At Home Dog Testing with Dr. Doug Knueven and Chelsea Kent On Your Natural Dog Podcast

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With the rising popularity of so many at-home tests for dogs, claiming to diagnose food allergies, environmental intolerances, and so much more from just a few strands of hair or saliva, many pet parents have questions. Do these at home dog allergy tests work? Are the results reliable? Which tests does my dog need? In this episode of Your Natural Dog with Angela Ardolino, we’re joined by Dr. Doug Knueven, holistic & integrative veterinarian for over 30 years, and Chelsea Kent, owner of Hero’s Pets holistic pet store, Solution’s Pet Products, and ParsleyPet, which offers at-home nutritional testing. Dr. Doug and Chelsea join us to discuss what pet parents need to know about at-home dog testing.

Episode Recap: 

  • Do at-home dog tests for allergies work?
  • How reliable are results from at-home tests for dogs?
  • Testing with your Veterinarian
  • Dog DNA Testing
  • How Parsley Pet works
  • No single test has all the answers
  • Allergies and intolerances can change over time
  • Glyphosate Pesticide testing
  • About Solution’s Pet Products

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About Angela Ardolino

angela ardolino your natural dog podcast cbd dog health mycodogAngela Ardolino is a holistic pet expert and educator who has been caring for animals for over 20 years. Angela owns and operates Fire Flake Farm, a rescue animal sanctuary farm, and two locations of her natural pet salon and shop Beautify the Beast. She’s also the founder and formulator of CBD Dog Health, which offers high quality, all-natural cannabis health and wellness products for pets; and MycoDog, which creates and produces high-quality medicinal mushroom and adaptogen tinctures specifically for pets.

Accordingly, she has used CBD Dog Health’s Full Spectrum Hemp Extract for Pets, and now MycoDog mushroom extracts, on all her pets at her rescue farm every day since 2016. Angela has Odie, a 16-year-old mini-schnauzer, as well as Jolene, Maza, and Rhemi. In addition, she has 4-10 more any time she is fostering or boarding. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and the Veterinary Cannabis Association. In fact, Angela has educated hundreds of medical doctors and veterinarians on the therapeutic uses of medical cannabis on animals.

About Dr. Doug Knueven

Dr. Doug Knueven DVM At home dog testing allergy testing for dogs podcast guestDr. Doug Knueven earned his veterinary degree from Ohio State University in 1987 and practices at Beaver Animal Clinic in Beaver, PA. He has earned certification in veterinary acupuncture, veterinary Chinese herbal medicine, and veterinary chiropractic. 

Dr. Doug has been practicing holistic, integrative veterinary medicine since 1995 and has written two books on the subject. He speaks nationally and internationally and was recognized as the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) “Holistic Teacher of the Year” in 2018. He also delivered the keynote lecture at the 2021 AHVMA conference.

About Chelsea Kent

Chelsea Kent ParsleyPet Hero's Pets At home dog testing allergy testing for dogs podcastChelsea Kent co-owns Solutions Pet Products (raw pet food and supplement company), ParsleyPet (HTMA mineral and heavy metal uptake analysis testing company) and Hero’s Pets (holistic retail pet supply store).

She has worked closely with Rodney Habib’s philanthropic non-profit, Paws for Change, and in collaboration with HRI Labs and Dr. Karen Becker. She also works with Dr.’s Barbara Royal and Natasha Lilly with the Royal Animal Health University and the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies. She has worked to implement laboratory analysis to determine nutritional adequacy and toxin load of popular commercially available pet foods; and to gain cohesive, structured, factual information about regulation, industry insights, company stories and more throughout the industry.