Vet Articles

  • Garlic

    It’s the season for trick or treating – a custom characterised by pumpkins, vampires, zombies and witches. While we all know that pumpkin is good for diabetics, traditionally garlic comes in handy as a witch repellent. Much like the ladies that ride on broomsticks, garlic and its uses for animals is cast in a shadow...

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  • Kelp

    Kelp (Fucus vesiculosus) is one of the components of the Dogmatters recipe. All the variations of the dog food has a precise amount of kelp (aka seaweed) minced in. In this situation it is used as a nutraceutical. ‘Nutraceutical’ derives from the words nutrition and pharmaceutical; in other words a product that is used in feeds,...

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