Collagen is concentrated mostly in weight supporting tissues, basically cartilage and bones. Collagen is also concentrated in high percentages in the parts of the body transmitting strength, such as tendons. Collagen not only protects joint cartilage, it is also what protects tendons and ligaments against tears.
Full article: Vaccines, Collagen and Joint Disease
Filed under: Joint disease, Vaccination side effects
… most canine vaccines are tested on “average” dogs. And average dogs are well … average sized. They’re not usually Yorkies, Maltese, Pomeranians, Chihuahuas, or any other sub-ten-pound breed or breed-mix.
Which is perhaps why a greater percentage of small dogs suffer vaccine reactions. …
Read more at Fully Vetted: Does a Smaller Dog Need a Smaller Vaccine?
Filed under: Vaccination, Vaccination side effects
This article discusses the essential role of the immune system in maintaining the body’s overall general health and resistance to disease. The focus is on environmental factors or events which may cause or trigger immune dysfunction leading to either immune deficiency or immune stimulation (reactive or autoimmunity).
Related to these events is the development of cancer which is a disruption of cell growth control.
Read more at Dogs Naturally: The Immune System And Disease Resistance
Filed under: Autoimmune, Cancer, Disease resistance, Immune system, Thyroid, Vaccination side effects
The vaccinated, but not the non-vaccinated, dogs in the Purdue studies developed autoantibodies to many of their own biochemicals, including fibronectin, laminin, DNA, albumin, cytochrome C, cardiolipin and collagen.
Read more at Dogs Naturally: The Purdue Vaccination Studies and Auto-antibodies
Filed under: Auto-antibodies, Autoimmune, Vaccination, Vaccination side effects