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How pet insurance is improving the lives of dogs and cats

How pet insurance is improving the lives of dogs and cats

Pet insurance gives companion animals access to a wider variety of diagnostic and treatment options that might not otherwise be affordable to their families....
How to start and maintain an Instagram account for your pet

How to start and maintain an Instagram account for your pet

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms on the planet – and many of the most popular accounts belong to dogs...
Take the stress out of bathing your cat

Take the stress out of bathing your cat

Giving your cat a bath doesn’t have to be a headache. Following these simple steps will help things go smoothly and calmly. As a...
The declawing ban – its time has come!

The declawing ban – its time has come!

From whole countries to individual cities, a growing number of regions around the world are banning declawing. Declawing is a hot topic in feline health....
Choosing the right cat toys

Choosing the right cat toys

Cats need to play as much as dogs do. Help keep your feline happy and healthy by selecting cat toys that satisfy her natural...
Getting the right diagnosis for your pet

Getting the right diagnosis for your pet

As in human medicine, health problems in dogs and cats are sometimes missed or diagnosed incorrectly. Arriving at a correct diagnosis involves good teamwork...
6 flower essences for stressed cats

6 flower essences for stressed cats

Flower essences are a safe and effective way to calm and balance nervous or fearful kitties. Anyone who’s familiar with cats knows they’re sensitive...
How Homeopathy can help treat seizures in pets

How Homeopathy can help treat seizures in pets

Unlike conventional medications, which only control seizure symptoms in dogs and cats, homeopathy offers the possibility of a genuine cure in the majority of...
 How is electro-pollution affecting your pet’s health?

How is electro-pollution affecting your pet?

Electro-pollution from cell phones, power lines, microwaves and more is having an adverse impact on the health of our dogs and cats (and ourselves!)....
Additives and adjuvants in animal vaccines

Additives and adjuvants in animal vaccines

Most vaccines for dogs and cats contain additional ingredients that can raise the risk of adverse reactions. Let’s look at what these ingredients are,...
Choosing a cat carrier

Choosing a cat carrier

Most felines run the other way when they see their cat carrier. Buying the right model for your kitty, and helping him acclimatize to...
8 houseplants that are safe for cats

8 houseplants that are safe for cats

You can have cats or houseplants, but not both – right? Wrong! Turns out there are quite a few houseplants that are non-toxic to...
Feeding your cat as a hunter

Feeding your cat as a hunter

As an obligate carnivore, your cat is a hunter at heart. Research that explores the intersection between their hunting and eating habits is changing...
The Paleo Diet and your pet

The Paleo Diet and your pet

Learn how the popular and healthy Paleo Diet can be adapted to your dog or cat. The Paleo Diet has become very popular in...
Does your cat have hairballs?

Does your cat have hairballs?

You may think hairballs just come with the territory when you have a kitty. It’s true that most cats will throw up the occasional...
Holiday shopping that helps animals in need

Holiday shopping that helps animals in need

Chances are, you’ll be doing some holiday shopping this season. Why not put those hard-earned dollars toward helping needy animals at the same time? This...
How your pet’s brain and body regulate his appetite

How your pet’s brain and body regulate his appetite

A properly-functioning appetite regulation system (or “appestat”) helps prevent obesity in dogs and cats by controlling feelings of hunger and satiety. However, dietary indiscretions...
3 common objections to holistic veterinary medicine

3 common objections to holistic veterinary medicine

Conventional veterinary medicine claims that holistic therapies don’t work, or that any healing that does occur can be written off as coincidence or placebo...
Protecting your pet from indoor air pollution

Protecting your pet from indoor air pollution

Indoor air pollution can have a negative impact on your dog or cat’s health. Here are some of the most common sources of pollution,...
Holistic medicine for “hopeless” cases

Holistic medicine for “hopeless” cases

Conventional medicine has its place, but in many instances, there’s only so much it can do for a sick dog or cat. Often, turning...
Household cleaners that are safe for pets

Household cleaners that are safe for pets

Having a clean house is important, but so is the safety of your dog or cat. Here’s a breakdown of toxic ingredients to avoid...
Feline osteoarthritis

Feline osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is more common in older cats than we used to think, but because the signs are subtle, it often goes undiagnosed. Does your...
Can you buy pet meds online?

Can you buy pet meds online?

Buying your animal’s medication online might sound too good to be true. But it’s easier than you think – and thanks to companies like...
Does your dog or cat have pancreatitis?

Does your dog or cat have pancreatitis?

Chinese herbal medicines and low-fat meat and vegetable diets can prevent pancreatitis in dogs and cats, and resolve acute and chronic stages of the...
Light therapy for dogs and cats

Light therapy for dogs and cats

Light therapy is becoming a popular alternative for many pet ailments, from arthritis to muscle injury to wound healing. Here’s how it works and...

Stem cells and your pet

We’re learning more all the time about stem cells and their mechanisms of activation, healing and regeneration, both in ourselves and our dogs and...
Grooming your cat

Grooming your cat

Most cats do a superb job of grooming themselves, but sometimes they need a bit of assistance. You’ve probably noticed that your cat spends a...
Pandora Syndrome in cats

Pandora Syndrome in cats

Feline urinary tract disease may not always be just a physical condition. Recent research has revealed that stress also plays a big role in...

Litter box care made simple

The latest in cat litter and litter box products are designed to help make clean-up a breeze. Ask a cat lover what her least...
Tips for a cat-friendly summer

Tips for a cat-friendly summer

From fleas to heatwaves, the summer months can be uncomfortable and even dangerous for your cat. Here’s how to keep her cool and contented....
Common skin problems in cats

Common skin problems in cats

From allergic dermatitis to rodent ulcers, a variety of skin problems can afflict cats. Here’s a look at the most common, along with their...
How homeopathy can heal your pet’s allergies

How homeopathy can heal your pet’s allergies

A holistic approach that focuses on homeopathy does more than relieve allergy symptoms in dogs and cats. It heals on a deep level and...