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Herbal Remedies for Pets

Give your pet natural health care with these easy tips

| January/February 2004

  • These herbal remedies for pets will keep your furry friends healthy and happy.

We’ve compiled the best herbal remedies for pets from our favorite vet, Dr. Randy Kidd, to celebrate his 35th “Pet Corner” column.

Best Herb for High-strung Animals

Oats (Avena sativa) are wonderful for strengthening the nervous system and calming hyperactive critters. A daily or weekly helping of cooked oatmeal added to your pet’s food will support the nervous system and provide a good source of fiber. You also can grow oat grass from seed in your garden or in a pot (see resources on last page). Simply let it grow a few inches tall, cut it back to its base, then add the clippings to your pet’s dish or use them to make a tea to add to the animal’s food. Some cats will simply graze on oat grass — mine do.

Slippery Elm for GI Health



I see many cases of chronic gastrointestinal disease, such as chronic bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome or “leaky gut” syndrome. My favorite herb for these conditions is slippery elm (Ulmus rubra). For chronic gut problems, I might use it for three or four weeks initially, then take a week off and repeat as necessary. 

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