Melatonin is produced by the pineal gland in the brain and helps regulate sleep patterns in humans and other animals, including dogs. It also plays an important role in increasing white blood cells (WBCs), which are essential for fighting infection and disease, as well as stimulating the production of natural killer cells that destroy abnormal cells such as those found in cancerous tumors.
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Dr. Drake is an award-winning author and well-known cancer specialist in her field. She is best known for her extensive research on canine cancer prevention and nutrition, her dedication to help dogs live a long, happy life, and for teaching veterinary medicine. As the CEO of Canine Companions Co., the Founder of Drake Dog Cancer Foundation and Academy, and the Co-Founder of Preferable Pups, in addition to being a respected figure in the dog world, she has earned the respect of thousands of dog lovers worldwide. View more posts