have to face because it's far more than skin deep.
When it comes to real, natural dog health – dog poop doesn’t have to stink and shouldn’t. Like dog farts, there is a reason and it’s correctable.
Dog brushing feels good. Your pooch is perfectly happy and it likely calms you both. So how can we compare it to a bath?
Could vaccine side effects be worse for small dogs? In a candid conversation with another dog health coach, we have a few thoughts to share.
When choosing the best commercial dog food, what do you need to know? What are those ingredients really? Can you go by the brand, description or pictures on the bag?
Consider carefully the benefits of Omega 3 for your dog depend on a few crucial elements. This Dog Talk Tuesday the discussion is more on source - from whole foods to supplements. What's best?
Probiotics for dogs is our topic of discussion this Dog Talk Tuesday so you know what they do, best time to give them for max benefit and how to choose them. Like knowing which are dead and useless.
I recorded our greeting so you can listen if you are so inclined. Pit Bulls tend to be rather loud and talkative, at least mine have been.
When I get home the rules are that I say hello but there is no touching or petting until I change my clothes. Lulu waits patiently while watching me.
Once I'm done getting comfy we have two ways of going. Either a quick rub down and a short game of fetch indoors or some petting and talking before we go outside for pee and romping.
Since Lulu always stops what she's doing if I turn on the camera (how does she know?) I did a voice recording of our greeting and uploaded it to Chirbit. I've never used this website before so we'll see how it goes. Here's the greeting.
Audio: - social audio
What does that dog food analysis label mean? Are the numbers accurate? Doesn't the source count? Do you want protein from corn, chicken feathers or meat? Crude protein might really be crude after all
For dog health, here are the benefits of alfalfa. Chock full of antioxidants for dogs, sprouting your own organic seeds is a breeze.
Like homemade dog treats? There are many reasons I won't let my dogs have white flour. I don't care if you call it white, wheat, all purpose, or cake flour. It's bad stuff and here's why
What kind of dog parent are you? Test your knowledge on the dog food comparison page. Learn how to boost canine nutrition and avoid toxic dog foods.
No big deal you say, enzymes for dogs help with digestion. Ah, but there's far more so we made it a Dog Talk Tuesday topic. Useful to lessen pain, itching, clean up internal debris and more.
Colostrum benefits your dog. In this week's Dog Talk Tuesday we go over the two functions it should have along with the difference between immune boosting and immune balancing
Ever wondered if there’s a better, more natural way to prevent heartworm and intestinal parasites while building the immune system at the same time? There is!
What's the largest component to dog teeth tarter? Most dogs fed a correct raw diet have little to no tarter or plaque. If yours does, consider this
Your favorite whole food supplement for dogs should be tripe. Not just any will do.Go green when it comes to this raw dog food for health, vitality, digestion and even a better coat.
Wondering whether to brush or not to brush? What about dog toothpaste? What's really in the stuff and how can we avoid dirty teeth in the first place?
Whether it's herbs for dogs, vitamins, minerals or other health supplements, there is only one to trust and I'll tell you why in this Dog Talk Tuesday. Don’t miss this video.
Dog food nutrition advice is handed out like candy at Halloween but what is everyone missing? This Dog Talk Tuesday, nutrition is on the menu with it's important sidekick assimilation.
True dog health is a process everyone can learn. From common dog health problems with skin, yeast, allergies and all disease is simply a lack of natural health from the inside out.
Clean dog teeth should be a natural occurrence so why is there so much dog teeth cleaning going on? Tips for naturally clean teefies and preventing side effects of scaling.
Dog ear infections? Dog skin allergies, issues, rashes, bumps or redness? It may be time for a dog yeast infection treatment called a candida cleanse.
What is chronic inflammation in dogs and what does it have to do with canine disease or various ailments our dogs encounter?
An interesting look at the dog health problems survey and what it means. Does your dog have any of these problems?
What is the healing process? Is there a purpose for bleeding other than letting you know you've been hurt? What goes on at the cellular level tells us much about the whole body
Ah, the power of enzymes for dogs.They help break down debris in the intestinal tract, heal mucus membranes, reduce pain and inflammation without drugs or side effects. But do you know...
Our first Q&A for Dog Talk Tuesday is on dog supplements. When are they needed? What would we recommend? Where should you buy them? We've got you covered on this one.
It seems everyone is concerned about dog fleas but few understand the trick to avoid them.
Are you a subscriber? If not, sign up because we want to answer your questions about dog heath.
We now know that emotional stress has a physical effect on us but what about our dogs? Oh, you betcha.
Whether you call it irritable bowel syndrome in dogs, canine IBD, inflammatory bowel disease or intestinal inflammation, there is a tried and true remedy.
Does your dog ever throw up a clear or yellowish fluid? Understanding this kind of dog vomiting should ease your mind.
Dog Flea Medicine is a topic I've been explaining about for nearly a decade now. Is it really helping your dog? It's certainly convenient but let's take a peek at how it works and why you need it.
Foods can and do cause physical stress on our dog's body. In today's Dog Talk Tuesday, we'll talk about which foods and explore the long range outcome.
What is stress and how is it related to dog health and ours too? Let's look at the first component today since it's Dog Talk Tuesday
I'm excited. I'm going to add something to the website called Dog Talk Tuesday. What is it? Candid conversations with dog health coach Sandra King so you can learn health from the inside out.
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