Posts Tagged "canine health"


The Heartworm Scare

The Heartworm Scare


Posted By on Aug 22, 2014

The heartworm scare – we’ve all been there because they are scary. It is scary to know they can kill our dogs. Years ago when I worked in veterinary medicine as a tech, I saw many dogs have to be treated for heartworm which was rather awful as we used arsenic to kill the heartworms but it often killed the dog in the process. But the REAL scare is the lie that using these toxins is somehow prevention and safe. On our dog...

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Conventional pest control is a common practice among pet owners these days. After all, we’ve been taught to be afraid, be very afraid of the wicked diseases and pestilence they bring. Yes, I know about Lyme’s disease among other things and I am not discounting that but we have been looking at this all wrong thanks to modern scare tactics convincing us that the only solution is to poison the heck out of these pests and then...

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This is not going to be a lengthy post in spite of the heavy duty title listing all the toxins commonly known as vaccines, flea-tick pesticides and antibiotics – what people often want to think of as medicine but are anything but that in reality. I want to share some links I shared with a veterinarian friend of mine. He has not been in private practice for a very long time although he is still a working veterinarian. I am going...

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A Flea Product and Skin Disease

A Flea Product and Skin Disease


Posted By on Jun 21, 2011

I’m not sure how many times I or rather “Shadrach” has posted here about using these “flea treatments” but I hope eventually the saturation on this subject makes a dent in thinking about these products as “protective” or “preventive”. Let me start by sharing this article on a leading flea “treatment” product (treatment being a watered down marketing word for...

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The following report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is an in depth report on the high levels of toxic industrial chemicals that are now commonly found in dogs and cats: High Levels of Toxic Industrial Chemicals Contaminate Cats And Dogs “This study is the most comprehensive investigation of the chemical body burden of companion animals conducted to date, with 23 chemicals reported in pets for the first time”, was...

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