The three months of spring focus on cleansing and support. As dog owners we can help our dogs thrive by following the energy of the season and supplementing with Springtime herbs.
Pennyroyal is a useful herb that needs much respect especially when we are discussing dogs. In my humble option, it should be classified in the "let's not and say we did" category. Read my entire article about Pennyroyal here.
The elusive worm. The thought of worms makes my skin crawl and I never want dogs to suffer at the hands (or lack of hands) of an unseen parasitic force. Here is information that you can use to keep your dogs naturally worm-free. If you make deworming a natural part of the seasonal cycle a complicated process becomes an easy one. Read article here.
Spirulina ( Arthrospira platensis) is a bacterial not an alga like most people think it is . Spirulina comes from the bacterium family cyanobacterium. Think special bacteria...warm, fuzzy and smart! So smart they produce their own food through photosynthesis, just like plants.
Sound great right? Well, I'm only telling you part of the story. Read more here
Wanted to share this inforgraphic with you. It looks fun but not so accurate. While nuts do need to be used with caution, dogs are individuals and some do just fine with eating a small amount of nuts especially put through a food processor. (no to macadamias) All nuts can cause stomach upset and gastric intestinal upset for both humans and our canine friends. Usually it's when nuts are overfed. Use caution and work with your holistic vet or canine nutritionist.
Here is a list of herbal action terms and identifications. Enjoy.
Misinformation is about with essential oils being all the rage these days. The improper use of these beneficial oils is concerning and you should know the dangers of using essential oils undiluted especially when using them on your dog. Read Entire Article Here:
Life would be easier if fleas never existed. Right? Alas, this isn't possible so lets work together to prevent fleas from taking over your home and your dogs. Here are my best home remedies for fleas. Read Entire Article.