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Milk Thistle – For Pet Liver Disease

Posted March 5, 2013

Ever wondered why Sylvester couldn’t catch Tweety, why the Roadrunner always outran Wile E. Coyote or why Tom never, ever got the better of Jerry…

Perhaps sluggish livers left these cartoon characters lethargic and lacking in acme power.

Liver damage is a common problem for pets; it can be caused by infection, poisoning, and heart disease or exposure to insecticides, pesticides, and even prescribed medication.
If you are worried that your pet may have liver problems check for symptoms like unexplained weight loss, vomiting or diarrhea.

If they seem lethargic and they are drinking and peeing a lot, or their urine is darker than usual, it could be a warning signal that their liver is not functioning as well as it should.

Some canine breeds such as Dobermans or West Highland Terriers are genetically susceptible to liver damage and if it is not addressed it could lead to the more serious problem of liver failure.

Check your dogs’ gums, tongue and the whites of the eyes; if they seem yellow it might be a sign of jaundice caused by liver failure. Check for swelling in the abdomen or around the lower limbs, this could be due to an accumulation of fluids known as Ascitis, another sign of a stressed out liver. A dose of milk thistle for your dog is a good boost for their over worked liver.

Cats have particularly sensitive livers but you can easily address this problem safely and naturally with milk thistle for your cat.

In fact, milk thistle is highly recommended to help offset potential liver damage caused by medications such as a Phenobarbital prescription or heart-worm medication. This natural pet product helps protect the liver without compromising the effects of the medicine.

As with all medication and natural remedies administering the correct dosage is vital. Check the label for instructions, if you give your pet too much it may cause an upset tummy and mild diarrhea.

Now that’s a problem cartoon characters don’t have to deal with!

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