Natural Herbs for Dogs
Natural herbs for dogs can do a great deal to improve the health of your best friend. In the same way that a sick dog living in the wild will seek out herbs at a time of health crisis, herbs have been used by man to treat dog ailments since he first began to domesticate the dog many thousands of years ago. Traditional veterinary medicine is very good at treating the symptoms of an illness, but it is not so good at treating the cause of a problem. That is where natural herbs for dogs can play an enormous part in keeping your dog happy and healthy – by treating if not entirely eliminating the cause of disease. And they make homemade dog food taste nicer of course!
Many dogs love fresh rosehips so much, they’ll even harvest them themselves, which just goes to show that dogs sometimes know more than we do! . . .
Energy rich and containing a wealth of antioxidants, wheatgrass benefits a dog’s digestive system as well as helping maintain fresh breath and improving both . . .
Carob is perfectly safe for dogs. It allows us to cook sweet, chocolate-flavoured treats for our dogs without any of the risks associated . . .
Antioxidant-rich dill has so many health benefits to offer dogs, it’s difficult to know where to begin. With its antibacterial properties, it’s good for . . .
Valerian is an ideal natural remedy for the treatment of anxious or nervous dogs, and particularly for those dogs who, like many humans, suffer from insomnia . . .
A rich source of dietary fibre, calcium, iron and vitamin B, fenugreek can aid digestion, has anti-inflammatory properties, and is believed to be . . .
With its anti-viral, anti-toxic and anti-fungal properties, ginger is considered particularly beneficial for aging dogs whose immune system may be in need of . . .
Milk thistle is beneficial for dogs undergoing treatment for liver disease, needing to detoxify and regenerate the liver after illness, or for supplementation . . .
Hemp seeds have excellent anti-inflammatory properties, are beneficial to a dog’s skin and coat and also help protect against both cancer and heart disease . . .