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Avoid Magnesium Stearate in Dog, Cat Supplements

    Magnesium Stearate can be found in about 95% of supplements sold in pharmacies, stores and/or supplied by doctors and veterinarians to their patients.   Magnesium Stearate is a lubricant that acts as a ‘slipping agent’.    It is created by adding a magnesium ion to stearic acid.    Magnesium Stearate is added to pills and capsules to: Keep …

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Grains Cause Dog, Cat Health Problems

A dog’s ancestral diet looked very different from the diet that has been made popular by pet-food manufacturers. The composition of a Dog’s Ancestral Diet looked like this… 56% Protein    25% to 30% Fat           14% Carbohydrates     Carbohydrates are NOT nutritionally necessary in a dog’s diet. Protein and fat ARE essential components for a healthy canine diet. Carbohydrates are NOT …

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Reduce Dog Anxiety – Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Dog Training Tip for Reducing Anxiety

Anxiety is a very serious and increasingly common issue in dogs – in-fact it has become an epidemic issue.  Anxiety when left unaddressed or when addressed in the wrong way can quickly increase in intensity. Anxiety may take many forms, separation anxiety, fear of unfamiliar inanimate or animate objects, sounds, weather – i.e. thunderstorms, or insecurity leading to aggressive-reactive behaviour. …

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Apple Cider Vinegar for Dogs, Cats

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has been used for centuries for its medical properties and as a dietary supplement. In Greece, around 400 BC the father of modern medicine – Hippocrates prescribed ACV with honey to treat many ailments. By the later part of the 1700s about 70% of all farmers in USA’s New England states owned-operated apple cider milling/pressing equipment.  …

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Ethoxyquin in Dog Food, Cat Food

This article discusses two very important issues regarding your dog’s diet and health… Fish in your Dog’s Diet – is it really as good for your dog as the pet food industry purports it to be? and; The Very Dangerous Preservative used in Fish Meal – Ethoxyquin and why you should stop feeding your dog any product that contains fish …

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