Pet Supplements: Natural Herbs for Your Pet's Diet

Add nutritional herbs and supplements to your pet's diet to keep her healthy and happy.

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Can your pets use a pick-me-up? Try supplementing their diets with nutritional herbs.

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You can supplement a healthy animal’s diet with nutritional herbs. This simple dried formula complements pets’ diets with foodlike concentrations of protein, beta-carotene, iron, potassium,  calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamins B, C, E and K.

Combine equal parts:

■ Spirulina (Spirulina platensis)

■ Nettle (Urtica dioica)

■ Dandelion leaf (Taraxacum officinale) 

■ Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)

■ Powdered flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum)

Mix all ingredients and store in a glass jar. For adult dogs, feed 1 teaspoon per pound of food, once daily. For adult cats, use 1/2 teaspoon per pound of food, as an adjunct to a natural diet.

— Source: Herbs for Pets by Mary L. Wulff-Tilford and Gregory L. Tilford

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laurie
6/3/2014 4:14:50 PM

My niece was giving Medicago sativa to her dog because she read on a website about the benefits of this perennial flowering plant and suggested me to do the same. I decided to wait until I will take my labrador to the www.allpets.net/ clinic and ask the veterinarian about this, I bet he knows more about this.


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1/30/2014 6:52:37 AM

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