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Vaccinating your adult dog or cat: what you need to consider

Vaccinating your adult dog or cat: what you need to consider

Rather than having your adult dog or cat vaccinated every year, consider these important factors and make an informed decision that will optimize his...
Raw meat and bones – the answer to periodontal disease in dogs and cats?

Raw meat and bones – the answer to periodontal disease in dogs and cats?

A look at how nutrition impacts your dog or cat’s dental health, and why a diet that includes raw meat and bones may be...
When you can’t pay your vet bills

When you can’t pay your vet bills

Combine the high cost of veterinary care with an unstable economy weakened by the pandemic, and it’s not surprising that a lot of people...
10 most common medical conditions in dogs and cats

10 most common medical conditions in dogs and cats

From allergies to thyroid problems…take a look at the most common medical conditions veterinarians see in their dog and cat patients. When you take your...
The next generation of probiotics for dogs and cats 

The next generation of probiotics for dogs and cats 

Biologically appropriate probiotics factor in the specific needs of our animal companions. When I first started treating animals for leaky gut syndrome in my holistic...
A home health check for your dog or cat

A home health check for your dog or cat

Doing a regular head-to-tail health check on your dog or cat is a good way to keep on top of any changes in his...
Is PEMF therapy an option for your dog or cat?

Is PEMF therapy an option for your dog or cat?

Short for “pulsed electromagnetic field therapy”, PEMF has a variety of applications for dogs and cats, from wound healing to anxiety relief. Here’s an...
Why it's important to support your dog or cat's gut microbiome

Why it’s important to support your dog or cat’s gut microbiome

Keeping your pet's GI tract healthy by supporting her gut microbiome is so important. Here's how the right supplements can help! In dogs and cats...
 What to know before starting your dog or cat on a supplement

What to know before starting your dog or cat on a supplement

A few important things to keep in mind when shopping for a supplement for your animal companion. There are two reasons to add a supplement...
Health and nutrition apps for your dog or cat

Health and nutrition apps for your dog or cat

Keep track of your dog or cat’s health status, seek dietary advice, monitor her activity and more with a health and nutrition app! Chances are,...
Obesity in dogs and cats

Obesity in dogs and cats

The obesity epidemic in dogs and cats is still with us, even though most of us now realize that overweight animals are at higher...
Successful self-regulation: how NASC bridges a gap and elevates the standard for quality in dog and cat supplements

Successful self-regulation: how NASC bridges a gap and elevates the standard for quality in...

Supplements for animals (and people) don’t require FDA approval prior to being manufactured and marketed. Here’s how the NASC helps to help establish higher standards...
Diagnostic imaging for dogs and cats

Diagnostic imaging for dogs and cats

From CT scans to ultrasounds, there are several ways to see inside your dog or cat’s body. Here’s how these diagnostic imaging techniques differ,...
Supporting joint health as dogs and cats age

Supporting joint health as dogs and cats age

Lean on your veterinarian and start your animal on joint supplements early in life.  As our dogs and cats age, we sometimes notice behaviors...
Your dog or cat’s skin and coat health starts from within

Your dog or cat’s skin and coat health starts from within

Give your pet's skin and coat health a boost by working from the inside out! Nutrition plays a vital role in ensuring he looks...
Natural support for your dog or cat’s aging liver

Natural support for your dog or cat’s aging liver

The liver is one of the body’s hardest-working organs, so it’s not surprising that it needs some extra help as your dog or cat...
How ozone therapy helps dogs and cats

How ozone therapy helps dogs and cats

Innovative, effective and safe, ozone therapy is being used in veterinary medicine for everything from ear infections to cancer. Ozone therapy might sound like...
What telemedicine can (and can’t) do for your dog or cat

What telemedicine can (and can’t) do for your dog or cat

Telemedicine is an expanding healthcare movement for dogs and cats as well as humans. It has its drawbacks and legal limitations, but it also...
8 ways to care for your dog or cat during the pandemic

7 ways to care for your dog or cat during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned all our lives upside down. Here are some tips to help ensure your dog or cat stays safe and...
Detoxifying your pet – why and when it’s important

Detoxifying your pet – why and when it’s important

Your dog or cat’s body is naturally designed to detoxify itself, but sometimes he needs extra assistance to recover his health and well-being. We...
Essential oils and your pet – why quality and dosage are so important

Essential oils and pets – the importance of quality

Don’t turn to unreliable internet sources for info on using essential oils with your dog or cat. Quality and dosage are two of the...
TCVM approaches to skin problems in dogs and cats

TCVM approaches to skin problems in dogs and cats

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) uses the concept of Excess and Deficiency to get to the root of your dog or cat’s skin problems...
Healing your food-allergic pet with nutrition

Healing your food-allergic pet with nutrition

Food allergies are very common in dogs and cats and can lead to digestive issues as well as skin problems. Helping him heal involves...
Hemp oil for pets -- making sense of different types

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...
Skin-soothing herbs for your dog or cat

Skin-soothing herbs for your dog or cat

From allergies to liver deficiency, many things can cause itchy inflamed skin in our pets. Find how out how these skin-soothing herbs can help...
Avoid isoxazoline flea and tick meds

Avoid isoxazoline flea and tick meds

Flea and tick medications in the isoxazoline class have been linked to seizures and muscle tremors in dogs and cats. If you’re wary of...
Testing for kidney disease in your dog or cat

Testing for kidney disease in your dog or cat

A large number of older dogs and cats develop kidney disease or failure. With correct diagnostic testing, the problem can be caught early enough...
Does your pet need a dental extraction?

Does your pet need a dental extraction?

A comprehensive look at when and why your animal might need to have a dental extraction. No one wants to have to extract a dog...
Supporting your pet’s gut health

Supporting your pet’s gut health

Find out why the state of your dog or cat’s microbiome is so important to his overall health, and how proper nutrition can help...
Top 4 herbs for your pet’s dental health

Top 4 herbs for your pet’s dental health

Bad teeth, red gums and smelly breath…periodontal disease affects at least half of all dogs and cats. These herbs (along with kelp!) can provide...
What genetic testing can tell you about your dog or cat

What genetic testing can tell you about your dog or cat

Is your pet prone to developing certain health problems? Genetic testing can help you find out. Depending on your dog or cat’s breed, or...
Should I call the vet?

Should I call the vet?

How to determine when your dog or cat needs to see a vet right away, and when it’s okay to “wait and see”. Your dog...