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Gastrointestinal Upsets

Veterinarians tend to see a lot of gastrointestinal problems in pets this time of year. Our pets tend to indulge just like we do over the holidays. Rich and fatty foods, table scraps and holiday foods like chocolate, cookies and bones from the feast can cause havoc with the digestive tract of dogs and cats. […]

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Holiday Foods you can Feed your pet

Pets love holidays and holiday foods just as much as we do. Some foods can cause tummy upsets but here are some that are sure to please and most ( not all) pets can enjoy at least a few of them. If your pet has severe food allergies don’t try them but otherwise a few […]

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Cat Cancer Diet because you asked for it!

Following is the cancer diet I use for most cats. It is similiar to the diet for constipated cats. 1 whole organic egg 1/2 cup of quinoa 2 pounds of ground rabbit, turkey or chicken OR 2 lbs of Mackerel or white fish 4 oz of chicken livers 2 tablespoons of bonemeal or 5000 mg […]

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Nutraceuticals, Supplements and Nutrition in Hip Dysplasia

Although you can not change the genes your dog inherits, you can influence how those genes express themselves. Nutrition, supplements and nutraceuticals can affect the course of this inherited disease. Nutrition has the biggest impact on whether or not a dog genetically prone to hip dysplasia will develop the disease. It appears that the number […]

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Recipe for Homemade Cat Food

Below is a recipe for homemade cat food that should work especially well for cats who suffer from constipation. If your cat is constipated only 30% of the meat should be raw. If you use fish, all the fish must be cooked. Do not neglect the Taurine as cats require this for vision and heart […]

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Food Therapy for Senior Pets

“When treating an illness, the first step should be dietary therapy. Only when this is unsuccessful should one try drugs..” –Sun Si Miao Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) Food therapy is practiced by TCVM practitioners as another tool to help their patients along with acupuncture and herbal therapy. Food therapy is used to treat specific […]

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Marrow Soup Recipe

This recipe is compliments of Dr. Connie DiNatalie and is for old and recovering Senior Pets. It is great for recovery from illnesses for younger pets as well. Cooking Directions Roast an Organic Chicken in the oven at 375 until well cooked. Add any veggies you like and some spices like Rosemary, Parsley, Garlic Powder. […]

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The Importance of Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) for Pets

EFA’s are just as important in our pet’s diet as they are in human diets. There has been much research on the importance of essential fatty acids in the daily diet and on the management of various degenerative disease. EFA’s function primarily as a natural anti-inflammatory and are therefore used extensively in the treatment of […]

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Pumpkin, The Great Equalizer for Diarrhea and Constipation!

If you find your dog has soft or looser stools, try feeding him a teaspoon to a tablespoon of canned pumpkin with each meal. Pumpkin is a fabulous natural remedy for soft stools or diarrhea. Plain canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling), or steamed fresh pumpkin will help harden the stools back up. If pumpkin […]

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Taurine – Essential nutrient for Cats!

Taurine is an organic amino acid that is most talked about as part of the feline diet. Unlike dogs, humans and most other mammals, cats cannot synthesize their own taurine from the other building block amino acids because they don’t have high enough levels of certain enzymes. So, they must get taurine directly from their […]

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