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Our mission is to share information, help empower dog and horse owners with knowledge about nutrition and health of their animals, and to bring them the best whole food supplements.

Our blog articles are our personal experiences and opinions, as well as scientific research and nutritional studies.  These articles are our own, based on our own thoughts and research, and are not intended to cure, diagnose, or treat any disease.

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Kemosabe and Lassi

Lassi (Not Lassie) to the Rescue: The Delicious Probiotic

Okay, so I know that Lassie is some famous collie dog that the humans get all ...
Equine Connective Tissue

Connective Tissue Support: Foods and Treatments

The connective tissue includes tendons and ligaments.  Tendons attach skeletal muscles to bone; their basic function ...
Joel Salatin on regenerative farming

Healthy Critters Radio: Regenerative Farming & Wild Pets

We've got Healthy Critters Radio Episode 25! Now available on the Horse Radio Network, this episode ...
Ulcer Sensitivities in Horses

Ulcer Sensitivities in Horses and How to Address Them

Horses evolved from small forest dwellers into grazers on the open plains and savannas.  Biologically, they ...
Kemosabe The Spy under the Table

Kemosabe: The Spy Under the Table

Call me Kemosabe Bond, Kemosabe Bourne—even Sherlock Kemosabe … I am a spy.  Every week I ...
HCR 24 Crockett Australian Shepherd

Healthy Critters Radio: Aussie Breeding, Uveitis, Halloween

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 24 is now available on the Horse Radio Network.  This episode includes: ...

What Do You Mean I Have to Go on a Diet?

by Kemosabe, Dog on a Diet I went to the vet last week because Crockett stubbed ...
science of supplements

The Verdict: What Science Says About Supplements

Recently, a report on calcium supplements was made public.  This is not the first time researchers ...
Healthy Critters Episode 23 German Pinscher

Healthy Critters Radio: Digestion, Fleas, German Pinschers

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 23 is now available, thanks to the Horse Radio Network.  This episode ...
Finn - Lizzy Meyer success story

Success Story: Lizzy Meyer & Finn

by Lizzy Meyer, Veterinary Technician and Holistic Animal Care Educator Vets believed that Finn, my seven-year-old ...
waterkeeper alliance

Giving Back: BioStar Helps Support Waterkeeper Alliance

For the fall of 2016, BioStar has pledged a portion of our proceeds to help support the Waterkeeper Alliance ...
Water and hydration

Water Quality Matters: Introducing the Horse Hydrator

Water has been on my radar for some time now, long before hearing about the Horse ...
Healthy Critters Radio: Western Medicine, Milk, Magna Wave

Healthy Critters Radio: Western Medicine, Milk, Magna Wave

Listen in to Healthy Critters Radio Episode 22, thanks to the Horse Radio Network.  This episode ...
Western medicine

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Rise of Western Medicine

It was while I was reading The History, Treatment, and Diseases of the Horse (1880 edition) ...

Stealing BioStar: Kemosabe Confesses

by Kemosabe Well, she caught me in the act. I had cleverly removed the lid from ...
Healthy Critters Radio Ep. 21 includes vaccination for dogs

Healthy Critters Radio: Warhorse, Ayurveda, Dog Vaccination

Listen in to Healthy Critters Radio Episode 21 , thanks to the Horse Radio Network.  This ...
Ayurveda

Ayurveda: The Oldest Medicine on Earth

­My first exposure to Ayurveda was in 1984 at The Natural Products Expo in Atlanta.  I ...
Healthy Critters Radio Ep 20 Horses in the 1800s

Healthy Critters Radio: Kinesio Tape, Dry Coat Relief, Horse Beverages

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 20 is now available, thanks to the Horse Radio Network.  This episode ...

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