Vaccines and Pharmaceuticals for Pets Causing More Harm Than Good

pet vaccines and pharmasAs I was walking our small dog around the apartment complex grounds where we live, I noticed a neighbor who had two small dogs now walking only one. I asked about the missing dog, my personal favorite of the two, and she told me she “had to put her down”.

I asked why, and she explained that she “had come home one day and found her paralyzed”. The vet claimed she must have climbed on something, fell, and injured her spine. I didn’t see her dachshund as much of a climber, and the dog wasn’t old, so I asked, “had she been vaccinated recently”?

Her dachshund had been vaccinated a very few days before its paralysis with the canine influenza vaccine and Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccines. She claimed she had to in order to be able to board the unfortunate dachshund whenever she traveled to visit her daughters in Colorado. Vaccinations are being required for pets, more-so for dogs than cats, more now than ever.

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The true horrors of pet food revealed: Prepare to be shocked by what goes into dog food and cat food

If you check the labels on grocery store foods, you’ve probably already begun to see that the list of ingredients doesn’t always tell the whole truth about what’s in your food. The same goes for your pets’ food. Behind innocent-sounding words like “meat byproducts” and “meat meal” are horrific manufacturing practices that would turn your stomach. The nutritional considerations of pet foods go beyond the sources of meat in them. Pet food manufacturers add dangerous preservatives and vitamin fortifications that actually make your pets’ food lesshealthy. (more…)