As your veterinarians, our job is to keep your pet as healthy as possible through regular examinations while offering professional advice. As pet owners, it is your job to give a proper diet and perform daily home care to maintain that health. By following these the recommendations, than together, we can be proactive in giving your pet a longer life, while avoiding expensive and heartbreaking chronic ailments.
Brush coat daily with a wire slicker brush – stimulates circulation and skin gland secretions; strengthens hair follicles; detoxifies the whole body; keeps the coat clean.
Brush teeth and gums daily with CET Pet Toothpaste® – enzymes dissolve plaque, so tartar never forms. If there already is tartar, brush with Vetzlife Oral Care Gel®.
Tap the sternum over the thymus gland (between the front legs) 10 times once a day to help stimulate the immune system.
Consider only two sets of puppy/kitten shots between 9 and 16 weeks, then triennial vaccinal blood titers. Rabies vaccinations are required by law, usually at 12 – 26 weeks old. Rabies booster in 1 year and then every 3 years, but consider vaccinal blood titers instead of boosters. At the time of any vaccination and 2 weeks later, give protective homeopathic remedies.
To repel fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes and avoid harsh chemical repellents and drugs, use Dr. B’s Pet Peeve Plus or Herbal Gold Parasite Dust® powder.Dr. B's Pet Peeve Plus spray contains Texas Cedarwood oil, Lemongrass oil, and Spearmint oil which are natural pest repellents.
Provide exercise, love, and comfort. Add Rescue Remedy Flower Essence to every bowl of water.
Full examination at least annually (twice a year if 5 years or older), urine, stool, and blood tests. Chiropractic (VOM) adjustments every 6 months, after an initial series.
We strongly recommend feeding your pet a diet of raw meat and steamed or blanched vegetables. You can purchase our own “Dr. B’s” brand of frozen raw food at our office or in local pet stores. Or you can make raw food at home according to the following guidelines:
Here are some free downloads:
Holistic Handout for Dogs – click here to download
Holistic Handout for Cats – click here to download
Rabbit Guide – click here to download
Guinea Pig Guide – click here to download
Ferrets Guide - click here to download
Hedgehog Guide – click here to download
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