(Even though this article is written with dogs in mind, Enzymes can be very beneficial for cats as well). As your dog ages, their body starts to fail. They won’t get as much nutrition out of his food. Their liver won’t be able to push out as many toxins. And their brain will begin to slow down. That’s why senior dogs need a boost as they age. It helps them to get what they need to live a healthy and comfortable life. So, let’s look at 5 important supplements you should consider giving......
(Even though this article is written with dogs in mind, probiotics can be very beneficial for cats as well). As your dog ages, their body starts to fail. They won’t get as much nutrition out of his food. Their liver won’t be able to push out as many toxins. And their brain will begin to slow down. That’s why senior dogs need a boost as they age. It helps them to get what they need to live a healthy and comfortable life. So, let’s look at 5 important supplements you should consider giving......
Some people know what leaky gut is in human terms, but what does it mean for our pets. This human epidemic is also a canine one. Leaky gut is a growing epidemic that’s the hidden cause of most chronic disease. The MicrobiomeWhen your dog eats a meal, it passes from his stomach to his small intestine and finally to his large intestine or colon. Collectively, this is called the gut.The walls of the small intestine are covered in finger-like projections called villi. Each of these villi is covered in even smaller fingers......
I recently listened to a podcast with Dr. Katie Kangas. This is what she had to say:“Dieses arise because there has been a chronic nutritional deficiency that typically does not get identified in a conventional medical situation for a human or a pet and at some point it tips over into obvious symptoms and then the patient gets labeled with a disease and then goes on a pharmaceutical drug and the underlying functional problem never gets identified.Magnesium, trace minerals and Vitamin D especially are deficient in pet foods. Vitamin D is mainly responsible for the......
Most people are of the belief that feeding a good quality dry food is good for their pet. But in reality, this can be the furthest from the truth. Yes, there are different qualities of dry food and if you have to feed a dry food, choosing higher quality is definitely the best option over feeding a low-quality grocery store brand.But keep this in mind; if you have to feed a dry dog or cat food, there are things you can do to make your pet’s diet better. First, let’s talk about what is wrong......
After Petco’s failed attempt to keep vital grooming services in operation for their customers because of the governor’s ruling, we have also decided to suspend grooming services as well. We view grooming services as an essential service as everyone knows that excessive length in dogs’ nails can cause serious problems. Also expressing anal glands is vital to help prevent infection. Many dogs’ coats can become matted and cause skin irritation or infections. Most modern-day pets require these services on an ongoing basis. We have many customers pleading with us to get their......
New things are coming your way. We are in the process of setting up on our web-page two new buying options.1. You can order online and pick-up from the store2. You can order online and have your ordered delivered.These are actually two separate programs. When you order for pick-up it is only what we carry in the store. When you order for delivery, it actually pulls from a much larger selection of items, even if we don’t carry them in our store typically.We ask that you are patient in our development of this and would welcome feedback......
Due to recent events with the Coronavirus, we are seeing changes on a daily basis.As a small business we are doing what we can to accommodate our customers with supplying food and services in the grooming department. Our employees are taking extra precautions to wipe down counter-tops, doors, handles, etc. on a regular basis during the day.Please be patient with us as sometimes decision and changes are made on a daily basis. Here is some specific information for you as of today. Yes we are open, but hours may change. We are not taking walk-in......
So now that we are all on high-alert for Emergency Preparedness, have you planned for your pets as well?Beastie Boutique would like to assist you with that. So we have brought in and are continuing to bring in items that could help you. 1. Food and water: Have an emergency bag ready to go with non-perishable food. If you can, try to provide food they are used to so as to avoid stomach upsets. Ensure that you have enough safe drinking water for your pet in addition to the water you need for your family (remember an......
Natural Immune Boosters for your PetPart Two Here are two supplements you can give to your pet to help boost their immune system. If I had to pick one, probiotics would be the easiest to give and something almost all our pets need in their diet. If you find that your pet’s immune system needs a boost, medicinal mushrooms can be very beneficial and easy to add to their diet. PROBIOTICS:About 80% of your pet’s immune system comes from his gut. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria such as bifidobacteria and L. acidophilus. These good bugs act......