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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.
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.
Ever wonder if the dog digestive system is just like ours? The system organs are the same but when a dog is healthy and fed properly, digestion is faster. For good reason. It saves him from illness.
Helping your dogs exercise increases health, reduces stress, depression and bad behavior. Here’s the link between lack of exercise and disease and ideas for both physical and mental exercise for dogs.
So you want to tackle giardia in puppies in a natural way that doesn't ruin gut health or the immune system? Yes! Want to improve your pup's health at the same time? Awesome!
Why has a dog bladder infection or a UTI (urinary tract infection) become fairly common? Why does it lead to crystals and stones when avoidance is so simple?
In this special dog healthcare tips short for Dog Talk Tuesday we're going to give you the do nothing approach. What is it and how exactly can nothing improve your dog's health?
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.
My Dog ate chocolate and I didn't need to call the vet or the poison control hotline because the truth is pretty simple. Dogs and chocolate are the topic of this weeks Dog Talk Tuesday.
Vaccine malpractice is all to common and detrimental to your dog's health. It happens every day in every state and probably every city in the U.S. Only YOU can protect your dog from this abuse.
Mange treatment usually involves insecticides but what if there was another way? Consider a home remedy for mange that rids the body of mites and improves health at the same time.
Here are the simplest, quickest and healthiest homemade dog treats on the planet. May this change your entire view of dog snacks forever.
Is peanut butter for dogs a healthy treat or a toxic food. Let me help you make a wise decision for your dogs health.
Let's set the record straight on raw eggs. Whether we're talking about you or your dog, here's what you should know.
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 . . .
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.
Dog antibiotics can save a life but they can also cause long term health problems and lower immunity
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.