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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...
Moving with your cat

Moving with your cat

Cats don’t like change, so it’s not surprising that moving is one of their top stressors. If you’re moving house, take these tips along...
Skin-soothing herbs for your dog or cat

Skin-soothing herbs for your dog or cat

From allergies to liver deficiency, many things can cause itchy inflamed skin in our pets. Find how out how these skin-soothing herbs can help...
How is climate change affecting our dogs and cats?

How is climate change affecting dogs and cats?

We already know that climate change is having an impact on humans and wildlife around the world – but it’s also affecting our dogs...
Improve your cat’s well-being with sensory enrichment

Improve your cat’s well-being with sensory enrichment

Is your cat bored, stressed or anxious? Sensory enrichment helps restore him to calmness and balance by appealing to all his senses. Cats can easily...
Is your dog affected by household allergens?

Is your dog affected by household allergens?

Fleas and certain foods aren’t the only things that can give your dog allergies. Indoor and outdoor household allergens, found in everything from cleaning...
Feral to friendly – transitioning a cat to life with humans

Feral to friendly – transitioning a cat to life with humans

Can feral cats be socialized and transformed into household companions? It can be done in many cases, but it requires patience and commitment. Is...
The best dental products for cats

The best dental products for cats

Taking care of your cat’s teeth and gums is an important part of his health regime. These dental products and tips can help make...
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...