Daily Total Body Cleanse for Your Dog

A daily total body cleanse for your dog is a gentle, simple way to clean your dog's body of accumulated toxins on a day to day basis. The toxic load from harmful substances in food and the environment, are causing a big health crisis. It's even worse for your dog. His body is smaller than yours, he lives closer to the ground and he doesn't wear shoes!

As pet parents we are partially responsible for how much of a toxic load our pets are exposed to over the course of their lifetimes.

I am often asked..." Should I put my dog on a cleanse? "

Cocker Spaniel on a cleanseJasper

You can easily lower the amount of toxins your pet is exposed to. You can take precautions and change from old habits to new ways of doing things. Here's how to increase your awareness of the toxins in your environment and improve your green thinking overall.

  • Clean up your indoor and outdoor environment.
  • Reduce your dog's exposure to second hand smoke, toxic chemical cleaning products, outdoor lawn and yard fertilizers and other chemicals.
  • Use eco friendly household and yard products containing less chemicals.
  • Keep human medications well out of reach of your dog.
  • Avoid unnecessary vaccinations, drugs and chemical products for flea, tick and parasite control. 
  • Check this list of Top 10 Pet Poisons

Body Cleansing Detoxification Daily

Every organ in the body has an important and specific job to do. The liver and kidneys are assigned the task of eliminating toxic waste from food, metabolism and the environment, daily. If the ' toxic load ' is high, the job is harder to do. Eventually these important detox organs can stop working efficiently or worse, stop working at all, because the toxin load is simply too great.

When the liver and kidneys are unable to keep up the hard detox work on a daily basis, the body will find another way of getting rid of the waste. If you see dog health problems symptoms such as the ones listed below, you will know that the waste removal demand on the liver and kidneys is in overload. A gentle total body cleanse to support the body's natural detoxification process should be done on a daily basis. It's as easy as breathing!

  • flaky, itchy, sore skin
  • running eyes or nose
  • recurring ear infections
  • sinus infections
  • mucousy stools
  • digestive problems ( vomiting, diarrhea, loose stools )
  • bad odor
  • lumps or fatty lipomas

2 Ways to Start a Natural Total Body Cleanse

Start by doing these two things:

  1. Feed a naturally cleansing diet composed of food that is appropriate to the canine species. An upgrade in the quality of food will start a natural cleanse. The body will use the better new food to make healthier new cells and will begin to discard ( cleanse ) the old unhealthy cells. Implementing a raw food diet is even better. 
  2. Random fasting will kick start the total body cleanse process. Going without food for 24 hours is the fastest way to health for your dog. Wild dogs are forced to have random intermittent fasts whether they like it or not. Some days they eat, and some days they don't! It all depends on the luck of the hunt!

3 Important Steps to Take

So to sum up, here are three things you can do now to improve your dog's health by lowering the toxic load and helping the liver and kidneys do their important daily total body cleanse process more efficiently. Over time, this will improve his level of health and quality of life.

  1. use eco friendly products both indoors and outdoors.
  2. feed a natural cleansing diet using an appropriate natural dog food.
  3. learn more about how to do an intermittent cleansing fast one day a week.

Along with the steps above, any cleansing process must include these steps to support the body's natural detoxification process no matter what the purpose.

  1. support the liver to detox
  2. reseed the gut with beneficial bacteria
  3. cleanse the blood with enzymes

5 Specific Reasons to Consider a Cleanse

  1. parasite cleanse
  2. candida/yeast cleanse
  3. enviro cleanse
  4. heavy metal cleanse
  5. general health improvement

I know you want to help your dog gain better health by supporting his natural cleansing detoxification efforts. There is also much to know about what to expect when cleansing and how to avoid or cope with a healing crisis. Easy does it wins the race!

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