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Probiotics and all the Good they can do for Your Dog

Probiotics and all the Good they can do for Your Dog
A happy, healthy gut is essential for our canine friends just as much as it is for us. For humans, health professionals recommend adding beneficial probiotics to our diets. So often, we hear about yogurts that are packed full of these healthy gut-changing bacteria. But is it that simple for our furry friends? Currently, there are products on the shelves, but they might not work in the same way that we expect. So Flora Health has assembled this...

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What Causes Joint Problems in Pets

What Causes Joint Problems in Pets
There is no doubt that we love our furry friends. Sometimes they just need a little extra TLC. Things like genetics, age, and if they have been spayed or neutered can play significant factors in their joint health. The difference between developmental and degenerative joint problems: Developmental joint problems are where there is improper development of the joint or ligament. These defects will cause the joint not to function correctly. Usu...

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In Search of Winter

In Search of Winter
Lindsay Young (@eatyoungnutrition) is a Holistic Nutritionist, who Flora has been working with for the last couple of years. When Lindsay welcomed Rosy, a Great Dane puppy to her family in May, we were excited to introduce her to our BiologicVET line of pet care products. Join us as we follow Rosy’s growth, development, and of course her puppy antics over the next 6 months. If you are one of the many people who added a fur-friend to your family du...

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How Rosy Has Improved My Health

How Rosy Has Improved My Health
Lindsay Young (@eatyoungnutrition) is a Holistic Nutritionist, who Flora has been working with for the last couple of years. When Lindsay welcomed Rosy, a Great Dane puppy to her family in May, we were excited to introduce her to our BiologicVET line of pet care products. Join us as we follow Rosy’s growth, development, and of course her puppy antics over the next 6 months. If you are one of the many people who added a fur-friend to your family du...

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How To Encourage A Healthy Appetite In Your Dog

How To Encourage A Healthy Appetite In Your Dog
Lindsay Young (@eatyoungnutrition) is a Holistic Nutritionist, who Flora has been working with for the last couple of years. When Lindsay welcomed Rosy, a Great Dane puppy to her family in May, we were excited to introduce her to our BiologicVET line of pet care products. Join us as we follow Rosy’s growth, development, and of course her puppy antics over the next 6 months. If you are one of the many people who added a fur-friend to your family du...

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Preventing Knee Problems in Dogs

Preventing Knee Problems in Dogs
Dogs who are otherwise healthy may develop serious knee problems such as torn ligaments and arthritis in the knees. This common problem is preventable by supplementing the dog’s diet early, before any problems arise. Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) disease is a condition which is sadly over represented in today’s veterinary clinics. It is a weakening of the ligaments, or bands of tissue, which stabilize a dog’s knees, connecting the femur (bone...

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Six Things I Didn’t Know About Great Danes

Six Things I Didn’t Know About Great Danes
Lindsay Young (@eatyoungnutrition) is a Holistic Nutritionist, who Flora has been working with for the last couple of years. When Lindsay welcomed Rosy, a Great Dane puppy to her family in May, we were excited to introduce her to our BiologicVET line of pet care products. Join us as we follow Rosy’s growth, development, and of course her puppy antics over the next 6 months. If you are one of the many people who added a fur-friend to your family du...

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Enzymes and Your Pets

Enzymes and Your Pets
Enzymes are proteins used by your pet’s body in many different physiological functions such as healthy cellular activity, detoxification and the breaking down of nutrients in their food. Let’s look at these vital proteins and gain some understanding of their importance for dogs and cats. Two Types of Enzymes Metabolic Enzymes Metabolic enzymes are deeply and critically involved in running a body’s functions and maintaining cells, blood, t...

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Meet Rosy

Meet Rosy
Lindsay Young (@eatyoungnutrition) is a Holistic Nutritionist, who Flora has been working with for the last couple of years. When Lindsay welcomed Rosy, a Great Dane puppy to her family in May, we were excited to introduce her to our BiologicVET line of pet care products. Join us as we follow Rosy’s growth, development, and of course her puppy antics over the next 6 months. If you are one of the many people who added a fur-friend to your family du...

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The Importance of Lignans for Your Pet

The Importance of Lignans for Your Pet
We have all been encouraged to spay or neuter our pets. But the unintended consequence of these procedures is a hormonal imbalance which may cause disease and symptoms including: skin and coat issues (dryness, dandruff, itching, etc.) mammary or prostate gland issues (swelling, abnormal shape) incontinence weight gain various forms of cancer For any pet, whether desexed or not, plant compounds that are extremely useful for hormonal balance...

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Preventing Join Disease in Your Dog

Preventing Join Disease in Your Dog
Health is a choice; it depends on all the little choices we make daily. Diet, nutrition, activity level, breeding or genetics and emotional state all play significant roles in your dog’s health. Every choice you make effects these influences in small or big ways. No matter how small these influences may be they can add up in multiples to a significant positive or negative result. The control you have over your companion pet’s health starts f...

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Your Dog May Need Supplementation More Than You Do?

Your Dog May Need Supplementation More Than You Do?
Dogs don’t come with owners manuals the way your car does but wouldn’t it be an amazing support system if they did. You don’t have to look far to get good information on tuning up your dog both mentally and physically; supplying the right feed and fuel sources; which lubricating oils to use; and how to produce a shiny lustrous appearance that oozes health and vigor. Opinions are plentiful but credible, reliable information is hard to find. One ...

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