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The All-Star Ingredients that Make Natural Pet Food Nutritious and Irresistible

Know the benefits of all-natural pet food ingredients so you can make better choices for your pet’s diet. Pet food labels can be difficult to...

Start Your New Four-Legged Family Member on the Path to a Long, Healthy Life

When you welcome a new puppy or kitten into your family, you want them to flourish. New pet parents can give their puppies and...
weight

How to help cats lose weight

Veterinarians estimate that over 59% of pets are obese. While cats may not have the equivalent of a “bathing suit season” that motivates them...
Why do cats gag?

Why do cats gag?

Does your cat gag a lot? While some gagging is normal and natural, it may signal a health issue if it happens often. Your cat...

Are You Making this One Mistake with Your Pet’s Dental Care?

Most dogs and cats have periodontal disease, and it’s important to pay attention to your pet’s oral hygiene. There are easy-to-use (and yummy) products...
Why you should weigh your cat every month

Why you should weigh your cat every month

Your cat’s weight is one of the most important indicators of her well-being. Weighing her once a month can help you catch health problems...

How to Read Cat Body Language: Behavior, Posture & More

Humans are complex creatures — but so are our cats! People who aren’t familiar with cats might say they’re “aloof” or “mysterious,” but understanding...
Environmental toxins in the home

Environmental toxins in the home — how to help your cat breathe easier

Our homes contain a range of environmental toxins that can affect your cat’s respiratory system. Here are the most common culprits, and what you...
Is your cat happy?

Is your cat happy?

A happy cat is a healthy cat. Find out whether or not your kitty is happy, and how you can help her feel better. Your...
sleepy cat

Should your cat sleep on your bed?

Few things are more cuddly than a slumbering cat. Let’s look at the pros and cons of allowing your kitty to sleep on your...
Cat staring

Why does your cat stare at you?

Does your feline friend constantly challenge you to staring contests? Here’s why! One of the most common behaviors cats are known for is staring at...

Top basic supplements for dogs and cats

The market is awash in pet supplements, so if you’re having a hard time figuring out what your dog or cat really needs, it’s...

Brachycephalic Cats: what you need to know

Brachycephalic cats, such as Persians and Himalayans, have flat faces that predispose them to certain health issues. In dogs, brachycephaly is a well-known and well-studied...

Using essential oils with cats

Many people believe essential oils and cats do not mix, and that’s true when it comes to questionable products and incorrect usage. But top-quality...
Adequate water intake is essential to good health, particularly during the hot summer months. Here’s why, along with tips on keeping your dog or cat hydrated.

How to keep your dog or cat hydrated

Adequate water intake is essential to good health, particularly during the hot summer months. Here’s why, along with tips on keeping your dog or...
Why does my cat drink from the toilet?

Why does my cat drink from the toilet?

Have you noticed your cat drinking from the toilet? Even when cats have better options, they may still prefer to drink toilet water –...
Are superfoods worth the hype?

Are superfoods worth the hype?

How do we know if a superfood is really “super” or just marketing fluff? As more dog and cat guardians embrace wellness and healthier eating,...
Your pet’s microbiome

Your pet’s microbiome

A dive into the mechanics of your dog or cat’s microbiome, and why it’s so important to his health and well-being. A few years...
How CBD can help support your pet’s digestive health

How CBD can help support your pet’s digestive health

Along with a quality diet and a good overall healthcare program, CBD can be used to add extra support to your dog or cat’s...
Want to switch your dog or cat to a raw diet?

Want to switch your dog or cat to a raw diet?

Raw diets have been fed for decades, but their popularity has risen significantly in recent years. If you’re considering switching your own dog or...
IBD in cats – an integrative approach to treatment

IBD in cats – an integrative approach to treatment

From diet therapy and natural remedies to pharmaceuticals when needed, an integrative approach is the best way to successfully treat IBD in cats. Vomiting...
Natural remedies for your dog or cat’s gut problems

Natural remedies for your dog or cat’s gut problems

From diarrhea to appetite loss, gut problems are common in dogs and cats. Here are some natural remedies that ease symptoms and help heal...
4 steps to litter-training your cat

4 steps to litter-training your cat

Successfully litter-training your new cat or kitten involves several important steps, from choosing the right litter box, to making sure you keep it clean....
11 ways to manage pain in dogs and cats

11 ways to manage pain in dogs and cats

When it comes to managing pain in dogs and cats, these alternative modalities have a lot to offer. Consider trying one of these options...
How to enhance the bond between you and your cat

How to enhance the bond between you and your cat

Contrary to popular belief, cats enjoy attention and affection too. Here are some tips on enhancing the bond you share with your own kitty. Many...
How massage benefits senior dogs and cats

How massage benefits senior dogs and cats

From easing joint discomfort to alleviating anxiety, massage therapy offers both physical and psychological benefits to senior dogs and cats.  Almost all dogs and cats...
Talking about turmeric – can it help treat cancer in dogs and cats?

Talking about turmeric – can it help treat cancer in dogs and cats?

Turmeric is an ancient medicinal spice with an array of healing qualities. It may even be helpful for treating cancer in dogs and cats....
Essential fatty acids for dogs and cats with arthritis

Essential fatty acids for dogs and cats with arthritis

Which essential fatty acids (EFAs) do dogs and cats need as supplements, and how do they work to help alleviate the inflammation associated with...
11 herbs that are good for dogs – both inside and out

11 herbs that are good for dogs – both inside and out

Herbs add a lot to your dog’s well-being, whether they’re included in his diet or used for healing and well-being. These 11 herbs are...
CBD for dogs and cats – what you need to know

CBD for dogs and cats – what you need to know

Thinking of starting your pet on CBD? Here's a quick rundown of what you need to know about CBD and how it effects dogs...
The unlikely history of commercial pet food

The unlikely history of commercial pet food

Commercial pet food was invented with convenience and profit in mind, not the health of dogs and cats. Luckily, the more recent movement back...
Could intralesional chemotherapy be an option for your dog or cat?

Could intralesional chemotherapy be an option for your dog or cat?

Because it directly targets tumors while bypassing systemic circulation, intralesional chemotherapy produces fewer side effects in dogs and cats than traditional chemo. Find out...