I think our culture has become to obsessed with killing all germs, microbes, bacteria, and fungi(in ourselves, our pets and our environment). One big ccmpaompany’s germ killing product’s slogan is they are “Healthing”, when what the use (most people OVERuse it) of that product does is just what this article is discussing… CAUSING allergies and autoimmune disorders. My Nanny used to say ” a little dirt don’t hurt” and that is the truth. You don’t need to snaitize your home and you especially don’t need to sanitize your pet… all you are doing is making yourself & your pet I’ll.
Are we too clean for our dogs?
In this article, I’m endorsing all the nutty dog ladies whose houses rarely see a mop or vacuum cleaner, and who regard mud as a design statement!
Have you ever asked how the canine species survived before we came along and sanitised everything for them – before we made sure that they didn’t eat rancid meat and cleared up their poo, washed their bowls, invited them into our sparkling homes, and kept them clean with shampoos and baths? And did you ever wonder how they survived for millions of years without worming treatments?
Here’s some advice from a typical veterinary website: “All bitches are infected with roundworm larvae. These lie hidden and dormant within the body of the bitch and become active during pregnancy, infecting the pups while they are still in the womb. Once the puppies are born, further worm…
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