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Excerpted with permission from Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats. ©2005 by Richard H. Pitcairn and Susan H. Pitcairn

• 2 cups nutritional yeast
• 1 cup lecithin granules
• 1/4 cup kelp powder
• 1/4 teaspoon sodium ascorbate

1. Mix all ingredients together thoroughly and store in a jar or plastic bag in the refrigerator or freezer. 

2. To your pet’s food, add 1 to 2 teaspoons a day for small dogs, 2 to 3 teaspoons per day for medium-sized dogs and 1 to 2 tablespoons per day for
large dogs.

Lynn Alley is a Southern California-based food and wine writer who has cooked for her pets for years. 

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