50% of all disease that afflicts our pets is cancerous. Half of the pet appointments your veterinarian sees today will be to treat cancer or diagnose cancer.
1 in 4 dogs will develop cancer in their lifetime and the statistics are climbing.
While we don’t know for certain exactly what’s causing this rise in cancer in dogs, we do know that the best chance in beating or preventing it is to arm the body’s natural defenses with the building blocks of proper nutrition. Removing all possible sources of carcinogens from your dog’s diet and environment is crucial as well. But carcinogens are hiding everywhere: in his food, his water, outside on the lawn…
Hidden Carcinogens that Harm Dogs
Some other lesser known carcinogens have been outlawed in certain states, but knowledge of their dangers is not widely known. Preservatives known as BHA and BHT are suspected be carcinogens. Many experts warn against artificial preservatives
Your dog’s absolute best defense against carcinogens is his own immune system. Strengthening the immune system through proper nutrition is the first step in protecting your dog against cancer. We may not be able to find and eliminate every carcinogen in our dogs’ environments, but we can help dogs live a long and healthy life by supporting their natural defenses with good nutrition.
The Animal Rescue Site: Pet Cancer Awareness: http://greatergood.com/petcancerawareness/
National Center for Healthy Housing: Potential Chemicals Found in Building Materials: http://www.nchh.org/Resources/Building-Materials-and-Products/Potential-Chemicals-Found-in-Building-Materials.aspx
Dog Food Advisor: these Dog Food Preservatives Could Be Toxic to Your Pet: http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/red-flag-ingredients/dog-food-preservatives/
TruDog: 5 Hidden Carcinogens That Harm Dogs: https://trudog.com/5-hidden-carcinogens-harm-dogs
My dogs have given me an entirely new spiritual perspective on life. I now have a genuine understanding of unconditional love and provision.