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Novel proteins for your dog or cat

Novel proteins for your dog or cat

From boar to yak, novel protein sources offer variety to your dog or cat’s diet, help with allergies, and widen your options in a...
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...
How do a cat’s five senses compare to ours?

How do a cat’s five senses compare to ours?

If you suspect your cat’s senses are superior to a human’s, you’re right – for the most part. Let’s look at how his five...
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...
Thanks to cutting-edge research and their unique Safety Test Program, Sleepypod offers trusted carriers, seatbelts, leashes and other travel accessories designed to keep pets safe.

Sleepypod’s travel products help keep your pet safe

Thanks to cutting-edge research and their unique Safety Test Program, Sleepypod offers trusted carriers, seatbelts, leashes and other travel accessories designed to keep pets...
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...
Home-preparing pet food – what you need to know

Home-preparing pet food – what you need to know

Thanks to animal cookbooks and internet recipes, home-preparing food for your dog or cat has never been more accessible. But making sure he’s getting...
Your cat’s microbiome

Your cat’s microbiome

We still have a lot to learn about the feline microbiome, but what we do know can help us take important steps to improving...
Understanding pet food labels

Understanding pet food labels

Ensuring that your dog or cat is eating a healthy diet involves more than just switching brands. It means being a pet food label...
Taurine toppers for cats and dogs

Taurine toppers for cats and dogs

An important amino acid, taurine is vital to your cat or dog’s health. This article explains why, and offers recipes for tasty taurine toppers...
Losing your dog or cat – ways to get through the grief

Losing your dog or cat – ways to get through the grief

For many people, losing a beloved animal companion is as heart-wrenching as losing a human loved one. Here are some resources to help you...
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...
Dry foods that are healthier for cats

Dry foods that are healthier for cats

A lot of cats are “dry food addicts” -- which is a problem if the food they’re getting is low in quality and nutritional...
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,...
Shelters and rescues for senior dogs and cats – an inside look

Shelters and rescues for senior dogs and cats – an inside look

A growing number of shelters and rescues focus on senior dogs and cats. Take a look at what these organizations do, some of the...
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...
Top 4 health concerns in cats

Top 4 health concerns in cats

Can you identify the top four health concerns in cats? Knowing more about these common issues can help you prevent them from afflicting your...
Ketosis and calorie restriction improves outcome for dogs and cats with cancer

Ketosis and calorie restriction improves outcome for dogs and cats with cancer

This innovative dietary approach to cancer involves a ketogenic diet and calorie restriction to improve longevity and quality of life in dogs and cats...
Hyperthyroidism and your cat

Hyperthyroidism and your cat

Is your cat ravenously hungry, losing weight and acting restless or aggressive? He could have hyperthyroidism, a common feline health problem. Most cat caregivers...
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...
Caring for the arthritic cat

Caring for the arthritic cat

Arthritis is one of the more common causes of lameness in cats, especially as they get older. Once you get an accurate diagnosis, a...
Caring for your cat after surgery

Caring for your cat after surgery

Has your cat just had surgery? This guide to caring for her will help ensure she makes a successful recovery. From dental extractions to...
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...
Can I clicker train my cat?

Can I clicker train my cat?

Contrary to what many people think, clicker training isn’t just for dogs. Read on to learn how you can use this effective training tool...
Top 6 herbs to relieve anxiety in cats

Top 6 herbs to relieve anxiety in cats

Thanks to their sensitive natures, cats are more prone to stress and anxiety than many other animals. From California poppy to valerian, these herbs...
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...
Are you allergic to your cat?

Are you allergic to your cat?

If you’re allergic to your cat, does that mean you have to get rid of him? By no means. Making some changes to your...
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...