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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.
By Mary L. Wulff-Tilford and Gregory L. Tilford
May/June 2010
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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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7/28/2014 5:28:14 AM
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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 clinic and ask the veterinarian about this, I bet he knows more about this.

1/30/2014 6:52:37 AM
Pet diet is a necessary thing that maintains the pet health properly. Naturally the doctors like to prefer the herb treatments for the human being which is necessary for everyone. mostly the people who loves their pets much they like to give more food to their dog which is hazardous for health. So you need to take proper care of your health. For further information regarding go through the link.

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