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Food is a basic need for humans and our dogs, but what it does for us is anything but basic. And food is powerful, especially to our dogs. Food gives our dogs energy, it gives them pleasure, and it gives us a great tool for positive reinforcement. What’s more, food can do a whole lot to increase the overall health and well-being of our pets, says Dr. Jennifer Regis, a holistic veterinarian at Ancient Arts Holistic Veterinary Services in Seattle, Washington. According to Dr. Regis, the right foods can help heal our dogs. But, when we’re using food as a medicine, individual dogs need individual prescriptions, so always chat with your vet about your dog’s individual needs. There are some foods, including herbs and spices, that all dog lovers should keep on hand to help heal our best friends. Here are some ideas on what to feed a sick dog:

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