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Did you know true dog health is a 3-step process? Learning that process can not only prevent problems but reverse so many it will change the life of your dog.
Heartworms in dogs are a frightening threat, but a natural heartworm treatment for dogs is safer. I want to share the herbs I wished I'd known about when my dog tested positive.
After decades of feeding dogs, reading labels, figuring out the ingredients, I can now share how to choose your dogs food based on science and manufacturing practices
What if you could attend dog health classes online and be able to ask questions during the experience?
The best dog supplements should be nourishing, aid digestion, balance the microbiome (think gut and immune system here) and help expel toxins.
Is your dog farting? Flatulence is dog digestion gone bad.
The dog food analysis on each bag or can of dog food has nothing to do with quality. And crude protein may be useless so here's what you should know
Yes. No grain dog food is a great marketing tactic but doesn’t create a balanced diet for dogs. Here's why.
Clean dog teeth should be a natural occurrence so why is there so much dog teeth cleaning going on? What is causing all that tarter and periodontal disease?
A dog eating poop is not weird and he doesn't have an emotional problem. What he has is a digestion problem created by an imbalance in the microbiome and he's doing his best to fix it.
What's the largest component to dog teeth tarter? Carbohydrates. Even dogs fed a raw diet could have tarter or plaque. Did you know the same thing that creates tarter also damages the rest of the body? Here's how.
Using herbal support for older dogs, especially by supporting the liver and kidneys you may see amazing results in an older dog. Why? It's not the years in the dog but how well the body does or doesn't work.
I am a woman who passionately wants to make a difference for you and your dog when it comes to health so I'll begin by telling you about me and why I do what I do.
Want personal dog health coaching? We'll dig deep to find the root cause of your dog's health issues and begin the process of rebalancing.
What is a fatty tumor? While a canine lipoma is not life threatening, it should be a major wake up call. If removed, why do more replace them? Let’s look at cause, prevention and natural healing methods.
What is renal failure? It's severe kidney disease in dogs. The diagnosis may come as a shock since tests don't show the problem until the kidneys are working at only 33%
Improve your dog’s health by using natural flea remedies. There was a time I rinsed 100 fleas a day off my 5 dogs. Then a flea med nearly killed one. Now fleas are just a memory.
Afraid of taking the plunge? I was too! But making your own dog food is so rewarding it will change your life as well as your dog's. Here's what drove me to do it and the side effects my dogs had.
Going green is the the only way tripe will benefit your dog's health.Your dog will drool. You may gag. But make no mistake, there is hidden value inside and out.
Some of us need to think outside the box to provide a canine raw diet. If you don't mind paying $4.00 or more per pound this page isn't for you. If on the other hand you need to budget. . .
Raw bones for dogs provide important minerals, protein, fats, collagen, vitamins, and enzymes in perfect proportions, especially if they are raw meaty bones.
Everything you need to know about giardia in dogs in 500 words. Topics include giardiasis, dogs, puppies, contagious, treatment, herbs, restore gut health naturally.
If dog pancreatitis has called on your canine more than once, I can help. While no one seems to know for sure it's cause; diet, fasting and two remedies will help immensely.
We forget about water for dogs when it comes to dog health. Often canines are more sensitive to chemicals than we are. Let’s look at chlorine, fluoride and how to improve water even on a budget.
Ways you can help to share real dog health info.
A dog ear hematoma or aural hematoma is a broken blood vessel in the ear. Four of my dogs had this awful swelling. Three I self treated. Now that I understand this dog ear problem I can prevent it.
Does the leptospirosis vaccine work? First of all, leptospirosis in dogs comes in over 200 varieties, each of which would need its own vaccine. Imagine subjecting your dog to 200 vaccines.
Veterinarians often prescribe panacur for dogs to kill internal parasites claiming it is absolutely safe. Is it? What about side effects? Natural Alternatives?
Puppy constipation, especially in orphan puppies can be easily treated. Often without giving them anything at all. Know what to do and when a trip to the vet is necessary.
Spirulina benefits both you and your dog as a highly nutritious superfood and a gentle heavy metal detox. But it gets better.
Damage done by giardia in dogs has long range effects yet there is an exclusive natural approach that has worked for several years for both the protozoa and healing the gut
The most commonly used drugs for treating giardia in dogs are Metronidazole (Flagyl) and Panacur (Fenbendazole). So why don't they work?
Dog flea control can be done in many ways. The standard stuff is highly toxic so what else can you do? I got your back on this one.
Food grade diatomaceous earth is a simple non toxic canine flea control and keeps some internal parasites at bay as well. Should you use it?
Is giardia in dogs contagious? You bet! In fact you won't believe how I gave it to my own dog.
Makes sense that healthy dogs heal faster because they have a better immune system but how do you know if your dog is healthy?
What is giardiasis in dogs and why can it be tricky to diagnose and even harder to get rid of?
A better understanding of herbs vs drugs and how they do totally different things in the body
IBD in dogs may begin with giardia so healing the gut naturally with herbs at home is part of my giardia program.
Today I want to share the best flower remedy I've found for separation anxiety in dogs and other stress issues.
Here's a tip on finding the right oil for your dog. Open the bottle and let your dog take a whiff without touching the bottle. In fact, you could use the cap.
Anyway, your dog will actually LIKE the smell of what he needs yet when it's an oil he doesn't need, he will quickly turn away or act as it is awful.
Once your dog chooses what works for him, he only need smell it each day to reap the benefits because those tiny particles go right up his nostrils.
Be careful when using essential oils on your dog's skin. Dogs are more sensitive than we are so those oils MUST be diluted.
Sometimes giving herbal supplements for dogs can be a struggle. In today’s Dog Talk Tuesday, I spotlight one of my NSP members because
Here's a video follow up to the free download, "Four Free Things to Improve Dog Health" because this will help your dog every day of his life.
Insulin is not the only canine diabetes treatment. Let's talk about a couple things which rarely come up at the vet's office that can lower insulin need and improve overall health.
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. There are two basic steps to control it naturally.
What is silver sol? Why do I use it and recommend it to my clients? And why is it perfect for your dog? It began in 2009...
How to order herbs for giardia in dogs and get a discount
I ran across this information I posted on semi moist dog food some years ago. If you or anyone you know feeds this stuff, this is for you because it's often toxic.
How about a few healthy raw dog food recipes for the best homemade dog food on the planet? A natural barf diet is the biggest gift you can give your canine.