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Grass Burns

June 3, 2018 // Canine
Grass Burns can be annoying to the lawn lover, read below to learn why it's happening,
and how to change it.
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Diatomaceous Earth

June 3, 2018 // Canine, Equine, Feline, Poultry
What is DE
Many of us have heard about the importance of minerals in our animals’ diet, but not many are utilizing or have heard of nature's most amazing naturally occurring mineral deposits:  Diatomaceous Earth.
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June 3, 2018 // Canine
giadia individual
Giardia can cause infection in dogs, and can be contagious to other species as well, including humans. In healthy dogs, with un-compromised immune systems, this infection often doesn't cause symptoms or complications. If a dog is weakened by other factors, giardia may multiply and cause diarrhea which appears greasy, is oddly colored and has a very offensive odor. The digestive system will malfunction due to the infection, preventing proper absorption of important nutrients. This may cause weight loss, despite a normal appetite or eating habits, so it’s imperative to address your dog’s diet and immune system.
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3 Cancer fighters:

June 3, 2018 // Canine
these 3 should be in your diet and your dog's!
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The MicroBiome & Health

June 2, 2018 // Canine
Inside your dog’s digestive tract (and yours), is something called a microbiome. The microbiome is a colony of bacteria that live throughout your dog’s body. But the largest – and most important – colony lives in your dog’s intestines and gut.
The micro-biome might not seem like a big deal, but it’s a vital part of your dog’s body. In fact, those bacteria outnumber your dog’s own cells by 10 to 1. And there are 100 trillion of these organisms in the gut alone.
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