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Pet G.O. Powder


Multi-Glandular and Organ Support - for dogs, cats and ferrets

Multi-Glandular Support - Pet G.O.

Nutrient rich glands and organs are superb foods for dogs, cats and ferrets. They are a vital part of a natural carnivore diet.

Pet's Friends glandular concentrates are from New Zealand range-grazed animals. No fertilizer, hormones, antibiotics or feed supplements are used. We use no solvents.

Wild carnivores eat meat, bones, intestinal contents and internal organs and glands, such as liver, spleen, kidneys, brain, adrenals, etc.

Dogs and cats are carnivores/predators. For millennia, they have survived by eating other animals. Observation of wild carnivores shows us that the first parts eaten after the kill are typically the abdominal contents (liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, pancreas and intestines) because the highest priority is placed on eating these organs. Muscle meats are often left to other scavengers, or eaten at a later time. The genetic makeup of our companion dogs (and cats) is historically, in combination with other factors, based on a diet that includes organ meats. But what is the value of consuming organs, specifically glandular tissues?

Glandular tissues contain vitamins, minerals, enzymes, peptides, nucleotides, and other nutrients, specific to each organ.

Today, processed pet foods do not include glandular tissues as ingredients, even those who feed a raw diet to their dogs often neglect to include some organs and glands - the animal tissue used in processed pet foods and the many of the raw diets is mostly muscle meat.

The removal of this traditional food group may well be contributing to the growing number of chronic health conditions seen in pets today. Advances in oral tolerance (OT) coupled with renewed interest in glandular therapy fit together well in the growing use of food as medicine.

OT refers to the process of feeding specific animal proteins, termed oral auto-antigens, to a patient with an autoimmune condition. When the gland or organ protein is fed to the animal and passes through the gut immune tissue, it is thought to desensitize the body's immune response to these proteins, thus calming the body's response to its own similar tissue. During this process, immune cells are transformed from "attacking" or causing "inflammatory" cells to less reactive cells, termed "regulatory" cells. OT also stimulates the production of "regulatory cytokines" that help to moderate inflammatory responses within the body.

Glandular Therapy (GT)

Like supports like

GT is based on the theory of "homostimulation" or "like supports like". For example, an animal eating a piece of liver is taking in nutrients that closely resemble his own liver, providing the body with similar building blocks and fuel for repair. Practitioners can think of it like this: a damaged liver needs a specific and complete combination of amino acids and other materials to rebuild functional liver cells. In GT, the most complete source of materials for liver repair would be healthy liver cells. What about brain damage? A closer look at brain tissue reveals a rich source of fats (phospholipids, Omega-3 and other fatty acids) vital to the repair and maintenance of brain tissue. Bovine trachea and cartilage contain glycosaminoglycans, important compounds (like hyaluronic acid, chondroitin sulfate) for joint health.


Enzymes are the foundation of energy and the life force in all living things. They are responsible for building, detoxifying, and healing the body. They are also the force that allows your body to digest and absorb food. Enzymes also regulate tens of thousands of other biochemical functions that take place in the body every day. Even thinking involves "enzymes". Without enzymes, seeds would not sprout, fruit would not ripen, leaves would not change color, and life would not exist.

Science has now confirmed (LEL) Low Enzyme Levels as the world's #1 killer, based on the late Dr. Edward Howell's 40-year research covering more than 700 worldwide studies. Low Enzyme Levels kill more humans than AIDS, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and accidents - combined. The studies conclude that all diseases, from cancer to the minor sniffle, have one root cause "Low Enzymes Levels".

Pet's Friend Pet G.O. Powder
Gland & Organ Concentrate

Nutrient rich glands and organs are superb foods for dogs, cats and ferrets. They are a vital part of a natural carnivore diet.

Pet's Friend glandular concentrates are from New Zealand range-grazed animals. No fertilizer, hormones, antibiotics or feed supplements are used. We use no solvents.


Contents (1 teaspoon)

Liver*740 mg
Brain*650 mg
Stomach*180 mg
Kidney*160 mg
Heart*160 mg
Spleen*92 mg
Pancreas*80 mg
Duodenum*36 mg
Thyroid*14 mg
Thymus*8 mg
Adrenal*8 mg
Parotid*4 mg
Pituitary*2 mg


Mix with food daily.

Pet Healthy Stressed/Sick
Ferrets, Cats & Small Dogs 1/4 teaspoon 1/2 teaspoon
Dogs 15-35 lbs. 1/2 teaspoon 1 teaspoon
Dogs 36-60 lbs. 1 teaspoon 2 teaspoons
Dogs over 60 lbs. 1 1/2 teaspoon 3 teaspoons

Or, as directed by naturopathic pet care practitioner.

* Whole raw bovine tissues are low-temperature processed to preserve naturally occurring vitamins, enzymes, nucleotides, lipoproteins & all other cell components.

Pet G.O. (glands & organ concentrate)

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