Sea Cucumber for Dogs, Cats, Horses, Fish and Invertebrates ©

There are many species of Sea Cucumber (also known as ‘gamat’, ‘hai shen’, ‘beche-de-mer’, or ‘teripang’) harvested from the ocean floor for food and natural extracts or supplements. The most commonly harvested species are Stichopus herrmanni, Thelenota ananas, Thelenota anax, Holothuria fuscogilva, Holothuria fuscopunctata, Actinopyga mauritiana, Actinopyga caerulea and Bohadschia argus.

Natural Sources of Taurine for Cats

Taurine is an amino acid that is essential in a cat’s diet because they cannot synthesize it adequately like most other mammals. The feline heart, platelets and retina require Taurine for both structure and function. Your cat’s liver, gallbladder, central nervous system, skeletal muscles and bones also utilize Taurine, and it may assist in electrolyte […]

Nutraceuticals for Pets

The term ‘nutraceutical’ has been tossed around frequently in recent years as people become more concerned with natural disease prevention.  While it sounds specific, the term actually encompasses a wide range of foods, components, nutrients, and processing methods.  There isn’t a standard definition, but following are two generally accepted descriptions.