DIY Herbal Doggy Treats

Why not spoil your four legged friend this Christmas Season with some Home Made Doggy Treats? Ingredients 2 1/2 cup white flour 1 Egg 1 Chicken OR Beef cube 1/2 cup hot water Baking sheet Cookie cutter   Method Pre-heat oven to 200°C Warm 1/2 cup water in the microwave and heat to boiling point. […]

Herb Garden For Happy Pets

Herb garden for happy pets – July Herbs are just as beneficial for animals as they are for people. There are herbs that act as tonics, keep the skin healthy, repel fleas, aid digestion, get rid of worms and even give them a ‘high’, like catnip and cat mint! Cats and dogs not only share […]

Adding herbs to pet’s food

We should never forget that the ancestors of our domesticated dogs and cats were wild animals who were capable of looking after themselves very successfully. For centuries man has tamed and enjoyed the company of these animals for pure pleasure – 6,000 years ago the Egyptians regarded cats as sacred beings. Both cats and dogs […]

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Herbs for Healthy Pets

Herbs for healthy pets Catnip is not only great for cats but also a deterrent for flea beetles, ants and other small insects due to the active ingredient nepetalactone. Infuse a cup of leaves in 500ml water and spray on infected plants or sprinkle leaves around it. Keep your pets healthy by adding garlic to […]

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Herbal wash for dogs

Herbal wash for dogs Make a herbal extraction from any of the following insecticidal herbs, which all grow easily in your garden – rosemary, lavender, southernwood, lemon verbena, catnip, basil, lemon grass, citronella pelargonium. • Half fill a clean plastic bucket with any of these herbs (either singly or in combination) cut up roughly, and […]

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Flea Repellant

Flea repellent Make herbal powders using combinations of the following herbs: rosemary, lavender, southernwood, lemon verbena, catnip, basil, lemon grass, citronella pelargonium, marigold and the passion-fruit plant. Herbs love being trimmed, so cut them regularly, and dry them out of the sun, in your garage or pantry, layered on paper, or by hanging in bunches. […]

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Doggy Dinner Time

Doggy Dinner Time Don’t bore Fido. Try our vitamin-rich, balanced recipes to perk up your pet’s mealtime routine. • 500g chicken or turkey (combination of breasts and thighs) • 100g chicken liver • 1 large sweet potato or yam, baked and chopped • 250g broccoli florets or stalks • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley • 1/4 […]

Flea Repellent

Make herbal powders using combinations of the following herbs: rosemary, lavender, southernwood, lemon verbena, catnip, basil, lemon grass, citronella pelargonium, marigold and the passion-fruit plant. Herbs love being trimmed, so cut them regularly, and dry them out of the sun, in your garage or pantry, layered on paper, or by hanging in bunches. When dry, […]