I’m moving my blog over to a hosted website so that I can set up things like a forum and videos and add a podcast. Both sites have a lot of good information on them, and I hope you will come over to the new site,
I’m happy I can put this information out there to help people make educated decisions about how to treat their dogs naturally. If you have any questions you want answered on your quest, feel free to hit the reply link below and type in what you’re hoping to find out.
A blog reader named Lori and I have been discussing how she is treating her dog Heidi with a natural diet. It’s a little different from what I’ve been doing with Bart, but the main idea once again is a healthy diet rich in cancer fighting foods. She shared with me the title of the book she is using, and it is called Dr. Pitcairn’s New Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats
So of course I went to find it on Amazon and the book description is as follows:
“Over 400,000 copies of this treasured classic have been sold since its original publication more than 20 years ago
The book that is the definitive guide to a natural lifestyle for dogs and cats is now completely updated and revised–for the first time in 9 years. Writing with the warmth and compassion that have won them a national following, veterinarian Richard H. Pitcairn and his wife Susan Hubble Pitcairn, noted specialists in chemical-free nutrition and natural healing for pets, show dog and cat owners how to provide the very best in companionship and lifelong care.
They now cover environmental matters, including pollutants both inside the home and out, as well as recent hot-button topics, such as Mad Cow disease, Lyme disease, and the West Nile virus. They’ve updated dozens of recipes for delicious and healthful pet food and treats. With a guide to handling emergencies and an in-depth “Quick Reference” section, they give specific instructions for preventing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of animal diseases and disorders-with special attention to homeopathic, herbal, and nutritional remedies.”
Buy Dr. Pitcairn’s New Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats
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We had been giving all of our animals water treated via reverse osmosis to be sure it was pure of any fluoride. Fluoride is very hard on smaller animals, and the effects first start showing in their joints. Within a week after removing fluoride I saw a huge difference in my dog’s gate and friskiness, long before we ever had the diagnosis for cancer. Now I have heard that reverse osmosis might actually be harder on the body, depleting the drinker of minerals and vitamins.
This past week I discovered http://www.findaspring.com/. I went out and collected some living water sort of close to my home, it was a smallish trek, and this morning Bart is super playful and animated. Not sure if the pure spring water has anything to do with it, but I’m going to keep it up and report back later. I highly recommend trying some for yourself.