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When we post new articles or health alerts, you'll
get it first. We never post fluff.
Myths, lies, half-truths and outdated dog
much of it sold to us by advertisers and
"experts" mostly interested in profit-making
or maintaining the status quo -- determine
what your dog eats and even what
vaccinations and "pet meds" he or she gets.
Too often, it's not about informed consent
and science. It's about money.
It doesn't have to be that way. I'll
help you make informed choices the fun, easy
way without your having to make dog care
your full-time job. (All my book royalties benefit
ABOUT OUR BOOK
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Stand Up to Your Vet
Are You Unknowingly Damaging
Your Dog's Health?
I'm Jan Rasmusen.
That's me pictured here with my two
dogs, Jiggy (left) and Chiclet (right).
Ten years ago I gave my two “furry kids”
the very best care possible -- or so I
thought. They ate a top brand of
“natural” pet food, were “up-to-date” on
their shots and always protected with
monthly heartworm and flea meds.
I religiously followed advice from my
veterinarian and (I'm embarrassed to
admit) television ads.
one moment did I suspect that my good
intentions were actually
my dogs' lives.
I awoke to the truth when Jiggy
contracted a life-threatening autoimmune liver disease. Two years into
researching his illness, I came to the shocking realization about all the harm
my "care" had caused. I became so angry that I decided to share my findings in a
very different kind of dog care book.
I wanted my book to be unbiased,
independent of special interests and so much fun that people might actually read
it. I called it Scared Poopless: The Straight Scoop on Dog Care -- not
your average title and not your average dog care book. It's narrated by Chiclet,
an opinionated four-pound Maltese with a wicked sense of humor and a burning
desire to set humans straight.
I'm a consumer advocate for people who love dogs. Let me help you help your dog stay healthy. All proceeds of Scared Poopless
benefit animal causes. We have currently donated more than $60,000.
Read about Jan's accomplishments for
Read an excerpt from Scared Poopless:
Dog Food Myths
(narrated by Chiclet).
from dog care professionals and
Check out the book's
Table of Contents.
Click to see the list of the
WINNER OF TWO NATIONAL BOOK
Best Health Book
of any kind
Dog Writers Association
Best Care and Health Book
Best Animal Pet Health Book
Recommended by the Animal
Protection Institute and countless vets.
is a wonderful book! I was utterly hooked within a few
sentences.... I have rarely been so impressed by any
Dr. Jean Hofve, DVM, Editor-in-Chief,
Journal of the American
Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
Journal's book review
a book on canine health care that’s
also fun to read. …[It's] packed with everything you need
to know about giving your dog a happy and healthy life.
A word of caution – Scared Poopless is written in such
an attractive, conversational style, you may find it hard to
Read the entire review of this acclaimed dog care book
conceived and hosted the 2010 Safer Pet Vaccination
Benefit Seminar offering veterinarians six continuing
education credits and raising more than $50,000 to study
rabies vaccine immunity.
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Most Dogs Need a Lifestyle Makeover
most of us have been
misled about how to care for our dogs--mostly by people and
companies trying to relieve us of money. As a result, our dogs get too many drugs and mostly eat junk
food. They have toxic lifestyles that make them sick, pile
up vet bills and end their lives prematurely.
expect our animals to thrive on fast food. Most pet
food is overcooked and over-processed, not unlike our
own "fast food" -- except that pet food often contains
ingredients condemned for human consumption--like meat
from dead, dying, diseased or disabled animals or
pesticide-contaminated plant matter. The current
melamine contamination is a symptom of the
problem...but not the problem itself.
Let Chiclet tell
the truth about dog food.
vaccinate for the wrong things and we re-vaccinate too
often. Top immunologists and every North American
vet school changed their vaccination recommendations
years ago ... yet outdated vaccination practices persist
at most vet clinics. Tragically,
over-vaccination--vaccinating too often and with the
wines--can cause major disease, autoimmune
dysfunction, allergies, seizures and even death. Click
to learn the dangers of the
give antibiotics too often and replenish good
bacteria too infrequently.
fail to give important supplements every dog needs
to build and maintain health because they don't come in
pet food or multi-vitamin mixes.
We CAUSE food allergies with our feeding practices.
give medications that may be toxic--even deadly. We
need to learn how to easily check them out BEFORE
there's a problem.
Countless dogs are injured or killed by easily
tear stains, bad breath and brown teeth are
seen as cosmetic problems, not the health problems
chubby dogs may be cute, but overweight dogs face
grave health risks including early death, diabetes,
increased joint and tendon damage, and much more.
give year round meds for heartworms even though these
worms require sustained warm weather to develop. (Watch
for our new heartworm article on
fail to understand that diarrhea coming from changing
foods can be a sign that we need to change foods.
I didn't realize how much harm I was doing until Jiggy's
illness forced me to reevaluate my actions and begin my
research. I was doing the best I knew how to do, but it
wasn't good enough.
Do you know what you need
to know to avoid illness, premature death and huge vet
1. What is the safest way to clean your dog's teeth?
2. How can you make anesthesia safer?
3. What blood tests does your dog need, and when does your dog
4. Should I
These questions come up all the time. The answers can change
Do You Really Need Another Dog Care Book?
Is Scared Poopless That Different?
Scared Poopless Covers Subjects
You Won't Find Elsewhere:
crash course in anesthesia safety or post-surgical rehab?
Does your dog really need that blood test, or that surgery?
Want to protect your dog if something happens to you?
book has 20 chapters in 272 pages. Click to see the
Scared Poopless TABLE OF CONTENTS or
Unbiased: Most books are written from one expert's point of view.
Unfortunately, expert opinions differ. Some of them have undisclosed
financial motives … some stopped learning years ago ...
have always been just plain wrong.
My opinions came from years of research and
interviews with the top vets in the country --v ets on the
forefront of change. Where experts differ, I tell you.
had only one motive: improving the health of my own dogs. Click to see all the
veterinarians we interviewed.
Fun to Read:
No matter how good the information, it's useless if you don't read it and remember it.
Click to read our
It's Gift Quality:
The photos on this website are just a few of the 89
full-color dog photos in the book; and we saved the best for
inside the book. The pages are heavy, glossy stock.
It won the Ben Franklin Award for design as well as content.
Each chapter of Scared Poopless is a standalone
mini-book. Read the entire book in a few sittings, peruse a
chapter at bedtime or use it as a reference guide for when
specific problems pop up.
review of Scared Poopless in the American Holistic Veterinary Medical
Association Journal said,
90 incredible photos alone are worth the price of admission,
but this is much, much more than a cute picture book.”
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beloved Maltese Jiggy is now eight years beyond his diagnosis with
immune-mediated hepatitis. I still have to keep a close eye
on his health, but today he's 90% well. He's rambunctious
and happy, and has been off "prescription food,"
steroids and other pharmaceuticals for more than three
years. My "co-author" Chiclet is healthier and happier (and
more beautiful) than she's ever been before. Everyone thinks
she's a puppy -- and she's nine!
At the end of the day, I know I've done everything that
can be done to help both my dogs live the longest,
healthiest life possible. I hope you'll let me help you and
your dog do the same.
My very best wishes for you and
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P.S. If you're
thinking of buying
please, don't put it off. I
particularly urge you to read Scared Poopless
before your dog's next trip to the
vet -- especially before you go in for shots. The
money you could save avoiding unnecessary shots your dog may not
need will probably pay for the book…and then some!
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