Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Cats and Dogs - Health

How Pet Care Has Changed In 25 Years

From titer testing and better cancer treatment, to pet insurance and the introduction of hemp oil, pet healthcare has improved by leaps and bounds...
gemmotherapy

Gemmotherapy can help heal your pet

Gemmotherapy, a gentle healing system, involves the use of plant bud extracts to address health issues and help detoxify your dog or cat. When healing...
colostrum

Colostrum can boost your pet’s wellness

Bovine colostrum supplementation is showing a lot of promise for health issues in dogs and cats – from respiratory infections to diarrhea to periodontal...
vitamin c

High dose vitamin C therapy – Part 1

When injected at high doses into a pet or person, vitamin C offers some amazing healing benefits and can even help treat cancer. Vitamin C...

Does your dog or cat have scaly skin?

Scaly skin in pets may be nothing much to worry about. But if it’s excessive, it can signal a more serious underlying issue, and...
corticosteroids

Side effects of corticosteroids

While corticosteroids definitely have their place, steroids are frequently over-prescribed and misused, and can lead to serious health consequences in pets. Corticosteroids (often referred to...
Enzymes for cats and dogs.

Enzymes and your dog or cat

Every pet can benefit from enzyme supplementation. Enzymes not only support digestive health and enhance nutrient absorption; they also reduce inflammation and boost overall...
herbs

Western herbs for animal allergies

Keeping your allergic dog or cat itch-free can be done with herbs ranging from ashwaganda and astragalus to dandelion and Echinacea. Allergies in dogs and...
eft acupressure

EFT can ease your pet’s emotions

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), or Tapping, can help with anxiety, phobias and related problems in dogs and cats. Emotional Freedom Technique is a healing modality...
Ayurvedic medicine

Ayurvedic medicine for animals

A look at the three body types as defined by Ayurvedic medicine, along with four herbs used in this modality. “Ayurveda” means "science of life"....

Dental disease linked to organ problems

Dental issues may harm your dog or cat’s kidneys, lungs, liver, heart and even his immune system.   Do you factor your dog or cat’s dental...
Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence in dogs and cats

Urinary incontinence can have many causes. A successful resolution for your dog or cat depends on the right diagnosis and treatment. Are you finding spots...
canine hyperthermic therapy

Hyperthermic therapy for dogs and cats

Hyperthermic therapy is the new kid on the block when it comes to treating cancer, but it’s showing promise for some tumor types. One recent addition...
What do holistic vets do?

What do holistic vets do?

Aside from offering a more natural approach to animal healthcare, how does a holistic veterinarian's day differ from his conventional counterparts? If you’re thinking of...
naturopathic oncology for pets

Naturopathic oncology for pets

Conventional cancer care can sometimes be as debilitating as the disease itself. Incorporating naturopathic oncology can help decrease side effects and improve treatment efficacy. Most...
acupuncture for joint pain

Acupuncture for joint disease

Can acupuncture effectively reduce pain, improve mobility and better you dog or cat's quality of life? If you’re interested in alternative therapies, then you probably...
lost animals

Tracking lost animals

Technology offers new ways to bring your animal home if he ever gets lost. “Hopeless and helpless.” That’s how Massachusetts native Jenni Kung says she...
Treating chronic pain with ESWT

Treating chronic pain with ESWT

Recently introduced to veterinary medicine, extra-corporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) eases the discomfort of many joint, back, muscle and tendon problems. Chronic pain can be debilitating...
New age healing modalities for pets

New age healing modalities for pets

New age healing modalities have a place in many holistic and integrative approaches. A friend of mine recently informed her brother that she was going to...
non-toxic pest control

Non-Toxic pest control

Keep Fido and Fluffy safe this spring by replacing chemicals with non-toxic pest control alternatives. April showers bring May flowers – and pests – to...
herbal solutions for allergies

Herbal solutions for allergies

Allergies can cause your canine companion to scratch himself silly. These herbal solution will help ease the itching and discomfort. It’s rough being a dog with allergies....
home allergens that affect our dogs

Home allergens that affect our dogs and cats

Home allergens like mold, dust mites and household cleaners can trigger allergic reactions in you or your companion. Fleas, pollen, certain foods…these are just some...
understanding the role of RVTs and unregistered vet assistants

Understanding the roles of RVTs and unregistered vet assistants

Learn about Registered Veterinary Technicians (RVTs) and Unregistered Assistants and how they help care for your dog or cat. You know your veterinary clinic has...
frozen raw diets for dogs

Raw diets for dogs and cats

You have so many choices when it comes to feeding your dog or cat a natural, healthy diet. Raw food is an increasingly popular...
acupressure for feline allergies

Acupressure for feline allergies

Your cat can react to many different substances in his environment or food. This simple acupressure technique can help ease feline allergies and strengthen...
Pancreatitis — treatment and prevention for dogs

Pancreatitis — treatment and prevention for dogs

Find out what causes Pancreatitis in dogs and how it can be treated and prevented. I first became aware of the pancreas when I was...
An effective solution for parasitic infections in animals

A natural solution for parasitic infections in animals

How a passion for animals and natural health led to a company that formulates holistic remedies for parasitic infections, including heartworm and Lyme. No one...
chiropractic care for your senior dog

Chiropractic care for your senior dog

Misalignments in your dog's spine do more than cause back pain. They can actually affect his overall health, especially if he’s older. Chiropractic adjustments...
Catching cancer early in dogs and cats

Catching cancer early in dogs and cats

These new blood tests can determine your companion’s risk of developing cancer, and even detect it in its earliest stages. Cancer can be very insidious....
medicinal mushrooms for dogs

The power of medicinal mushrooms for your pet

Did you know medicinal mushrooms can have a powerful affect on your pet's health? Mielle was diagnosed with a bleeding hemiangiosarcoma of the spleen. The...
Rabies Challenge Fund — the results so far

Rabies Challenge Fund — the results so far

It's five years in, and the first results are in. Find out what they are telling us about rabies vaccines and the duration of...
The latest on vaccinations

The latest on vaccination

We’ve known about the risks of over-vaccination for awhile now, though many veterinarians, trainers, boarding kennel operators and others still promote yearly boosters. Learn...