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DIY Probiotics for Your Dog and Cat

If you would like to ensure that the probiotics you are providing for your dog and cat are viable, from a trusted source and are of the first quality you can make the probiotics yourself. Sauerkraut is quick, easy and very inexpensive to make. You can also make your own kefir – it is also simple to make, however you …

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Probiotics for Dogs – Digestive, Cognitive Health

  The Definition of Probiotics  The original meaning of the word probiotic is ‘benficial to life’. Probiotics are live microorganisms which when ingested in appropriate amounts (not to little, not too much) are beneficial to the host and help prevent disease…and in the case of this discussion ‘host’ is defined as dog!  These micororganisims are live, friendly bacteria that live …

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Selecting a Good Probiotic for Dogs, Cats

Not all probiotics sold for dogs and cats are affective or safe for your companion animal.  Probiotic supplements for dogs and cats are not considered a drug – as such, in many countries, including Canada and the USA probiotics are not regulated.  Manufacturers are free to do as they please and many do – cutting corners to increase profit leaving …

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Dog Oral Health and Whole Foods

A dog’s genetics help to determine the strength of their teeth and bones. Some dogs have naturally strong teeth, while others have chalky, softer teeth. While all dogs require sufficient oral health-supporting vitamins and minerals in their daily diet – some dogs may require more than the average quantity to ensure good oral health is maintained.   Although commercial dog kibble …

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Fresh, Raw, Whole Food For Your Dog’s Health

In this article understand what whole, fresh, raw foods are good for your dog; How to prepare and feed these foods to your dog; Mistakes to avoid making.   In this article understand what whole, fresh, raw foods are good for your dog; How to prepare and feed these foods to your dog; Mistakes to avoid making. Fresh whole foods …

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