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June 9, 2016 // Canine, Feline
Fish aren’t born with high levels of omega-3. Just like your dog, they need to get omega-3 in their diet.  And they get it from phytoplankton.

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March 17, 2016 // Canine, Chronic Illness Management

Let's start with a brief overview of Addison's disease. It is the common name for hypoadrenocorticism, or adrenal insufficiency. It is a disease with symptoms that are common in many other ailments, making diagnosis difficult and sometimes a process of elimination. But once Addison's is correctly diagnosed, a properly treated dog can live a normal active life.
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March 17, 2016 // Poultry
Ever wonder how chickens grind up all that grain and all those bugs they consume?
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Struvite Crystals in Pets

November 16, 2015 // Canine, Feline
struvite out of a dog
Struvite stones are bladder stones that develop in both dogs and cats. The condition accounts for over a third of all urinary tract stones in dogs and about half of all urinary stones in cats. The problem is seen most often in female pets at middle age.
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Egg Bound Chicken

July 17, 2015 // Poultry
not laying
So you’re out with your chickens and one of your best producers hasn’t moved for a few days, and you’ve noticed she hasn’t layed any eggs either. She’s not acting brewdy cause there’s no eggs under her, so what gives?
She could be egg bound. Yep, an egg- or maybe a couple- are stuck up inside her.
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