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Notes from RAW 101 Free In store Training June 25 7pm

June 25, 2018
June 25: Raw 101       7 pm at Bozeman Store
Presenter: Libby Burr
This was a training and demo session for BAN Staff that was open to the public.
The following was presented:
why raw?, commercially prepared options, how to transition, when to transition, how much to feed, bones, tripe, trachea.

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Garlic for Bug Control in Dogs

June 19, 2018 // Canine, Recipes

Garlic’s (Allium sativum) medicinal purposes have been valued for thousands of years. Five-thousand-year-old Sanskrit and Chinese medical texts describe the benefits of garlic. Today, garlic for humans (and garlic for dogs) is grown all over the world. And it’s making a strong comeback as a potent, effective, natural remedy. Find out below how to use it as a flea, tick & mosquito deterrent for you dog
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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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