How to Have a
Healthy Dog the Natural Way

A healthy dog is a dog who doesn't have any health problems. If your dog is healthy, he doesn't have any disease symptoms and he doesn't need the vet. So if you're taking your dog to the vet, your dog must be sick. Is that right?

Homeostasis Is the True Nature of Life

Mother Nature is always working to restore and maintain a state of balance. Health means a state of balance in all things. This is called homeostasis. Here is the definition of homeostasis as it applies to health.

  • Health is a condition where all the tissues and organ systems of the body are functioning in a normal manner.
  • Disease is a lack of normal functioning in any body tissue, organ or organ system of the body.

So, whether we're talking about your dog's state of health, the state of the world and the environment in which we all live, homeostasis is the aim. Balance is the goal. You must strive for it every day if you want to have a healthy dog and be healthy yourself.

While we all need a doctor or the vet occasionally, don't expect your vet or doctor to fix everything that goes wrong with you or your dog, all the time.  Good health is everyone's birthright, and it's everyone's personal responsibility to strive for the goal of balance in all things.

You Are Responsible for Your Dog's Health!

If something is out of whack with your dog's health, the first place to look is back at yourself.

As humans, we tend to mess things up, have you noticed?

Our intentions are usually good though. So we are very fortunate that Mother Nature is forgiving. She will always strive to restore balance for the health of our world and your dog's health but, you have to help.

If something has upset the orderly functioning and natural health balance your dog was born with, it's up to you to find out why, and do something about it. You are responsible for everything that has to do with your dog. His life is in your hands, literally!

So, start here.

Here's Why It's Important to
Look at Your Dog As a ' Whole ' Being.

Your dog is the whole of his body, mind and spirit. The same as you! Whole means, entire, complete, perfect, unbroken and healthy. Knowing this, if your dog's health is not as good as it should be, then it's time to find out what's not working correctly, and fix it!

On average dogs live 1/6th as long as humans, about 12 years only. Far short of the 72 years the average human will live. So, there is no time to lose. Your dog's entire life and his ability to experience good health or bad health, is in your hands. Your dog has no choice. He must trust you to make the best choices for him.

Everything necessary to maintain a healthy dog already exists  in your dog's body. Inside every cell, there is a inherent, restorative all knowing intelligence that keeps the body well. Your dog's body is...

  • Self regulating - For example, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate are all self regulating. If all is well, the body does this automatically. You don't have to do anything.
  • Self healing - For example, if your dog cuts his paw, the vet might have to stitch it up and clean it, but the wound will heal all by itself. It's not the stitching and cleaning that heals it. The body does this automatically. You don't have to do anything more than keep it clean.

Here's Why Holistic Dog Health Care Works

So, when the body gets sick or injured, this natural healing force gets busy restoring healing balance. Natural dog health care works because the goal is to restore and maintain the original good canine health your dog was born with.

If having good health were as simple as taking a drug or a pill, no dog would be ill. Every dog would be a healthy dog wouldn't they? To live in a balanced state of health, a dog needs to input these things every day. ( So do we, by the way! )

  • Nutrients
  • Clean water
  • Exercise
  • Fresh air and sunlight
  • Love and a purpose for living

This might seem like a ' no brainer ', but if your dog is lacking input of any or all of the things listed above, dog health issues will arise sooner or later. It follows then, that some part of your dog's organs and body systems will be affected eventually. Poor or inadequate input equals a bad outcome sooner or later. All dog health problems are a result of only these three things.

  1. Deficiency
  2. Toxicity
  3. Injury

Conventional Veterinary Disease Care
Daily Natural Health Care for Dogs

So, I want to be clear. I am NOT advocating natural dog health care over conventional veterinary care for your dog. Let's be serious. If your dog gets hit by a car, you want the doctor. If your dog gets injured and tears his ACL ligament, you want the doctor. If your dog has a heat stroke and collapses, you want the doctor. All of these things are acutely serious and need the doctor's attention quickly.

However, conventional veterinary dog health care doesn't work very well for chronic dog health problems. Common dog health problems usually start with something small. The deeper root cause of the problem does not get resolved and then the small problem turns into a larger, ongoing chronic problem. Do you see my point?

You won't ever have a healthy dog again if the root source of the problem is allowed to continue. Think back? Where did your dog's health problems start? Allergies, diarrhea, ear problems? Ringing any bells here? Did the problem get better or worse?

If you're observant, you should be able to understand that what you see and notice on the outside are clues. All dog health symptoms are clues and tell you there is a loss of health on the inside of your dog's body.

As dogs age, cellular change happens slowly. Often you don't even notice the signs until a problem has begun.

 Getting Your Dog Healthy Again
Starts Today

All change requires some effort on your part. There are no easy answers for restoring health, but it all starts with your decision to do it, if you want to help your dog.

Some dog health problems are easier to overcome than others, but that's no excuse for waiting or doing nothing. To have a truly naturally healthy dog, here's what you need to do starting now.

  1. Raise the quality of your dog's food
  2. Reduce toxicity
  3. Reduce your dog's stress

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