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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...
Preventing cancer in our pets – is it possible?

Preventing cancer in our pets – is it possible?

While no one can predict which dogs or cats will develop cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk. Cancer rates...
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...
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...
Does your animal need allergy testing?

Does your animal need allergy testing?

Most allergic dogs and cats respond well to a holistic or integrative treatment approach, but some don’t. In these cases, allergy testing and hyposensitization...
Nail care for dogs and cats

Nail care for dogs and cats

Clipping your dog or cat’s nails isn’t just about protecting your furniture or floors. It’s also important for his health and comfort. Most people cut...
Could your pet’s diet be affecting his heart health?

Could your pet’s diet be affecting his heart health?

Ongoing research is shedding light on the potential link between diet and heart disease in pets. Here’s what we know, and why you should...
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...
6 hidden household toxins – protecting your pet

6 hidden household toxins – protecting your pet

Minimizing your dog or cat’s exposure to harmful chemicals involves more than switching to non-toxic cleaners. Check out these six hidden household toxins, and...
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...
Getting the right diagnosis for your pet

Getting the right diagnosis for your pet

As in human medicine, health problems in dogs and cats are sometimes missed or diagnosed incorrectly. Arriving at a correct diagnosis involves good teamwork...
How Homeopathy can help treat seizures in pets

How Homeopathy can help treat seizures in pets

Unlike conventional medications, which only control seizure symptoms in dogs and cats, homeopathy offers the possibility of a genuine cure in the majority of...
 How is electro-pollution affecting your pet’s health?

How is electro-pollution affecting your pet?

Electro-pollution from cell phones, power lines, microwaves and more is having an adverse impact on the health of our dogs and cats (and ourselves!)....
Additives and adjuvants in animal vaccines

Additives and adjuvants in animal vaccines

Most vaccines for dogs and cats contain additional ingredients that can raise the risk of adverse reactions. Let’s look at what these ingredients are,...
Dried raw food treats for dogs and cats

Dried raw food treats for dogs and cats

Freeze-dried, air-dried and dehydrated treats made from raw whole food ingredients offer you and your pet the best of both worlds. They’re healthy and...
Tipping the scales: avoiding pet obesity

Tipping the scales: avoiding pet obesity

A lean dog or cat is much healthier than one that’s overweight, and will also enjoy a longer life. This simple five-step plan will...
Can you buy pet meds online?

Can you buy pet meds online?

Buying your animal’s medication online might sound too good to be true. But it’s easier than you think – and thanks to companies like...
Light therapy for dogs and cats

Light therapy for dogs and cats

Light therapy is becoming a popular alternative for many pet ailments, from arthritis to muscle injury to wound healing. Here’s how it works and...

Stem cells and your pet

We’re learning more all the time about stem cells and their mechanisms of activation, healing and regeneration, both in ourselves and our dogs and...
How homeopathy can heal your pet’s allergies

How homeopathy can heal your pet’s allergies

A holistic approach that focuses on homeopathy does more than relieve allergy symptoms in dogs and cats. It heals on a deep level and...
Pet-friendly alternatives to lawn and garden chemicals

Pet-friendly alternatives to lawn and garden chemicals

Pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers are full of toxins that are harmful to dogs and cats. Using safe natural methods to keep your lawn and...
Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Artificial scents may make your house fresh and fragrant, but the chemicals that go into them can be toxic. You’ve seen the ads for all...
is it time to switch your pet's food

Is it time to switch your pet’s food?

If your pet isn’t thriving on his current food, it’s time to file for a “pet food divorce” and switch to something better. Know...
finding a veterinarian for your pet

Finding the right veterinarian for you and your pet

Whether you’re a first-time dog or cat guardian, or are re-locating and looking for a new veterinarian, learn how to find the best match...
Oral tumors in dogs and cats

Oral tumors in dogs and cats

Both benign and malignant tumors can arise in almost any area of your pet’s mouth. What causes them, and how can they be treated? Oral...

How to grow an animal-friendly vegetable garden

Follow these ten simple steps to grow a nutritious vegetable garden for you and your dog! We can all claim victory when we grow our...
rabies and your pet

Rabies and your pet

Rabies is a serious disease, so making sure your dog or cat is protected with vaccination remains a necessity. As with any vaccine, however,...
probiotics for dogs and cats

Probiotics for pets – a primer

They’re not just for GI issues. Probiotics can help with a range of health problems and can also help maintain overall wellness in healthy...
herbs and botanicals for middle ear infections in pets

Botanical treatments for middle ear infections in pets

Unlike conventional drugs, herbs and other botanicals make resistance nearly impossible for even the nastiest pathogens, and are effective weapons against the bacteria and...
taking care of your dog's ears

Taking care of your pet’s ears

Given how common ear problems are in dogs and cats, it pays to give regular attention to the state of your own pet’s ears,...

Chronic inflammation and your pet – part 2

When free radicals are released from cells undergoing oxidative stress, the result is chronic inflammation and a variety of health problems in dogs and...