Plantain (Plantago major)

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“White Man’s Footprint” is another name for this plant, because it is so common. (It followed the path of the anglo-saxon pioneers around the globe.) This plant is almost everywhere. That is one reason I start with it and like it so much – it is abundant. It is also easy to identify and is very useful. It is mild enough to be a medicine and a food. I frequently eat it. I munch on it, when I am out in the yard. I pick it...

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Fermented Foods for Dogs and Cats

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There is a spectrum of nutrition for dogs and cats (and humans), moving from processed GMO foods, to home-made with fresh organic ingredients, and perhaps even a step further is fermenting foods. Think sauerkraut, kimchi, yogurt, kefir, kombucha, miso, cheese, fish and meats, and much more. Some of these choices are ideal for your pet. Why are fermented foods often nutritionally superior? Because they contain loads of probiotics (beneficial...

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Gifted Veterinarian

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Perrin Heartway is a gifted veterinarian and an amazing human being. Perrin has treated four of my dogs, and in each case, has helped them achieve a better quality of life, both physiologically and psychologically. At the age of ten, my beautiful Golden Retriever mix, Amy, developed a severe case of idiopathic periocardial effusion. Perrin treated Amy for over a year with acupuncture and chiropractic treatment. During that time, Amy’s physical...

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