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October 14, 2016 // Canine, Equine
That dark golden spice usually associated with Indian cuisine is actually a powerhouse of healing & prevention!
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Kidney Problems in Dogs

October 10, 2016 // Canine
kidney placement
The urinary system or tract includes the kidneys, the ureters (tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder), the bladder, and the urethra (the tube through which urine exits the body). The urinary system has several important functions. It gets rid of the waste products that are created when food is transformed into energy. It also maintains the correct balance of water and electrolytes (salts) within the body's cells. Another key function is the production of hormones called erythropoietin and renin, which are important in maintaining healthy blood pressure, producing blood cells, and absorbing salt correctly. Finally, the urinary system processes vitamin D
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Fermented Vegies

September 5, 2016 // Canine
fermenting vegies
Much of the vegetation eaten by wild carnivores comes from partially digested and naturally fermented plants in the stomach of whole small prey.
This pre-processing allows the nutrients in the plants to be used by an animal who has difficulty using them otherwise.
When you ferment vegetables you’re not only imitating this process but avoiding carbohydrates, because the fermentation process turns the starch and sugars into lactic acid.
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Lung Chip Recipe

July 26, 2016 // Recipes
beef lung
This is a step by step for single ingredient all meat treats for your dogs or cats.
Below you'll find a way to make crumbly treats or chewy treats.
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UTI: canine urinary tract infecions

June 14, 2016 // Canine
UTI's in dogs
Canine UTI’s

If you've ever had to deal with a urinary tract infection, you know how uncomfortable and painful it is, so you can definitely relate if your dog is diagnosed with a UTI. But in order to really treat a urinary problem in canines, you have to gain a deeper understanding of what causes this condition in the first place 
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