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Mar 2016

Animals Apawthecary Phytomucil is helpful to naturally relieve symptoms of constipation, diarrhea, and various forms of gastrointestinal inflammation in dogs and cats. Also used for coughs. A soothing combination of time honored herbs, to promote a healthy gastrointestinal tract. Animals Apawthecary Phytomucil contains extracts of certified organic Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Inner Bark, Plantain and Licorice; vegetable glycerin USP, distilled water. Alcohol free! MARSHMALLOW LEAF AND ROOT are used for pain and swelling (inflammation) of the mucous membranes that line the respiratory tract. They are also used for dry cough, inflammation of......

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12
Feb 2016

What is it: D-Mannose is a sugar that is related to glucose and is extracted from cranberries and some other fruits like apples and peaches. What does it do: D-Mannose purportedly stops foreign cells from sticking to the walls inside the bladder and urinary tract by attaching to those cells and flushing them from the body, preventing or resolving a urinary tract infection. This includes the E-coli virus, a common source of most UTIs, and it can also help flush crystals in cats with blockage issues. Safety: D-Mannose is considered generally safe......

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12
Feb 2016

Most people are familiar with Turmeric. You may even have some in your cupboard to cook with. When it comes to Western Medicine, Turmeric has had long known benefits for the body, inside and out. Here are some benefits of turmeric for pets: allergy relief, digestion support, stops diarrhea, contains antioxidants, weight management, detox, anti-inflammatory, pain relief, and more. A POWERFUL ANTIOXIDANT: Clinical studies have shown that curcumin in turmeric is a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals which cause the painful inflammation and damage to joints affected by arthritis. The anti-inflammatory......

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27
Jan 2016

People are looking into holistic type care and even insisting on it for their pets. If we add one more dimension to holistic care we can look at Energy Work for our pets. Some modalities used for healing can be done with Reiki, Crystals, Acupuncture and Homeopathy. Some people will seek out a pet psychic who can intuitively see what’s going on and may use one of the modalities mentioned to help your pet on the road to recovery. The goal of energy healing is to re balance the life force or......

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27
Jan 2016

More and more people are seeking alternative medicine for themselves, like acupuncture, so why not for your pet. Acupuncture is a natural, non-invasive therapy for a wide range of conditions afflicting pets and there are no side effects. When using holistic type treatments, it is the goal to promote the body to heal itself. Acupuncture helps the body activate its own ability to heal. Veterinary acupuncture encourages healing by correcting energy imbalances in the body. Acupuncture enhances blood circulation, nervous system stimulation, and the release of anti-inflammatory and pain relieving hormones. You......

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04
Nov 2015

In normal animals, tears are constantly produced and drain out through small ducts in the eyelids. The ducts empty into the nose. In animals with blocked ducts, the tears overflow the lids and run down the face. Tear staining is usually caused excessive tear production. The tearstains themselves are reddish-brown streaks under a dog’s or cat’s eyes. The condition is much more prevalent in certain breeds (for example, the Maltese, the Lhasa Apso, and the Shih Tzu), and is much more obvious in animals with light-colored coats. While tear staining is typically......

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03
Oct 2015

Most people know to keep chocolate away from pets-especially dark chocolate, but keep in mind that there are  other types of sweets that also pose health risks to your pets, so a good rule of thumb is to keep ALL Halloween candy out of the reach of pets. Some treats contain xylitol. Xylitol is a sugar substitute that is showing up in all kinds of products, including sugar-free candy, gum, mints, and baked goods. A small amount of Xylitol can cause a rapid and dangerous blood sugar drop in dogs, as well as......

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03
Feb 2015

Here at Beastie Boutique, we are firm believers that a dog/cat should have a fresh-food diet, Ideally as close to their ancestral diet as possible. In talking with our customers about their pets, we need to take into consideration what is going on with the pet and how much the customer wants to make changes to their diets and to what degree. So one of the easiest things we can talk to a customer about when it comes to fresh food is one that incorporates adding “people food.” First let’s throw away......

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03
Jan 2015

Pet insurance can be confusing and most people aren’t sure if it’s worth getting. Even though most people can financially handle a routine vet visit now and again, if a serious medical emergency occurs, the cost can skyrocket and it can cost thousands to take care of your much loved baby.  A recent survey by the Associated Press found that a significant number of pet owners (41 percent) are extremely or somewhat worried they could not afford the medical bills for a sick cat or dog. Here Are Some Benefits To Having Pet......

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