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Why you should be using Calendula for your Dog

Calendula, also known as pot marigold, is a wonderful herb that we can use to help our dogs. It’s also one that should be included in your dog’s first aid kit.   Externally, it works great to soothe the skin and heal wounds. In addition to its soothing properties, it is an anti-fungal and antibacterial. It’s …

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Making a burdock root tonic to benefit your dog’s liver

Burdock is a biennial plant with the scientific name, Arctium. It is native to Europe and Asia, but several varieties have been introduced worldwide. The plant has heart-shaped leaves and purple burrs at the top that have reverse hooks that stick to everything. But the part that we are interested in is the root. Burdock …

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What supplements should I give my dog?

We all want to provide our dogs with the very best nutrition we can afford. Here are a few supplements for dogs you can add to your pet’s food, regardless if you are feeding dry kibble, canned or raw, to help ensure your dog is getting the nutrition he needs. Probiotics are essential if feeding processed …

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How to choose the best CBD for your dog

CBD has become a popular supplement for dogs experiencing anxiety or suffering from inflammation caused by many things, including arthritis. What is CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural compound found in the hemp plant that is very beneficial to humans and dogs. When CBD enters the body, it activates the endocannabinoid system (ECS), a biological system made …

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Can my dog have wheatgrass?

Wheatgrass is one of the best living sources of chlorophyll available. It has over 100 elements that are needed by our bodies. It’s loaded with amino acids, enzymes, protein, vitamins, and minerals. It is a wonderful detoxifier and rebuilds the bloodstream. Chlorophyll washes away drug deposits in the body and neutralizes toxins. It also helps …