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  About Canine Health Concern

 

Canine Health Concern was formed in 1994 by Catherine O'Driscoll, after two of her beautiful young Golden Retrievers - Oliver and Prudence - tragically died.  She asked, 'why?', and the answers that came back were sufficiently disturbing to make her feel that independent research was necessary - free from commercial bias.  Catherine was sent scientific papers which told her that commercial pet food was nutritionally inadequate, and that many deficiency diseases are the direct result of poor feeding.  She also learnt that the annual shots we give to our pets each year, in the belief that we are protecting them from disease, are actually the largest cause of ill health in our pets today. 

Gwinnie, Daniel and Edward

CHC advocates real food for dogs.  That is, food that Mother Nature has designed, over millions of years, and which has made the species thrive for millions of years.  Members of CHC who have reverted to a CHC-recommended natural diet have seen illnesses disappear and vet bills plummet.   Our diet survey showed an 85 per cent drop in the number of veterinary visits once dogs were changed to real food. 

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From Elizabeth Hart

An open letter to the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC), the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, and others with a responsibility for, or interest in, ethical and effective companion animal vaccination.

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Golden Retrievers are bouncy, happy dogs, who fill their owners' lives with light. Spangler shone the same magic on his family - until he received a booster jab.......

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by permission from Dogs Today - June 2006

.....Leptospirosis seems the most controversial of all debates.

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by permission from Dogs Today - November 2006

.....When the damage is done.

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by permission from Dogs Today - January 2009

If this helps one beloved pet then it will be worth the tears. On 8th July, 2006, I took my 7 year old 76-pound Golden Retriever Gabby, and my 15 month old 14-pound Ragdoll cat Lulu, to the vet for their annual vaccinations. The same vaccination that they both received the previous year at around the same time.

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Emotional Freedom Techniques

Based on impressive new discoveries involving the body's subtle energies, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) has been clinically effective in thousands of cases for Trauma & Abuse, Stress & Anxiety, Fears & Phobias, Depression, Addictive Cravings, Children's Issues and hundreds of physical symptoms including headaches, body pains and breathing difficulties. More

This information will be an encouragement to anyone you know who has a dog that has been diagnosed with lymphosarcoma or any other canine cancer. It is the story of a flat coat retriever called Darby. She is a living miracle. No matter where you are in life and what you have contributed to creating or what is happening, you are always trying to do the best you can until you can find a better way. Maya Angelou put it like this, "You did then what you knew how to do, and when you knew better, you did better." www.pamperedpawswimspa.com/html/darby_s_healing.html

Catherine the great - article by Eileen Geeson for Dog World

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   Microchips

Léon was microchipped on September 1, 2003. Even though Léon had a tattoo and a passport, I was told that in order for him to fly with me, he also needed a microchip.

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  Since 1994, Canine Health Concern (CHC) has been exposing the truth about the influence of big business on your pets – so that your dogs can live long and healthy lives

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   How YOU can help the dogs

We have freedom to speak the truth. People need to know that we exist; with a website to read and gain knowledge from; a membership to join, the 'Shock To The System' book to buy; the Foundation in Canine Healthcare programme to learn from; and leaflets available for people to hand out.

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