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Canine Health

BIOSTAR’S CANINE RESEARCH

Articles on nutrition, products, and research pertaining to canine health.

Contaminated Feed and Supplements

Contaminated Feed and Supplements

Recently, the dressage community was shocked to learn that two well-known rider/trainers were suspended by the FEI based on drug ...
Healthy Critters Radio 35 Dachshund

Healthy Critters Radio: Expert Advice on Dog Training, Dachshund, Bovine Colostrum, Horse Buying Stories

Healthy Critters Radio, Episode 35, is now available on the Horse Radio Network, this episode includes: • Expert Corner: Karen Quillen ...
Bovine Colostrum Ethics and industry by BioStar US

The Industry and Ethics of Bovine Colostrum

Bovine colostrum is an important therapeutic food for horses and dogs.  It provides over 70 different growth factors for tissue ...

Like a Puppy Again! Sonny’s Adventures with Juvenate K9

Sonny is a quirky, complex, and loyal 15-year-old Coton de Tulear who grew up alongside Emily, BioStar’s Canine Brand Ambassador ...

Trees, Mice and Lyme Disease

Two researchers in the Hudson River Valley* have identified an early warning system for Lyme disease; they can predict how ...
BioStar US Kemosabe gets buff with sea kelp

Kemosabe Gets Buff…with Organic Seaweed

This past autumn, I was put on a diet after a visit to the vet indicated that I was a ...
The Art of Dog Massage: Kemosabe Lets Go in Wellington

The French Connection: Kemosabe Lets Go in Wellington

Here I am back in Wellington, Florida for another winter equestrian circuit season.  Crockett is here too.  Our lives change ...
Healthy Critters Radio: Homemade Dog Food, Transitioning your Horse's Diet

Healthy Critters Radio: Homemade Dog Food, Transitioning Your Horse’s Diet

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 28 is now available on the Horse Radio Network, this episode includes: • Critter Nutrition: Raw, ...

Buckaroo’s Stew: Warming Winter Foods Done Right

Kemosabe here. I’m supposed to write about warming winter foods for dogs, but how can I when the warming food ...
BioStar's Kemosabe shares his Christmas stew for dogs

Food for the Holidays: Kemosabe’s Christmas Stew

It's that time of year when we canines start smelling all the yummy aromas coming out of the kitchen.  You ...
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 soft and mushy about ...
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 make myself invisible under ...

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 his toe and the ...
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 have taken a deeper ...
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 Border Collie/Swiss Mountain Dog, ...

Stealing BioStar: Kemosabe Confesses

by Kemosabe Well, she caught me in the act. I had cleverly removed the lid from the Optimum Senior JS ...
Ayurveda

Ayurveda: The Oldest Medicine on Earth

­My first exposure to Ayurveda was in 1984 at The Natural Products Expo in Atlanta.  I was working for a ...
Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin: Super-Antioxidant, Player of Many Roles

Astaxanthin (pronounced Asta-ZAN-thin) is a powerful antioxidant you’ve probably never heard of.  It is a carotenoid, related to beta-carotene and ...

 

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