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Mushroom Types You can Share With Your Dog

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Mushroom Types You can Share With Your Dog

Mushrooms Are Good For You Both Mushrooms are known to have a variety of health benefits, and some of them are good for dogs too.  In general mushrooms support the immune system, supplement trace minerals, and contain anti-oxidants (including L-ergoothioneine which is not destroyed by cooking).  More specifically different kinds of mushrooms offer more targeted health support.   Food vs. Supplements In general medicinal foods are the way to go, unless there is a specific health concern.  When food is consumed in its entirety, the body is able to digest and use it.  It is generally safe to consume an amount that is physically possible to...

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Animal Connections and Our Mission

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Animal Connections and Our Mission
Here at Epsilon, we know how important your animal companion is to you.  We offer a variety of natural products intended to help you and your pets live healthy lives together.

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Sun Skin Care for People and Pets

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Sun Skin Care for People and Pets

Sun Exposure and Vitamin D While it is important for us to maintain healthy levels of serum vitamin D, too much sun exposure puts people at risk for skin cancer and aging.  According to some experts, 15 minutes or so of sun exposure can help boost vitamin D production, but people living in northern climates may need to supplement anyway. The Importance of Vitamin D Vitamin D deficiency can influence the expression of many genes and affect the aging process.  Studies have shown that inadequate vitamin D levels are related to infectious diseases, and many chronic conditions such as cancer,...

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4th of July: Hours and Pet Stress Tips

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4th of July: Hours and Pet Stress Tips

Hours and Shipping We will be closed Friday July 2nd - Sunday July 4th to honor Independence Day.  PLEASE order now to make sure your dog has enough Yunnan Baiyao if he/she is dependent on it according to your vet's RX.           Firework Stress is Real Feeling stressed out by the loud noise, flashing lights, and crowds is a very normal response for people and animals.  Some enjoy the stimulation and excitement, but many do not.  Some veterans or anyone with PTSD may even have severe reactions.   Over the Counter Options Homeopathic aconitum can be soothing to the stress...

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Take Your Dog to Work Day is June 25

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Take Your Dog to Work Day is June 25

History This highly celebrated day was launched in 1999 to help promote pet adoptions.  The intention was that coworkers would be inspired by seeing the special bond one can have with a dog.  With around 4 million dogs entering shelters every year, adoption has become a noteworthy cause for many owners and special interest groups.   This Year The pandemic has changed the way many people work, and with more people working from home the interest and ability to have a pet has increased.  So while taking your dog to work these days might just mean going across the hall, we can...

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