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Bringing your dog to work – the top 5 benefits

Bringing your dog to work – the top 5 benefits

Bringing your dog to work isn’t just good for his socialization skills – it’s also beneficial to you and your co-workers, and can reduce...
Top 5 herbs for canine and feline digestive health

Top 5 herbs for dog and cat digestive health

Digestive upsets are common in dogs and cats. These five herbs can effectively alleviate diarrhea, vomiting and constipation, and even treat deeper problems. Occasional digestive...
When it comes to buying CBD pet supplements, quality is one of the most important considerations. Here's what to look for — and avoid.

Prioritize quality when considering CBD pet supplements

When it comes to buying CBD supplements for your animal companion, quality is one of the most important considerations. Here's what to look for...
Do grain-free diets really cause canine heart disease?

Do grain-free diets really cause canine heart disease?

While the recent headlines may sound alarming, the connection between grain-free dog foods and heart disease isn’t as clear-cut as many believe. You’ve probably...
5 herbs to help your arthritic dog

5 herbs to help your arthritic dog

These healing herbs can help your arthritic dog by getting to the root of his arthritis while easing his pain. If you have an arthritic...
Top tips for training senior dogs

Top tips for training senior dogs

“Old dogs can learn new tricks” – and that means training senior dogs can be just as easy as training their younger counterparts. Many people...
What chiropractic care can do for your senior canine

What chiropractic care can do for your senior canine

Whether you want to address age-related conditions in your older dog, or help prevent your younger canine from developing these issues as he ages,...
How Bowen Therapy can help your dog

How Bowen Therapy can help your dog

Originally developed over half a century ago for use in humans, Bowen Therapy has also been adapted to animals – including dogs -- with...
Vitamin D – is your dog or cat getting enough?

Vitamin D – is your dog or cat getting enough?

Unlike us, dogs and cats can’t get their vitamin D from spending time in the sunshine. So it’s a good idea to have your...
GPS devices for dogs

GPS devices for dogs

No matter how many precautions we take, our canine companions can – and do – get lost. GPS devices are a popular new way...
Canine hip dysplasia — 5 common misconceptions

Canine hip dysplasia — 5 common misconceptions

Is it true that small breeds never get hip dysplasia? What does it mean if your dog lies with his back legs stretched out...
How acupressure eases arthritis pain in dogs and cats

How acupressure eases arthritis pain in dogs and cats

Reduce your animal’s discomfort by gently stimulating these three key acupoints. Many dogs and cats suffer from arthritis, especially as they get older. Thankfully, there...
Play safety for dogs, young and old

Play safety for dogs, young and old

To avoid injury and keep play fun, tailor the games your dog participates in to his age. Dog play is one of my favorite...
 Omega fatty acids and how they boost pet health

Omega fatty acids and how they boost pet health

Enrich your dog or cat’s well-being, inside and out, by serving up these recipes rich in Omega fatty acids. Omega fatty acids have been making...
5 myths about “lumps and bumps” on our pets

5 myths about “lumps and bumps” on our pets

Lumps and bumps are common on dogs and cats, and a lot of misinformation surrounds them. Let’s bust five myths about these abnormalities so...
The Rockster

The Rockster

From starving on the streets of Italy to inspiring his own line of dog food, The Rockster’s rags-to-riches story is a true testament to...
CBD may help manage pain in companion animals

CBD may help manage pain in pets

Arthritis and chronic pain afflict many dogs and cats, especially as they get older. CBD could become an important tool for managing their discomfort. As...
Wildfire preparedness for dogs and cats

Wildfire preparedness for dogs and cats

Thanks to climate change, wildfires are growing more common, widespread and devastating. If you live in or near a region that’s prone to brush...
Cancer tests for dogs and cats  

Cancer tests for dogs and cats  

An early diagnosis can mean the difference between life and death for animal cancer patients. Learn how a blood profile and ultrasound can help...
Organ meats — superfoods for dogs and cats

Organ meats — superfoods for dogs and cats

Packed with vital nutrients, organ meats such as liver, kidney and heart can add a rich array of health benefits to your animal’s diet....
Dr. Terri McCalla has been a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist for over 30 years, and has an MS in Comparative Pathology and a special interest in retinal disease in animals. Her private referral practice is located in Bellingham, WA. Dr. McCalla and Dr. Carmen Colitz are founders of Animal Health Quest Solutions and formulators of Ocu-GLO, a vision supplement for dogs and cats comprised of 12 antioxidants.

Canine cataracts

Cataracts in dogs have many causes – aging, diabetes, genetic predisposition and more. While surgery is the only treatment, there are ways to help...
Leptospirosis – should you vaccinate your dog?

Leptospirosis – should you vaccinate your dog?

This serious disease is increasing in incidence, yet is still relatively rare in most regions. Find out what causes leptospirosis, how it’s treated, and...
Does your dog lunge and bark on walks?

Does your dog lunge and bark on walks?

They’re common problems, but they can make walking your dog less than enjoyable. The key to stop him from barking and lunging on the...
Flying with your dog?

Flying with your dog?

Thanks to public demand, air travel for dogs is improving. But you still need to take steps to ensure your canine’s safety and comfort...
Must-have outdoor adventure gear for dogs

Must-have outdoor adventure gear for dogs

Do you and your dog spend a lot of time outdoors in the summer? Whether you hike, camp, swim or kayak, you need the...

Tilley’s tale – how a senior dog adapted to being blind

When this high-energy canine developed cataracts and glaucoma at the age of seven, an integrative treatment approach, including acupressure-massage, helped her adjust to blindness....
How cannabis benefits dogs and cats with cancer

How cannabis benefits dogs and cats with cancer

Hemp-derived CBD may help treat cancer in dogs and cats, while easing symptoms and treatment side effects. The cannabis industry is exploding in both the...
Water sports for you and your dog

Water sports for you and your dog

Looking for a way to stay cool this summer? Grab your canine companion and try one – or all – of these exciting water...
Does your dog have recurring ear infections?

Does your dog have recurring ear infections?

Most canine ear infections are caused by yeast, not bacteria, and conventional treatments usually result in recurring problems. Here’s why, and how a more...
Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Help your senior dog stay healthy and live long by feeding him right and keeping his weight down. If you have a senior dog,...
How vaping impacts your dog or cat

How vaping impacts your dog or cat

Many people assume vaping is a harmless habit that emits nothing but water vapor. But the “e-juice” in vape pens contains chemicals that pose...
10 tips for training your dog

10 tips for training your dog

When it comes to training your dog, the keys to success are found in following these ten important steps. Dog training involves so much...