Free veterinary consultation for Banixx customers-Dr. Richard Porter DVM

Banixx is delighted to announce an alliance with Dr. Richard Porter where he will give free veterinary consultation over the telephone. Banixx Pet owners will now be able to contact Dr. Porter via email or telephone and obtain veterinary advice and consultation at no cost.

Dr. Richard Porter attended Veterinary College at Iowa State University with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. He went into practice with the main focus on large animals. As time grew, he became interested in health and wellness as his small animal practice evolved. He recognized as a large animal practitioner that the farmers wanted him to keep the animals well with diet and supplements. He pondered why, in small animal medicine, they were taught to just treat the symptoms. Diet and wellness were sometimes added as just a side note.   Dr. Porter also was a veterinary consultant for KV supply, where he spent a great deal of time listening to others and researching about health and wellness concerning animals and humans. Across the nation, Dr. Porter has used his knowledge and wisdom not only to save countless pets lives but also to advise their owners what is needed for them to live a long healthy life.

BANIXX® Launches New Anti-Fungal/Anti-Bacterial Shampoo with Marine Collagen

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PINEHURST, NC - January 2017 - Banixx®, the #1 trusted First Aid solution for horse & pet owners, now offers a veterinarian strength shampoo that is ultra-enriched with Marine Collagen protein. The new Banixx® Medicated Shampoo, developed at the repeated request of customers, was formulated to aid horses in the recovery of multiple anti-fungal/anti-bacterial skin conditions such as Rain Rot (Rain Scald), Scratches, Girth, Mane, & Tail Itch, and Dermatitis. It provides sea-sourced amino acids that fortify hair fibers and repair damage. Finally, a shampoo that is effective against common equine skin infections, as it provides deep-skin gentle cleansing, works to rebuild, moisturize and strengthen a horse’s coat, and will leave your horse shining from mane to tail.

Banixx® Shampoo with Collagen is unique with its soap-free formula free of parabens, sulfates, and contains no alcohol or steroids. In addition, this deeply moisturizing and soothing shampoo is non-toxic, contains no added color or fragrance, and can be used daily for spot treatments or as an all-over body cleanser. Banixx® Shampoo is safe for all horses and will not bleach, stain, or affect coat color. For nearly a decade horse and pet owners have come to trust the name Banixx® and, the new shampoo is the perfect addition to their ‘stable’ of top-quality products.

Spay/Neuter Initiatives

Supporting the work of animal rescue organizations will always be a priority for Banixx. However, we also believe that an integral part of solving the problem of animal homelessness and overpopulation is developing affordable spay/neuter options and better education for pet owners about the importance of spaying and neutering.

Danny and Ron's RescueBanixx is working with animal rescue facilities to award monthly spay/neuter certificates for those who cannot afford the surgery. Working through its long-term relationship with Danny & Ron’s Rescue, of Camden, S.C. we are learning how best to fund these initiatives.

Ron Danta says this about Banixx:
"We use Banixx on everything that comes into our care, and, believe me, we see some pretty difficult cases. For all of these cases, we apply Banixx and it just goes to work! We get results in record time and just love the fact that Banixx has no sting and no smell to it. This prevents further angst for our dogs and puppies, who, for the most part, are already traumatized."

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Banixx Donates To America’s Military Working Dog Association

Military Working DogsBanixx collaborated with Military Working Dog Team Support Association in order to provide seven cases of Banixx Pet Care to our Military Working Dogs in Afghanistan and several cases for Dog Handlers at the Fort Hood Army Base.  One amazing aspect of the Banixx product is that its efficacy is in no way affected by exposure to heat, sun or freezing; which is also important when shipping to geographic areas where temperature extremes are the norm.  Banixx also has zero odor and zero sting, so it will not raise alarm or cause anxiety for these hard-working members of our military.

Five Facts About the Humble Hero of Your Feed Room: Beet Pulp

Beet PulpYou’ve heard of it, perhaps you even keep a bag on hand. Or maybe it’s already a regular part of your horse’s diet. But whatever the case may be, beet pulp, a lowly sugar industry byproduct turned equine feed, is a dietary option worth considering for your horse’s health and wellbeing.

Popular around the country and the world, beet pulp is high in digestible fiber and is a good source of “safe” structural carbohydrate‐calories. However, there are also many myths and misunderstandings about beet pulp. As a result, this very versatile feed is often avoided, relied upon too heavily, or used incorrectly in many horses’ diets.

Here are five facts about beet pulp that will help you get the most out of this economical, incredibly versatile feed:

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Banixx sponsors Hole-In-One competition at Fund Raiser to Preserve Our Forest Golf Tournament, Dec 2016

WMF fund raiser 354x320Banixx is offering $1,000 for each Hole-In-One at this Event that benefits the Walthour-Moss Foundation.

The WMF is a private foundation set up to protect and preserve over 4,000 acres of incredible forest and open land in North Carolina as a sanctuary for wildlife and for the enjoyment of mankind (as long as he is on foot or on a horse - motorized vehicles of any sort are strictly prohibited).

Its importance to the health of our world cannot be overstated.

EveryOne Wins at WHES !!

War Horse FinalsBanixx was proud to be part of the $20,000 War Horse Event Series (WHES) presented by Southern Pines Equine Associates, Adequan, and Merial, which concluded its spectacular 2016 season with the November WHES Championship & Horse Trials.

In 2016, Warriors Claim benefited from this Event.  This series recognizes the hard work of competitors at every level from Green as Grass to Training!  Banixx contributed over $1,500 in prizes. Prizes were awarded to Individuals through 6 places, Team, Second Chance Rescues, TIP, and 4H Leaderboards.

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7 Healthy Fruits and Vegetables Your Dog Might Actually Like

Nowadays many of us are eating better and getting more exercise to lead a healthier lifestyle and the same should be true for our four-legged friends. The growing obesity trend in America is also starting to affect the canine population and they face the same health risks as their human counterparts when it comes to being overweight.

Eating more fruits and vegetables also offer similar rewards when it comes to living healthy, but many people assume that dogs won’t eat their greens or don’t care for fruit. In many cases, this couldn’t be farther from the truth, so check out these seven produce favorites for your pet:

#1 - Watermelon: You may have seen an adorable video recently of a cute, little French Bulldog who gobbles up watermelon while sitting inside of the enormous fruit. At over 90% water, this melon contains more lycopene per ounce than a tomato, and this powerful antioxidant can help to reduce heart problems and stroke instances.veggiedog 600x397

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You asked, and…..We Listened!

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Our new label shows just some of the pets that Banixx successfully treats…

Dogs & Puppies, Cats & Kittens, Chickens & Bunnies, Cows & Sheep,

Goats & Reptiles and on and on!....Look for it next time you shop!

Banixx helps Country Acres with some needy Standard Bred horses

Rain RotHere is Jazz, rescued from a sad life of servitude in New York state... now, in a wonderful foster home while she recovers with the help of groceries and Banixx. This was certainly a case of rain rot, but as per usual, Banixx was 100% effective for rain rot treatment. 

 

           Here is Jazz, today, who was rescued by Country Acres and nursed back to health by
           Karen W. 

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Jazz has just had her 27th birthday, thus recovery took a little longer than it would have taken had she been a younger horse.  But, clearly, with Kathy’s dedicated care, Jazz was able to rise to the occasion!

Animal Rescue---Banixx pitches in to help

horserescue400x247In October 2015, a farm who advertised as a horse rescue in Virginia made headline news. Peaceable Farms was the location from which 100 horses, a miniature donkey, and several dozen dogs and cats were removed due to malnutrition and abysmal living conditions. Sadly, the rescue was too late for some.  Bodies of cats, dogs, and horses littered the farm including inside the residence of the owner.

Hope’s Legacy, Central Virginia Horse Rescue, and Orange County Animal Shelter stepped in.

Banixx has donated cases of product.

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News From HorseLoverz.com !

"What a fun month! One of the events was our Banixx promotion. Banixx is such a great product for infections…. not only because of its quick results but, also because of Banixx' great versatility and safety for use on ANY animal!  Banixx virtually sells itself!!  another great solution for our Pets that’s Earth-Friendly and made in the USA!!…"

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Jamie & Lisa Bissell of Bissell Quarter Horses - Banixx Fans!

Jamie Bissel on DP GonnaOutShineYa - another Banixx fan!Banixx Takes the Reins. 

Reining champion Jamie Bissell knows horses, and he also knows that the best thing for treating skin conditions on his hard-working show horses is Banixx Horse & Pet Care.  Jamie was born with horses in his blood. Jamie's grandfather had a working ranch in New Mexico with more than 300 broodmares and owned the famous AQHA foundation stallion, Midnite Jr. During summer vacations in high school, Jamie worked on ranches from Texas to British Columbia starting colts.

After training with some of the country’s most accomplished horsemen, Jamie opened his own training business in 1986. Since that time Jamie has trained horses and competitors in a wide range of disciplines including western pleasure, cow horses, cutting and reining. He has NSBA earnings of over $100k and nearly $200k in NRHA earnings. Jamie’s recent successes include 2014 All American Quarter Horse Congress with four championships and 3 reserve championships in reining.

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Banixx in Hong Kong!

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Check out our selling points written in Chinese!

 

Banixx Aids The Riverside Sheriff's Department - Mounted Posse Unit

Riverside Sheriff Dept PosseBanixx donated product for the Riverside Sherriff Posse Fundraiser...here is what Bonnie had to say about the event...

“The Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction was a huge success, thanks to all of the wonderful people who donated items. Banixx is very reasonably priced and the benefits of the product are key to horse people who typically have dogs that travel with them too. One key attribute is that is can be used on all animals. I love the small size to put in my first aid kits, carry in my trailer and to have easy access to. When my posse horse got scratches, he was extremely sensitive to sprays that sting. Having a spray that does not sting was a huge plus for me.”

 

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Mange in Dogs - Lola's story

Mange in DogsHere's Lola, at the time of rescue by Kat Nordby from Purrfect Dog Training, Glenwood City, Wi.  Lola was treated for mange in dogs with Ivermectin.  She was told that hair growth would take 3-4 months BUT... Kat had Banixx Pet Care in her arsenal !!

Here is Lola after just THREE WEEKS!!

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Heart to Horse Box & A Horse Box

Banixx is participating with several subscription services where members sign up for packages of horse products (either a one-time delivery or over several months).  Members then receive a wonderful, carefully selected box of trial-size premium quality horse products that may be new to them, or hitherto, not well known. Read More Below…

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Heart to Horse box finds exciting new mystery equine items that will surprise you and your horse every month, or for just one month, depending on your subscription. Heart to Horse Box will hand-pack everything to send to you and your horse at your address. 

 

 

A Horse Box

A Horse Box

A Horse Box - is an equestrian subscription box service! Our monthly subscription box service delivers high-quality products to your door. It is an easy, affordable way to find products that work for you and your horse. When you sign up for A Horse Box, each month you can spoil your horse with handpicked items - from the best grooming products to gourmet treats & more!  
Check it out now at http://ahorsebox.com/

 

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Banixx in Belize, Central America

Banixx in BelizeJimmy Braun, Sales Manager at Reiners in Spanish Lookout, Belize says this about Banixx:

"Banixx was introduced to Belize a couple of years ago and we have not looked back since! Its versatility, cost, and shelf life have made it an indispensable product for our customers. People have used it on all sorts of animals and we have only had positive feedback.  Our customers are very happy with all of the results from using Banixx. Why, just the other week, a customer came in looking for a product to help with a bad fungus problem that his sheep had around its eyes. He came back, in short order, to report that Banixx had taken care of the problems.

We are very happy with Banixx here in Belize!"

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Banixx supports Freedom Village in New York

freedom village logoFreedom Village is a residential refuge for troubled teens in New York State. Here is what Helen, from Freedom Village, says about Banixx:

"Once again, I want you to know how pleased we are with Banixx. One of the horses had scratches and we soaked a gauze pad with Banixx and then wrapped it over night. The next morning, we unwrapped it, and to our surprise, the scabs were already falling off. Banixx is amazing! We love Banixx. Thank you for a wonderful, amazing product."

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Banixx supports American Street Cat

American Street Cat logoSometimes there are not enough homes for our street cats, and some cats are simply not adoptable. American Street Cat neuters and spays the cats and then releases them.  Abby Haywood, Vice-President says "…an adult foster cat was admitted for dental surgery and we noted a ringworm infection inside her ears. The infection blossomed like mad over the course of the day due to the stress of the surgery. We started applying Banixx that night. Four days later, the visible signs of ringworm were 95% gone. The nickel-sized red and flaky flare-up was gone, with only perimeter scabs left. Banixx is far more fast-acting than the oral medications and stressful sulfur dips and anti-fungal shampoos that we’ve tried on cats and kittens in the past, and we’re singing its praises to our veterinarians, fellow rescuers, and pet owners". 

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Banixx’ affect on Ocular Tissue

Banixx was independently tested on ocular tissue in-vitro (so, no bunny rabbits involved!) and found to neither cause any irritation nor damage to eye tissue. The testing was overseen by the renowned Dr. Gilger of N.C. State Research Ophthalmology Laboratory.

The summation of his report read as follows:

“Based on these findings, therefore, the test article, Banixx, which resulted in a mean cellular viability of 94.79% on the EpiOcular culture system after a 30-minute exposure, would be classified as a non-ocular irritant. …similar to that of deionized water.” In other words, there was no difference between the samples treated with deionized water and those treated with Banixx.

While Banixx is not sold as an eye solution, it is essential to note that since many pet injuries and lacerations can occur in the vicinity of the eye, using Banixx around the eye will not cause any damage to eye tissue. For more detail, please go to http://banixx.com/for-veterinarians.

Banixx survives freezing temperatures!

Quart-sized bottles of Banixx were placed in a deep freeze for more than a week in order to test Banixx’ efficacy after freezing. The bottles were slowly thawed at room temperature. Banixx was then tested with a pH meter that gives results to 2 decimal places to see whether or not it’s pH had shifted as a result of the freeze/thaw process.

The results? Banixx PASSED the test! Despite being in the deep freeze for more than a whole week, its pH had not changed at all.

Banixx in the Bahamas!

Bahamas Feed 200x300Claire from the Bahamas Feed Store in Nassau gave us this report:

"Hi. (Banixx) is wonderful stuff. Very impressed. Has healed up skin issues on several foster pups really amazingly. Thanks again so much for sending test samples. We have placed an order and will be spreading the word to all of my animal people!"