The Drugging of Our Pets

Assorted_Pills_2by Dr. Kim Bloomer

There are an enormous amount of ads for pharmaceutical drugs in every form of media these days for humans. But more recently those ads and their suppliers are also popping up everywhere for our pets. In fact pet owners are more than likely mimicking what is happening in human medicine by asking their veterinarians about possible drugs to help this, that or the other before the veterinarians even know about the available drugs due to heavy advertising of these drugs. The public at large is therefore being brainwashed into believing that the cure for anything wrong – behaviorally, physically, mentally, emotionally, etc. – can be cured or prevented by a magic bullet in some form of pharmaceutical drug.

***This article in its entirety is now available ONLY in the Better Understanding of Vaccines class at the American Council of Animal Naturopathy.***

About the Author:
Copyright © November 2010 Dr. Kim Bloomer. All rights reserved. No part of this article may be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the Author. This article is for educational purposes only. The decision to use, or not to use, any information is the sole responsibility of the reader.

Dr. Kim Bloomer is a certified animal naturopath and published author, consulting on canine nutrition and wellness. She hosts the internet radio show, Animal Talk Naturally with colleague Dr. Jeannie Thomason. The two are also the Founders of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy. In addition, Dr. Kim is a proficient blogger and writer on natural pet health, having co-authored the book Whole Health for Happy Dogs and authored the book Animals Taught Me That. Dr. Kim’s articles have been featured in various publications such as Animal Wellness, Natural Horse, Dogs Naturally, NM Breeze, Raw Instincts, and the Pet Connection magazines.

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Dr. Kim Bloomer is an animal naturopath consulting on canine and feline nutrition and wellness. In addition, Dr. Kim is a proficient blogger, writer, speaker and presenter on natural pet care as well as the Co-Founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy. She is the author/co-author of three books including Animals Taught Me That and the newest Essential Oils in Animal Care: A Naturopathic Approach co-authored with her two colleagues. Dr. Kim’s articles have been featured in various publications in both print and online.