Pumpkin seeds (Cucurbita pepo) are often thrown out when people clean pumpkins for jack-o-lanterns this time of year. The practice is a huge waste of an item that has proven to be a fantastic source of nutrients and healing properties. Your entire family can benefit from eating pumpkin seeds, including your pets. Positive results have been reported in dogs, cats, horses, some bird species and chickens, fish, and small animals like rabbits and gerbils. Read more »
Top 15 Natural Foods and Herbs for Breeding Fish ©
Breeding fish can be a rewarding (and sometimes lucrative) hobby for aquarium enthusiasts. Some fish seem born to breed, like many popular Livebearers (Guppies, Mollies, Platies and Swordtails). Others demand certain conditions and specific dietary considerations. Still others won’t breed in captivity at all. Further complicating matters is the vast number of fish species available […]
Silver Sea Salt: Healing Pet & Aquarium Mineral Supplement ©
The homeopathic use of sea salt is making a comeback due to interest and proof at the scientific level, especially in regards to cellular health and internal pH. “Simultaneously present in the mineral, plant, and animal realms, mineral salts are responsible for the transfer of the energy running through all their substances and organisms,” Ann […]
Science Supports Seaweed for Pet Cancer Prevention and Treatment ©
Please note: The following information is intended as a summary of scientific research regarding the treatment and prevention of cancer with seaweed for pets. We despise the practice of exploiting ill pets or people through the offering of “miracle cures”. It isn’t our intent to give anyone false hope, but rather to inform you of […]
Dog Treat Recipe – A to Z Muffins ©
These delicious dog muffins combine apples and zucchini into a nutritious, homemade treat that dogs love. A to Z Muffins © Formulated by AllNaturalPetCare.com In one bowl blend: 4 c flour 1 TBSP baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon In a second bowl blend: 2 3/4 cups water 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 TBSP pure honey (Manuka […]
Calcium Montmorillonite Clay for Pets ©
In this age of chemicals and additives, pollution and sporadic policing of pet food for mycotoxins and other contamination, it is imperative that we use any natural means at our disposal to help our pets defend themselves internally. In the wild, virtually every group of animals instinctively seeks out natural cures and digestive aids that […]
It should come as no surprise that we’re big fans of natural aquariums. When people think of natural freshwater tanks, they usually think of plants first. However, there are other natural decor options for both freshwater and reef tanks that contribute beautifully to aqua-scapes, including rocks. Read more »
Aloe has become quite popular as humans move towards natural remedies, but is it safe for cats and dogs?
Good news! Aloe vera is one of the safest ‘wonder herbs’ for pets and it has many uses for virtually all of them. Even sensitive pets like cats can safely enjoy its holistic and medicinal benefits.
What can Aloe do for your pet? Read more »
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Does your pooch need a new Halloween Costume? Is it time to start holiday shopping for your cat? Would $500 cash help? We’ve sponsored another giveaway to give you a chance to win $500 cash via PayPal. Read more »
Canine Diabetes has become quite common in dogs, especially as they age or if they are overweight. Like humans, dogs can have either Type I or Type II Diabetes. The top cause for Type II Canine Diabetes is obesity, but it can also be caused by genetics, infection, pancreatitis, and medications.
NOTE OF CAUTION: A Veterinarian should be involved in the diagnosis and maintenance of Canine Diabetes. Your Veterinarian should be informed of all natural methods you want to use on your diabetic dog to avoid complications like drug interactions or for dosage recommendations, etc.
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Feline Diabetes has become quite common in cats, especially as they age or if they are overweight. Like humans, cats can have either Type I or Type II Diabetes. It is estimated that 50-70% of cats with Diabetes have Type I. The most common cause of Type I Diabetes in cats is amyloidosis. The top cause for Type II Feline Diabetes is obesity, but it can also be caused by genetics, infection, pancreatitis, and medications.
NOTE OF CAUTION: A Veterinarian should be involved in the diagnosis and maintenance of feline diabetes. Your Veterinarian should be informed of all natural methods you want to use on your diabetic cat to avoid complications like drug interactions or for dosage recommendations, etc.
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At one time or another, aquarists may experience having Planaria and/or Hydra in their tank. These pests are often the results of poor tank care. Read more »
Reptile keepers and breeders have been culturing live food for their pets for almost as long as they’ve been keeping reptiles in captivity. Live insects, worms and larvae are natural, high in protein, and usually nutritious (and can be gut-loaded with more nutrients). Feeding them stimulates the hunting instinct in pet lizards (Geckos, Bearded Dragons, Iguanas, etc.) and other reptiles in captivity. These days, many live foods are available from stores and clubs, or you can culture your own at home. While collecting insects outside is an option, the use of pesticides makes it risky. Read more »
One of the most common mistakes in fish breeding is feeding fry for fast growth instead of optimum growth. The growing fry are stuffed with protein because it makes them grow fast, with little regard for a balanced diet, let alone a species-appropriate feeding plan.
There is a ‘double negative’ impact when this method is used in home aquariums. Not only are the fry at risk of nutrient deficiencies due to the lack of a well-rounded diet, they’re also being forced to develop rapidly without enough supporting nutrients to keep up with the accelerated growth rate. Every aspect of growth and development suffers from an unbalanced diet, including bone structure, organs, fin and scale development/size, color, immune response, and lifespan. It inevitably results in a fish that can’t possibly reach its full potential on any level. Read more »