Seaweed is packed with a wide range of nutrients and countless benefits that extend to virtually all species, including dogs, cats, birds, horses, fish and humans. It’s the superfood that puts other superfoods to shame. If you’re feeding it to your pets, they are very lucky to have such a learned and doting caregiver. The […]
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 […]
While it isn’t a new idea, many pet parents have only recently discovered the wonders of natural seaweed supplements for dogs, cats, birds, fish, horses and other farm animals. Farmers have been feeding seaweed to their animals practically since early domestication. Wild animals in coastal habitats have been eating seaweed since the beginning of time. […]
Dog treats can be yummy, healthy and festive too! This dog cookie recipe uses the natural coloring effects of nutrition-packed mixed seaweed, which produces a green cookie with flecks of red.
Some of the best advice doesn’t come from books and wisdom comes from experience. We asked the wise Mr. Chan (84 years young!) if we could publish his tip about using seaweed to balance and restore electrolytes for horses. He graciously agreed. Dear folks at Natural Pet Care: My seaweed order arrived in perfect shape […]
Feeding raw meat to pets like cats and dogs is considered by many to be the ultimate biologically appropriate, primal diet. Unfortunately, DIY raw feeding can be messy and time consuming. Combine that with the challenge of providing a balanced diet, and many pet parents give up on raw pet food altogether.
The heartbreaking part of having a dog is their relatively short lifespan. Life expectancy for dogs has improved with diet and care standards, but the time to say goodbye still comes all too soon. Dr. Kelly M. Cassidy, a Biologist who compiles scientific data about the lifespan of dogs, has concluded that canine longevity varies […]
Hairballs (Trichobezoars) are a problem for many cats, especially if they have long hair. We expected to see some hairballs when we adopted our Maine Coon, Athena. The breed has fur that gradually lengthens from the top to the bottom of their body. They even have tufts of fur between the pads of their feet […]
By Lan Hoang Time has proven that the medicinal use of herbal remedies for pets can be safe and effective. Herbal medicines are used worldwide, from the Western culture with the use of healing plants, to acupuncture of Traditional Chinese Medicine. To address any hesitations that pet parents may have, this article will discuss the […]
There are some natural remedies and holistic practices that can help with dog odor. The first step, however, is to identify the issue. Odor can indicate serious illness so a visit to the vet is necessary. Armed with a diagnoses, you may find the following natural treatments and holistic preventatives helpful.