In this episode, recorded live, I once again welcomed the amazing Dr. Timo Tastutar and Lance Schuttler. We discuss species-appropriate movement and what this means for our animals' exercise; running or cycling with dogs and whether or not this is good for them; as well as how nutrition is key to preventing issues such as arthritis. We also discuss functional, metabolic, physiological, and behavioural needs and how this all helps you to make the best decisions for your animal.
This episode follows Episode 1 of my "Your Pets are Trying to Tell You Something" series (#1), where we discussed our animals' skin and coats, what early warning signs they can show us, the importance of having a greater relationship with our pets, and more.
- What is ‘species-appropriate movement’ and what can go wrong if our animals are not allowed to move and exercise as nature intended?
- The gradual changes that occur in us happen a lot faster in our pets. Bad food, toxins, and poor lifestyle can lead to physical and behavioural problems.
- We discuss running or cycling with dogs and puppies, typical issues associated with this and how to avoid them.
- The importance of nutrition in ensuring problems like arthritis do not develop, and how the quality of food and supplements is vital. Prevention is key.
- We also cover a variety of questions asked by listeners, covering topics such as allergies, environment, and arthritis.
So sit back, enjoy with an open mind - Stay Curious, and Stay Free, and, very importantly, please do let us know what you think in the comments or the reviews. Thank you.
Dr. med. Vet. Timurhan Tastutar (Timo) is a Veterinarian, with a doctoral degree in Equine Cardiology. Dr. Timo has worked extensively in the Equine and Pet food and supplement industry – in production, formulation and consultation for various companies. Dr. Timo specialises in animal physiology and movement, with broad experience in rehabilitation and nano-medicine for Horses and Pets. He is known for his ability to break down complicated scientific data and concepts and explain them to the general public. He prefers natural solutions as much as possible and prioritises long-term functional solutions to avoid the drastic, unwanted side effects that are often associated with short-term results.
Lance Schuttler Graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science and is the CEO and owner of Ascent Nutrition, a unique holistic nutrition company. He is also a Contributing Health and Wellness Writer at The Epoch Times.
His work includes the topics of regenerative agriculture, resource-based economies, and quantum technologies.
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Next time, I'm joined again by Lance and Dr. Timo. We'll be discussing the importance of understanding how our dogs and cats use the 5 senses and how this can help us optimise their health.
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