Herbal Pet Care

By Crooked Bear Creek Organics

Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Just as we use herbs to enhance our lives, we can do the same for our four-legged family members – our pets. A growing number of veterinarians take a holistic approach to health care for animals, and that includes the use of herbs to promote wellness and increase the quality and length of our pet’s lives. At home, you can use herbs to supplement your pet’s diet and make healing preparations for them. But remember Always work with a veterinarian who is trained in the use of herbs for pets.

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Nutritive Herbs for Pets

The following herbs are excellent daily additions to your pet’s diet. Finely mince the fresh organic herbs and sprinkle them over food just before serving. Grind the seeds into a powder and add just a pinch to food before serving. Decoct {simmer in water for 10 to 15 minutes} the burdock root, and pour some of…

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Herbal Healing For Pets

By Crooked Bear Creek Organics

Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Even with a healthy diet and regular exercise, your cat or dog could be plagued by parasites, be stung by a bee, or could develop an acute or chronic disease. A holistic veterinarian might treat the problem in a variety of ways, but the treatment will likely include the use of herbs. Here are a few of the most common problems dogs and cats experience and the herbs used to treat them. Work with your vet to determine the best preparation and dosage for your pet. To find a holistic veterinarian in your area, contact the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association {www.ahvma.org}. Many of these practitioners use herbs as part of an integrated approach to pet health.

Allergies:

Allergies result when the body’s immune system becomes overactive in response to an allergen. Besides identifying and avoiding the triggering substance, treatment could include the use of herbs that help the…

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