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Whole Dog News July 2017

 Happy Summer! 

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In This Issue

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 Part 5 Have You Considered Feeding Your Dog A Raw Diet (BARF Vs. SARF Diets)  

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Lush Lawn Or Thriving Dog?

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Is Glandular Therapy Necessary For Dogs?

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BARF vs SARF Diets For Dogs

BARF Vs. SARF Diets For Our Dogs

Have You Considered Feeding Your Dog A Raw Diet?  Part 5

BARF Vs. SARF Diets

S.A.R.F. stands for Species Appropriate Raw Food. The Canid species (the dog) is a carnivore by nature and design so they are going to thrive on a natural, raw meat and bone diet such as they would as a species (carnivore) eat in the wild.

The diet I am talking about today is the BARF diet (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food), differs from the diet you often hear me or many other raw feeders refer to as the SARF diet.

Those who feed a BARF diet, falsely (although sometimes ignorantly) assume that dogs are omnivores. 

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lush lawn or thriving dog

Lush Lawn or Thriving Dog?

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason

 Lush Lawn or Thriving Dog - Do We Have A Choice?

Several years ago, a study was conducted over a 6 year period at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, regarding the dogs and their exposure to lawn pesticides, specifically those applied by professional lawn care companies. It was found that dogs that were exposed to lawn pesticides had a 70% higher risk of canine malignant lymphoma (CML) by as much as 70%!

The dogs in the study that were found to have the highest risk for acquiring CML were living in homes where pesticides and herbicides were professionally applied, as well as homes where owners themselves used lawn care products containing insect growth regulators, aka chemical killing agents.  

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Glandular Therapy Necessary For Dogs?

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason Is Glandular Therapy Necessary For Dogs? Glands are organs that secrete substances which produce a physiological response. Wild carnivores eat meat, bones, intestines, internal organs and glands, such as liver, spleen, thyroid, kidneys, brain, adrenals, etc. Dogs and cats, while domesticated, are still carnivores/predators. For millennia, they have survived by eating other animals. Observation of wild …

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Featured Products

Pet G.O.

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Book

Essential Oils In Animal Care - A Naturopathic Approach 

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Essential Oils in Animal Care

Essential Oils in Animal Care - A Naturopathic Approach

 

Co-authored with my friends and fellow animal naturopaths, Dr. Sarah Reagan and Dr. Kim Bloomer.

The aim of this book is to take away the fear of using essential oils with animals while empowering the pet owner to desire to utilize these amazing healing tools as part of their animal's natural medicine chest. Learn how when used in conjunction with the laws of nature/health, how essential oils can kickstart the body's own innate healing capacity.

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