Is Garlic Safe for Pets? By Grey Duck Garlic

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Garlic is good for dogs but only in small amounts. Many vets and articles say no to garlic because there is potential to overdose = heart failure. You ARE trying to give way too much and likely, even the dogs know it. As we should listen to the wisdom of the children, we should do the same for our pets! And ourselves, obviously your intuition is warning you. Yes, those doses will likely kill them. They hardly need more than a little sliver for their size - for immune boosting, pest repellant, etc.
Not 1000 mg for a 7 lb dog. That's like a
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A lot of animals enjoy the flavor of raw garlic but some do not. For those who don't or for pets who have a sensitive stomach you can take the more convenient route and use a garlic supplement. For safety, we recommend using an odor-free, aged extract, such as the brand Brewers Yeast & Garlic for Dogs - Pets
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Is garlic safe for cats? Many pet owners would like to use garlic as a home remedy to improve their cats' immune function, expel worms, treat parasites, repel fleas, and otherwise improve the pet's overall health. However, there is some debate as to whether garlic is a safe food or health supplement for cats or pets in general.When it comes to your pet’s health, do you want to follow facts or fears? Unfortunately, garlic has come under attack. This is primarily as a result of garlic’s close cousin onion’s reputation for triggering hemolytic or “Heinz factor” anemia (where circulating red blood cells burst) through its high concentration of thiosulphate. With onions, a single generous serving can cause this reaction. For certain, cats are sensitive to garlic. Regular addition of garlic to your pet's diet can result in blood disorders (anemia) and stomach/digestive issues. However, occasional use may still be safe and effective to treat acute health conditions.For centuries, as long as humans have been using herbs, garlic has been a primary remedy turned to in a majority of cases. For as long as people have been using garlic, they have also been feeding it to their animal companions. Its properties have proven far reaching, easy on the body and safe to use. In the past fifty years, during the rebirth of holistic medicine in the United States, garlic has been in the forefront. Every text that I have researched on herbal health which mentions pet care has recommended it, especially for its incredible anti-parasitic and anti-septic properties. In my own experience, garlic has also benefited pets with cancer, diabetes, liver, heart and kidney disease, uncontrollable staph infections and a host of other conditions, as well as been a staple in my recommended preventative protocols. It has been widely used by hundreds of thousands of pet owners with no reported negative side-effects – except its effect on their animal’s breath – until now. There is no doubt that onion, due to its concentration of thiosulphate, will cause Heinz factor anemia. In addition, as stated by Wendy Wallner, DVM, “Onions are only one of the substances which can cause Heinz body anemia. Other substances such as Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and benzocaine-containing topical preparations can also cause Heinz body anemia in the dog.” The latter probably accounts for many cases as it is prevalent in creams often recommended for allergy-suffering pets due to its ability to numb the itch. It is absorbed through the skin and builds up in the blood stream. This other substance is likely to have been involved in cases where garlic was suspect. Garlic has also been found to cause anemia in dogs and this can be dangerous to the pet’s health. Apart from this, garlic isn’t recommendedfor use in as it can aggravate insulin problems and provefatal. Hence, before you start administering garlic to your dog to rid him of fleas, it’s best to consult your veterinarian. It’s important to get advice about the amount of garlic that should be given as well.