The load of toxins our pets face every day is a heavy one: In todayís world, the body must work even harder to counteract the heavy load of synthetic chemicals in the air, soil, water, and food chain.
Here are three natural ways you can assist your petís hard-working organs–the skin, liver, kidneys, digestive tract and lungs–that carry wastes out of your petís body.
1. Daily exercise stimulates waste removal through improved metabolism and circulation.
2. An occasional day of fasting relieves the digestive tract of its usual duties and frees the organs to break down toxins stored in the liver, fats, and other tissues. During a fast, the organs can also consume excess baggage, such as cysts, scars, and growths.
3. Regular grooming not only removes dirt and secretions directly, but stimulates the skinís natural elimination processes as well.
Adapted from Dr. Pitcairnís Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats, By Richard H. Pitcairn and Susan Hubble Pitcairn (Rodale Press, 1995). Copyright (c) 1995 by Richard Pitcairn and Susan Hubble Pitcairn. Reprinted by permission of Rodale Press.
Adapted from Dr. Pitcairnís Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats, By Richard H. Pitcairn and Susan Hubble Pitcairn (Rodale Press, 1995).
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