Pets can often have a life easier than their wild counterparts, but also exposed to many more risk factors for disease, including colouring food, condoms, a poor diet in nutrition, exercise little, and in some cases, prescription medications. In addition, pets do not generally have access to the wide range of herbs and other substances that wild animals used instinct to promote health and clean their systems. These factors can lead to damage to the immune system of your dog. A compromised immune system reduces the natural ability to fight a range of diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and much more. The importance of maintaining a strong immune system is being recognized more and more as essential in maintaining the health and vitality of your pet. However, you can put certainly in place strategies to consolidate the immune functioning and to protect your pet against some of the factors risk of urban life.
These strategies to support the health of your pet include: * make sure that you have plenty of clean, filtered water. Cats can be picky drinkers and may want to only drink from a running tap, outside your dish water or puddles of rain. * Ensure that your pet is eating a balanced diet of high quality with plenty of food raw and unprocessed, (preferably organic), and avoid onions and chocolate, which can be toxic to animals. * Attempt to limit the use of pesticides and herbicides, and a zone make your home of non-smokers. Your pets need to have healthy lungs also and will benefit the entire home! * Talk to a holistic veterinarian prior to immunize your pet each year. The above conventional vaccination can stress the immune system unnecessarily, leading to negative side effects. ** The food and water bowls should be made of glass, stainless steel or porcelain, and not plastic.