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Why cats have to eat meat

Why cats have to eat meat

If you’re a vegan or vegetarian, and have wondered if your cat could be too – the answer is no. Cats must have meat...
Home appliances and your animal – how to keep him safe

Home appliances and your animal – how to keep him safe

To your dog or cat, especially if he’s a youngster, home appliances aren’t just household items – they’re interesting objects to explore, climb, play...
Does your kitty know his name?

Does your kitty know his name?

A new study suggests that our feline friends recognize their names. When I call my cat, Cici, I generally follow it up with the...
Goat milk – why it’s so good for your dog or cat

Goat milk – why it’s so good for your dog or cat

Easier to digest than cow’s milk, and packed with unique nutritional benefits, goat milk makes a healthy addition to your animal companion’s diet. Does...
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...
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...
Music offers noteworthy benefits to dogs and cats

Music offers many benefits to dogs and cats

Music isn’t just for us! Research shows that certain melodies can have a profoundly calming effect on our animal companions. You’re probably familiar with songs...
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...
Is your cat depressed?

Is your cat depressed?

If your cat doesn’t seem his usual self, it’s possible he may be depressed. Learn the possible signs and symptoms, and work with your...
Switching your cat to a raw diet?

Switching your cat to a raw diet?

Given how finicky felines can be, transitioning your kitty to a raw diet may seem overwhelming. It may take him a while to accept...
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...
Sushi for dogs and cats

Sushi for dogs and cats

It’s sushi time! Here are four easy recipes for your furry friend that will have you rolling like a pro in no time. Depending...
Superfoods from the sea – they’re good for your dog or cat!

Superfoods from the sea – they’re good for dogs and cats!

From dulse to wakame, sea vegetables are packed with nutrition. Try these tasty and healthy recipes on your animal companion. Did you know that...
How to keep your cat calm around house guests

How to keep your cat calm around house guests

Expecting guests this holiday season? Here’s how to ensure your cat doesn’t get too stressed about the strangers in his home. It’s no secret that...
 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...
5 DIY holiday gift ideas for animal lovers

5 DIY holiday gift ideas for animal lovers

Want to add a personal touch to your gift giving this holiday season? Put your craftiness to the test with these five easy and...
Animal Haven

Animal Haven

From community outreach initiatives to behavior modification training, this Manhattan-based non-profit has spent the last half-century developing programs to help animals and people in...
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...
Cool gifts for cool cats

Cool gifts for cool cats

Treat your feline friend to some special gifts this festive season – and beyond! The holiday season probably isn’t your cat’s favorite time of year....
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...
Pick a litter for your kitty!

Pick a litter for your kitty!

There’s a veritable smorgasbord of cat litter products on the market these days. Choosing the right one for you and your feline friend means...
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...
Where to put your cat’s “stuff”

Where to put your cat’s “stuff”

We all know that cats can be particular, but did you know that his happiness and well-being can be affected by where you position...
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...
6 ways to keep your senior cat healthy and happy

6 ways to keep your senior cat healthy and happy

If your feline is ten or older, he’s officially a senior cat! Take these six steps to ensure his golden years are long and...