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Valerian Root for Dogs: Is It Safe? Best Conclusion 2022

Why use valerian root for your dog? Valerian root is an herb that has been around and used for medical purposes for a very long time. Valerian root is an herb that may help improve sleep, promote relaxation and reduce anxiety. If your dog deals with stress or anxiety, valerian root may help in reducing their stress level. You may be asking yourself how? Well, recently valerian has been receiving a lot of attention for interaction with gamma-aminobutric acid (GABA). GABA is thought to help regulate nerve impulses in the brain and nervous system. This is what www.healthline.com has to say about valerian and GABA. "Valerenic acid has been found to inhibit the breakdown of GABA in the brain, resulting Read More...

Red Raspberry Leaf for Dogs

Red Raspberry leaf is an herb that may be used for dogs. More particularly, this herb may provide many benefits to a female dog. It is speculated, that raspberry leaves may help with fertility and heat cycles in animals. I have written a blog titled Red Raspberry leaf for horses. In that blog I talk about why red raspberry may help with fertility and heat cycles. If you would like to find out how this herb may help with fertility and dog's heat cycle, I would suggest clicking on the link above. Just remember, the information found in that blog, applies to dogs a well. However if you don't want to read that blog, down below is a summary of Read More...

Why Does My Dog Chew His Feet? Causes and Solutions

Cleaning Method: Believe it or not, but dogs are actually very clean animals. They preferred being clean, over being dirty. That does not mean that they will jump right in the bathtub, but it does mean that when they have some downtime on their paws, they will take this time to give themselves a good old tongue bath. Dogs use their paws a lot doing the day. In fact, their paws can get very dirty, depending on what they did throughout the day. Dogs will use their teeth and tongue to clean up their feet. Depending on what is on their paws, they can appear to get very aggressive with their paws, when they are cleaning them. Most of the Read More...

12 BTC Bone, Tissue and Cartilage Support

Serving Size Options: 90 Capsules Benefits: Supports strong bones and connective tissues that are important for mobility, exercise and health. Supports the health of the Structural System(tendons, cartilage, teeth and claws). Recommended For: Stifle Injuries ACL Injuries Bone Fractures Weakness in tendons, ligaments and bones Hip Dysplasia (add 37)  Arthritis(Add #18, #37) Hip Pain(Add #18) Hocks(Add #18) Muscle Tears (add 37)  Bone degeneration (add 37) Calcifications (add 37)  Bone Spurs (add 37) Fractures (add 37)  Herbs in the # 12 BTC and their vitamin and mineral content: Boneset – Decreases bone and muscle pain. Stimulates immunity Butcher’s Broom – Improves circulation and has anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties Gotu Kola – A great tissue regenerator/ healer similar to comfrey. In this Read More...

5 Herbal Reliefs for Dogs with Allergies (2022)

Herbal Relief  for Dog Allergies - Natural Benefits Identifying the problem and offering solutions Herbal relief for dog allergies is being more widely used every day. Many dogs suffer terribly from allergen response.  Allergic symptoms are the result of the body's negative response to allergens. Herbs can help maintain the body's healthy, normal and natural response to allergens. Dog allergies may be seasonal and even food born. Signs of seasonal allergies are sneezing, coughing, runny eyes, yeast infections, and excessive mucous. Seasonal and food allergies can show up as skin irritations like rashes and hot spots or even excessive licking. If you suspect a food allergy you may want to try an elimination diet to find specifically what your dog Read More...

24 Immune Support Tack Room Talk

Listen to Podcast Now The Tack Room Talk podcast presented by Silver Lining Herbs is back! Josi and Chance sit down and talk about the importance of immune health for your horses, your dogs and yourself. You can't be sick and healthy at the same time so let's stay healthy and the way to do that starts with the immune system. Chance opens up with a great quote that holds so true: "If you have your health, you have a thousand dreams, but if you don't have your health you have one dream and that's to get your health back." At Silver Lining Herbs we create a herbal product that addresses every part of supporting the immune system. A lot of times people try to make Read More...

Dog Smells Like Skunk But Not Sprayed!

By Matthew Jacobson. Before we dive in, you need to understand some important facts about your dog. The first fact is that a dog's sense of smell is unbelievable. In fact, their sense of smell is how they explore the world around them. The other fact to remember is that what stinks for you, does not necessarily stink to a dog. If dogs stayed away from things that smell, then they would run like crazy every time a human approached them. Humans give off a natural unpleasant body odor and even though we might be able to mask it from other humans with perfume or deodorant, you cannot mask this smell from your dog. So if your dog can stand Read More...

Slippery Elm for Dogs with Digestive Issues?

Slippery Elm may promote great health in dogs! This herb has been around for a long time and has been used to treat wounds on the skin including burns, boils, wounds and other similar skin conditions. Slippery Elm Bark has also been shown to help digestive issues that dogs suffer with on a day to day basis. These issues include: diarrhea, constipation and inflammation. Today we want to share with you how Slippery Elm can benefit your dog. Dogs Digestive System Did you know, that unlike humans, the digestive system does not begin inside a dogs mouth? Meaning that dog's saliva, contains no enzymes in it that can break down food. The digestion of food begins in the stomach of Read More...

Zoom FAQ Recap & Holiday Gift Guide

If you missed Fridays Zoom call, we have you covered! Mickey Young, founder and owner of Silver Lining Herbs went over several frequently asked questions to get you guys set up for your Black Friday purchases. Mickey started off by discussing some key products every equine owner should have on hand when the inevitable emergencies come up...also known as, the start of our Holiday Gift Guide list to purchase for yourself and/or your loved ones that have horses. 16 Power Dust - Minimize scarring and say goodbye to proud flesh with #16 Power Dust, and potentially even skip stitches for wounds that would otherwise need them. This poultice mix is nothing short of incredible and works on old as well as Read More...

Detoxing for Liver and Kidney Health

"They are a living and breathing creature and they too can have off days, so we need to look deeper. When you have one that knows what they are doing and they aren't doing it, give them the benefit of the doubt. They can have bad days too and when they have those bad days, let that be an indicator that you need to do something to help them out." - Mickey Young Mickey Young, the founder and owner of Silver Lining Herbs dropped in on a webinar to discuss the importance of liver and kidney health with our horses, dogs, and ourselves. Webinar guests shared their wins, asked great questions, and shared touching testimonials. And as always, Mickey dropped Read More...