Our Dogs are healthy and wishing you all a blessed Holiday!

Shadow, our Labrador, was tested for Valley Fever;  his test results and xrays are negative. :)  This is the best Christmas Holiday present I could receive!

Labrador Retriever mix

Shadow is healthy

If you live in Arizona, you and your animals will most definitely come in contact with Valley Fever fungi.  A strong immune system will defeat Valley Fever just like it would the flu.  The mucous membrane linings of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary tracts provide one of the first lines of defense against invasion by microbes. Internal defense mechanisms for the immune system include the Lymphatic system, Thymus gland, bone marrow, spleen, white blood cells and antibodies.

dog with a santa hat

Happy Holiday Dog!

I’ve learned quite a bit regarding an animal’s immune system and the importance of keeping your pet healthy.

Trigger, our Jack Russel, is currently on medication for Valley Fever.  He is doing great and running around the house like a puppy!  Valley Fever is treated with anti-fungus medication.

Jack Russel dog with a Santa Hat

Trigger wishes you a Happy Holiday!

The immune system is your cat’s, dog’s, bunny’s, etc…  PROTECTOR.   It is the immune system’s job to respond to infectious challenges and antigenic stimuli from the outside world without destroying the host animal itself.  My intention is to offer my pets the best food for their immune system so I’m currently researching products and herbs.

cat with a Santa Hat

Happy Holidays from Neffron, our newest cat.

For more information regarding your pet and Valley Fever Facts:

My entire family, with and without fur, wishes you Love, Peace and most of all Health this holiday and for the New Year, 2013.   God Bless you and your families :D

 

 

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8 thoughts on “Our Dogs are healthy and wishing you all a blessed Holiday!

  1. Pingback: Valley Fever symptoms in our dog | Tj's Garden

  2. So glad to hear your Puppies are doing ok. We are away from home on holidays at the moment and have had to leave our Black Lab and Jack Russel at home with Nana. Something I don’t want to do again anytime soon…Next time it will be pet friendly accomodation only! I miss them so much..Blessings to you!

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