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by madhatter
Sat Sep 24, 2011 12:08 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Boosting immune system and antibiotics
Replies: 24
Views: 5340

Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

I have to say that I'm somewhat sceptical about all this probiotic stuff. We've managed for thousands of years without it. ! Yes but thousands of years ago we wernt reguarly killing off our beneficial bacteria with antibiotics. There are probiotics found naturally in food- yoghurt is one, raw cows ...
by madhatter
Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Pets
Topic: Excessive separation anxiety in greyhound
Replies: 13
Views: 4676

Re: Excessive separation anxiety in greyhound

Hi.. Can totally relate as I had the same problem with my rescue greyhound.. It drives you mad! Mine isn't food or toy motivated at all- so nothing there works. I used to leave him so many treats and distractions (bone flavored iceblocks in summer!) and at one point even tried a pheromone diffuser o...
by madhatter
Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello.. Another newbie
Replies: 6
Views: 960

Hello.. Another newbie

Hi everyone, I am Lauren and I live in Sydney, Australia with my husband, two boys (2 and 5mths) greyhound and guinea pig. We are slowly switching to a more sustainable and self sufficient lifestyle for health and environmental reasons. Our biggest purchase has been our solar panels which will *hope...
by madhatter
Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Boosting immune system and antibiotics
Replies: 24
Views: 5340

Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

Hi! I would def keep up the probiotics and yoghurt, I know you said he gets a bit snotty with dairy but I think the benefits would outweigh the snot in this case. Also, consider switching to raw (unpasteurised) milk which has a ton of natural cultures abd bacteria in it that will help boost his immu...