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Is your dog overly anxious? Acupressure can help!

Is your dog overly anxious? Acupressure can help!

Occasional anxiety is natural and normal in any dog, just as it is in us. But if your dog seems excessively anxious and fearful,...
Why dominance-based dog training isn’t the answer

Why dominance-based dog training isn’t the answer

Many people still believe that dominance-based dog training is the only way to successfully train their canine companion. Here’s why we need to drop...
Microalgae – a “green food” that’s good for your dog

Microalgae – a “green food” that’s good for your dog

Discover how AFA microalgae can benefit the health of your canine companion. For the past several decades, people have been enthralled by the “green foods”...
How the canine sense of smell is improving the world

How the canine sense of smell is improving the world

A close-up look at two unique ways in which dogs' incredible sense of smell is helping people – and wildlife. It’s no secret that dogs...
The Pretentious Pooch calls attention to canine enrichment

The Pretentious Pooch calls attention to canine enrichment

Does your dog ever get bored? He could probably use some mental stimulation! Here's how The Pretentious Pooch can help. Have you ever heard the...
The immune system and your animal’s eyes -- balance is key

The immune system and your animal’s eyes — balance is key

A look at how your animal's eye health is linked to his immune system, and how you can keep him seeing and feeling well. Your...
Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Many things can affect the health and function of your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it does its job properly.  When you think...
Training your dog to pose for photos

Training your dog to pose for photos

If your dog doesn’t cooperate when you try to take good photos of him, you’re not alone. These 5 tips will soon have you...
Crickets for canines

Cricket protein for canines

Take a look at the numerous benefits of cricket protein for dogs, and why it’s a feasible alternative to traditional meats. The thought of...
Animal Reiki -- attracting more attention as a healing modality

Animal Reiki — attracting more attention as a healing modality

Once dismissed as bogus, Reiki is being brought into shelters, veterinary clinics and other animal facilities as an effective way to enhance healing and...
Natural remedies that support a healthy immune system in your pet

Natural remedies that support healthy immunity in pets

From triacontanol and docosanal to aloe vera, squalene and calendula -- these remedies support your animal’s immunity while helping treat bacterial and fungal infections. A...
Sushi for dogs and cats

Sushi for dogs and cats

It’s sushi time! Here are four easy recipes for your furry friend that will have you rolling like a pro in no time. Depending...
10 self care tips for dog parents

10 self care tips for dog parents

You’ve just welcomed a new dog into your life and are spending lots of time looking after him – grooming, feeding, training, exercising and...
Superfoods from the sea – they’re good for your dog or cat!

Superfoods from the sea – they’re good for dogs and cats!

From dulse to wakame, sea vegetables are packed with nutrition. Try these tasty and healthy recipes on your animal companion. Did you know that...
 An update on vaccines and titer testing for dogs and cats

An update on vaccines and titer testing for dogs and cats

Despite research showing that most vaccines have a much longer duration of immunity than originally thought, many veterinarians and their clients still opt for...
Fermented foods for your pet’s microbiome

Fermented foods for your pet’s microbiome

From kefir to kombucha, fermented foods help improve your dog or cat’s gut health by balancing the bacteria in his microbiome. Fermented foods such as...
Animal Haven

Animal Haven

From community outreach initiatives to behavior modification training, this Manhattan-based non-profit has spent the last half-century developing programs to help animals and people in...
Microbiome Restorative Therapy in companion animals

Microbiome Restorative Therapy in companion animals

Microbiome Restorative Therapy (MBRT) is a procedure in which fecal material is transferred from a healthy dog or cat to the gastrointestinal tract of...
How Torigen is changing the fight against small animal cancer

How Torigen is changing the fight against small animal cancer

The founders of Torigen have developed a revolutionary immunotherapy treatment that's effectively treating cancer in dogs and cats. Our dogs and cats are integral members...
Vet techs and what they do

Vet techs and what they do

You’ve probably met at least one veterinary technician at your vet’s office, but how much do you know about the role she plays in...
Can oregano oil be used for dogs?

Can oregano oil be used for dogs?

With powerful healing qualities that range from antibacterial to immune-supportive, oregano oil – when used properly -- has a variety of uses that can...
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...