Zoopharmacognosy for Dogs with Caroline Ingraham

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Zoopharmacognosy is the study of how animals self-medicate using natural substances. It has been found that many animals, including dogs, have the ability to self-medicate using natural herbs and mushrooms. This can help them to maintain their health and well-being, and address a variety of health conditions. In this episode of Your Natural Dog, we’re joined by Caroline Ingraham, leading expert in the field of animal self-medication and founder of Applied Zoopharmacognosy. She joins us to discuss how dogs can benefit from animal self selection. 

Episode Recap: 

  • What is Zoopharmacognosy? 
  • Self Selection in the Wild
  • Essential Oils for Pets
  • Success Stories
  • How to Help your Dog
  • Helping with Pain, Inflammation
  • Helping with Anxiety

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About Angela Ardolino

Angela Ardolino and Schnauzer Odie Angela Ardolino is a holistic pet expert and educator who has been caring for animals for over 20 years. Angela owns and operates Fire Flake Farm, a rescue animal sanctuary farm, and two locations of her natural pet salon and shop Beautify the Beast. She’s also the founder and formulator of CBD Dog Health, which offers high quality, all-natural cannabis health and wellness products for pets; Your Natural Dog, an online resource for natural pet products and healthcare techniques from trusted holistic veterinarians & pet experts; and MycoDog, which creates and produces high-quality medicinal mushroom and adaptogen tinctures specifically for pets.

Accordingly, she has used CBD Dog Health’s Full Spectrum Hemp Extract, and now MycoDog mushroom extracts, on all her pets at her rescue farm every day since 2016. Angela has Odie, a 16-year-old mini-schnauzer, as well as Jolene, Maza, and Rhemi. In addition, she has 4-10 more any time she is fostering or boarding. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and the Veterinary Cannabis Association. In fact, Angela has educated hundreds of medical doctors and veterinarians on the therapeutic uses of medical cannabis on animals.

About Caroline Ingraham

caroline ingraham zoopharmacognosy dog animal self selection your natural dog podcast angela ardolino Caroline is a leading expert in the field of animal self-medication and founder of Applied Zoopharmacognosy as well as the Ingraham Method of Individualized Medicine (IMIM). She is an author, lecturer and teacher, with 38 plus years of experience in self-medication and aromatic medicine. Her work plays an important role in animal welfare and encompasses an understanding of ethology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacology in combination with animal self-medication. Caroline works with domestic animals, as well as a wide range of other species, such as; kangaroos, polar bears, brown bears, elephants, tigers, rhinos and primates.

Her work has featured in many journals and magazines and Caroline has written numerous books on animal self-medication. She has appeared on the BBC, ITV, BBC Radio 4, National Geographic TV and at the Hay Festival of Literature and Arts.

Caroline is in demand globally as a consultant and teacher, speaking regularly at international symposiums. She lectures to vets, vet nurses, animal professionals, university students all over the world, as well as empowering those with companion animals to form new lines of communication using self-medicative techniques, to help animals in their care.