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Hot & Cold Energies in Your Dog


If you think about it for a second you'll know that all foods have hot or cold energy about them that impacts the body. You know yourself that when you eat something like raw ginger you feel warmer and eating something like cucumber or melon makes you feel cooler. Foods play a massive part in the overall well-being of not only yourself but your pet too. We're talking here about the raw natural element of food not cooked, as all food in its natural state has a base of either a cold or hot force that impacts the body. 

Warm foods tend to be associated with helping with the digestive system and circulation whilst cold foods, tend to be for nourishment for the body. 

Knowing what symptoms to look out for means you can be one step closer to naturally treating your pet with food by knowing if they need cold or hot food to alleviate any ailments. 

It's important to also align foods with any seasonal changes for optimal health and that your dog has an overall balance between cold and hot foods because an excess towards either one or the other, can negatively impact your dogs health. For example, if you live in a warm client you want to avoid giving hot meats such as lamb in summer as your dog will be more uncomfortable but it's a great warming food for winter. 

Understanding the energy force of the foods, and symptoms in your dog to look out for and balancing this with seasonal feeding will go a long way to preventing disease in your dog and promoting health and longevity.

Click here to read all about getting started with seasonal feeding, the click here for Spring, Summer, Autumn, and winter.

Hot Energy Symptoms in Your Dog 

• won't sleep covered up
• seeking out cold places
• excessive bodily movement
• high metabolism
• warm ears and paws
• consistently seeking cool spaces
• excessive panting
• inability to maintain body temperature
• exercise intolerance
• yellow discharge from eyes
• excessively hungry
• restless, agitated, in your face behaviour, loud barking
• nervousness, excitable, anxious (can be other energetics here)
• prone to loose stool
• arthritis
• red gums and tongue
• pointed red tongue
• yellow tongue coating
• rapid pulse (high pulse - m. wood)
• food sensitivities, allergies, acid reflux
• hypersensitivity
• urination with crying out
• undigested food in stool
• acid reflux
• rapid intestinal transit
• fever (acute)
• high metabolic rate
• predisposed to hyperthyroid
• consistently elevated temperature
• hot stool
autoimmune disease
• systemic inflammation (along with other elements)
• ulcers in the mouth or GI tract
• dislike of warm food (temperature)
• hypothyroid (heat with dampness)
lacking coating (hot with dryness)
gains weight easily (heat and dampness)
• lipomas (hot / damp and cold / damp)
• hot spots (hot / damp)

Cold Energetic Symptoms in Your Dog

• seeking out warmth
• cooler skin
• likes to be covered up
• pale tongue
• prone to bacteria and pathogens
• depressed organ function
• predisposition to hypothyroid
• lack of vital force
• low level of digestion
• chronic constipation
• slow pulse, deep and weak
• fatigue or lethargy
• white or clear discharges
• poor appetite
• lack of thirst
• undigested food in stool
• inability to deal with stress
• poor circulation
• bladder weakness
• frequent urination
• tendency towards low adrenal function

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