Ultimate Dog

Sara Seitz

Sara Seitz worked in the pet industry for over a decade. In addition to being a certified dog trainer, Sara gained experience working as the general manager of a dog daycare and boarding facility, as the creator and manager of a pet sitting company, as a groomer, and as a dog behavior evaluator. She also has a bachelors in animal behavior from CSU. Currently, Sara works as a freelance writer specializing in blog, article and content writing.

Colostrum for dogs

Unlocking the Benefits of Bovine Colostrum for Dogs: A Comprehensive Guide

What do allergies, leaky gut, and periodontal disease all have in common? Each of these prevalent issues can be improved dramatically by supplementing with colostrum. Bovine colostrum has the power to help a long list of common doggy issues and support your furry friend’s overall health.

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Yucca root for dogs

Yucca Root for Dogs: Benefits and Drawbacks

It’s a sad truth that most commercial dog foods only contain the bare minimum nutrition our dogs need to thrive. If your dog’s digestive tract isn’t working at 100%, there’s a good chance they’re missing out on valuable nutrients. Even if you feed a high-quality diet that has more of these nutrients to offer, digestive inflammation and malabsorption could be preventing your dog from reaping all the benefits.

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Trazodone for dogs

Trazodone for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, & Natural Alternatives

When my Chihuahua underwent drug therapy for his anxiety, he developed signs of liver dysfunction after just 45 days on the medication. Trazodone is gentler than the behavior modification drugs used back then, but it is still common for dogs that have been on it for more than six months to develop liver abnormalities.

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Dog leash walking

Ultimate Guide to Dog Leash Walking: Mastering the Loose Leash

One of the biggest mistakes people make when dog leash training is yanking back on the leash. This doesn’t teach your dog anything except that a tight leash is a fact of life, and they should ignore it. What we really want is for your dog to pay attention to a tight leash and realize they have the power to loosen it.

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kennel cough in dogs

Natural Kennel Cough Treatment for Dogs

Kennel cough is most common in places where dogs are housed in high numbers. This includes boarding kennels, daycares, groomers, and shelters. Not only are these places crowded, but they tend to be warm and moist, the perfect conditions for harboring pathogens. And, more importantly, the dogs in these places tend to be stressed, which weakens their immune system.

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Cytopoint for dogs

Cytopoint Injection for Dogs – What You Need to Know

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.

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Natural dewormers for dogs

5 Natural Dewormers for Dogs: Safe and Effective Solutions for Better Health

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.

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yeast infections in dogs

Dog Candida: how to resolve chronic yeast infections in dogs

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.

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switch from kibble to raw food

Ready to Move from Kibble to Raw? Discover the Right Way to Make the Switch!

It takes time for the microbiotic makeup of your dog’s gut to change in order to account for a new diet. A slow transition helps ensure that the right organisms have time to populate the gut lining before the diet change is complete. This helps avoid diarrhea, excess gas, and gut pain.

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