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 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...

Top 10 steps to an eco-friendly dog  

Our canine companions have a heavy carbon footprint. In our efforts to be more eco-friendly, we need to include our dogs in the changes...
Nix your pet’s allergies with adaptogens and alteratives

Nix your pet’s allergies with adaptogens and alteratives

Keep your allergic dog or cat itch-free with adaptogens and alteratives, two groups of herbs with specific healing properties. Allergies are hard on your...
Should you spay or neuter your dog – or not?

Should you spay or neuter your dog – or not?

Standard spay and neuter surgery can have negative impacts on a dog’s health. So what are some alternative options? In the US and Canada, broad...
Activity trackers for dogs

Activity trackers for dogs

Is your dog “getting her steps in”? Find out how canine activity trackers are helping pet parents monitor their dogs' health! Activity trackers have taken...

Take a bite out of your dog’s food allergies with an elimination diet

If your dog is itching, scratching and has GI symptoms such as diarrhea, he may have a food allergy. An elimination diet is one...
Chagas disease and your dog

Chagas disease and your dog

What is Chagas disease, and should you worry about your dog? It depends on where you live. You may or may not have heard...

Get creative with Dog Parkour!

Looking for something new to do this spring? Dog Parkour is a fun and imaginative canine sport that transforms your surroundings into a playground...
A Dogs Journey — Odin

Odin

The story of A Dog’s Purpose continues with a heart-warming sequel, A Dog's Journey, starring the lovable Odin as Bailey! Following in the pawprints of...
Nix those ticks with SonicGuard

Nix those ticks with SonicGuard

Looking for a chemical-free way to protect your pets from ticks and fleas? Reach for SonicGuard — an ultrasonic prevention method! Ticks have become a...
How pet insurance is improving the lives of dogs and cats

How pet insurance is improving the lives of dogs and cats

Pet insurance gives companion animals access to a wider variety of diagnostic and treatment options that might not otherwise be affordable to their families....

When integrative veterinary medicine is the optimal choice

There are times when a combination of holistic and conventional therapies is the best way to treat a dog or cat’s health problems. Let’s...
Dental care tools for dogs

Dental tools for dogs

Keeping your dog’s teeth and gums clean and healthy is vital to his overall wellness. Here’s a handful of dental tools and products that...
Seed and nut butters to share with your dog

Seed and nut butters to share with your dog

Tasty and nutritious seed and nut butters can be made from almonds, cashews, hemp hearts, chia and more. Your dog will love them as...