Bugleweed for Dogs and How to Safely Use It

This article is all about bugleweed and how to use it for dogs. The herb is also known as gypsywort or waterhorehound. This little gem is from the Lamiaceae family of flowering plants and has [...]


Marshmallow Root and How to Safely Use it For Dogs

Today, we’re going to have a look at marshmallow and how it can work as an herbal treatment for your four-legged friend. For the purposes of this article, we’re talking about the medicinal plant [...]


How to Safely Use the Herb Lavender for Dogs

If you’re curious if you can use lavender on your dog, this article will answer that question and share how to safely use it as a spray or in essential oil form. Lavender is a genus of 39 [...]


Safely Using Licorice Root for Dogs

In this article, we discuss how to use the herb licorice root for dogs. Right off the bat, we need to clarify that we’re talking about licorice root and not the black licorice found in candy [...]


How to Safely Use Milk Thistle for Dogs

One of the most interesting of all the herbs for your senior dog is milk thistle. Called Silybum marianum or blessed milkthistle or Mary thistle or Scotch thistle or any variety of things, this [...]


Comfrey for Dogs and How to Safely Use It

If you’re looking for an herb to topically treat pain in your dog, then comfrey is it.  Comfrey is a name for plants in the Symphytum genus species.  Also known as knitbone or boneset, [...]

Safely Using Mullein for Your Dog

Mullein is one of the most commonly suggested herbs for dogs – and for good reason. For dogs, there is evidence that suggests its use in treating respiratory illnesses like the common cold. It’s [...]

Safely Using Japanese Knotweed for Dogs

If you live in the Northeastern United States, you probably know all about Japanese Knotweed – even if you aren’t sure what it’s called. The weed is an invasive pain in the neck and can be found [...]

Garlic for Dogs and How To Safely Use It

There is plenty of negative information available on the internet surrounding the use of garlic for dogs.  Many, if not most of you will be surprised to learn how this amazing herb CAN safely be [...]

Burdock Root for Dogs and How to Safely Use It

Burdock is tremendously useful in the long-term care of your dog and has an ancient tradition as a relatively safe, cleansing herbal treatment. There are many applications for the root, from [...]

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