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...

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What to Give Your Dog with Constipation Issues?

If you have noticed your dog struggling with normal bowel movements, it might be from constipation he might be dealing with... This constipation discomfort can be caused by from an obstruction from eating a bone or garbage, dehydration, GI tumor, medications, metabolic issues, or other issues. No need to worry! We have some home remedy + herb tricks that might help your dog with constipation issues! At first signs of constipation, you can test out some of these ingredients... Psyllium Psyllium is very soothing for the bowels. It promotes regular digestive functions and removes toxins from the guy. This will allow your dog with constipation to have some relief and more comfort in their bowel movements. Cascara Cascara is a 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...

Dog Detox

Does a Dog Need to Detox?  What even is the Purpose for a Detox?  Why Would I Detox my Dog? Let's take a dive into this! It is important to know that detox is not just a trendy word, but something that your dog’s body does on a daily basis and has been doing since the beginning of time, just like our bodies.  The detoxification process is simply the process of getting waste out of the body.  Your dog consumes food, their body utilizes this food, turns it into waste, and then gets rid of it.  Here is the catch though... Our dog's bodies are facing an elimination process or detoxification process does not functionally properly. Here is why...  The Read More...

Best Herbs for Healthy Hips and Joints in Your Dog

Seeing your best dog struggling to move around because of aged hips and aching joints is a sobering experience. They might not be getting up as well as they used to, have a little catch in their “get along”, or just be walking stiff.  Whatever the cause of lameness, nutrition needs to be at the forefront of the resolution.  Your dog’s body wants to heal itself, however, it needs the proper nutrition in order to do this.  Herbs are the purest form of vitamins and minerals. Because of this, they are easily assimilated at the cellular level.  Herbs for dogs make perfect sense, because they naturally graze on vegetation that is grown everywhere. There are certain herbs that are known Read More...

4 Herb Ingredients for Aches and Pains

Knees, hips, ankles, elbows, neck... We have all sprained, tweaked or had some stiffness in these areas causing aches and pains. Some of us have tried our own home remedies for this, but what really is the best approach for the persistent aches and pains we face?? Here are 4 herb ingredients that we suggest trying to help you out. CBD – CBD comes from the hemp plant and has become very popular because of its benefits in supporting the body’s natural response to pain and inflammation.  It works by impacting our natural endocannabinoid receptor activity, which reduces inflammation and interaction of neurotransmitters. Boswellia – Boswellia has been used for centuries to help with joint and back pain.  Boswellia contains Read More...

Parsley for Dogs

Parsley may provide many potential health benefits to your beloved dog. Parsley is know to be a nutritionally rich herb. The primary nutrients that parsley provides are: calcium, chlorophyll, cobalt, copper, iron, potassium, riboflavin, silicon, sodium, sulfur, thiamine, vitamins A, B, C and K. Parsley is often times recommended as a preventative herb. It is so nutritious that it may help with prevention of infections and disease. Parsley may help the kidneys with problems. Its essential nutrients may help cleanse the blood filtering system. It may also be good for liver problems caused by jaundice. Let's break down the nutrition found in parsley and the potential benefits they may offer to a dogs overall health. Parsley Provides Vitamins A - Read More...

Valerian Root for Dogs

Why use valerian root for your dog? Valerian root is an herb that has been around and used for medical purposes for a very along 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...

Flaxseed for Dogs, Good or Bad?

Is flaxseed good for dogs? For starters, flaxseed is rich in fiber, omega 3 fatty acids and lignan. Due to it's high content of fiber, mostly found in the outer layer or coat of the seed, it has been used to help with constipation and other digestive issues. Another benefit that flaxseed provides, is that it is high in a polyphenols called lignan. More studies needs to be done on lignan to more fully understand it benefits. The few studies that have been done do show positive results. It has been speculated that lignan found in flaxseed may help reduce cortisol levels in dogs. Cortisol is a hormone, produced by the adrenal gland, that is associated with stress and the Read More...