Finding out that your dog has cancer is one of the most difficult things to deal with as a pet parent. Cancer is not always a death sentence, and chances of recovery often increase if caught early. Modern Medicine has improved the treatment of cats and dogs with cancer just has it has for humans. There are many options to help cancer in cats and dogs. The most import consideration of any canine or feline cancer treatment option is to ensure the best quality of life for your pet.
Cancer starts when an abnormal cell starts reproducing and invading the good cells in the body. These abnormal cells often unite in developing a mass, which is, known as a tumor. It’s important to remember that not all tumors are malignant (cancerous) some can be benign tumors (non cancerous). Malignant tumors tend to spread through the bloodstream and or lymphatic system.
Symptoms of Cancer in your cat or dog:
- Changes in appetite, weight loss
-Poor wound healing
-Loss of energy
-Poor fur quality
-Bad breath or odor
Cancer appears to be age related and is often diagnosed in older dogs or cats. Vets theorize that older animals have weaker immune systems thus unable to fight cancer causing cells.
The holistic approach in dealing with cancer is to support the body by boosting the immune system. Herbs can help support the body, in ridding itself of toxins, thus supporting the liver, lymphatic system, kidneys and waste removal. These organs help eliminate toxins which then helps the body’s immune system fight the cancers cells. The next focus is to help improve the body’s antioxidant levels. Antioxidant help scavenge the free radicals which are harmful to the immune system. Finally it is import to focus of a healthy nutritious diet.
This cancer support kit for your dog contains NHV ES CLEAR, NHV MILK THISTLE, NHV TURMERIC and NHV PETOMEGA 3. These dietary supplements will help remove toxins, help boost and support the immune system so that it can fight the dangerous cancer cells, and help support the lymphatic system and bloodstream. The herbs in this package will also aid in appetite, support the liver kidney and waste removal systems. For information on the herbs please go to the ingredient list.
DOSAGE FOR PETOMEGA 3
Pet’s Weight Dosage
0-15 lb = ¼ tsp
15-30 lb = ½ tsp
30-60 lb = 1 tsp
60-90 lb = 1 ½ tsp
DOSAGE FOR: MILK THISTLE, ES CLEAR, TURMERIC:
To be taken twice daily.
1 drop for every 2 lb of body weight twice a day up to 50 lb. This is the minimum dosage. Some pets may require a larger dosage due to their metabolism. You can safely double the recommended dosage.
Determine your pet’s weight and then use the easy chart below to determine the correct dose.
Pet's Weight Dosage
0 - 24 lbs 0.5 mL
25 - 49 lbs 1.0 mL
50 - 74 lbs 1.5 mL
Over 75 lbs 2.0 mL
How to Administer
Shake well before use. The easiest method is to use the dropper provide and places the drops into your pet’s food or favorite treat. You can also use the dropper and squirt directly into the pet’s mouth.
Some pets can be finicky, if this occurs consider hiding the drops in foods most pet’s love such as fish, chicken or yogurt or a favourite treat. If your pet only eats dry food then soak a few kibbles at feeding time.
For Best Results
Herbal dietary supplements are beneficial to the health and wellbeing of your pet and are safe for long-term use. Every pet responds to natural herbal supplements differently, therefore it is important to be consistent and administer the product daily. Supplements generally take two to four weeks to take effect, however this will vary from one animal to the next.
All NHV Natural Pet Products are pure herbal extracts and contain no artificial additives, preservatives or coloring. Shelf life after opening is 6 months and must be refrigerated after opening.
Cautions and Contraindications - MILK THISTLE, ES CLEAR
Do not use in pregnant or nursing animals. Speak to your vet before using our products. A second visit is recommended if your pet’s condition does not improve, or deteriorates after continued use of the supplements.
Cautions and Contraindications - TURMERIC
Should not be used with anticoagulant / anti-platelet drugs. High dosage should not be administered in case of bile duct obstruction and gallstones
Burdock – Traditionally used to eliminate toxins from the bloodstream, remove waste through urine output and a nutritive liver tonic. Used in oncology for fighting cancer due to the belief that the properties in the herbs may stop cancer cells from metastasizing. Burdock is eaten as a vegetable in Europe and Asia. Studies show the root to be high in antioxidant properties, which are beneficial in scavenging free radicals and supporting the immune system. Burdock has prebiotic properties that could improve health and digestion.
Sheep’s Sorrel – Used for hundreds of years in North America to fight cancer and support liver purification. Sheep’s Sorrel is high in vitamins and minerals and is considered to be a good source of antioxidants, which may increase the production of white blood cells and T-cells.
Slippery Elm – Helps eliminate toxins and waste by lubricating the digestive tract. High in nutrition values, used to help with irritations of the intestines and stomach. Slippery Elm is used as food in North America.
Chinese Rhubarb – Traditionally used to improve appetite and stimulate digestion. Helps the body rid itself of waste products and cleanse the bowels.
MILK THISTLE – Traditional used for liver and bile disorders as it helps detoxify and regenerate the liver. Lab test have discovered that silymarin, the active substance in Milk Thistle has antioxidants, stabilizes cellular function, inhabits growth of certain cancer cell, helps kill certain cancer cell lines and stimulates detoxification.
TURMERIC- Contains curcumin, which helps the body destroy cancer cells and promotes the function of the healthy cells. Turmeric helps obstruct the transformation of cells into tumors, and helps the body get rid of mutated caner cells.
Turmeric on it’s on as a single herb may not always be effective thus it needs a carrier herb to aid in bioavailability.
NHV PETOMEGA 3 - A source of Omega 3 fatty acids derived from fish. PetOmega Contains vitamin A, D and E. Research has found that adding omega 3 may help the effectiveness of cancer therapies. Omega 3 fish oils can slow tumor growth by reducing the production of enzymes that may cause the body to produce cancer cells, help with destroying cancer cells, and suppress cell growth.