Ep 1084 – Dr. Gary Richter

Biohacking for Pets: How to Supercharge Your Pet's Health & Longevity

Dr. Gary Richter

America’s favorite veterinarian, Dr. Gary Richter, shares all you need to know about biohacking your pet from his latest books, Longevity for Dogs and Longevity for Cats. You’ll learn which foods and supplements are best and about genetic testing that leads to a longer, healthier life for your pet.

Ep 1084 – Dr. Gary Richter

In this Episode of The Human Upgrade™...

You’ve heard lots on this show about biohacking, longevity, and how to help your brain and body perform better. But what if you could do the same things for your pet? I’ve spent most of my life with pets and/or farm animals so I’m thrilled to have my longtime friend, Dr. Gary Richter, America’s favorite veterinarian, here to tell you all you need to know about biohacking for your pets.

Dr. Gary Richter, DVM, is a distinguished veterinarian, international bestselling author of The Ultimate Pet Health Guide, and founder of Ultimate Pet Nutrition. He’s also the author of two new books, Longevity for Dogs and Longevity for Cats. Dr. Richter is certified in veterinary acupuncture, as well as veterinary chiropractic, understanding the benefits of both conventional and holistic treatment methods. He also places great emphasis on the well-being of the pet owner, knowing that a sick pet can cause great strain on a person’s life.

Today, we talk about what supplements your pet should be consuming, how you can regenerate their health, genetic testing for pets, what’s coming in the future, the things a lot of people believe about pet diets that are absolutely not true, and a bunch of other stuff from a top expert in the field.
All the studies show that having a pet raises your oxytocin. It makes you live longer. It increases heart rate variability. It makes your kids have healthier gut biomes, on and on. Tune in to start learning how to support your pets as well as they support you.

“When you start custom tailoring the lifestyle and medical care of animals, you see them live quite a bit longer.”


00:03:00 — How Long Can Our Pets Really Live?

  • The truth about vegan cat food 
  • How long cats and dogs can live
  • Why biohacking pets may be easier than for humans
  • Why dogs like cat poop
  • The oldest animals he’s worked with 
  • Physiological differences between dogs and humans 
  • How much it costs to invest in your pet’s longevity
  • Pillars of aging for pets 
  • The root of genomic instability and suggested solutions 

00:16:22 — Nutritional Support & Preventative Care for Pets

  • What to feed your pets for optimal health
  • Easy and readily available supplements for your pets
  • Upgrade Labs: ownanupgradelabs.com
  • Dave’s experience with electroacupuncture for his dachshund
  • Documentary: daveasprey.com/heal
  • Testing you can do for your pet to find out predispositions
  • How much Vitamin D you need in your pet food

00:39:41 — Top Supplements to Support Your Pet’s Optimal Health

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