You'd this this would be self explanatory/common sense but unfortunately it's not for many, I'm forever seeing people recommending human over the counter medications for their dogs or ointments such as Piriton/Benadryl and Sudocrem when it comes to "Aiding" presumed environmental allergy symptoms. The above mentioned medications are common among many humans but that doesn't … Continue reading The Dangers of Human Medications administered to Dogs without Vet Approval
from Dr Lise Hansen DVM MRCVS published by Hubble and Hattie First of all i must confess, i was a little sceptical about this book as i do find a lot of Vets are very Conventional in their approach which doesn’t gel with my Holistic Methods, my initial thoughts were “Oh here we go, another … Continue reading A Short Review of “The Complete Book of CAT & DOG HEALTH”
I make no joke about this topic, this topic usually offends so many dog owners because they don't believe there dog is obese or overweight, but sometimes the truth hurts but ignoring the fact can have a detrimental income long term, now according to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association in their 2019 Obesity Report, when … Continue reading Canine Obesity- Where did we go wrong?
Many people in the fresh food word, myself included use the word "Longevity" a lot but what does it mean? In simple terms it means how how long? So when we use this word and refer it to dogs, we simply mean their life span! How long will they live? Now the oldest dog on … Continue reading Canine Longevity – Increase or Decrease that’s up to you
This is one of my biggest bug bears, because when your debating against the "White Coat Effect" many ask you for peer review studies to back up your view/claims, but when your view/claim goes against the coin, you'll struggle to find any credible peer reviewed studies especially when it comes to fresh foods in pets. … Continue reading Why isn’t there enough “Peer Reviewed” studies into the benefits of fresh foods for pets?
Dog Bloat is a very serious and high risk condition in dogs and even with treatment, 25-30% of dogs can die from it. Dog Bloat is when the stomach will rotate or twist, and according to some sources; it is the second leading killer of dogs, after cancer. Dog Bloat is also known as Gastric … Continue reading Bloat/GVD in Dogs
Both of these forms of herbal medicine have excellent properties, some unique to themselves and some they both share such as the ability to aid constipation and other forms of bowl distress which is what they're most commonly used for that I've seen across social media platforms and recommended by many veterinary herbologists . There's … Continue reading Slippery Elm Vs Marshmallow Root
Now this is something that dogs are commonly known for doing but why do they bury their bones? Maybe not so much now due to commercial foods available and less dog owners are feeding Raw Meaty Bones... 😦 Now I've seen many websites, books etc state such things as a natural instinct based on survival, … Continue reading Why do dogs bury their bones?
Now before you think this is a yoga blog piece and I'll start talking about the balance of the mind (which is important btw) however I'm refering to the balancing of your pets meals! Now everyone who knows me, should know I'm a firm believer of "balancing over time" and a great advocate for "intermittent … Continue reading Is balance bogus?
Pumpkin season!!!!! This season excites me as so many buy pumpkins to carve and display simply to keep the kids quiet let's be honest? Now as a natural remedy advocate this is the perfect time to take advantage! You know all the seeds that get put in the bin by these pumpkin carvers? Well tell … Continue reading The season of the Natural De-Wormer!