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  • The great shift to herbal treatments for medical conditions has naturally flowed into the treatment for our best friends—our dogs. Crohn’s disease is just as debilitating in dogs as it is in humans. It’s incurable in both humans and dogs, but isn’t fatal in humans. Crohn’s disease in dogs can be fatal without proper care.
    Posted: Friday 10 May 2013
  • If you feel as other dog lovers feel, your pet is thought of and treated like a member of the family. Healthy homemade dog treats are a wonderful way to show your love and International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day 23rd Feb is the day to show the love. Your pet is just as important to you as the other family members.
    Posted: Saturday 23 February 2013
  • Autumn and winter can be a miserable time when equine coughs are around. It’s a time when there are colds and viruses circulating freely amongst our horses. Herbs can be a wonderful natural remedy for an equine cough and can be used as a preventative as well as a remedy.
    Posted: Monday 18 June 2012
  • Meadowsweet- Filipendula ulmaria, commonly known as Meadowsweet, is a perennial herb in the family Rosaceae, which grows in damp meadows. It is native throughout most of Europe and western Asia though it has been introduced and naturalized in North America. Other common names for Meadowsweet are Queen of the Meadow, (Spiraea Ulmaria) Pride of the Meadow, Meadow-Wort, Meadow Queen, Lady of the Meadow, Dollof, Meadsweet and Bridewort.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Increasing numbers of pet owners are paying more attention to natural treatments for dogs and what they are feeding their dogs, cats and horses, with many turning to organic, natural and herbal alternatives. According to recent research from the United States, spending on nutraceuticals and pet care supplements is expected to continue rising throughout 2011, with sales predicted to reach $1.6 billion by 2015, a 27% increase from 2010.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Flea Remedy
    With spring and summer on the horizon, fleas become an issue for both animals and humans alike. Unfortunately we find though that nature is becoming more and more immune to chemical warfare and therefore we need to look back to nature to find a healthy solution.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Is Hip Dysplasia or Arthritis Effecting Your Dog?
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • It’s that time of year when flying and biting insects can make a horse’s life miserable. Let us revisit this important topic.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Natural horsmanship for nervous horses can involve the use of calming herbs. Nervousness and exciteability in horses can be most problematic causing injury to both horse and rider if not treated carefully.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Horse care is always uppermost in the minds of professional horse breeders, as well as everyday horse lovers. Let’s face it. Horses are special animals and many times need extra special care. Horses, in most cases, require more care than cows, or other large animals. Many times they get stomach problems, anxiety issues, and even wounds to care for. Yarrow, an alternative for wound care, plus how to grow it, is the topic of this article. First it is important to understand what Yarrow is.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Those who are horse owners know how expensive it can be to own and care for a horse. Routine care and feeding is costly enough but when something goes wrong and calling the vet is the only option you think you have, it can really cause a financial hardship.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Agility dog clubs will be interested to hear how agility in dogs can most definitely be improved with the addition of natural herbs. Medical researchers have found that devil's claw root can help reduce inflammation and reduce pain and herbs such as Hawthorn can help increase circulation.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Horses with arthritis can benefit greatly from eating Hawthorn, both the tops of the plant and the berries. Its proper botanical name is Crataegus monogyna & Crataegus oxyacantha and it is considered an extremely valuable medicinal herb.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Guy Fawkes of course is a modern day phenomena but one in which our animals still have to get though somehow. The stress of the week leading up to Guy Fawkes can upset and terrify animals therefore we need to do what we can to protect them.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016
  • Is your dog itchy? Suffering from itchy skin and constantly scratching. Natural Remedies could be the answer. Natural remedies and herbal treatments can offer a gentle, non invasive solution to this problematic condition.
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2016

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