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“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your Food.”
– Hippocrates 400 BC


 Dr Karen Becker DVM Part One 


















Part two species appropriate diet 




















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Bladder and Prostate Cancer: Neutering Male Dogs Increases Risk
Oh man. This is going to make a lot of people in my field angry.  Apologies to classmates and veterinarian friends!
























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Dog and Cat Vaccines are Not Harmless Preventive Medicine

Are you vaccinating your dog too much?


Pumpkin Seeds: A Natural Solution For Worms

Microchips: Are Pet Owners Being Misled?

Garlic for Dogs - Health Benefits, Preparation, Use, Safe Dosage 









TOP TEN CANINE HEALTH PROBLEMS


Quote: Dr.Patricia Jordan DVM
"Same for veterinary medical doctors NADA, NOT A THING. So now we can all understand why they get paid the BIG BUCKS to pander the vaccines for the drug companies.......they know not what they do!"






































 










Appropriately Immunize your puppy 

Health bennifit of Vitamin C  

Could these vaccines not only be unnecessary, but actually harmful to your pet’s health?
Absolutely.

Additionally, there are no adjustments in dose for size or age of your animal. Your five-pound Miniature Pinscher receives the same size vaccine as your 150-pound Rottweiler. Your 10-pound house cat gets the same amount as a 400-pound lion.

All of these vaccines are overwhelming your 






Vaccine reactions are at an all-time high.
A study of more than 2,000 cats and dogs in the United Kingdom by Canine Health Concern showed a 1 in 10 risk of adverse reactions from vaccines. This contradicts what the vaccine manufacturers report for rates of adverse reactions, which is “less than 15 adverse reactions in 100,000 animals vaccinated” (0.015 percent).

Additionally, adverse reactions of small breeds are 10 times higher than large breeds, suggesting standard vaccine doses are too high for smaller animals.





















Why veterinarians & pet owners don't see eye to eye.

I hear many pet owners proudly say they vaccinate minimally … which for most puppies, means four or five times for the same vaccine before they’re a year of age.
There’s nothing minimal about this.
And when I share some information on current vaccine research with you, you’ll agree with me.
But first, it’s critical for any dog owner to understand that any vaccine given at any point in a dog’s life has the ability to kill him or cause serious harm.



3 Major Mistakes That Could Cause Joint Disease In Your Dog



Duration of Immunity to Canine Vaccines


Revaccination:The Untold Story Of  Vaccination Schedules, Science And Speculation

Canine Hip Dysplasia – The Real Causes

 Cancer in our Pet Population


Rabies Vaccination Can Cause Rabies Symptoms In Dogs
    What do you do when you get that little reminder card in the mail from your vet clinic saying your dog is due for his rabies vaccination?
    Do you a) ignore it or b) dutifully bring your dog in for his shots?
    If your answer is b, you need to read on …











    Ideas Are Infectious: Come and Get Naturally Immunized!
    Read this article only if you are open minded and ready to think for yourself, instead of allowing those who profit from vaccination to continue to influence you. 
    Natural Immunity is a reality and is gaining more support with every passing day:  Read more

    You know vaccinations are grossly over-provided in our broken system of veterinary medicine. The pushing of vaccinations by Dr. White Coat throughout your animal’s lifedoesn’t add to her immunity. Not even a little. That’s what we know from veterinary immunologists whose life’s work is measuring and quantifying the immune response. And you know that vaccines are harmful. Chronic disease often follows vaccination, even a single vaccination. Read more 

    WHAT'S NEW AT DOGS NATURALLY MAGAZINE?

     Vaccines
    Aluminum-containing adjuvants are used in certain vaccines to promote an immune response.  Veterinary vaccines that contain aluminum include rabies, leptospirosis and Lyme.  The World Health Organization named aluminum hydroxide, a component of most of the currently used veterinary vaccines, a grade 3 out of 4 carcinogen, with 4 being the most carcinogenic.
    In humans, the vaccines that contain aluminum adjuvants are: DTP (diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine), DTaP (diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine), some but not all Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) conjugate vaccines, Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, Hepatitis B vaccines, all combination DTaP, Tdap, Hib, or Hepatitis B vaccines, Hepatitis A vaccines, Human Papillomavirus vaccine, Anthrax vaccine and Rabies vaccine.


    Natural Flea Control: How to Get Rid of Fleas Naturally
    Nematodes are natural flea killers. Add them to your yard, and fleas are a thing of the past.


    Older Dogs and the Onset of Cataracts
    Wendell O. Belfield, DVM, a pioneer of nutritional therapy for pets, cites human studies that show vitamin C improves the vision of elderly patients suffering from cataracts. He describes one veterinarian who successfully treated hundreds of dogs with cataracts and related eye conditions using injected and oral vitamin E and selenium.
    In addition, the famous vitamin E researcher Dr. Wilfrid Shute told Dr. Belfield how he treated a champion Doberman Pinscher that stopped siring and went blind with cataracts at age seven. After a few weeks of taking 300 International Units (IUs) of vitamin E daily, the dog sired several litters of puppies and, within three months, his cataracts cleared up.


    Interview with the owner of the world's oldest dog




























    Quote: No to microchips, no to vaccines, no to ear crops and declaws, no to early spay and neuters, no to commercially processed pet foods, no to drugs to treat vaccine induced diseases, no to toxic chemicals for pest and parasite control....find a naturopathic vet and say yes to natural rearing! Dr.Patricia Jordan DVM



    Pet Identification: Microchip vs. Tattoo


    Health Concerns Related to Microchips
    The primary concern any time something foreign is introduced into the body -- whether it’s a microchip or, say, a metal plate to repair a fractured bone, or a transplanted organ – is the potential for the body to reject the foreign material.
    There have been documented cases in veterinary medicine of sarcomas or fibrosarcomas (soft tissue tumors) developing at microchip injection sites. Research shows that between 1996 and 2006, between 0.8 and 10.2 percent of laboratory animals developed malignant tumors around or near implanted microchips. There are also two documented cases of chip-related malignancies in dogs.
    My recommendation, if you’re considering chipping your pet, is to assess how much risk there is that she will ever get out of your sight. If you have an indoor-only cat, for example, or a well-trained (responsive) dog that is always on a leash outdoors, I believe the potential risks of microchipping outweigh the benefits. 
    Dr Karen Becker DVM


    Why Flea and Tick Products Are a Bad Idea and 4 Natural Repellent Recipes

      Bravecto, Nexgard And Simparica: 

      Three Reasons To Reconsider Spay/Neuter
      Spay/Neuter and Joint Disease
      Spay/Neuter and Cancer
      Spay/Neuter and Behaviour






















      Bichon Lovers ... no chemicals to de-worm we use:


      Natural Alternative to Chemical Wormers
      Other benefits include:
      replenishing cells with depleted silica (essential for bones, tendons, skin, cartilage and blood vessels)
      regulating bowel movements
      cleansing the colon
      improving urinary health (diuretic and cures infections of the urinary tract)
      improving joint mobility
      reducing arthritis pain
      improving the respiratory tract
      strengthening teeth, gums, hair and nails
      reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels
      increasing energy levels
      helps keep the immune system stronger and healthier

      5 Amazing Ways Diatomaceous Earth Can Help Your Dog


      Also ...
      Pumpkin Seeds: A Natural Solution For Worms
      Feeding Directions
      Pumpkin seeds can be fed whole as a treat for your dog. Don’t feed him the salted seeds from the grocery store; find some raw green, organic seeds instead. If your dog doesn’t enjoy them as a treat, you can grind them in a coffee grinder or Magic Bullet and add them to his meals. Give him a teaspoon per ten pounds of body weight once or twice a day until he’s rid of the parasites.



      Lipomas And Other Canine Lumps And Bumps
      I recommend a natural diet, filtered water, no drugs, chemicals, herbicides, pesticides or vaccines on or around my patients. Treatment choices include classical homeopathy, gemmotherapy, aromatherapy, bovine colostrum, fatty acid supplementation and glandular therapy.


      DOG DIES ONE HOUR AFTER HIKING WITH HIS OWNER, VETERINARIAN GIVES SHOCKING  Reason why
      The three-year-old Border Collie chewed on some plants as the family took a walk through the Horsetooth Reservoir. Shortly after the walk, the dog didn't look well. He was taken to the vet. 
      According to the vet, the plant the dog was chewing on was deadly water hemlock. In July, the plant thrives in wetlands, marshes and river banks across America, blooming with tiny clusters of white flowers. A few bites of the plant can kill a large dog in less than two hours. 

      If your dog does eat hemlock, it's necessary to induce vomiting and get him to the vet immediately.







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      Holistic Pet Health 
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      The Power of a Healthy Immune System 
      in human and animals 

      Fern Flett
      Natural Health Educator for people and pets
      Naturally & Holistically Reared breeder for health and longevity
      Phone 519-875-1482



























      The information on this website is presented for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for the diagnosis, treatment, or advice of a qualified, licensed medical professional. The facts presented are offered as information only, not medical advice, and in no way should anyone infer that we are practicing medicine. Seek the advice of a medical professional for proper application of this material to any specific situation.

      No statement on this website has been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Any product mentioned or described on this website is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend that you do your own independent research before purchasing anything.
      The facts I have presented are offered as information only, not medical advice, and in no way should anyone infer that we are practicing medicine. Seek the advice of a homeopathic veterinarian for proper application of this material to any specific situation.


      DISCLAIMERAll information and links provided here are for general information purposes only, and are not to be intended as medical or legal advice. This information should not be used to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified pet health care professional.  It is intended as a sharing of knowledge and information from available research.  The decision whether or not to vaccinate is an important and complex issue and should be made by you in consultation with your pet health care provider.  Our goal is to prevent vaccine injuries and deaths through education.  We neither promote the use of any vaccine or vaccine protocol nor advise against it.  Authors of posted articles may not agree with all the information in other posted articles.






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