In this blog I will focus on Heliotrope.
Animal Nutrition Blog
A corral of information for the health of your pet.
May 5, 2021
Spring has sprung! And as we begin to dream about our beautiful gardens and flower beds, owners should be aware which plants can be toxic to their pets. Over 700 different types of plants can be poisonous to pets and many are found right in our gardens.Read More
April 30, 2021 // Equine
It was brought to our attention by a thoughtful, animal loving customer of ours that a wet horse can indeed be blanketed, and should be if it is shivering!Read More
Springtime means shedding of that protective winter coat, leaving our horses slick & beautiful, yay! BUT Montana weather doesn't care. Temps can plummet without warning and springtime rain & snow showers are common. This leaves our horses exposed to elements without that winter-coat.
The secret to success in blanketing a wet horse nowadays is in the new and improved fabrics. And, they can be put on a haired up horse, or a slicked off one.
The best coconut oil to feed your pets are those that are labelled high in MCT's.
Something to know is that a good portion of those MCT's in coconut oil are lauric acid. Lauric acid is anti-bacterial -which is a good thing, but lauric acid gets digested through a different pathway than other MCT's and can easily be stored as fat rather than used as fuel. So, it's good to rotate through your fat sources containing different MCT's.
Remember, Granma said "everything in moderation, and variety is the spice of life!"
Here are some ways coconut oil is beneficial:
A few of you out there saw our latest commercial about natural parasite & giardia control and asked what that product was.Read More
Well, here's all about it....
April 16, 2021 // Canine
Some dogs are natural swimmers, some dogs aren't.Read More
Regardless people love dogs.
Each year someone jumps into a river here in Montana so save a dog and doesn't come out. Studies show that people are less likely to risk themselves to save a dog if it is wearing a floatation device.