Why We Love Mushrooms For Health

How Mushrooms Protect Your Dog Mushrooms live in some pretty harsh environments, so they’ve had to build up their natural defenses. When your dog eats mushrooms, these defenses are passed on to him.  Grab your dogs mushrooms here! Mushrooms contain many vitamins and minerals that boost your dog’s overall health. And they’re full of potent antioxidants…

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Crystals In Dogs Urine

By Dr. Judy Morgan DVM Struvite stones are caused by urinary tract infections and high pH, not by diet. A diet lower in grains and higher in meat makes a more acidic, lower pH urine. You should monitor urine samples frequently for signs of infection and changes in pH. I recently received this question in…

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Diabetes

PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE YOUR DIABETIC PET TO A RAW DIET WITHOUT THE SUPPORT OF YOUR PET HEALTH PROFESSIONAL. Diabetic pets can do very well on a raw diet. Diabetes is essentially an inability of the body to metabolise carbohydrates: there is a growing body of evidence (particularly in human medicine) to suggest that removing…

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Cushing’s Disease

Contact Dr. Judy Jasek, DVM – Raw Feeder and Holistic Vet What is Cushing’s Disease? Cushing’s disease has two forms: Pituitary dependent hyperadrenocorticism: PDH involves the oversecretion of ACTH by the pituitary gland. ACTH is a hormone that stimulates the adrenal gland to produce glucocorticoids. The pituitary gland is most likely overproducing ACTH because of a pituitary…

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Cancer

By Meghan Leah Waals It seems like nowadays that one can’t get through a few months without knowing someone or a beloved companion that has cancer. It has become too common place that cancer has afflicted loved ones, hairless and furry friend alike. Although devastating we almost have become desensitized to the topic joking “aww…

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Kidney Disease

Dogs with Kidney Disease – Excerpts by Alex Seilis & Dr Gruenstern DVM If you go to a conventional vet, the typical treatment path involves cutting down the protein and feeding a dry, low protein prescription kibble diet. This diet keeps the Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine levels in your dog’s body from increasing.…

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