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Description: The body does not produce enough red blood cells or has a low red blood cell count which is caused by a variety of conditions. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia is one of the most common types of autoimmune disorders among dogs. Contributing factors: Blood loss from intestinal parasites, wounds, chemical compounds, feline leukemia, trauma, infectious disease, kidney failure.

Herbal Treatment: Some herbs that may form part of a formula are: Alfalfa is not just for horses. It is rich in minerals and vitamins and stimulates the immune system. It is also a blood purifier and helps to detoxify the body. Bitter Orange is an ancient herb that is rich in vitamin C and helps to promote iron absorption. Dandelion is high in folic acid, iron and B12, which is needed to fight anemia.

Homeopathic Treatment:
Homeopathics are medical formulas based on a theory of like cures like and highly diluted quantities of medicinal substances are given to cure symptoms. china officinalis

Flower Essence: Centaury helps with week immune systems. honeysuckle helps to re-energize. Olive targets exhaustion.

Essential Oils:
Every essential oil has a unique and distinctive fragrance which stimulates the immune system, body and emotions in a precise way. The essential oils are diluted with a carrier for delivery because they should not be used in concentrate form. Carriers range from sweet almond oil to watermelon seed oil, each possessing individual healing traits. Essential oils are purposefully matched with individual carries to achieve a specific result. Some essential oil formulas may contain the following essential oils for this disorder:

Other:
Reiki or other types of therapeutic touch is beneficial. It has been our experience dogs respond positively to the healing human touch.