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March 5, 2017 // Canine, Chronic Illness Management
Vaccinosis is actually a disease caused by the over vaccination of your dog. In most cases it is a chronic ongoing, and long term illness with varying symptoms. These symptoms range from physical issues, including hair loss, lethargy, fevers, colitis, runny eyes and sneezing, and more. These reactions are caused by not only the delivery of the vaccine but also the unnatural ingredients in the vaccine itself.
The delivery, which is by injection, bypasses the whole immune system and renders it useless in fighting off illness. In the medical professions attempt to stop disease, they are actually contributing to a new form of disease. Symptoms can range from mild to fatal.
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Homemade Meatballs for Dogs

December 28, 2016 // Recipes
K-9-Ingredient Meatballs
(but cats like em too)
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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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