Toxins & Toxic Products

Toxic Dangers of Lawn & Garden Chemicals

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Featured, Toxins & Toxic Products | 0 comments

Toxic Dangers of Lawn & Garden Chemicals

I often share and educate about the dangers of chemicals in products we use every day, from laundry soap to air fresheners. But how many us really stop to realize that a lush green lawn, might also be toxic to us and especially our dogs? As “natural rearing breeders” we may be feeding our dogs a species specific raw diet and not vaccinating; we may have stopped using toxic chemical cleaning products in our home but what about our yards and gardens?   Lawns are beautiful and they even have some wonderful benefits: Lawns absorb water, which helps reduce storm runoff and improve...

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Toxic Lawn & Garden Chemicals

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Featured, Toxins & Toxic Products, What's News? | 0 comments

Toxic Lawn & Garden Chemicals

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason Lush Lawn or Thriving Dog – Do We Have A Choice? Several years ago, there was a study that was conducted over a 6 year period at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. This study was done to see the results of dogs being exposed to lawn pesticides, specifically those applied by professional lawn care companies. Guess what? It was found that dogs that were exposed to lawn pesticides had a 70% higher risk of canine malignant lymphoma (CML) by as much as 70%! The dogs in the study that were found to have...

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Heartworm Prevention – Bewareness

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Featured, Toxins & Toxic Products | 0 comments

Heartworm Prevention – Bewareness

A few years ago, in honor of the U.S.A’s National Heartworm Awareness Month, Dr. Will Falconer decided to slightly rename it to: “Heartworm Bewarness Month”. I totally love the message in renaming it. Wouldn’t it be great if we all begin to call it Heartworm Bewarness month? What do you say, will you join me in getting the word out on the dangers of heartworm medications and the truth about heartworms and how to naturally prevent them? This the time of year that veterinarians and the drug companies that support each other to put out commercials and send out post card...

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