Common Natural Remedies Used by Veterinarians

Ease your dog's ailment with these supplements.

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The following supplements and their natural effects can help cure your dog of certain commonplace ailments.

  • Aloe: relieves itching and assists healing

  • Echinacea: strengthens immune system 

  • Ginger: relieves stomach problems 

  • Ginkgo biloba: helps with cognitive dysfunction 

  • Glucosamine and chondroitin: relieves arthritis and joint pain  

  • Milk thistle: relieves liver problems 

  • St. Johns wort: fights viral infections and neural disorders 

  • Slippery elm: relieves digestive problems and cough and is used as a poultice for skin irritation and inflammation  

  • Vitamin C: antioxidant 

Reprinted from The Original Dog Bible © 2005. Permission granted by BowTie Press.


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skiw9748   Hartford, AL

11/22/2012 8:36:02 AM

2458881 _ I found this to be very helpfull !

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Eileen - 249708   Port Perry, ON

11/19/2012 4:36:33 AM

This is a very helpful article. I still always discuss with my Vet anything that I am going to give to my dog.

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Marcine - 249098   Grande Prairie, AB

6/16/2012 6:30:51 PM

I know that you can use arnica for pain relief. Does anyone know the dosage instructions for it.

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Sandra   San Diego, CA

8/24/2011 12:03:33 PM

Our veterinarian pointed us to the site VitaHound, their research in canine oral care help develop tremendously easy to use and effective treatments that eliminate the plaque and tarter. I was pleasantly surprised to discover the ingredients are all-natural.

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