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What is a Dog Detox? Natural Remedies Can Help

What is a Dog Detox? Natural Remedies Can Help

When I first heard of a dog detox, I had the image of a bunch of dogs lying in rows of beds, shaking and panting, coming off of their tramadol with medical support. It hadn’t occurred to me that you could actually detoxify a dog the same way you can detoxify yourself. The more I learned about dog detox the more I started to grasp the value in it.

Ugh! Dog Breath! What’s Causing my Dog’s Bad Breath?

Ugh! Dog Breath! What’s Causing my Dog’s Bad Breath?

I pretty much always assumed that all dogs had bad breath. Why else would dog breath be such a popular first grade insult? I got my first dog at nineteen. While I was a little young for a dog, my puppy Henry taught me a lot. Including the fact that German Shepherds aren’t supposed to have bad dog breath.

Treating Dog Gum Disease: Go Holistic!

Treating Dog Gum Disease: Go Holistic!

The Scoot Man came to me with a lot of health problems, including gum disease. Quite frankly, I took in the little blind Beagle because his human couldn’t keep him anymore and a second trip to the Humane League looked like an unhappy death sentence.

Holistic Help for Dogs with Allergies

Holistic Help for Dogs with Allergies

One of the many health problems Scooter came to me with included skin allergies. When this little Beagle got on a scratching binge it sounded like a small helicopter was taking off in the next room as the thump thump thump of his hind leg hit the floor in record speed.

Natural Cure for Dog Ear Infections

Natural Cure for Dog Ear Infections

It’s amazing that a dog can have an ear infection and their human can be totally oblivious to it for quite some time. A few weeks ago I had called Jeremy up onto the bed for a little snuggle session. Like all dogs he loves his ears rubbed. Despite the fact that Jeremy is full blooded German Shepherd, his ears stand at half mast, giving him just enough flap to cover his ear canal and trap all kinds of little ‘collectibles’.

Is Your Dog Constipated?

Is Your Dog Constipated?

Dealing with a constipated dog is a real issue. Even occasional puppy constipation problems can be really painful and can also affect house training, even in house broken dogs. My little blind beagle has spent many days suffering from constipation. Scooter, with all his might, would stay stuck in the crouched position for twenty to thirty minutes at a time working on doing his ‘business’.