Easy and Safe Dog Upset Stomach Home Remedies
Nimble's chamomile tea is brewing and almost ready to strain...
Want peace of mind? We'll show you how to make your own dog upset
stomach home remedies. Nimble and I won't forget to include things
like how much, how often and shelf life. “What about storage...
where do I find the healthy dog food ingredients I need?”
We've got you covered!
Making your own dog upset stomach home remedy is just the ticket!
Knowing that it's safe and effective is important. Also, eliminating
stress and saving money sure doesn't hurt.
Our Dog Upset Stomach Home Remedies are Second to...
Fasting and proper food combining... to learn more, please click
here if you haven't read this article.
For those of you that aren't ready to take that plunge (it's ok)...
Using our natural remedies for dogs will help put your canine's
health back on track. Proper nutrition (the
proper healthy dog food diet), pure water, sunshine, pure air and
exercise all play an important role...
Eating nutritious foods helps keep Nimble from doggy upset stomach
Some of these good dog food “ingredients” are free and better than
anything you could buy!
Is you furry pal suffering from another dog ailment? Please tap
here... perhaps the natural dog remedy you need is on our list.
Recommend a Dog Indigestion Remedy if...
...Nimble and I feel it's not safe, healthy or effective. Period. Our two favorite dog upset stomach home remedies (fasting and food combining) are a big part of our
lifestyle. The other natural remedies for dogs listed here...
We've tried ourselves. Or...
I've researched and would use on Nimble if needed. And please...
force your dog to eat if she's not hungry (no matter what you've
Ok... now for our dog upset stomach home remedies...
Supplements for Your Dog's Upset Tummy
Nimble's probiotic powder and yogurt. She gets a little yogurt treat now and then...
Your dogs' digestive system is home to friendly bacteria called
probiotics. These are live cultures... friendly organisms that
enhance you furry pal's digestion... one of many benefits! These
guys kill off unhealthy pathogens (invaders) and improve digestion
for overall good dog health.
Has your dog been on antibiotics lately? How about other drugs? We
hope not. If so, these microscopic workers were wiped out and need
to be replenished.
A reputable probiotic is a great dog nutrition supplement. Also, It should be included in your dog upset stomach home remedies kit. I
mix a little in Nimble's safe healthy dog food once in a while...
just to make sure. She doesn't even know it's in there (I think).
A little probiotic powder mixed in with your healthy dog food now and then...
- Types. They
come in liquid, powder and capsule. I've read pros and cons of
each. If your dog has an upset stomach, you need to use the one
that's easiest to work with if your doggie isn't eating her vittles.
Nimble and I use the powder, we'll refer to it in our directions...
- Storage. The powder we have (powder is easiest to use) lasts 1 year in the
'frig, 2 years in the freezer. I put a weeks supply in a little
bottle and feed from this. The big container should remain sealed
as much as possible.
much and how often?
Follow the directions on the container. Actually, for periodic
daily maintenance, I cut Nimble's amount in half.
Has your dog has
been on antibiotics? Are you using using it for one of your dog upset stomach home remedies? If so, I'd follow the directions
for a few weeks before discontinuing.
the right stuff. Just
like anything else, not all probiotics are created equal. I
actually talked with the owner of the product we use. Make sure it
includes prebiotics... these are food for the probiotics.
I'd suggest looking online or perhaps your health food store. It's
not too expensive... a little goes a long way.
mix the powder with Nimble's dog food. If your dog doesn't eat all
her chow, no biggie. Eventually, friendly bacteria will flourish in
your pal's digestive system.
What if your pooch has an upset tummy and mixing with healthy dog
food isn't an option? Perhaps place the powder on her tongue. Or, the liquid form can be dripped on her tongue with
a dropper. A small capsule can be placed on the tongue towards the
back your doggy's throat.
Include Yogurt in Your Dog Upset Stomach Home Remedies
dogs yogurt is another source of probiotics. Only use organic, plain
and unsweetened yogurt. Nimble
wants you to see our article about serving your pooch yogurt...
please tap here.
can make Nimble's yogurt dog treats... try this link for some yummy doggy yogurt snack ideas!
I'm feeding Nimble a little bit of organic, plain yogurt without xylitol!
It's ok to mix yogurt with apples...those seeds won't harm your dog. To make sure... you might try reading this page about dogs eating apples.
non-organic brands contain xylitol, a sweetener which can be deadly!
This sweetener is found in
other dog foods as well. Do dogs like the taste of yogurt? Nimble
loves this stuff and she's picky...
One of the tastiest dog upset stomach home remedies!
yogurt in your 'frig for a few weeks.
much and how often?
Nimble is 11 lbs. If I was using this as a dog indigestion remedy,
I'd give her about 1 tablespoon, twice a day. Otherwise, a
tablespoon here and there should do it for maintenance. Moderation
is the key... as with other “human” vittles... even some good
healthy dog food.
Healthy yogurt is found in most grocery stores. The cost is
Serve it up! Just put a little on a dish and watch your dog
lap it up! If she's a little hesitant, add a bit of organic raw
honey (add it to other dog upset stomach home remedies as well)...
Then, a pat on the back followed by “eat your yogurt goood
dawg!” should do the trick. If Nimble had an upset tummy and
wasn't eating, I wouldn't force it.
of Probiotics for Your Dog's Upset Stomach
Let your dog do her wild dog thing. Dig dirt. Eat deer, rabbit or
other poop (not other unhealthy doggie poop). In fact, encourage it! Let dogs be dogs. Tons of healthy organisms are acquired
Nimble doesn't eat coyote poop... she loves the deer stuff instead!
We'll list some other sources of probiotics. Although we won't go
into detail (something about not letting this page get too long...
Nimble's reminding me again!)... they do work!
Fermented Beverages and vegetables for dogs. You can easily
make these at home with simple, easy to find healthy dog food
dog vegetables is perfectly natural... click here to learn more.
Raw goat milk. It's loaded with probiotics and is easier on
digestion than cow's milk. Organic is best.
Keep in mind... we're the only species on this planet who drink milk
(eat milk products) throughout life. We should be weaned off while
we're toddlers (and our dogs). The moral of my story? Use milk and
milk products in moderation (sparingly) with you and your pooch...
Many don't agree with us. That's ok... we're used to it. Zzzzzz...
You've been working hard on the computer... time for a nap now...
- Kefir. Packed with probiotics, kefir is a fermented food
that most dogs like. Shoot for plain organic.
Have you noticed dogs love fermented foods (yogurt included)? This
should tell you something about their wild healthy dog food diet. They have the ability to handle foods that would turn our
Please let your dog be a dog... does your dog tell you not to be
Does your pooch also have the squirts? Give this page a whirl... just click here.
Rice... Yummiest of Dog Upset Stomach Home Remedies?
I'd rate it right up there with yogurt...
Once your dog's appetite returns, you can slowly introduce bland
chicken and rice. If blended fruit and vegetables (or juices) isn't
your cup of tea (we break our fasts with these), this is your next
Those chicken pieces are frozen leftovers... we'll mash 'em up when they thaw
Nimble told me to remind you...
force your dog to eat if she's not hungry!
- Brown or white rice.
Organic is preferred. We buy this from our health food store in
bulk. You can also find it online or maybe your grocer carries it.
doggy parents use white rice. This is because the high fiber in brown
rice helps push that food right on out. This is what you're trying to
slow down (only when your pooch has diarrhea)... you want to bind your
dog's food. However, I cook my brown rice until it is really mushy.
Pure is best. Watch out for those bottles with pretty labels...
the stuff inside isn't! Health food stores might carry the good
stuff. Dog upset stomach home remedies aren't as effective with impure water.
We purify our own with a little 1 gallon distiller. Nimble and I
don't drink much. We get tons of H20 from our raw food... and it's
already distilled! Here's a picture of Nimble with our home
Add about 4 parts water to one part rice. Boil until all the water
is gone and the rice is mushy.
Simmer the chicken in a pan with a little water on a low heat until
Mix the rice with the chicken (we don't consider this proper food
combining... we'll make an exception).
I slowly introduce food to Nimble (and myself) a little at a time.
As time goes on, the frequency of feeding and the amount of food is
increased. After a couple days, your dog should be fine on her
normal dog feeding schedule (only healthy dog vittles, ok?).
Try straining some of the water off the cooked rice. Mix with the
chicken water. Presto... a broth for your doggie!
Also, I've read about boiling the bones, then adding the "juice" to the broth. I've never tried this in our dog upset stomach home remedies.
We use brown rice... it's so much better for your pooch. You'll need to cook it longer than the white, processed rice which most prefer...
We buy organic, brown rice in bulk. Actually, this is the only cooked food Nimble's dad eats!
Boiled rice and other cooked food will stick to your furry pal's teeth. Maybe you'll enjoy
these articles about keeping those pearly whites clean...
Tea for Soothing Your Dog's Upset Stomach
You can use the tincture form...
One teaspoon (½ tsp for Nimble) for a 30 pound dog fed 2-3 times per
day should work. Use a feeding syringe and squirt it into your dog's
mouth. Use a dropper for smaller amounts and smaller doggies like
You'll find this dog upset stomach home remedy at most health food
stores or online. Best is organic. It has a really long shelf... we
store ours in a cool, dark place.
We use the organic dried chamomile flowers to make our tea...
We keep these chamomile flowers and other herbs in a cool, shaded place.
Pour about a cup of boiling water into a jar over 2 tablespoons of
chamomile. Let steep until cool. Strain tea into another jar.
about a tablespoon of tea every 2 hours to large dogs. If you don't
see results after two or three servings, try feeding your dog every
hour... chamomile is a safe remedy. Use a feeding syringe or
dropper and feed like a tincture.
You can store it for several days in the refrigerator. However, I
would make a new batch every day... it's cheap and simple to make!
I'm pouring hot water over our dried chamomile flowers
We buy teas and tinctures at our health food store. I've also
purchased some tinctures online.
Add a little organic, raw honey if you prefer. Also, I've mixed the
tea in my dogs' water. Occasionally, I make different nutritional
herbal teas and mix them into Nimble's water for regular, daily
Stomach Home Remedies are...
Just a remedy. Nimble and I are always reminding our readers that
diet, sunshine, pure water and air, along with exercise, are the best
“remedy” in the world. Some of our dog indigestion
remedies can be used as a daily nutritive. Or...
Did your dog raid the garbage can or is she upset? Maybe your doggy gorged on too many strawberries or other tasty, nutritious fruits. Sometimes mother
nature needs a helping hand... time for a remedy!
Do you feel it's more serious than that? If so, don't hesitate to
contact your doggy doctor!
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