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#1489697 --- 09/14/16 10:39 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Cancer in our Pet Population By Patricia Jordan DVM

Many practices still revaccination at yearly or triennial intervals even now, despite recommendations to not vaccinate needlessly coming from the AVMA, AAHA and the AAFP. Without informed consent and without full disclosure to pet owners, veterinary medical doctors continue to burden pet owners with vaccination reminders and their pets with immune assault.

Furthermore, there is no excuse for vets who vaccinate pets exhibiting symptoms of illness – including allergies, joint disease, irritable bowel symptoms, etc. This practice is in direct violation of the FDA regulations.

http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/cancer-in-our-pet-population/
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#1490015 --- 09/24/16 09:36 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Still vaccinating your Pet Every Year? That may not be necessary and may even cause harm.

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/8572826/ns/hea...r/#.V96Wek0rKVP




Something’s Rotten in the Pet Food Industry

http://modernfarmer.com/2016/09/pet-food/
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#1490265 --- 10/01/16 04:29 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Stephanie Seneff. "Hmmm Autoantibodies to collagen following vaccination in dogs. Collagen is loaded with glycine, and Anthony Samsel and I have shown strong evidence that glyphosate can substitute for glycine by mistake during protein synthesis. Glyphosate in collagen would be a good reason to develop an immune reaction to it! Glyphosate in the vaccines administered to the dogs?? Could be!"

Is Your Pet Animal Over-Vaccinated?

http://www.activistpost.com/2016/09/is-your-pet-animal-over-vaccinated.html




“What Vets Don’t Tell You About Vaccines:” University Research Shows Evidence of Serious Harm Caused to Dogs

http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/wh...caused-to-dogs/
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#1490762 --- 10/14/16 07:06 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Here's another one on "The legacy of Agent Orange and Monsanto’s
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Chilling: How Monsanto’s Agent Orange Is Still Used Today
And how GMOs could be 'bioweapons'
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Christina Sarich BY CHRISTINA SARICH
POSTED ON MAY 6, 2015


Are you eating America’s left-over chemical warfare to be used as agricultural poison on our food supply?

“Between 1962 and 1971, US military forces sprayed millions of gallons of herbicides over South Vietnam. Agent Orange accounted for much of the total sprayed.” ~ NAS Press Release – July 28, 1993.


The legacy of Agent Orange and Monsanto’s attempt to defoliate the hiding places of the Viet Cong is still apparent in modern Vietnam, but how those chemicals are being used now, in the aftermath of war, should be even more chilling to the observant individual.

During the Vietnam War, Agent Orange chemicals were sprayed primarily from C-123 twin-engine aircraft carriers. This was called Operation Ranch Hand. The total number of gallons of herbicide sprayed are in the millions.

One of the primary chemicals used in Agent Orange, named so because the canisters they were transported in were painted with bright orange stripes, is 2,4-D, but other chemicals were also contained within those canisters.

Aside from hundreds of thousands of birth defects reported by the Vietnamese from the spraying of these chemicals, war veterans began to notice health problems that they attributed to exposure to Agent Orange. It took nearly 20 years after the Vietnam War ended for Congress to inquire about the ramifications of using these chemicals in Vietnam, and the health damage suffered by Vietnam Vets.

According to Casarett and Doull’s Toxicology, 1996 edition:

“TCDD (dioxin) has been shown to be extremely toxic to a number of animal species. Mortality does not occur immediately. It appears that the animals’ environment suddenly becomes toxic to them.”
Related: Is Monsanto’s Glyphosate the New Agent Orange?

This is likely why many Vets did not see symptoms from Agent Orange exposure until many years after the fact. Eventually, Congress asked the Institute of Medicine (IOM) National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to perform an in-depth study on these chemicals, and they did find them highly toxic. But at what cost to veterans who showed adverse health symptoms earlier?

Moreover, the US military, who commissioned Monsanto and Dow, among other chemical companies to create Agent Orange, knew it was highly toxic.


Dr. James Clary, a scientist at the Chemical Weapons Branch, Eglin Air Force Base, who designed the herbicide spray tank and wrote a 1979 report on Operation Ranch Hand told Senator Daschle in 1988, said:

“When we (military scientists) initiated the herbicide program in the1960s, we were aware of the potential for damage due to dioxin contamination in the herbicide. We were even aware that the ‘military’ formulation had a higher dioxin concentration than the ‘civilian’ version due to the lower cost and speed of manufacture. However, because the material was to be used on the ‘enemy,’ none of us were overly concerned. We never considered a scenario in which our own personnel would become contaminated with the herbicide.”~ Quoted by Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, 1990
GMOs Not Used As Food, But As Bioweapons?
Though few will state this publicly, and Monsanto, Dow, etc. will vehemently deny it, the world population is now “the enemy.” From Dicamba to 2,4-D to glyphosate, the chemicals being used on our crops are meant for our consumption, but not as food, and not to ‘feed’ the world. Some say it’s actually part of an over-arching plan to ‘control its population.’

On the surface, it looks as though these companies are greed-motivated, which they are, but the truth of their great chemical dreams is more subverting.

Case in point: many GM companies work with and through AGRA, which is supported by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to “feed the starving African children.” You may have noticed that many GM foods are sent to Africa and other poor nations as part of “aid” packages.

Nevermind that these very same multinational companies have scoured these countries for every natural resource they have and could solve simple diseases with a two cent vitamin, not by creating things like genetically modified ‘Golden Rice’ to prevent malnourished children who go blind (or so they claim). Instead, these companies focus on switching out heirloom, viable seed with GM seed.

For example, when asked how AGRA gets “improved seeds” (that’s what they call GM seed) to farmers, they say:

“There are three ways. AGRA makes grants to farmer organizations, public breeding institutes, and private start-up seed companies. Farmer organizations and public breeding institutes mainly produce cuttings of vegetatively propagated crops like sweet potato and cassava. For these crops, once farmers have the improved varieties, they can replant it for many years. But for seed crops, such as maize and sorghum, the best method for getting fresh, certified seed to farmers is via locally owned and managed seed companies.”
AGRA fails to mention that companies like Monsanto have infiltrated or have fully taken over “locally owned and managed seed companies” all over the world.

When asked if resource-poor farmers can really afford to purchase new seed every year, the AGRA website offers this missive:

“Yes. In fact, we are finding that seed companies regularly sell out of their stocks every year, and still cannot keep up with demand. Selling seed in small packages and making it available at the village level has greatly increased farmer adoption of improved seed. Mobile money has likewise boosted sales of seed in remote villages. AGRA also works with farmer organizations that offer group buying opportunities, as well as access to credit. What we are increasingly seeing is that, by adopting improved seed, farmers are becoming more prosperous and more able to purchase additional seed, as well as other inputs.”
Again, no mention of farmer suicides all over India due to seed monopolies and herbicide use that forces a farmer (ironically, the ones who grow food) to starve to death because GM seeds aren’t as viable as GM companies promised they would be. Now, even US farmers who want to grow organic crops are facing bankruptcy. This was all part of the plan.

Add to these unsavory facts, the observance that the FDA and USDA have continually turned a blind eye when it has come to protecting the food supply. Glyphosate residue is now in almost every food we eat, from packaged foods sold in the grocery store to eggs and even meat and poultry because the animals that were fed GM Bt corn and soy were eating traces of toxic chemicals.

Furthermore, 2,4-D resistant crops were just given a rubber stamp, even though the public strongly opposed them.

Jon Rappaport has recently questioned whether Monsanto is doing secret biological warfare research on Maui, and if this might be the real reason behind Monsanto’s secrecy pertaining to certain documents in a recent court battle in the islands.

According to a nonprofit corporate watchdog, the Sunshine Project, the following companies are conducting illegal bio-weapons warfare research in open air experiments on Maui:

“Monsanto, Abbott Laboratories, BASF Plant Science, Bristol-Myers Squibb, DuPont Central Research and Development, Eli Lilly Corp., Embrex, GlaxoSmithKline, Hoffman-LaRoche, Merck & Co., Pfizer Inc., Schering-Plough Research Institute, and Syngenta Corp. of Switzerland.

Additionally, since 9/11, the White House has called for spending $44-billion on biological warfare research, a sum unprecedented in world history, and an obliging Congress has authorized it.”
All these GM crops and the chemicals that go with them are warfare. Clear and simple. Does the military machine ask for America’s permission when they decide to invade a foreign country? No. False flag attempts are less believable now, and therefore less successful at starting WWIII, but the war drums beat on in a different way. They beat in our own backyards.

As unsuspecting consumers we eat other chemicals as well.

Another clue for this chemical warfare can be found in the products made by food companies like Heinz, Knorr, SlimFast, and Best Foods, just to name a few, believed to have ties with the Bilderberg Group. Stanley Monteith, an expert on world food supply, points to the huge amounts of man-made chemicals in the food on our local grocery-store shelves, naming aspartame as an example. Dr. Monteith explains:

“Aspartame is a chemical made up of aspartic acid and phenylalanine. And it breaks down into formaldehyde, eventually into wood alcohol. It produces all sorts of problems, mental problems, and it impacts on literally every organ in the body. They know this, there are extensive animal studies that show this, and it never should’ve been put into our food.”
Chemical additives like sodium fluoride also make us infertile, quick to age, and more docile. Despite very damning evidence that fluoride is extremely toxic, even coming from Harvard, multinational companies and governments continue to put it in our water supplies.

“‘At the end of the Second World War, the United States Government sent Charles Eliot Perkins, a research worker in chemistry, biochemistry, physiology and pathology, to take charge of the vast Farben chemical plants in Germany.

‘While there he was told by German chemists of a scheme which had been worked out by them during the war and adopted by the German General Staff.

‘This was to control the population in any given area through mass medication of drinking water. In this scheme, sodium fluoride occupied a prominent place.”
When you add up the chemicals of Monsanto, other biotech companies, food companies, and toxic industrial waste products purposely put in our water, along with toxic drugs and ‘medical’ treatments that kill us instead of cure us, what are we left to believe?

Monsanto’s legacy was not left in Vietnam, nor was the plan for world population control ignored in the latest creation of the secretive TPP agreement whose details even Congress is not privy to.

When we stop seeing Monsanto as simply a “seed maker” and a creator of “food” – we will start seeing them in their true light, and the repercussions of their sinister actions can finally be dealt with accordingly. This most hated company in the world (and its multinationals) don’t feed the world – they poison it with biological warfare chemicals.
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#1490999 --- 10/22/16 03:53 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Is your pet food riddled with Roundup?

Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disorder (IBD)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/11164787803/?hc_ref=NEWSFEED
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#1493621 --- 12/28/16 10:45 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Villains In Vaccines By Dr. Deva Khalsa

http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/vil...ampaign=Vaccine
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#1495149 --- 02/07/17 09:01 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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CT vet put on probation by the vet board speaks out about the amount of rabies vaccine given to small dogs.

“You can’t give a 2 pound dog and a 180 pound dog the same volume of a rabies vaccine. The little guys are getting sick, some are dying. That’s the problem.”

CT Lawmakers Hail Veterinarian John Robb as "Visionary" and "Victim of Broken Law"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqJnntTHIDo&feature=youtu.be
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#1495331 --- 02/13/17 09:49 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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John Robb, DVM

An Act to Protect the Pets from Over-Vaccination - To The Pet Lovers from Connecticut and around the World!

Soon I will announce the date of the public hearing to educate our legislators as to the horrific crime of over-vaccination; a crime that has left dead and injured pets and bereaved pet owners in its wake. A crime that violates Connecticut’s animal anti-cruelty laws which states that poisoning of pets is a crime subject to fine and imprisonment and yet daily in this not so great state of Connecticut pets are injected with toxins for no scientific reason but rather to force the pet owners to come to the vet and spend money, while your pet is poisoned!
Some veterinarians have theorized that it is worth it because then the pet gets an annual exam and we vets can do preventative medicine! What??!! Force pet owners to come to the vet to get poisoned so the vet can keep them well. How crazy is that thinking??


You the pet owners, you the citizens have got to come to Hartford, Ct. You have got to come to the public hearing and speak for your pets. I will tell you why.


The CVMA will come – the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association.


The AVMA will come – the American Veterinary Medical Association.


AAHA will come – the American Animal Hospital Association.


The Mars Candy Bar Company will come - which now owns over 3000 veterinary hospitals.


All four of these entities have sold out to the pharmaceutical companies who dump millions of dollars into their coffers for “continuing education”, free medications and free services. They are welcomed by the Deans of Veterinary Schools across this USA to give free bees to the veterinary students and pay for more “continuing education” to poison the veterinary student’s minds and indoctrinate them into their agenda. The pharmaceutical company’s agenda, the AVMA’s Agenda, the CVMA’s agenda and the Veterinary Schools agenda , and the Mars Candy Bar companies agenda - Profits over Pets!! They all compromise their moral values for money. And who suffers – you and your pets.


These organizations will be sending in “moles”. These “moles” are going to make false statements like, “you are vaccinating an immune system so the size of the animal does not matter!?” And these organizations will tell you pets are “family members”. If your pets were family member to them why are they killing them for profit? If they were really family members why do these organizations want to keep them seen as simple property by law? Why? -because they have NO liability when you the “pet” owner arrive at veterinary clinics to have your “animal” poisoned by over-vaccination daily. Let me ask one simple question, if vaccines should be administered one milliliter to every animal why does the rabies vaccine insert give these instructions?– Give 2 milliliters to a 1200 pound horse, one milliliter to a 150 pound great Dane and 1 milliliter to a 6 pound Yorkshire terrier and 1 milliliter to a 2 pound kitten??!! Something is wrong here, very wrong!!


I will soon announce the date for the public hearing. All pet owners must unite and come to this public hearing. You the pet owner must speak for your pet, the veterinary industry will not, they will speak for profit. They are going to tell you if you lower the volume of rabies vaccine by weight you will all be at risk to get rabies from your pet. They will try and make you paranoid, afraid. Do not let their fear tactics change your heart.


I, John M. Robb am a veterinarian for 34 years; I have administered tens of thousands of vaccines. I have been lowering my dose appropriately for all this time. I have never had one pet develop any disease I have vaccinated against but I have prevented many pets from getting sick and dying from over-vaccination. The truth is one rabies vaccine protects the pet for life!! If a simple blood titer is done and it is protective that pet does not need any further vaccination. A rabies certificate does not indicate immunity. We must give the lowest volume of vaccine, the lowest dose, and the lowest number of vaccines that stimulated the immune system to achieve a protective titer. Once this is established any further vaccine given only puts the pet at risk for a vaccine reaction while conferring no added protection. It’s criminal to do this and it stops now!!


Get ready to converge on Hartford, Connecticut for this historic public hearing. The lives of our pets depend on it! We must Protect the Pets!! Circulate this post to all pet lovers around the world. This is the hour of destiny. Destiny to Protect Our Beloved Pets!


God Bless, Dr. Robb

https://www.facebook.com/john.robb.7982/posts/671228126383392
https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/TOB/h/2017HB-05659-R00-HB.htm



Look on my website, www.protectthepets.com . Many vets joined the movement and signed up to protect the pets. At least they took a step to recognize the problems in our industry. Hopefully some have a like heart. More will join in time and then you the public will have a directory for "safe vets" . Doc

http://www.protectthepets.com/
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#1496764 --- 03/18/17 10:30 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Not Fit for a Dog! The Truth About Manufactured Cat and Dog Food - 2012

Not Fit for a Dog! reveals how the pet food industry has turned the recycling of human food and agricultural
by-products and wastes into a multibillion dollar business that puts profits before the health of animals. Despite
advertising claims that manufactured pet food is “scientifically formulated” for animals’ dietary needs, the ingredients
in many pet foods are selected first for their cheapness, rather than for their nutritive value. The result
is pet food so nutritionally unbalanced that it frequently causes diet-related diseases and even death.

http://www.quilldriverbooks.com/wp-content/uploads/Not-Fit-for-a-Dog-Book-Trade-Media-Kit.pdf



Veterinarian Speaks Out, Presents Decades of Research Linking Pet Deaths to Over-Vaccinations is Met with Laughter

“The vaccine in question is the rabies shot. Dr. Robb says that the shot works for a pet’s entire lifetime (and a blood test can determine if it is still in effect). However, largely because of the immense influence and power of the vaccine manufacturers, the rabies shot is being recommended annually. He says this shot has made pets instantly vomit and fall ill, develop immune disorders, cancers, and can even cause death.

Not only is the number of vaccines not regulated, the dose is also not adjusted for the body weight, making the shot potentially dangerous and even lethal for smaller-sized animals.”

http://www.healthnutnews.com/veterinaria...s-met-laughter/



This is the 14 page document to educate your veterinarian that vaccines are dose dependent by weight and a rabies titer indicates immunity!

http://protectthepets.com/Information.pdf
http://protectthepets.com/



Adverse events diagnosed within three days of vaccine administration in dogs.

RESULTS: 4,678 adverse events (38.2/10,000 dogs vaccinated) were associated with administration of 3,439,576 doses of vaccine to 1,226,159 dogs. The VAAE rate decreased significantly as body weight increased. Risk was 27% to 38% greater for neutered versus sexually intact dogs and 35% to 64% greater for dogs approximately 1 to 3 years old versus 2 to 9 months old. The risk of a VAAE significantly increased as the number of vaccine doses administered per office visit increased; each additional vaccine significantly increased risk of an adverse event by 27% in dogs < or = 10 kg (22 lb) and 12% in dogs > 10 kg.

CONCLUSIONS AND CLINICAL RELEVANCE: Young adult small-breed neutered dogs that received multiple vaccines per office visit were at greatest risk of a VAAE within 72 hours after vaccination. These factors should be considered in risk assessment and risk communication with clients regarding vaccination.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/16220670/



Doctor Robb's Dosage Chart For Vaccinating Dogs For Rabies

“Remember, the statement repeated over and over to continue the overdosing agenda of small dogs is "You are vaccinating an immune system so all animals get the same dose?!"

This is at best a false assumption never proved by science and at worst a lie perpetuated that has cost the lives of millions of small pets! It stops here and it stops now!”

http://protectthepets.com/Vaccine_Volume.pdf



Pets - Vaccine Insights - Part 1 and 2

Dr. Patricia Jordan discussing vaccination issues and immunity.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_a6oDCJPdGQ

This video presents veterinarian, Dr. Patricia Jordan, discussing vaccination issues and it's historical past showing that there have been no scientific studies done that prove vaccines are safe or effective.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOfCZojz0Gk



Seneff: “Fascinating and disturbing article about the veterinarian business in America. Over-vaccination for profit is a big part of the problem.”

The High-Cost, High-Risk World of Modern Pet Care

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-01-05/when-big-business-happens-to-your-pet
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#1497876 --- 04/17/17 09:26 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Decoding Pet Food

The pet food industry is failing and misleading its customers, according to a recent report from The Cornucopia Institute. Here's what you need to know about popular pet food brands.

https://www.cornucopia.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/DecodingPetFoodfullreport.pdf



Scam Alert: Prescription Diet Exposed!

http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/worlds-biggest-dog-food-scam/



This Vaccine Can Impair Your Dog's Immune System by Dr. Karen Becker

Let’s just say I’m not convinced. And apparently neither is Dr. Michael Podell, a Chicago-area veterinary neurologist and neurosurgeon, who told ABC7, "In the last year to year-and-a-half, we have seen more cases in this practice related to dogs who have recently been vaccinated. We are trying to understand what the risks are."

http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2015/06/10/vaccine-adverse-reaction.aspx



Humphries: “I love these vets at dogs naturally. They get it.”

The Leaky Gut Epidemic: Why Your Dog’s Allergy Treatment Doesn’t Work

4. Vaccines
Disrupt the immune system and inhibit the growth of friendly bacteria.

6. Diet
Dogs eating processed diets or diets high in carbohydrates (and any kibble on the market will be high in carbohydrates) will have unbalanced gut flora. Carbohydrates, especially those with a higher glycemic load, are the preferred food for many harmful bacteria. Grains and carbohydrates will also cause an overgrowth of fungus and yeast. Dairy products, genetically modified (GMO) foods, preservatives, coloring and chlorinated water can also harm the microbiome.

http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/why-your-dogs-allergy-treatment-doesnt-work/




From MedScience Research: The science behind the dangers of pet vaccines.

http://medscienceresearch.com/veterinary/
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#1498125 --- 04/26/17 03:24 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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THE DOG CANCER SURVIVAL SERIES. Rethinking The Canine Epidemic.

Sign up to receive updates on the series and The Dog Cancer Survival Series launch announcement.

https://www.dogcancerseries.com/



To All Veterinarians’ in the United States and Around the World Is Your Practice Endangering Animals?

The Dr. Robb Protect the Pets Code of Conduct

Join me in my commitment to transform animal medicine by adopting the Dr. Robb Protect the Pets Code of Conduct.

“You can’t let the business side of your practice dictate the quality of care. You got into animal medicine for a reason. Never forget that.”

http://protectthepets.com/veterinary_professionals/



Veterinarian John Robb Challenges Banfield And Petsmart On Rabies Vaccination

“If you know that you are going to inject a vaccine into a pet that has the potential to kill him and you know the pet doesn’t even need it, then you can’t do it ethically and morally, no matter what the law is,” Robb said, adding that giving half doses of vaccine is an accepted practice of most veterinarians.

Vaccine researcher Dr Jean Dodds also asserts that vaccine doses can be safely reduced. She says she has been vaccinating toy breeds with half doses for years.

“Vaccinations are up to the discretion of the veterinarian. It is not required to follow the label direction as long as you have informed consent and discussed it with the owner,” said Dr Dodds.

http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/john-robb-banfield-petsmart-rabies/



The Truth About Pet Vaccines - Dr. Karen Becker on Vets getting rabies shots and over vaccinating pets, titers

“Veterinarians are starting to realize that there’s a problem here.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3P7FnSTcC8



This is the 14 page document to educate your veterinarian that vaccines are dose dependent by weight and a rabies titer indicates immunity!

http://protectthepets.com/Information.pdf
http://protectthepets.com/

Doctor Robb's Dosage Chart For Vaccinating Dogs For Rabies

“Remember, the statement repeated over and over to continue the overdosing agenda of small dogs is "You are vaccinating an immune system so all animals get the same dose?!"

This is at best a false assumption never proved by science and at worst a lie perpetuated that has cost the lives of millions of small pets! It stops here and it stops now!”

http://protectthepets.com/Vaccine_Volume.pdf




VetFinder – Find a Holistic Veterinarian - American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association

http://www.ahvma.org/find-a-holistic-veterinarian/
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#1498807 --- 05/15/17 07:43 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Vet 101: Vaccinations - 2007

Dr James L Busby describes how vets overcharge pet owners by requiring unnecessary vaccinations.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBSt1rk-J6s
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#1500158 --- 06/18/17 08:46 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Herbicide Glyphosate found in Pet Foods - 2015

Fox: “Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide which contains the active ingredient glyphosate, recently designated a possible carcinogen, is actually absorbed by GM (genetically modified) crops genetically engineered to be resistant to this herbicide. Most corn, soy, sugar beet, cotton, and canola produced in the U.S. is GM, as is much imported rice. Glyphosate is also used to dessicate wheat and other crops before harvesting.

My concerns about this herbicide, among others, getting into the food chain and in what we consume ourselves, feed to farmed and laboratory and zoo animals, and to our dogs and cats have been recently confirmed. Research scientist Dr. Anthony Samsel, Deerfield, NH has shared some of his findings prior to his scientific report being published. Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) the accepted EPA method of analysis, he found levels of glyphosate ranging from 0.022 – 0.30 mg/kg in cat and dog foods. Brands evaluated, all of which tested positive, were in manufactured cat and dog foods from several manufacturers: Purina Cat Chow Complete, Purina Dog Chow Complete, Purina Beyond Natural-Simply Nine, Rachel Ray Zero Grain, Rachel Ray Nutrish Super Premium, Iams Proactive Health, 9 Lives Indoor Complete, Friskies Indoor Delights.

Dr. Samsel informs me that the pet food industry “adds NaNO2 (sodium nitrite) to some pet foods as a preservative. This is very common and in the presence of glyphosate is deadly. Glyphosate reacts continuously over time with NO2 and produces N-Nitrosoglyphosate which is a nasty carcinogen along with phosphonic acids AMPA and MAMPA. Another scary scenario is Nitrite formation (NO2) from nitric oxide (NO) which is the end product in cells of animals e.g. like macrophages and result of Nitrous acid formation which reacts with glyphosate resulting in N-Nitrosoglyphosate. This is another reason why this stuff needs to be immediately pulled from the market”.

(Title of the peer-reviewed research article by Anthony Samsel and Stephanie Seneff including these findings will be published in September in a special issue of The Journal of Biological Physics and Chemistry is: Glyphosate, Pathways to Modern Diseases IV: Cancer and Related Pathologies.”

Samsel: “...It is disturbing to also note that N-Nitrosoglyphosate is not the only concern of the metabolites and reaction products found in their animal experiments. Monsanto showed a number of metabolites other than Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) which included an unidentified compound known as compound #11 occurring with frequency equal to or greater than N-N-nitrosoglyphosate. We still do not know what that compound is or what its effects might be on biology. In my opinion, Glyphosate should never have been brought to market based on those early studies.”

http://truthaboutpetfood.com/herbicide-glyphosate-found-in-pet-foods/



New Documentary Slams Popular Pet Food Brands (Available on Netflix)

“Pet Fooled,” a new documentary showing in Chicago on Tuesday night, blasts the top-selling pet foods as being unhealthy for your dog or cat.

Veterinarian Dr. Karen Becker said corn, wheat and soy are the primary ingredients in popular commercial pet foods, and not because they are good for pets, but because they are less expensive.

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/01/10/new-documentary-slams-popular-pet-food-brands/
http://www.petfooled.com/screenings.html



The Horrible Hundred 2017: Uncovering U.S. Puppy Mills

Buying a puppy online or from a pet store? You could be supporting businesses like these.

http://www.humanesociety.org/news/press_releases/2017/05/horrible-hundred-2017-uncovering-puppy-mills.html?referrer=https://www.facebook.com/
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/conten...r9woYUDFll/file



Seneff: “Hmmm. "The Purdue studies also found that vaccinated dogs were developing autoantibodies to their own collagen." Probably due to glyphosate contamination in the vaccine. Glyphosate gets into collagen by mistake in place of glycine and makes it allergenic. About 25% of the amino acids in collagen are glycines.”

The Purdue Vaccination Studies and Auto-antibodies

This means that the vaccinated dogs — ”but not the non-vaccinated dogs”– were attacking their own fibronectin, which is involved in tissue repair, cell multiplication and growth, and differentiation between tissues and organs in a living organism.

The vaccinated Purdue dogs also developed autoantibodies to laminin, which is involved in many cellular activities including the adhesion, spreading, differentiation, proliferation and movement of cells. Vaccines thus appear to be capable of removing the natural intelligence of cells.

Autoantibodies to cardiolipin are frequently found in patients with the serious disease systemic lupus erythematosus and also in individuals with other autoimmune diseases.

http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/purdue-vaccination-studies/



Dr. Karen Becker added a new video: My Advice on Rabies Vaccination.

https://www.facebook.com/doctor.karen.becker/videos/10155203806617748/
https://www.facebook.com/doctor.karen.be...e=2&theater



Dr. John Robb:

“It's medical malpractice to vaccinate any dog or cat for rabies who has a protective titer! Healthy or not! We must pass the Amended Rabies Law! Protect the Pets! Doc”

https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/TOB/h/2017HB-05659-R00-HB.htm

“Here is the 1992 French Study that proved a Rabies Titer indicates Immunity!” French Study - Aubert

http://www.oie.int/doc/ged/D8652.PDF

THE TIDAL WAVE! Amending the rabies law here in the US and around the world… Dr. John Robb…

“Veterinarians, stop doing it and help change the law.”

https://www.facebook.com/john.robb.7982/posts/718035528369318



“I Spent My Career Watching Pets Die” – Veterinarian Speaks Out, Presents Decades of Research Linking Pet Deaths to Over-Vaccinations. His Plea is Met with Laughter…

http://althealthworks.com/12425/thousand...laughteryelena/



Vaccinations written by Marina Zacharias

Yes, I’m shouting at you. I only hope you will start shouting this fact at others you know. For our animals sake, spread the word as far and as fast as you can!!

http://www.naturalrearing.com/coda/l_vaccinations.html
http://www.dogs4dogs.com/blog/2009/08/06/treating-adverse-vaccine-reactions-by-jean-dodds-dvm/



The Truth About Pet Vaccines - Dr. Karen Becker on Vets getting rabies shots and over vaccinating pets, titers

“Veterinarians are starting to realize that there’s a problem here.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3P7FnSTcC8



This is the 14 page document to educate your veterinarian that vaccines are dose dependent by weight and a rabies titer indicates immunity!

http://protectthepets.com/Information.pdf
http://protectthepets.com/

Doctor Robb's Dosage Chart For Vaccinating Dogs For Rabies

“Remember, the statement repeated over and over to continue the overdosing agenda of small dogs is "You are vaccinating an immune system so all animals get the same dose?!"

This is at best a false assumption never proved by science and at worst a lie perpetuated that has cost the lives of millions of small pets! It stops here and it stops now!”

http://protectthepets.com/Vaccine_Volume.pdf
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#1500968 --- 07/06/17 03:23 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Respectfully...

Are GMOs causing an increase in allergies?

According to a recent national survey, the potential that GMOs might cause allergies is a prime concern of consumers. The survey was conducted by GMO Answers, an initiative of the Council of Biotechnology Information, an industry trade group. Scientists and experts provide answers but are not paid to do so. The answer to that question is “no”, writes Lisa D. Katic, a food policy consultant:

Story:
https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2014/04/16/are-gmos-causing-an-increase-in-allergies/
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#1500969 --- 07/06/17 03:30 PM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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and also respectfully...

Are GMOs to blame for the loss of nutrients in our fruits and vegetables?

https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2015/11/18/gmos-blame-loss-nutrients-fruits-vegetables/
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#1501454 --- 07/13/17 08:15 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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See, "State of the Science of Gmo Foods." It's all there. Respectfully.
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#1501459 --- 07/13/17 08:43 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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A test pet owners can do at home. If your dog's urine kills the grass, put your pet on non gmo pet food (Trader Joe's) for a month and see the difference. Also, if your cats are vomiting pet food frequently, like several times a week, if you buy non gmo, the vomiting will stop. If gmo (glyphosate) in our food kills grass, what is it doing to our and our pet's health?

Scientist Anthony Samsel tells a story of how he got interested in studying gmo (glyphosate) in food. He was trying to keep some pests out of his garden, so he used his own urine. He was surprised to see that his urine killed the grass.

December 6, 2015 interview...

Tony: "Apart from the food that we are eating, if it is sprayed on grassland, if it is sprayed over forests where humans will not eat things, but others - insects, worms, birds, deer and moose, ...can they too have the wrong building block in their biology?"

Anthony: "Yes, yes, yes. Glyphosate is a synthetic amino acid. It mimics the natural amino acid glycine, and yes all life forms will be affected. All life forms will be negatively affected by this chemical. This chemical should not be in any biology. This chemical should not be manufactured, should not be used, this operation needs to be shut down lock, stock, and barrel."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEiH9wWXZCQ

Again, Samsel...From July 15, 2015 GMO Free News Segment...

"When chemicals are mixed with other chemicals often there is synergistic effects unknown consequences...
Nobody's using organic feed stock...

...both Seralini and i have shown that their controls are contaminated...

They added in so that any results that showed that glyphosate caused a particular type of cancer or affect, was zeroed out and so that is how they were able to tell the EPA that glyphosate is harmless by the use of historical controls. That practice needs to be banned in science.

The industry doesn't want this discussed. The government doesn't want this discussed. The Obama Administration, the Bush Administration, they were promoting biotechnology, this is part of this country's economic engine and when you start treading on people's toes in this area, you are interfering with vast fortunes that are being developed.

They had the EPA seal those documents so that no one would ever revisit them and look at the hard evidence."

At 1:02:00 Regarding spraying non-gmo crops (non gmo corn)
"...and I'm looking at the changes that the herbicide induces in the plant itself, and glyphosate herbicide, all the herbicides for that matter, induce changes in the plant...it dies, but in the process of dying it also changes its chemistry...and so I have a result that shows how glyphosate influences the mineral composition of the non gm corn in the death state, so if you go through and dessicate a crop, spray a crop prior to harvest, that's not a genetically engineered crop, you're changing it's mineral content, its fatty acid content and its vitamin content. You're altering it. So these things are going into our diet as well. I mean when they spray wheat or they spray barley or oates, they're crossing changes in the food itself. It's like microwaving your food. It's unhealthy to microwave your food because it changes the chemical structure of the food. That's why the Russians banned microwave ovens...when you start messing with fatty acids you can make a food unhealthy to eat...if they are out of balance, it's going to become inflamatory to your biology and I've seen this in some of the genetically engineered varieties."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyaBVh8hJUI&feature=youtu.be
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6OxbpLwEjQ





Really good article by Dr. Will Falconer, DVM "How Safe is Your Animal from GMOs?"

Bottom line: plant breeding and animal breeding is generally safe and has a long history. GM is far more insidious genetic manipulation that is in its infancy and is already raising grave concerns for the health of people, plants, and animals.
Therefore, if you’re feeding processed pet food or horse feed, and the label includes any corn or soy (or products derived from either), or canola oil or beet derivatives, odds are very high your animals are being exposed to GMOs.

As is often the case, animals are studied to determine if humans might get sick from some new experimental drug or chemical or process. Here are some findings worth taking caution from:
“In 2009, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) stated that, “Several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with genetically modified (GM) food,” including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, faulty insulin regulation, and changes in major organs and the gastrointestinal system.

The AAEM has asked physicians to advise all patients to avoid GM foods.

http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/how-safe-is-your-animal-from-gmos/



Pusztai. This is one of the first scientists who blew the whistle on gmo foods. They did the same thing to Seralini.

Árpád Pusztai
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%81rp%C3%A1d_Pusztai

Arpad Pusztai - Blowing the Whistle, He Knew the Truth About GMO's Years Ago - 2012
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Onw72ShqbP4

Fifteen years too late -- when will Pusztai get an apology from those who destroyed his career?
http://www.gmfreecymru.org/documents/pusztai-fifteen-years-too-late.html

Dr Arpad Pusztai: GM Potatoes Damage Gastrointestinal Tract in Rats
http://www.gmoevidence.com/aberdeen-university-gm-potatoes-damage-gastrointestinal-tract-in-rats/

Pusztai to receive Stuttgart Peace Prize
http://www.gmwatch.org/latest-listing/1-news-items/11801-pusztai-to-receive-stuttgart-peace-prize-




This documentary is a good place to start to learn about this.

Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives
10 minute trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TB5EBFUwaw0
free on you tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak-fQRYjPBI&nohtml5=False
film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-WUsaASEkc
Institute for Responsible Technology
http://responsibletechnology.org/
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#1501461 --- 07/13/17 09:00 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Glyphosate & Honeybees, interview with Don Huber

If it's killing the bees, what is it doing to us and our pets.

Bees are the canary in the coal mine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HFDeno_5vU&feature=youtu.be
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#1501669 --- 07/17/17 10:48 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Originally Posted By: MissingArty
A test pet owners can do at home. If your dog's urine kills the grass, put your pet on non gmo pet food (Trader Joe's) for a month and see the difference. Also, if your cats are vomiting pet food frequently, like several times a week, if you buy non gmo, the vomiting will stop. If gmo (glyphosate) in our food kills grass, what is it doing to our and our pet's health?

Scientist Anthony Samsel tells a story of how he got interested in studying gmo (glyphosate) in food. He was trying to keep some pests out of his garden, so he used his own urine. He was surprised to see that his urine killed the grass.

December 6, 2015 interview...

Tony: "Apart from the food that we are eating, if it is sprayed on grassland, if it is sprayed over forests where humans will not eat things, but others - insects, worms, birds, deer and moose, ...can they too have the wrong building block in their biology?"

Anthony: "Yes, yes, yes. Glyphosate is a synthetic amino acid. It mimics the natural amino acid glycine, and yes all life forms will be affected. All life forms will be negatively affected by this chemical. This chemical should not be in any biology. This chemical should not be manufactured, should not be used, this operation needs to be shut down lock, stock, and barrel."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEiH9wWXZCQ

Again, Samsel...From July 15, 2015 GMO Free News Segment...

"When chemicals are mixed with other chemicals often there is synergistic effects unknown consequences...
Nobody's using organic feed stock...

...both Seralini and i have shown that their controls are contaminated...

They added in so that any results that showed that glyphosate caused a particular type of cancer or affect, was zeroed out and so that is how they were able to tell the EPA that glyphosate is harmless by the use of historical controls. That practice needs to be banned in science.

The industry doesn't want this discussed. The government doesn't want this discussed. The Obama Administration, the Bush Administration, they were promoting biotechnology, this is part of this country's economic engine and when you start treading on people's toes in this area, you are interfering with vast fortunes that are being developed.

They had the EPA seal those documents so that no one would ever revisit them and look at the hard evidence."

At 1:02:00 Regarding spraying non-gmo crops (non gmo corn)
"...and I'm looking at the changes that the herbicide induces in the plant itself, and glyphosate herbicide, all the herbicides for that matter, induce changes in the plant...it dies, but in the process of dying it also changes its chemistry...and so I have a result that shows how glyphosate influences the mineral composition of the non gm corn in the death state, so if you go through and dessicate a crop, spray a crop prior to harvest, that's not a genetically engineered crop, you're changing it's mineral content, its fatty acid content and its vitamin content. You're altering it. So these things are going into our diet as well. I mean when they spray wheat or they spray barley or oates, they're crossing changes in the food itself. It's like microwaving your food. It's unhealthy to microwave your food because it changes the chemical structure of the food. That's why the Russians banned microwave ovens...when you start messing with fatty acids you can make a food unhealthy to eat...if they are out of balance, it's going to become inflamatory to your biology and I've seen this in some of the genetically engineered varieties."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyaBVh8hJUI&feature=youtu.be
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6OxbpLwEjQ

Condemning Monsanto With Bad Science Is Dumb:

Did you see the latest indictment of Monsanto making the rounds? It’s a “peer-reviewed” paper in the journal Entropy, co-authored by Anthony Samsel and Stephanie Seneff, blaming glyphosate, the compound in the herbicide Roundup, for virtually all the ills that can befall us.

But here’s the thing — they made it up. Or, all but. They say, “We explain the documented effects of glyphosate and its ability to induce disease, and we show that glyphosate is a ‘textbook example’ of exogenous semiotic entropy: the disruption of homeostasis by environmental toxins.” Exogenous semiotic entropy! That sounds serious. Google it, though, and you find that those three words occur together in only place. This paper. They made it up. At first, I thought the whole thing was one of those jargon-laden academic hoaxes but, alas, it isn’t.

Story:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tamar-haspel/condemning-monsanto-with-_b_3162694.html

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She’s baa-aack.

Remember Stephanie Seneff? When last Orac discussed her, she had been caught dumpster diving into the VAERS database in order to torture the data to make it confess a “link” between aluminum adjuvants in vaccines and acetaminophen and—you guessed it!—autism. It was a bad paper in a bad journal known as Entropy that I deconstructed in detail around two years ago. As I said at the time, I hadn’t seen a “review” article that long and that badly done since the even more horrible article by Helen Ratajczak entitled Theoretical aspects of autism: Causes–A review (which, not surprisingly, was cited approvingly by Seneff et al). Seneff, it turns out, is an MIT scientist, but she is not a scientist with any expertise in autism, epidemiology, or, for that matter, any relevant scientific discipline that would give her the background knowledge and skill set to take on analyzing the epidemiological literature regarding autism. Indeed, she is in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT, and her web page there describes her thusly:

"Stephanie Seneff is a Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. She received the B.S. degree in Biophysics in 1968, the M.S. and E.E. degrees in Electrical Engineering in 1980, and the Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1985, all from MIT. For over three decades, her research interests have always been at the intersection of biology and computation: developing a computational model for the human auditory system, understanding human language so as to develop algorithms and systems for human computer interactions, as well as applying natural language processing (NLP) techniques to gene predictions. She has published over 170 refereed articles on these subjects, and has been invited to give keynote speeches at several international conferences. She has also supervised numerous Master’s and PhD theses at MIT. In 2012, Dr. Seneff was elected Fellow of the International Speech and Communication Association (ISCA).

In recent years, Dr. Seneff has focused her research interests back towards biology. She is concentrating mainly on the relationship between nutrition and health. Since 2011, she has written over a dozen papers (7 as first author) in various medical and health-related journals on topics such as modern day diseases (e.g., Alzheimer, autism, cardiovascular diseases), analysis and search of databases of drug side effects using NLP techniques, and the impact of nutritional deficiencies and environmental toxins on human health."


So what we have here is a computer scientist interested in artificial intelligence who thinks she can switch her expertise to medicine, biology, and epidemiology. Let’s just put it this way. An undergraduate degree in biophysics in 1968 does not qualify one to do this sort of research, and, as I discussed in her foray into autism and vaccine epidemiology, it really does show. Badly. The paper was so embarrassingly incompetent that I’m surprised any journal was willing to publish it.

More:
http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2014/12/31/oh-no-gmos-are-going-to-make-everyone-autistic/
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#1501671 --- 07/17/17 10:58 AM Re: GMO in pet food [Re: MissingArty]
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Originally Posted By: MissingArty

Really good article by Dr. Will Falconer, DVM "How Safe is Your Animal from GMOs?"

Bottom line: plant breeding and animal breeding is generally safe and has a long history. GM is far more insidious genetic manipulation that is in its infancy and is already raising grave concerns for the health of people, plants, and animals.
Therefore, if you’re feeding processed pet food or horse feed, and the label includes any corn or soy (or products derived from either), or canola oil or beet derivatives, odds are very high your animals are being exposed to GMOs.

When Homeopathy Becomes Truly Dangerous:

I have often written about homeopathy, not because it is a particularly popular or important therapy (only about 3.5% of Americans, for example, report having tried it) but because it is one of the clearest and most egregious examples of pseudoscience. The case against homeopathy is very strong, and it is clearly theoretically implausible and clinically proven to be nothing more than a placebo.

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A recent post on the Holistic Care for Animals Facebook page (which is described as “the Facebook presence of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy.”) directed readers to a page promoting “Emergency Vet Alternatives.” This page, part of a site run by homeopathic veterinarian Will Falconer, provides some of the most egregiously dangerous advice for pet owners I have come across. Dr. Falconer promotes his “homeopathic emergency kit,” which he suggests can substitute for a visit to an emergency veterinary clinic even in the case of serious I injury and illness.'

'I’m building a custom homeopathic emergency kit, with remedies that will get your animal well in the common emergencies you are likely to confront. Things like:
• parvo
• vomiting after eating spoiled food
• bee stings and worse, the allergic reactions to them that can shut off airways
• burns
• injuries: car accidents, tails in a car door, sprains, etc.
• bite wounds, cuts, gunshot wounds
• bloat
• pain from overexertion
• splinters, fox tails, thorns
• abscesses
• shock

http://skeptvet.com/Blog/2013/10/when-homeopathy-becomes-truly-dangerous/

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Canine Influenza and Quack Vets:

As an example of egregious and dangerous misinformation about canine influenza, we can turn to our old model of veterinary quackery, Dr. Will Falconer. This fellow regularly attacks science-based veterinary medicine and essentially recommends magic as a substitute. He has a fondness for homeopathy, despite the abundant evidence that it is useless pseudoscience, and he has a particular loathing for vaccines. Predictably, he recommends homeopathy as treatment and prevention for canine influenza, providing an excellent model of the ridiculous fake science of homeopathy, and he derides vaccination as a preventative measure with arguments that are clearly and demonstrably false.

To begin with, he has posted his process for determining which homeopathic products to use to treat canine influenza. This involves the usual nonsense of listing symptoms which are in no way unique to this disease and then turning to collections of substances organized by the symptoms they are supposed to cause in healthy individuals based on so-called provings. Extremely dilute versions of these substances are then given one at a time. If the pet gets better, the treatment gets the credit. If not, another remedy is chosen just as capriciously and on and on until the patient either recovers or dies or the owner realizes that they are being scammed.

Dr. Falconer used this process to select a classic homeopathic remedy, Nux vomica (the poison strychnine diluted into non-existence), as the “cure” for canine influenza. However, after a couple of clients tried a different product (phosphorus, also diluted into non-existence) and their dogs got better, he decided this was the first choice cure. The fact that none of these patients were ever actually tested to see if they had influenza doesn’t bother Dr. Falconer, which given his demonstrated belief in magic isn’t surprising. One can easily see how this sort of extended process of trying one fake remedy after another without obtaining a real diagnosis or making any effort to employ real medical treatment could be dangerous for a dog who actually has influenza, or any other serious illness. It is ethically inexcusable for a veterinarian to practice this way, and it astounds and depresses me that Dr. Falconer is permitted to do so.

http://skeptvet.com/Blog/2015/06/canine-influenza-and-quack-vets/
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