Category Archives: Health Problems

Ear Infections and Hot Spots – 2019 Remedy for Dogs

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Dog Ear Infections and Hot Spots   Does your dog get a lot of ear infections or hot spots?  This can be very painful for your beloved pooch.  From red, raw skin to bumps and oozing sores.   Anything that irritates the skin and causes a dog to scratch or lick himself can start a hot spot. Hot spots can be caused by allergic reactions, insect, mite or flea bites, poor grooming, underlying ear or skin infections and constant licking and chewing […]

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Dog Paw Treatment – Musher’s Secret Review 2019

Natural paw treatment

Today’s article will be about healthy dog paws and a great dog paw treatment. Musher’s Secret  If you have a dog you need to know about Musher’s Secret. It’s a great dog paw treatment. This stuff is the best! Just because there’s snow on the ground doesn’t mean we stop walking our dogs. The salt on the roads and sidewalks can irritate their paws though. We put Musher’s Secret on and off we go for our walks […]

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Dog Health Problems Symptoms – Dog Anemia

Dog Anemia

Anemia Home Remedies   Anemia in dogs: the overriding symptom of anemia is weakness, exacerbated by loss of appetite. Dogs tend to have pale gums; the color inside their ears may be pale, too, rather than pink. Because anemia is a generalized condition, it also exaggerates other symptoms: a lame dog, for example, will appear lamer if he becomes anemic.   Dog Anemia occurs, in essence, when the body’s red blood cell count drops. Since iron is […]

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My Journey to Raising Holistic, All Natural Dogs

Holistic Dog

THE HOLISTIC APPROACH   I made it a first priority to learn more about nutrition for my dogs. After some self-directed study, I was convinced that nutrition was a very significant factor in maintaining health and treating disease. There was a wealth of research, for example, showing that a number of specific vitamins are essential to the normal functioning of the dog’s immune system. Most surprising to me was the fact that proper nutrition could boost the […]

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Dog Arthritis – Natural Remedies

Dog Arthritis

HOME REMEDIES DOG ARTHRITIS   Dog arthritis and bone disease are much more common in dogs than in cats and usually take one of several forms. Here are some dog arthritis natural remedies and an explanation of the different types of arthritis your pooch can get.   Hip dysplasia: a malformation of the hip sockets that allows excessive movement in the joint, causing chronic inflammation, calcium deposits and further breakdown. This was first seen in the larger […]

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Natural Dog Anal Glands Treatment

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ANAL GLAND PROBLEMS IN DOGS   Not a pleasant subject, but many dogs suffer from anal gland problems. Difficulties with the anal glands are primarily canine problems. Dogs have a pair of small scent glands on either side of the anus, under the tail. Similar in structure to the scent gland of the skunk, they contain a strong-smelling material that is apparently used to mark territory or to express extreme fear.   Problems manifest either as abscesses […]

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Health Concerns Commonly Found In Senior Small Dogs: Part 3

More Common Health Concerns for Your Senior Small Dog Arthritis in Senior Small Dogs:   Arthritis has become a common ailment in dogs, especially the older dog. Several factors contribute to this condition, including an all-cooked-food diet, lack of exercise, poor absorption of minerals and lack of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. It occurs as an inflammation in bones and joints. The onset is gradual and the owner notices the dog having increased difficulty in walking, getting […]

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Health Concerns Commonly Found In Senior Small Dogs: Part 2

Small Senior Dog

Common Health Concerns Found In Senior Small Dogs Abrasions in Senior Small Dogs:   Abrasions are often caused by scratching and biting skin surfaces that itch. Herbal treatments include an infusion of blackberry leaves, rosemary leaves or elder flowers and leaves to which a little witch hazel has been added. Apply topically to abrasions. It is recommended that no greasy preparations be used because they will retain moisture on the skin surfaces and retard healing. Abscesses in […]

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