Animal Naturopathy

Genetics Vs. Epigenetics

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019 in Animal Naturopathy, Breeder's Corner, Dog Health - Immune System, Featured | Comments Off on Genetics Vs. Epigenetics

Genetics Vs. Epigenetics

What does it all mean? Genetics Vs. Epigenetics? Do you know what epigenetics is? If not, you are in for a wonderful treat – learning how your knowledge of epigenetics can change your dog’s (or cat’s or horse’s, etc.) health for the better! I will be doing a mini series of articles on the subject of epigenetics as well as share a couple of articles written by fellow natural rearing dog breeders that have written about epigenetics. Here is the first one – epigenetics Simplified

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Epigenetics Simplified

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019 in Animal Naturopathy, Articles, Dog Breeders Corner, Featured | Comments Off on Epigenetics Simplified

Epigenetics Simplified

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason Have you heard of epigenetics?  Maybe you have not wanted to take the time to delve into what seems like a complicated subject.  I hope not.  As an animal naturopath and natural rearing dog breeder of over 25 years,  I have found the study of epigenetics over the past few years to be so amazing and important for us to know about that I wanted to share my take on “epigenetics simplified”. If you have done any reading and/or research at all on epigenetics then you already know that genes are capable of being switched on and off according to interactions with...

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Success Story – interview of Hilary Sloan – Pet Flora

Posted by on Jun 11, 2019 in Animal Naturopathy, Articles, Featured | Comments Off on Success Story – interview of Hilary Sloan – Pet Flora

Recently, I interviewed my friend Hilary Sloan who’s an advocate for animal rescuing and the wonderful human behind the ultra popular Instagram account ellabeanthedog. Hilary has fostered countless dogs and rescued three amazing little dogs: Ella bean, Coconut  bean and most recently Fifi Von bean.  Hilary is a raw feeding dog mom who has been interested in natural health for animals for about a decade now.  Here is our interview: Question: Would you like to share with us a little about “Ella Bean” and why you believed she needed to have probiotics in her diet? Answer: I actually...

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NK Cells

Posted by on Jun 6, 2019 in Animal Naturopathy, Articles, Dog Health - Immune System, Featured | Comments Off on NK Cells

NK Cells

With Cancer on the ever increasing rise in both our beloved companion animals and ourselves, I thought talking a bit about NK cells and how to improve the production of them in the body would be a good topic to begin to discuss. I do have several articles on the immune system – what it does and how we are weakening it in our dogs but this article focuses specifically on NK cells. NK cells also play a role in adaptive immune response. Numerous experiments have worked to demonstrate their ability to readily adjust to the immediate environment and formulate antigen-specific immunological...

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Innumerable health issues – diet

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019 in Animal Naturopathy, Dog News The Latest Poop, Dog Nutrition, Pet food recalls | Comments Off on Innumerable health issues – diet

Innumerable health issues – diet

Have you noticed that the majority of companion animals today are suffering innumerable health issues once unheard of in pets?  Please note that it is much to the owners’ dismay that their dogs (or cats) have developed these un-healthy conditions or dis-eases while being fed exclusively; expensive, “scientifically formulated”, “high-end” pet foods, receiving regular veterinary care, getting all the recommended vaccinations and and using all the costly parasite control medications. I know that if you are reading this, you are most likely one of the well-intentioned owners that is...

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Essential Facts About Using Essential Oils With Dogs

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Animal Naturopathy, Dog Aromatherapy, Featured | Comments Off on Essential Facts About Using Essential Oils With Dogs

Essential Facts About Using Essential Oils With Dogs

With reports surfacing all over social media that essential oils can be harmful to pets, I felt it was important that pet owners were better educated and informed. I want to share the facts about using essential oils with dogs (or animals in general) in this new blog series. Are you still thinking of using essential oils with your dog but you are unsure which oils are safe? Do you own a puppy and don’t know if/when it is okay to use essential oils with your pup? Are you wondering  how to tell which essential oils truly are safe? Do you want to know exactly how and when to use essential...

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