Safely Using Licorice Root for Dogs

Today, we’re going to have a few words about licorice 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 stores. [...]


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 [...]

How to Safely Use Ginkgo Biloba for Dogs

You’ve probably heard of ginkgo before in many different applications for human beings, but today we’re going to look at what this genus of unusual non-flowering plants can benefit dogs in [...]

Flaxseed for Dogs and How to Use It Correctly

In my continuing series regarding natural herbs for dogs, I want to share some of the benefits of flax for our four-legged friends. The Skinny on How Good It Actually is for Your Dog It’s [...]

How To Correctly Use Fennel for Dogs

Fennel is one of my favorite herbs for dogs.  If you cook, I’m sure you’ve heard of it, or you may just make a tea out of it for yourself. Fennel seeds have been noted as useful in a [...]

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