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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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Toxic Chemicals/Hormone Disruptors

Posted by on Jun 4, 2018 in Dog Health - Immune System, Dog Breeders Corner, Dog News The Latest Poop, Doggy Dangerous Toxins Chemicals & Drugs, Featured | Comments Off on Toxic Chemicals/Hormone Disruptors

Toxic Chemicals/Hormone Disruptors

Many of the toxic chemicals lurking in our homes are what are called Hormone Disruptors.  Hormone disruptors are in everything from cleaning products, synthetic fragrances and food packaging! In biology class we learned that our bodies are run by a network of hormones and glands that regulate everything we do. This network or system is called the endocrine system.   While you may instantly think of the endocrine system in the context of puberty, it actually plays a much bigger role and in ALL phases of development, metabolism, and even behavior. Synthetic chemicals in products like plastics,...

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Canine Hip Dysplasia – Things To Ponder

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Dog Breeders Corner, Dog News The Latest Poop, Featured | Comments Off on Canine Hip Dysplasia – Things To Ponder

Canine Hip Dysplasia – Things To Ponder

Facts & Thoughts on Canine Hip Dysplasia – Things to Ponder   With the incredible accumulation of data spanning over 50 years now, the consensus is Finally emerging that the causes of canine hip dysplasia are only mostly environmental and very little to do with genetics. It has been found and is common knowledge, that one can mate two parents with OFA rated excellent hips and have offspring that are dysplastic; or mate two dysplastic parents and get pups with normal to excellent hips. How is this possible? Some scientists go as far as to say that hip dysplasia is predominantly...

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Sensory/Snuffle Garden

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Articles, Dog Breeders Corner, Dog News The Latest Poop, Doggone Home & Garden Stuff, Featured, Working With Dogs | Comments Off on Sensory/Snuffle Garden

Sensory/Snuffle Garden

I mentioned last week that I am working on plans to  build a Sensory/Snuffle garden for my dogs.  I am really excited about it – not only will this be a great place for my adult dogs to be able to spend some quiet, one on one time with me but, having a litter of naturally reared puppies due in April, this is going to really benefit them with sensory and physical enrichment as well as socialization! So what is a Sensory/Snuffle Garden?  A Sensory/Snuffle Garden is a little space in your fenced yard that has areas with numerous different smells as well as textures, sights and sounds to...

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Security Cameras To Help Pet Owners

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Chase's Dog Product Review, Dog Breeders Corner, Dog Gift Ideas, Dog News The Latest Poop, Featured | Comments Off on Security Cameras To Help Pet Owners

Security Cameras To Help Pet Owners

I was recently, generously sent a security camera to try out and write a review on.  I am quite excited to get it hooked up and the program downloaded to my iPad.   The camera is a Vimtag HD Plug and Play IP Camera.  Some of the features on this camera include:Video Monitoring, Surveillance, security camera,plug/play, Pan/Tilt with Two-Way Audio and Night Vision! Security Cameras To Help Pet Owners While I work at home and my husband is usually home with the dogs if I am not, I believe this camera will be a great asset in a couple of different ways for me.   One – being a breeder...

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The Naturally Reared Stud Dog

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in Animal Naturopathy, Dog Breeders Corner, Featured | Comments Off on The Naturally Reared Stud Dog

The Naturally Reared Stud Dog

Excerpt from the new book Natural Rearing: Breeding & Raising Dogs The Way Nature Intended: “The naturally reared stud dog has one of the most serious impacts on the breed, due to the fact that the he can be used daily and produce many puppies. The management and matching of prospective bitches must be handled with the utmost care. You should never breed your stud dog to inferior or mediocre quality females. You should only breed him to health tested, quality bitches of sound structure, with a researched pedigree and superior quality as measured to the standard for your breed. Of...

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