Saw palmetto: Dogs with benign prostatic hyperplasia. The herb saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) has an immediate dramatic effect on any and all symptoms, even bleeding, associated with this condition. Neutering your dog is the best way to fully control it. If the dog is large, 80 pounds and up, human dose can be given, for a medium size dog reduce by half, for a small dog reduce by 75 percent.
Exercise: Hence the epidemic of fat dogs and cats. Nothing is more strongly correlated with a longer lifespan then keeping your pet lean. Fresh air, sunshine and exercise will improve your pet's mood and health. Stimulates your pet's mind and improves the bond between human and your pets.
Chronic bladder infection: Recurrent bladder infections are a sign of an underlying problem. You are putting your pet's life at risk if you don't find out what it is. The proper treatment is to have a culture done. Encourage your pet to drink plenty of fluids and urinate as frequently as possible.
Pain control: Pain does not just hurt, it harms. Being in pain suppresses the immune system, interfering with healing, impairs sleep, it can delay full recovery from an illness, injury or surgery. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, are well worth asking your pet's veterinarian about. Also ask your vet about slippery elm.
Cats typically do not tolerate Tramadol well.
Slippery elm: is pretty much a wonder-substance for diarrhea, loose stool, nausea and other digestive upsets. This is actually a food and not a medicinal substance. And there are no contraindications to its use.
Use the powder mix with warm water and add it to the food, It forms a jelly when moistened.
It can be used for minor skin irritations. Cats hate Slippery elm, you can use Phytomucil instead.
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