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Tackling your dog or cat’s skin problems with nutrition and supplements

Tackling your dog or cat’s skin problems with nutrition and supplements

Resolving allergies and other skin problems in your dog or cat involves much more than just stopping the itch. It also means getting to...
What is feline hyperesthesia?

What is feline hyperesthesia?

Also called rippling skin syndrome, feline hyperesthesia is an unusual condition that affects cats. If you have a cat at home, you’re sharing your...
Why is my dog or cat losing his hair?

Why is my dog or cat losing his hair?

Hair loss in dogs and cats has many potential causes. Getting a definitive diagnosis from your veterinarian is the first step to solving the...
The buzz about honey and propolis

The buzz about honey and propolis

Can honey and bee propolis help your dog or cat? Let's take a look! Honey is a very special healer, both inside and out. The...
Does apitherapy have applications for dogs and cats?

Does apitherapy have applications for dogs and cats?

Apitherapy refers to the medical use of bee products such as pollen, venom, honey and propolis to help treat a variety of conditions. Can...
When your dog or cat loses her appetite

10 reasons why dogs and cats lose their appetite

Inappetence can have many underlying causes, from physical to behavioral. Here are some common reasons your dog or cat may lose her appetite, along...
Understanding vaccinosis in dogs and cats

Understanding vaccinosis in dogs and cats

Defined as an adverse reaction to a shot, vaccinosis can affect dogs and cats in various ways, from mild to severe. Dogs and cats...
The annual veterinary exam – what to expect

The annual veterinary exam – what to expect

Your dog or cat should see the veterinarian at least once a year for a check-up. Let’s take a look at what an annual...
What can your dog or cat’s skin tell you about his health?

What can your dog or cat’s skin tell you about his health?

Pay attention to the condition of your dog or cat’s skin. As his largest and hardest-working organ, it can tell you a lot about...
5 ingredients in your kitchen that repel fleas and ticks

5 common ingredients to repel fleas and ticks

Help keep fleas and ticks off your dog and cat with these five common ingredients! It’s almost that time of year again…flea and tick season....
How Tui Na can help ease your cat’s arthritis

How Tui Na can help ease your cat’s arthritis

Tui Na, also known as acupressure-massage, is an effective way to alleviate the discomfort of arthritis in cats. Cats are tricksters. Their wild ancestors evolved...
Homeopathic help for your dog or cat’s dental problems

Homeopathy for your animal’s dental issues

Discover how homeopathy can help treat dental issues in your canine or feline companion. The health of your dog or cat’s teeth and gums...
Homeopathic help for your dog or cat’s dental problems

Homeopathic help for your dog or cat’s dental problems

Discover how homeopathy can help treat dental problems in your canine or feline companion. The health of your dog or cat’s teeth and gums...
Protect your dog or cat’s vision with checkups and antioxidant support

Protect your dog or cat’s vision with checkups and antioxidant support

Regular veterinary checkups and antioxidant supplements can help keep your pet's vision in check. As dogs and cats age, they may experience some of the...
How disinfectant and sanitizer use may be affecting our animals

How disinfectant and sanitizer use may be affecting our animals

During the pandemic, many of us have been spending a lot of extra time disinfecting and sanitizing our homes and hands to help protect...
Vaccinating your adult dog or cat: what you need to consider

Vaccinating your adult dog or cat: what you need to consider

Rather than having your adult dog or cat vaccinated every year, consider these important factors and make an informed decision that will optimize his...
Raw meat and bones – the answer to periodontal disease in dogs and cats?

Raw meat and bones – the answer to periodontal disease in dogs and cats?

A look at how nutrition impacts your dog or cat’s dental health, and why a diet that includes raw meat and bones may be...
Can cats get COVID-19?

Can cats get COVID-19?

It’s true that cats can contract COVID-19. Let’s look at how, and what you can do to protect your own feline companion. When I...
Supporting your cat’s kidneys with acupressure

Supporting your cat’s kidneys with acupressure

Regarded as “The Root of Life” in Chinese medicine, the kidneys are vital to your cat’s health and survival. These acupressure sessions can help...
When you can’t pay your vet bills

When you can’t pay your vet bills

Combine the high cost of veterinary care with an unstable economy weakened by the pandemic, and it’s not surprising that a lot of people...
10 most common medical conditions in dogs and cats

10 most common medical conditions in dogs and cats

From allergies to thyroid problems…take a look at the most common medical conditions veterinarians see in their dog and cat patients. When you take your...
How much exercise does your cat really need?

How much exercise does your cat need?

The idea that cats don’t need a lot of physical activity is a common misconception. Find out how much exercise your feline friend really...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...