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Friday, December 4, 2020

Cats and Dogs - Health

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...
Supplements for skin problems in dogs and cats

Supplements for skin problems in dogs and cats

Nutracueticals and good nutrition help ease the inflammation caused by skin problems in animals.  For a lot of dogs and cats, summer means an increase...
L-carnitine for animals

Let’s look at L-carnitine

Necessary for heart, brain and muscle function, L-carnitine is naturally produced by your animal's body. But there are times when supplementation is needed. You might...
Keep your animal's immune system healthy

Keep his immune system healthy

Many illnesses can be avoided or alleviated by balancing your dog or cat's immune system. Nutrition plays a big part in boosting his defences...
Top 5 benefits of a holistic veterinarian

Top 5 benefits of a holistic veterinarian

Take a look at why you should consider a holistic veterinarian for your pet. Lots of pet owners fall back on traditional veterinarians and chemical...
switching your dog to a holistic or integrative vet

Switching your dog to an integrative or holistic vet

Making the decision to switch from a conventional to an integrative or holistic veterinarian is a great choice. Here's why. You want the best care...
Meditation for you and your pets

Meditation for you and your pets

Dogs and cats, through their close connection to us, are aware of and deeply affected by the stress we endure. When we are stressed,...
Automatic feeders for pets

Automatic feeders for pets

Busy schedule? Automatic feeders ensure your animals stay fed and hydrated while you're out. Dogs and cats like routine. They like to eat at the...
Can you give your dog too many supplements?

Can you give your dog too many supplements?

Adding supplements to your pet's meals can greatly benefit his health. But how much is too much? Abby is confused. She’s been doing a lot...
Setting up a pet trust

Setting up a pet trust

What would happen to your animal if you passed away or were incapacitated by illness or injury? A pet trust can help ensure she'll...
Healing your pets with crystals

Healing your pets with crystals

They're beautiful, alluring and have healing powers...find out how crystals and gems can enhance your dog or cat's well being. Crystals and gemstones are gifts...
The ABCs of enzymes for your cat and dog

The ABCs of enzymes for your cat and dog

Learn more about enzymes, and the positive effects they can have on your dog or cat's health. I remember the professor of my undergraduate nutrition class...
dog and cat health insurance

Dog and cat insurance statistics

How many pups get ear infections? Do only cats get UTIs? Here's what we can learn from the statistics compiled by pet insurance companies. Ever...
Easy and effective dental solutions for dogs

Easy and effective dental solutions for dogs

Dental solutions and sprays are an easy and effective way to fight plaque and tartar on your dog or cat's teeth. Animal lovers are usually...
periodontal disease dogs and cats

How to prevent periodontal disease

Over 80% of dogs are affected by periodontal disease by the time they’re three years old. Help avoid this with proper dental care. Periodontal disease...
Is paint toxic to your cat and dog?

Is paint toxic to your cat and dog?

Next time your are giving your house a face lift, be sure to keep your dog and cat away from the paint you are...
Understanding your veterinarian's credentials

Understanding your veterinarian’s credentials

Do you know what all those letters mean beside your veterinarian's name mean? Here we break it down to help you better understand their...