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LIVE | Effects of a MCT Diet in Dogs, Diet & Reproduction, Aloe Vera & More...

Updated: Jan 26

How MCT oil may influence your dog's behavior. Relief for hotspots...the plant that outperformed a commonly prescribed topical antibiotic against staph in dogs and cats. Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the recent research plus more in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop.

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Every week in the Facebook subscription group, Inside Scoop, Rodney & Dr. Becker go Live to discuss some of the latest research and studies on nutrition and health. In this episode, a recent study showed that aloe vera can be more effective on staph in dogs than the commonly prescribed topical antibiotic, Gentamicin. Dr. Becker also shares how to use aloe vera to relieve hot spots and sores in dogs and cats. Also discussed, the benefits and effects that a ketogenic MCT diet has on your dog's microbiome, behavior, and GI issues. Plus listener questions and much more!

In this episode:


MCT oil: health and behavior benefits for your pet (01:35)


The effect of diet on pregnant dogs? (09:22)


The value of all life, prioritizing humans over animals and the moral dilemma. (16:54)


Aloe Vera: healing hot spots, burns, and wounds; how it compares to a popular antibiotic (20:13)


Reproduction & estrogenic foods: peas, soy, flax (29:08)



Mentioned in this episode:


The Effects of a Ketogenic Medium-Chain Triglyceride Diet on the Feces in Dogs With Idiopathic Epilepsy


Effects of Two Commercial Diets on Several Reproductive Parameters in Bitches: Note One-From Estrous Cycle to Parturition

Feeding Dogs: The Science Behind The Dry Versus Raw Debate, by Dr Conor Brady


Children Prioritize Humans Over Animals Less Than Adults Do

The therapeutic efficacy of Aloe vera gel ointment on staphylococcal pyoderma in dogs

The Effect of Aloe Vera Clinical Trials on Prevention and Healing of Skin Wound: A Systematic Review