Choosing the Right Mushroom Supplement for Pets with Krysta Fox

Choosing the right mushroom supplement for pets with Krysta Fox of Pug and Hound Pet Apothecary mushroom tinctures vs mushroom powders tinctures vs powders

In this episode of Your Natural Dog with Angela Ardolino, we’re joined by Krysta Fox, an integrative Veterinary Technician and owner of Pug & Hound Pet Apothecary. Krysta leverages her years of veterinary and pet industry experience to help pet parents find the best natural supplements and food for their pets. She hand-selects every product in her store, saving pet parents the time and effort of research and guiding them to the best natural options. Krysta and Angela delve into the mushroom pet supplement industry, discussing how to choose the right mushroom supplement for your pet and the challenges of trying to standardize nature. Tune in for insights on navigating the world of natural pet supplements, especially when it comes to mushroom extracts, and ensuring you’re getting the best health benefits for your pets.

Episode Recap: 

  • It’s all because of Bruce the Pug
  • Pug & Hound Pet Apothecary
  • Being a disruptor in the pet industry
  • Recognizing when a product is the real deal
  • You can’t standardize nature
  • Medicinal mushrooms offer more than just beta-glucans
  • Testing hasn’t caught up to these medicinal mushroom products
  • What not to lose sight of when comparing powders and tinctures
  • Constantly doing the research to educate pet parents
  • Mushrooms get their medicinal properties from what they’re grown on
  • How substrates and adulterants affect mushroom supplement quality
  • The difference MycoDog mushroom supplements can make
  • Ask questions when choosing a supplement for your pet
  • Powdered mushroom extracts as a functional food
  • The power of real whole plant & fungi medicine
  • The FDA & the natural supplement industry
  • How to choose the right mushroom supplement for your pet

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About Angela Ardolino

angela ardolino your natural dog podcast cbd dog health mycodog pet health expert holistic Angela Ardolino, a certified holistic pet health coach, certified cannabis & fungi expert, and animal advocate, brings over 20 years of experience to the field. As a graduate of the inaugural class of Medical Cannabis for Therapeutic Use at the University of Vermont. She has been a member of the The Society of Cannabis Clinicians since 2017, as well as a vocal supporter of safe, natural, and ethically-grown whole plant and fungi medicine for pets.

Angela’s dedication to animal welfare extends beyond her advocacy work. She owned and operated Beautify the Beast, a pet salon and shop with two locations in Florida, where she developed innovative programs for boarding, training, and fostering dogs at her animal rescue, Fire Flake Farm.

As the founder of CBD Dog Health and MycoDog, she prioritizes pet wellness through safe, effective Full Spectrum Hemp Extract CBD for dogs, cats and horses, and wild-harvested, triple extracted mushrooms for dogs and pets. Providing the best in natural whole plant and fungi supplements, made ethically, grown in the U.S., and formulated specifically for pets. Angela also continues to educate and empower pet parents with her popular podcast, Your Natural Dog with Angela Ardolino, where she engages with experts in holistic pet care to explore topics ranging from nutrition and natural remedies to behavior and training.

About Krysta Fox

Krysta Fox Vet Tech, Pug and Hound Pet Apothecary, CBD Dog Health board of advisors Krysta Fox is an experienced integrative Veterinary Technician. Her career is inspired by her own beloved pug, Bruce Wayne, and his many medical issues. With her years of experience working in traditional, holistic, and integrative practices, working alongside some of the most gifted practitioners in the industry, her varied experiences have played a key part in expanding her knowledge of veterinary medicine.

She has also previously taken on several roles within the industry, including the formulation, manufacture, and sales of raw pet food as well as consulting on animal health and nutrition. With her combined veterinary and pet industry knowledge, she can effectively help almost anyone she comes across in some way regarding their pets’ health. When she’s not working to help educate pet parents, she enjoys horseback riding and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.