Herbal formulas of TCVM

What to Expect When Giving Your Pet TCVM & Eastern Herbal Medicine

 What are TCVM and Eastern Herbal Medicine Formulas? Our clinic uses TCVM (Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine) and Eastern Herbal Medicine formulas from Dr. Xie’s Jing Tang Herbal, located in Reddick, FL. Dr. Huisheng Xie, a third-generation practitioner of TCVM, born and educated in China, developed the line of Jing Tang herbal formulas. Dr. Xie created the Jing Tang formulas through knowledge gleaned from 30 years of clinical experience combined with traditional Chinese herbal recipes dating back 3,000 years. Eastern herbal medicine blends consist of herbs specifically chosen to work synergistically to relieve the patient’s symptoms. At the same time, the

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Dog scratching from allergies

How to Use Zyrtec for Dog Allergies and Itchy Skin

A dog suffering from allergies or itchy skin can feel restless and uncomfortable. In some cases, these pets may have a problem getting some shut-eye too. Giving your pet the right medication with the proper dosage is essential. A medicine called Zyrtec for dog allergies and itchy skin is safe and has proven successful in Many treatments over the years. If your dog suffers from any symptoms listed below, you might benefit from using Zyrtec for dog allergies. Zyrtec helps: seasonal allergy symptoms skin allergy symptoms itchy insect bites reactions to poison oak or poison ivy 0ther itchy, allergy-like situations

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3 Holistic Options for Dog Mast Cell Tumors

What are Mast Cell Tumors? Mast cell tumors are the most common skin tumors in dogs. A mast cell tumor is a cancer of a particular type of blood cell normally involved in the body’s allergic or inflammatory responses. Mast cell tumors most commonly affect the skin, but can also affect other organs such as the spleen, liver, digestive system, and bone marrow. Boston terriers, boxers, bulldogs, and pugs are more likely to develop mast cell tumors than other breeds. The exact cause of mast cell tumors is unknown. 3 Holistic Options for Mast Cell Tumors Dr. Marc Smith recommends

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Does Your Dog Have Cushing’s Disease? This Holistic Option Can Help!

Yes, You Can Naturally Help Your Dog’s Cushing’s Disease If your dog has Cushing’s disease, you can help naturally. Cushing’s disease, also called hyperadrenocorticism, is a disorder in which the adrenal gland produces too much cortisol. Anatomically, the triangular-shaped adrenal glands sit adjacent to the kidneys. The outer layer, called the cortex, primarily produces three hormones: Cortisol – regulates the metabolic activity and the immune system Aldosterone – blood pressure and water metabolism Sex hormones – estrogen and progesterone The inner layer, called the medulla, primarily produces two hormones: Epinephrine Norepinephrine Two Forms of Cushing’s Exist in Dogs There are

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Giving Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) to My Dog

If your dog suffers from allergies, it is a good idea to learn how to administer the over-the-counter drug Benadryl. Or, you can use the generic form of Benadryl, Diphenhydramine. Diphenhydramine, or Benadryl, is an easy-to-find antihistamine used for treating humans with allergies. How Can Benadryl Help My Dog? If your dog suffers common allergy symptoms, Diphenhydramine may help. Benadryl helps dogs suffering: Seasonal allergy symptoms like a runny nose or watery eyes Skin allergy symptoms Anxiety while traveling or motion sickness Itchy insect bites Reactions to poison oak or poison ivy Other itchy, allergy-like situations. However, always double-check the package

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5 Things You Need to Know About Dog ACL Surgery

Having Trouble With A Dog ACL Injury? Caring for a dog with an ACL injury can be a daunting experience! Specialists chant “Surgery! Surgery!” as your dog limps and your wallet screams in pain. Make sure you do your research–you may have more options than you originally considered! #1 Your Dog May Not Need Surgery If your dog suffers from only a partial cruciate ligament tear, he or she may not need surgery. You must visit a veterinarian to understand the severity of your dog’s ACL injury. Sometimes limiting activity as the leg heals will resolve an ACL tear. For partial

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No. 1 Super Remedy for Dog Restlessness

Endless panting, pacing, and unsettled behavior. It’s easy to spot when your dog is restless. And naturally, as a concerned pet owner, you quickly browse through the internet for a natural remedy for dog restlessness. Then, the anxiety sets in. We are familiar with the feeling. You know your pet’s normal behavior, and you are aware when they’re out of character. But it’s best that you put your anxiety at rest because that will only create panic. And when you panic, it’s difficult to be solution-oriented. There is a natural remedy for dog restlessness and panting. So, you can stop

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Veterinary Cryosurgery

    What is Veterinary Cryosurgery? Dr. Smith often uses veterinary cryosurgery in his pet cancer treatment plans. Cryosurgery, also called cryotherapy or cryoablation, is a common cancer procedure used in humans. Dr. Smith uses it to skin tumors, and sometimes even certain tumors inside the body. Cryosurgery works by using extreme cold produced by liquid nitrogen or argon gas to destroy cancer cells and abnormal tissue. Watch the Video  Transcription Dr. Smith:  Ladies and gentlemen, I’m Doctor Marc Smith, a 20-year practicing veterinarian and co-creator of PET | TAO Holistic Pet Products, and I’m gonna work on this fine

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Looking for an Herbal Formulation for Diabetes in Cats?

Why Use an Herbal Formulation for Diabetes in Cats? I remember my first experience giving a cat insulin shots. It was years ago, and I was pet sitting for a friend. Giving kitty an insulin shot would be easy, she said. Just give him a little tuna and give him a shot. That’s it! NOPE. To say the least, giving the kitty a shot didn’t happen quite the way she described it. What she didn’t tell me was how much kitty hated the shot. Or, how fast I’d need to inject to avoid getting scratched! Let’s face it, insulin injections

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What’s the Best Supplement for Joint Health in Dogs?

We all want our dogs to feel good and have an excellent quality of life, no matter what age.Unfortunately, many dogs suffer from weakened or worn out joints Arthritis and Joint Health in Dogs Arthritis is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. All dogs suffer from arthritis as they age. In fact, according to the Arthritis Foundation, approximately 20% of all adult dogs have arthritis. In other words, 1 in 5 adult dogs suffers from arthritis. However,  if your dog is older than 7 years, there is a 65% chance he or she suffers from

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