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Diatomaceous Earth for Pets

Perma-guard’s Diatomaceous Earth deposit is 89 - 95 percent amorphous silica. It also contains 15 essential trace minerals including phosphorous, selenium, calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium, copper, zinc and iron. Silica alone is in fact crucial to bones, tendons, skin, cartilage and blood vessels. Silica exists in the blood stream and important organs such as the liver, heart, and lungs. Mixed with your animals normal feed it promotes improved health, well-being, vitality and productivity



Some of the reported potential benefits of daily consumption of DE include:

- 15 Trace minerals – beneficial for soil, plants, animals and potentially even humans
- Colon cleanser, digestive aid, has been shown to help with bowel problems
- Better feed conversion, improves weight gain and general health
- Promotes shinier coats, hair, skin, manes, hooves, nails and plumage
- Promotes an environment that insects don't like.
- Cost effective health supplement resulting in reduced animal stress, better well-being and potentially reduced vet bills.  
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Recommended dosage rates for animals and livestock

Kittens1/2 teaspoon per day
Adult Cats    1 teaspoon per day
Puppies   1/2 to 1 teaspoon p/day dependent upon size and breed
Small Dogs under 15kg1 teaspoon per day
Medium Dogs 15kg – 35kg1 tablespoon per day
Large Dogs over 35 - 50kg2 tablespoons per day
Giant Dogs 50kg +2 heaped tablespoons + per day
Cattle, Dairy Cows, Pigs2% of dry feed ration per day
Chickens, Pheasants, Quail5% mixed in feed per day
Goats, Sheep, Alpacas, Llamas2% in grain per day
Horses, Ponies, Donkeys 1/2 to 1 cup in daily ration
Zoo animals 2% in daily feed
Two legged mammals1 heaped tablespoons + per day
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