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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...
Common supplements for dogs and cats

Common supplements for dogs and cats

A look at some of the most common supplements for dogs and cats and how to select the right ones for your animal companions. Even...
When we love animals “too much” — coping with compassion fatigue

When we love animals “too much” — coping with compassion fatigue

If you work with animals on a daily basis, you may be familiar with compassion fatigue, the emotional distress and burnout that come from...
Improving indoor air quality for your animal

Improving indoor air quality for your animal

You might think the air inside your home is fine, but airborne pathogens and other toxins may be having an impact on your dog...
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...
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...
 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...
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...
How gemmotherapy helps keep animals healthy in a toxic world

How gemmotherapy helps keep animals healthy in a toxic world

More and more toxins are polluting our environment, leading to bodily stress and disease in our dogs and cats. Gemmotherapy is an excellent way...
Diagnosing your animal’s digestive problems

Diagnosing your animal’s digestive problems

Digestive problems are common in dogs and cats, and can be challenging to diagnose. These tests narrow down the causes and make effective treatment...
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...
Today’s top approaches to animal osteoarthritis

Top approaches to animal osteoarthritis

From nutrition and weight management to acupuncture and stem cell therapy, integrative and holistic treatments for osteoarthritis in dogs and cats are effectively reducing...
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...
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...
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...
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...