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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Natural Health

Hemp oil for pets — making sense of different types

A look at the various types of hemp oil available for dogs and cats, and what you need to know about them. In the past...

Positive Training

3 steps to a well-socialized dog

Many dogs are poorly socialized as puppies, leading to over-reactive behaviors in adulthood. The good news is that you can vastly improve your dog’s...

How does your dog’s mind work?

How well do you understand your dog's mind? Ongoing research reveals that the cognitive and emotional lives of canines are much richer and more...

Natural Nutrition

Cooling and warming foods for your dog

Enhance the health and well-being of your canine companion with these cooling and warming foods. Have you ever heard people talk about “cooling” or “warming”...

Active Lifestyle

The dog adoption experience

A comprehensive look at what to know and expect when adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue. Over the years, I have been...

How is climate change affecting dogs and cats?

We already know that climate change is having an impact on humans and wildlife around the world – but it’s also affecting our dogs...

Improve your cat’s well-being with sensory enrichment

Is your cat bored, stressed or anxious? Sensory enrichment helps restore him to calmness and balance by appealing to all his senses. Cats can easily...

Is your dog affected by household allergens?

Fleas and certain foods aren’t the only things that can give your dog allergies. Indoor and outdoor household allergens, found in everything from cleaning...

Animal Wellness Blog

Children’s hospital has a canine staff member

Children’s hospital has a canine staff member

Early in 2020, a new therapy dog named Rocket was introduced to the staff team at a Minnesota-based children's hospital — and the kids love him! Young patients at Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital were recently introduced to the hospital's newest staff member – a two-year-old golden...
Documentary promotes integrative medicine

Documentary promotes integrative medicine

A new documentary, THE DOG DOC, is available on demand — and it's opening pet parents' eyes to the wonders of integrative veterinary medicine! Veterinarian Dr. Marty Goldstein and director Cindy Meehl (Buck) are proud to introduce their new documentary, THE DOG DOC, which hit New York and Los Angeles theaters in March. Exploring the...
Top in-season fruits and veggies you can share with your dog

Top in-season fruits and veggies you can share with your dog

Want to offer your dog some of those in-season fruits and veggies you and your family love so much? Here’s a few that are chock full of healthy nutrients. Whether you’re growing a garden or shopping at your local farmer’s market, you might be wondering whether certain in-season fruits and...
3 recipes that support your dog's skin health

3 recipes that support your dog’s skin health

Looking for a new recipes to make for your dog? These ones will tickle his tastebuds and improve the health of his skin and coat. Certain whole foods, like eggs, liver and sweet potatoes, work from the inside out to boost the health of your dog's skin and coat. Read...
Kitten season: reduce the stress of coronavirus by adopting or fostering a kitten!

Kitten season: reduce the stress of coronavirus by adopting or fostering a kitten!

Despite certain restrictions being lifted, the coronavirus pandemic is still an ongoing concern. At the same time, kitten season is in full swing. Why not make the best of both dire situations by adopting or fostering a new furry companion? As our lives continue to feel out of sorts from...