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...

6 Reasons Why Your Dog Won’t Sleep at Night (& Solutions)

by Adrienne Farricelli of veterinaryplace.com The many struggles of life keep you tossing and turning at night, but why on Earth is your dog, who has every reason to lead a happy, worry-free life, unable to fall asleep? He has no financial worries; he no longer has to hunt or scavenge for food and has all the comforts and commodities that come with being a pampered pooch of the 21st century. What signs would you expect in a dog suffering from insomnia? Of course, your dog won't wake up with dark circles around his eyes and you won't hear him tossing and turning throughout the night. Instead, you might hear him whining, barking or pacing during the late night and 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...

Why Does My Dog Smell Like Fish?

If you live by water or a fish pond then it might make sense why your dog may have a fishy smell about him. However, since most of us don’t let our dogs play in a fish pond, why is it that they still have a fishy smell about them? Well, lets think… Has your dog gotten into any fish oil or fish products lately? If the answer is no, then there is something else that might be going on inside your dog. There is a chance that your dog may be suffering from a blocked or full anal sac(s). Why Does My Dog Smell Like Fish? A common reason is your dog might be suffering from an infected or Read More...

4 Calming Herbs to Support Your Dog!

Your dogs’ anxiety can turn any situation into no fun for anyone, them, or you. Beyond that, anxiety can lead to chronic health issues. So it is important to support your dog’s emotional well-being.   Here are 4 calming herbs that we use in our #20 Keep Cool to support dogs with stress. 1. Catnip For Your Dog. Catnip is useful for calming the nerves and helping with anemia. Other useful benefits besides its calming effects, is it contains antibiotic properties and acts as a mild tonic for colds, flu, and fevers. It can also help stimulate your pet's appetite.  There are many benefits catnip offers. To name a few, it introduces sweating without increasing body heat. Acts as a sedative Read More...

Coconut Oil for Dog Constipation is it Beneficial?

Coconut oil may be beneficial to a dog struggling with constipation. However, there are many factors that might cause constipation in dogs. Some of these factors may include: Poor absorption of nutrition. Pain or discomfort in the digestive system. Inflamed tissues along the digestive tract An overgrowth of bacteria or fungi in dog's digestive tract. If a dog is suffering from constipation due to these factors, then coconut oil may be beneficial. Yeast Infections can Lead to Constipation in Dogs? The digestive tract is full of bacteria that help break down and digest your dog's food. When in check, these bacteria are extremely helpful in the digestion process of a dog. However, if your dog's digestive system becomes unbalanced or Read More...

Why Does My Dog Chew His Feet? Causes and Solutions

By SilverLiningHerbs 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 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...

Why Detoxing is Important? Natural Detox for Dogs & Horses

Every horse, dog, and person detoxes. It is a natural occurrence in the body. The body is meant to bring good stuff in and take the bad stuff out. The problem is that our horses and dogs are getting less of the good and more of the bad than ever before and because of this their kidneys and liver may need some added support. Dandelions are known to be one of the best kidney and liver tonics available. The environments that our horses and dogs are in are obviously not what they were 100 years ago, and the quality of nutrition is of lesser value than it was even 20 years ago. Today we spray the plants that are supportive Read More...