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A Chemically Clean Natural Health Care Regime

A Chemically Clean Natural Health Care Regime

Dogs and cats today, come into contact with an eye watering number of chemicals which can damage the immune system, increase the risk of cancer, lead to organ dysfunction and failure, and in some cases cause premature death.

Reducing exposure to as many of these as possible, by adopting a chemically clean holistic regime, has a positive impact on many aspects of well-being and is an important part of supporting a long, healthy and happy life....

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Validate before you Vaccinate

Validate before you Vaccinate

Routine inoculation may not be necessarily be the best way to protect your dog from disease (writes Dr Vince MacNally BVSc VetMFHom MRCVS in this month's S&C magazine).

"I’m old enough to remember the Parvovirus outbreak in the early 1980’s when dogs were dying in droves and there was a scramble by the veterinary profession to find a way to protect the canine population from contracting this deadly and devastating disease..."

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Anxious or stressed pet? Which remedy is best?

Anxious or stressed pet? Which remedy is best?

Anxious or Stressed Pet?

Which Pet Remedies Are Best...

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Facing Euthanasia - The Birth Of Natural Remedies

Facing Euthanasia - The Birth Of Natural Remedies

Nearly 20 years ago, Yushi waddled into the clinic in a terrible state.  Large, hairless patches of beetroot-coloured skin covered most of his trunk...

 

 

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The Firework Season is Upon Us - How To Help Your Pet Stay Calm Naturally

The Firework Season is Upon Us - How To Help Your Pet Stay Calm Naturally

For many dogs and cats, the cacophany of sounds created by fireworks are an inseen threat, provoking intense fight or flight responses...

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Holistic Vet Returns Home

Holistic Vet Returns Home

Southport Champion 11-07-18

Vince MacNally left Ainsdale behind in 1978 to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a vet at Liverpool University. Returning to Southport 40 years later, now known as ‘Vince the Vet’, Dr Vince BVSc VetMFHom MRCVS is armed with a wealth of experience in both conventional and complementary treatments.

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New Quick Start Guide to Using Vince the Vet Superfood Supplements

New Quick Start Guide to Using Vince the Vet Superfood Supplements

However you want to enhance the life of your pet, there’s a Vince the Vet Superfood Supplement that can help.

This Quick Start Guide will show you how...

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NEW! - PARASITIC WORMS ARE A THREAT TO PEOPLE AND PETS

NEW! - PARASITIC WORMS ARE A THREAT TO PEOPLE AND PETS

Parasitic worms are a threat to people and pets.

With our new service, you can help to protect yourself, your family, other pets and the environment from parasites that can cause significant and sometimes serious ill-health....

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Feeding Raw In Focus 1 - Switch All At Once or Gradually?

Feeding Raw In Focus 1 - Switch All At Once or Gradually?

There are broadly 2 schools of thought about switching a dog or cat from processed pet food to raw.

The first is the take-no-prisoners approach of stopping the the food being fed one day, and starting 100% raw the next.

The second, is to transition gradually, by introducing a small amount of raw to begin with, and increasing this in stages every few days until 100% raw is being fed....

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Health Promote Max - Power Up Your Pet's Diet For The Very Best Of Health

Health Promote Max - Power Up Your Pet's Diet For The Very Best Of Health

Ideally, the food you feed your pet should contain all the nutrients necessary to promote the very best of health.

The reality however, is that even if a high quality raw, tinned or dried food is fed, this isn't enough...

 

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You asked for it - and so here it is! New Next Day Delivery Options For Raw Food!

You asked for it - and so here it is! New Next Day Delivery Options For Raw Food!

We've been asked a lot in recent months if we could supply smaller quantities of our raw food by Next Working Day Courier Tracked.

After a lot of hard work behind the scenes, we're now delighted to announce the introduction of...

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Echinacea purpurea and Cancer

Echinacea purpurea and Cancer

They lived longer and had less cancer...

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Fruits and Vegetables Poisoning Our Pets

Fruits and Vegetables Poisoning Our Pets

A recent report by Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) makes for disturbing reading.

It reveals that the fruit and vegetables being given to young children as part of a government scheme aimed at promoting healthy eating habits, contained residues of 123 different pesticides

And this has serious implications for our pets...

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Probiotics and Prebiotics What's the Difference?

Probiotics and Prebiotics What's the Difference?

05-11-17

Probiotics and prebiotics are often confused.

So what's the difference?

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Protecting Against Pollution

Protecting Against Pollution

08-10-17

We live in an age where pets are constantly exposed to a a vast array of toxic environmental and dietary chemicals which can harm health.

Here are just a few...

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Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 6. Maximising Health Benefits and Avoiding Allergens

Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 6. Maximising Health Benefits and Avoiding Allergens

01-10-17

More and more dogs and cats are reacting badly to what they are fed.

This often lies behind, digestive disturbances (Inflammatory Bowel Disease, bacterial overgrowths, intermittent vomiting, pancreatitis and colitis, for example), skin conditions (such as itching, eruptions, infections, scaling and hair loss) and a range of other health problems (e.g.... aggression, anxiety, lethargy, poor body condition)...

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Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 5. A Critical Look At Vegetables and Fruits

Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 5. A Critical Look At Vegetables and Fruits

03-09-17

'Get your 5 a day.'

'An apple a day keeps the doctor away.'

We're so used to hearing of the benefits of vegetables and fruits in our diets, it's easy to think that the same must be true for our pets.

But is this so?

Or, are there hidden dangers lurking in feeding them to dogs and cats?

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Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 4. All Important Offal And Bone

Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 4. All Important Offal And Bone

26-08-17

Why is adding offal to the diet so important?

Organs provide fatty acids, fat soluble vitamins and other nutrients vital for the healthy functioning of many parts of the body, especially the cardiovascular system, nerves, immune system, liver, kidneys, skin, endocrine glands and anti-inflammatory pathways.

If these nutrients are lacking in the diet a wide range of health problems can occur which include:

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Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 3. Why Protein Quality Is Key

Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 3. Why Protein Quality Is Key

20-08-17

We saw in article 1 of this series that carnivores need a diet rich in animal protein to supply the building blocks (amino acids) for healthy organs, tissues and cells.

It is also needed for the production of digestive enzymes, antibodies, hormones and many other 'functional' molecules in the body, without which a wide range of diseases affecting digestion, nerve function, musculoskeletal health, the immune system, skin, endocrine glands and many other parts of the body will occur....

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Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 2. A Complete Raw Food - Fact or Fiction?

Vince the Vet - Better Nutrition Better Health Series - 2. A Complete Raw Food - Fact or Fiction?

 

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Continuing where we left off in article 1 of this series - is it possible to create a 'complete' raw food which satisfies the nutritional demands of all kinds of dogs and cats?

Let's see. 

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