Cytopoint injection is marketed as not being a canine immune system suppression drug like Apoquel and other popular atopic dermatitis drugs. While it is true that it is not a blanket immunosuppressive, it does very much suppress a part of the immune system. And, given how many jobs this part has, suppressing it is very likely to cause system-wide problems.
Don’t let flashy marketing campaigns fool you. Synthetic dog dewormers are poisons. They may be effective at killing intestinal worms, but they also do damage to the liver and kidneys. Normal side effects include digestive upset, seizures, and lethargy. If too much of these chemicals are ingested, which can happen in dogs who frequently get parasite infections, organ failure, coma, and death can result.
If you’ve ever taken the time to study the ingredients listed on dog food labels, odds are you’ve come across brewer’s dried yeast. And if you have, you’ve probably asked yourself, why on earth is there brewer’s anything in my dog’s food!? I’m here to tell you this common ingredient is nothing to panic about. In fact, …
Candida albicans maintains itself on a diet of sugar and starch. When your dog eats high-carbohydrate food, such as most kibble, it is consuming everything candida needs to thrive and reproduce. And because dog’s systems aren’t built to process that much starch, there is always plenty of leftovers to sustain a booming population of yeast.
From pricey, hard-to-get medication to bank-breaking specialty diets, there are a lot of ways to deal with dog allergies these days. But what if I told you the only way to truly help your dog overcome allergy symptoms is by supporting a healthy gut biome? The best part is this can be done naturally without medication or high-priced veterinary diets.
Recent studies suggest that up to 59% of dogs are overweight, with 20% of those considered obese. If your dog falls into either of these categories, you shouldn’t wait to do something about it.
Overweight dogs are more likely to suffer from many diseases and don’t live nearly as long as their skinnier counterparts. Luckily, the road to a thinner—and healthier—pet is just a few steps away.