How do grooming products affect the health of my dog?

How do grooming products affect the health of my dog?

Many of you may wonder how grooming products may affect the overall health of your dog?

Just like the human body, our dog's body is a complex machinery that works as a unified system to keep it safe from harmful substances.  These harmful substances may enter the body in various formats, such as what our dogs eat on a daily basis, what we apply on their bodies, what they inhale from the products used on them and the environmental factors.

THE SKIN

The skin is the largest organ in the body and it absorbs everything that is applied on it.  Products that are absorbed regularly by your dog's skin include shampoo, conditioner, hydrating balm for the nose, paws and dry skin patches, refreshing spritz for the fur, as well as bug spray, just to name a few.  

LIVER HEALTH

The liver plays an important role when it comes to health.  The liver is a powerhouse that is overlooked and can be described as a true hidden gem.  It does all the primary work to keep the body safe.  The liver acts as a filter and breaks down toxins to provide a clean blood supply for body's nourishment. 

When we use grooming products that contain synthetic chemical, toxins, artificial fragrances and colours, all the ingredients get absorbed by the skin and enter the blood stream and pass through the liver to get processed.  When the liver is over-worked from high loads of toxins over time, it is unable to process all the toxins, which in turn stay in the body and manifest into chronic diseases, such as skin conditions, allergies, diabetes, liver disease, and cancer.

This is why it is extremely important to keep the overall toxic load of the body as low as possible through various aspects, such as diet and pet care products so the liver can function normally and continue to keep the body healthy and thriving. 

POOCH Botanics Grooming Products

We have formulated our grooming products using high quality Natural, Organic and Vegan botanical ingredients that the body and liver can recognize, process and filter in a healthy manner, while rejuvenating and nourishing the skin and fur. 

As dog parents, it is our obligation to provide healthy habits in every aspect of  our dogs lives so they can thrive and have a high quality of life for many years to come.  

POOCH Botanics Tip

If your dog visits grooming facilities, we recommend bringing your own clean grooming products for use.  This provides you with confidence and a peace of mind that you're keeping your dog safe and healthy at all times.  

 

References:

https://www.hepatitis.va.gov/basics/liver-as-filter

https://www.downtoearth.org/health/general-health

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition

 

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