Category Archives for Drug Dangers

Is Frontline Plus Harmful To Your Dog?

Fleas are a pain (literally) – a nightmare that all dog owners face at some point. Lots of people turn to chemical spot-on treatments to combat the problems. The bigger issue is, these flea and

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Why I Don’t Give My Dogs Heartworm Meds (And Why You Shouldn’t Either)

Would it surprise you to hear vets warn dog owners about the dangers of giving their dogs heartworm meds? The late Glen Dupree, an excellent holistic vet, was one of only a few vets who didn’t want

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What You Should Know About Pennyroyal

Recently, I was reading one of my favorite blog sites when I came across this bit of advice. “The second best essential oil for repelling ticks is American Pennyroyal.”  The writer went on to tell

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Think Twice Before Using NSAIDs

You’re almost certainly familiar with the names of Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) like Rimadyl, Metacam, Deramaxx and Previcox. These drugs are frequently prescribed by veterinarians

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NSAIDs, Inflammation, And A Cautionary Tale

When I went through vet school, there was not much if anything mentioned about inflammation being a natural thing. Or a good thing. It might have been paid lip service, but in the same sentence it was

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