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Until the 1950s, selenium was considered toxic to horses in any amount. Further research proved that selenium in the correct quantities is an essential nutrient for horses. Selenium plays an important role in the body, especially acting as an antioxidant. Its deficiency can cause among other things, muscle degeneration. The oxidation process converts fats, carbohydrates […]
Cats are very sensitive to most medications. Pain relievers that humans and dogs are prescribed can be toxic to cats. They can be up to 5 times more sensitive to NSAIDs (Non-steriodal Anti-inflammatories) than dogs. NSAIDs relieve pain by inhibiting the enzyme, cyclooxeygenase, which produces prostoglandins, fatty acid compounds that have various hormone-life effects. Prostoglandins […]