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...

Beagle Puppies for Sale in Idaho

Nova litter of beagle puppies, born on July 19 2020 have all sold. For more information about our 2021 litters check us out at: https://jacobsonkennel.com/puppies/beagles-puppies/ Beagle Puppies for Sale in Idaho Hello, my name is Matthew and I sale registered purebred beagle puppies here in Buhl Idaho. I also work for SilverLining Herbs and am the owner of jacobsonkennel.com, where I breed and sale Beagle puppies. SilverLining Herbs has given me permission to write a small post on their site about Beagles and my kennel. East Idaho Beagles Both of my Beagles come from Eastern Idaho, down by Idaho Falls. Both are purebred registered Beagles. I am excited to see the Beagle puppies they will have. Nova Nova is my 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 tractAn 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 helps 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 damaged, it Read More...

How can I Deworm my Dog Naturally?

Our herbal wormer for dogs was formulated with certain plants and vegetation, that parasites simply don't like. What we've done, is taken these herbs and combined them with immune supporting and digestive herbs. These herbs help keep your dogs blood clean. With the combination of immune, digestive and deworming herbs, we have created a product that is a great natural alternative dewormer for your dog. You may be asking yourself, what herbs can possibly be used to combat worms? Wormwood is one of these herbs. Wormwood is an anti-parasitic. It helps oxygenate the blood. Slippery elm is another herb we use. Slippery elm is a mucilage that supports the dogs digestive system to evacuate these parasites out of their system Read More...

Can Dogs Eat Soybeans

Have you ever noticed that dogs have an annoying tendency to eat almost everything in sight? No matter if it is good or bad for them. Well, the good news is that if you catch your dog eating soybeans, soybeans are not harmful to your dog. In other words they are not poisonous to your dog's health. In fact, Soybeans in moderation, may have many hidden health benefits for your dog. Soybeans are high in protein. Unlike most plant-based proteins, soybeans are a complete protein. Which simply means, that they contain all of the essential amino acids. Amino acids are the building blocks of a dog's body. They build and repair organs and tissues like tendons, muscles, skin, hair and Read More...

The CBD Boom

The rise and craze of CBD oil in the horse and pet industries has erupted! For all of you that have not yet familiarized yourself with CBD and what it is, then let me tell you in short. CBD stands for Cannabidiol, which is derived from the hemp plant, not to be confused with the marijuana plant. The CBD compound is one of more than 100 other compounds called phyto cannabinoids found within the hemp plant. Another compound that is closely related is tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. This is the compound the creates the 'high' effect. While the other compounds have some great effects, these are the two that I want to talk a little about. The CBD compound has been Read More...