Author Archives: Team Holistic Vet

New Research on MOXXOR Omega-3s

Many thanks to Dr. Rhonda Donahue for this great research! Eicosatetraenoic Acid & Stearidonic Acid Omega-3 fatty acids are now well-known inflammation fighters. Controlled clinical trials clearly show that they fight inflammation, reducing and in some cases eliminating the need … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Good Omega-3 Supplement

You may already know how important Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation is for dogs and cats. I consider it to be the #1 most important supplement you can give your pet. The anti-inflammatory effects of Omega-3s EPA (eicosapentanoic acid) and DHA … Continue reading

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Scientific Proof of the Benefits of Omega-3s

Omega-3 fatty acids have been scientifically proven to have benefits for people and animals with the following conditions: Arthritis (J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010 Jan 1;236(1):67-73) Asthma (Eur Respir J. 2000 Nov;16(5):861-5) Auto-immune disorders (J Am Coll Nutr. 2002 Dec;21(6):495-505; Front … Continue reading

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Grape and Raisin Toxicity

A reader recently asked about the issue of grape/raisin toxicity in dogs, and what it means for the Chardonnay grape seed oil in Moxxor. In the 1990s, veterinarians began seeing dogs who developed acute kidney failure after eating grapes, raisins, … Continue reading

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Omega-3s and Pet Food

Most dogs and cats in North America are deficient in the Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, no matter what they eat. “But wait!” you say. “I’m buying them the very best food at the specialty shop, and it says … Continue reading

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Omega-3s for Cats

No doubt you’ve heard of Omega-3 fatty acids, Omega-6 fatty acids, and essential fatty acids.  But did you know that they are essential for cats, too? The term “essential” means that the animal cannot synthesize the nutrient within its body, … Continue reading

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Omega 3s for Dogs

Essential nutrients are those that the body cannot make itself, and must be consumed in the diet. For instance, dogs can manufacture Vitamins A and C, but they must get Vitamin D from their food. Certain fats, called essential fatty … Continue reading

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