Top Ten Surveyed Health Conditions for Dogs and Cats*
Top 10 health conditions in dogs ear infection, skin allergy, skin infection/hot spots, vomitting, diarrhea, bladder infection, arthritis, soft-tissue trauma, noncancerous tumour, eye infection.
Top 10 health conditions in cats – lower urinary tract problems, vomiting, chronic renal failure, hyperthyroidism, diabetes mellitus, diarrhea, skin allergy, dental disease, ear infection, eye infection.
Have you heard of Spirulina?
Spirulina is a micro-algae which contains the most remarkable concentration of nutrients known in any food. Its is known as a functional food, as it can provide nutrition and special functions that work to enhance health.
Fact : Scientists around the world in Japan, China, India, Europe, Russia and the USA are discovering how and why spirulina is so effective for animal (and human) health.
Fact : In 1994, a Russian Patent was awarded for spirulina as a medical food to reduce allergic reactions from radiation sickness in the children of Chernobyl.
This incredible food has unique phytonutrients; phycocyanin, polysaccharides and sulfolipids, which all enhance the immune system. Spirulina is also rich in natural carotenoid antioxidants, all of which promote cellular health and are known to reduce the risk of cancer.
Spirulina is a high protein food, with over 60% all digestible vegetable protein, containing three times the protein value of beef, but without the saturated fat and cholesterols; as much vitamin E as wheat germ and 100 times more beta carotene than carrots. It also contains the highest concentration of vitamin B12, iron and trace minerals, together with the essential fatty acid GLA (gamma-linolenic acid).
How Can Spirulina Help My Pet?
There are hundreds of published scientific studies all over the world revealing that by feeding spirulina to mice, hamsters, chickens, turkeys, cats, fish and humans, confirmed that with its unique phytonutrients, spirulina improves immune system function.
Low immune system function is the underlying cause of many poor health conditions in animals and humans, so by supporting your pets immune system with spirulina, you can help to prevent poor health conditions and expensive vet bills!
Key Benefits of Giving Your Pet Spirulina
Good immune function in dogs and cats can translate into better quality skin and lustrous coat.
Pets with fleas and subsequent itching skin are helped significantly with spirulina, as it helps the immune system to bring the allergic skin reaction under control.
Appetites of fussy cats have been known to lift with a sprinkled on their food.
Owners report spirulina fed pets have a fresher breath.
Older animals may regain flexibility.
A great alternative for dogs and cats that like to eat grass.
Using spirulina is ideal for detoxification after antibiotic treatment.
Spirulina promotes overall good health benefits for the pets that are regularly fed with it.
How Much Spirulina Do I Give My Cat or Dog?
Spirulina is naturally in a very concentrated form, so a little goes a long way.
For dogs the size of a Retriever size need only 1 2 teaspoons of Spirulina per day with food.
Smaller breeds need a lesser quantity.
For cats an 1/8 of a teaspoon a day is enough.
There are some organic pet foods also available containing spirulina
Finally, if you are thinking, if spirulina is that good for my pet will it be good for me too?