We know that good health is dependent upon a healthy gut, both in people and animals. Unfortunately thousands of pets are facing a continual assault on their gastrointestinal system causing nagging symptoms to develop that diminish their quality of life and shorten their lifespan.
Nutrients are damaged, enzymes obliterated and beneficial microbes killed off. Enzymes are required for every chemical reaction that occurs in the body. Vitamins, minerals and hormones are at a complete standstill without enzymes.
High loads of parasites, fungus, virus's and bacteria can cause a host of digestive issues including poor absorption of nutrients and inflammation of the gut.
Veterinary care has become synonymous with pharmaceuticals. But as more and more pet owners are beginning to figure out, these drugs are causing many more problems. Antibiotics are still typically considered the first choice of treatment for digestive infections among conventional veterinarians. Even though we know that antibiotics disrupt the balance of bacteria in the gut, which can persist for a long time after antibiotic use, even indefinitely.
There are unfortunately an abundance of toxins that our animals are exposed to. Thinking about some of the toxins that have the potential to be in their food and water we have glyphosate, mycotoxins, fluoride, heavy metals, dioxins and pesticides. Over time, each of these can considerably damage the digestive system in one way or another.
When one single part of the body is not working well it will affect the WHOLE body. In little ways at first, then more dramatically. If you have ever played the game Jenga you know that you can remove only so many blocks from the tower before it falls. Sometimes you get lucky and it teeters and totters, but remains standing. Other times you don't get so lucky and the whole stack tumbles down.
But your dog does not have to tumble down the path of poor health.
Select a fresh raw diet for your canine companion. Packed full of naturally occurring enzymes and bacteria this is the way to support a healthy digestive system. Seek out non-pharmaceutical methods if infections or parasites crop up and minimize the toxins that your dog is exposed to. Your efforts can literally add years onto your dog's lifespan.
Author - Jennifer Lee
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