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Can music heal animals?

Can music heal animals?

In human beings, music has been found to ease depression, lower blood pressure, and reduce the need for pain medication after surgery. It makes...
Scratching posts for cats

Scratching posts for cats

“I can’t keep my cat from scratching the furniture,” one of my friends complained to me the other day. “My sofa’s in shreds. Do...
Keep your animal safe from these toxins!

Keep your animal safe from these toxins!

Like it or not, our world is filled with chemicals and toxins that can harm your dog or cat. It’s impossible to eliminate them...
Antioxidants for cats and dogs

Antioxidants for cats and dogs

Antioxidants are one of the most common classes of nutritional supplements prescribed by veterinarians to help prevent and treat disease. Let's take a closer...
How to photograph your pets

How to photograph your pets

Cats and dogs are among the trickiest photography subjects. They squirm, protest, and look away right before the shutter clicks. Here's a few tips...
10 steps to animal-friendly decor

10 steps to animal-friendly decor

Moving? Renovating? Redecorating? Here's how to design a healthy, comfy home with beautiful decor that's safe for your animal companions! Finding animal-friendly decor is trickier...
An animal-friendly holiday menu

An animal-friendly holiday menu

Looking for a way to involve your animal companion in this year's festivities? Check out this pet-friendly holiday menu! What would your dog or cat...
Color therapy for animals

Color therapy for animals

Can color affect your animal companion? The answer is yes! Here's how color therapy can help improve the well-being of your cat or dog. Perhaps...
Understanding different types of veterinary medicine

Understanding different types of veterinary medicine

Veterinary Designation can be complicated. Here is some basic information about a few of the more commonly-seen initials. The first notation you’ll usually see is an...
Hot weather safety for animals

Hot weather safety for animals

The hot weather can pose a serious danger to you and your animal companions. Here's how to keep them cool all summer long. “If it’s...
How to choose a veterinarian

How to choose a veterinarian

In the process of finding the right veterinarian for your dog or cat? Here's a few tips to help you make the right choice....
Homeopathy for animals

Homeopathy for animals

Homeopathy offers a host of solutions to a range of health issues and problems. These are some of the most common remedies used in...
Cancer care for pets

Cancer care for pets

Take a look at how conventional and alternative therapies can work together to combat cancer in dogs and cats. Talk to any animal lover, and chances...
Top ten ways to fight arthritis in pets – an expert’s guide

Top ten ways to fight arthritis in pets – an expert’s guide

Take a look at some of the most effective ways to deal with arthritis in dogs and cats — naturally! Arthritis is one of the...
Is clay litter harming your cat?

Is clay litter harming your cat?

A potentially hazardous material may be lurking in a quiet corner of your home. It is the hidden silica found in everyday, clay-based cat...
Putting together your animal's first aid kit

Putting together your animal’s first aid kit

Just as we keep a first aid kit handy for the humans in our household, we should put one together for our animal companions...

CPR and first aid for animals

Do you know what to do if your companion is injured? With pet first aid and CPR you can be ready in case of an...
Frostbite and hypothermia in animals

Frostbite and hypothermia in animals

Those of us who live in a warmer climate need never worry about the dangers of frigid temperatures for our animals. If you live...
Do I have to vaccinate my dog?

Do I have to vaccinate my dog?

Do you have to vaccinate you dog? Here's a closer look at your options when it comes to vaccination. Recently, there has been a paradigm...
Benefits of cranberries for animals

Benefits of cranberries for animals

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without cranberries. Not only are these colorful little fruits full of flavor, but they’re also good for you...
Titer testing in cats

Titer testing in cats

Want to avoid over-vaccinating your cat? Titer testing is a viable alternative to annual booster shots. Jeannie recently adopted a three-year-old cat from her local...
Tree essences for animals

Tree essences for animals

You've likely hear of essential oils — but have you heard of tree essences? This form of energy medicine can help restore a sense of...
10 tips to keep your animal safe outdoors

Outdoor safety for dogs

Do you spend a lot of time outside with your dog? Here's a few outdoor safety tips to keep in mind! Outdoor safety is an...
Natural ways to treat liver disease in dogs and cats

Natural ways to treat liver disease in dogs and cats

It’s the largest organ in the body and one of its hardest-working. So when we hear a diagnosis of liver disease, it’s a serious...
Fighting fleas on dogs and cats

Fighting fleas on dogs and cats

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…until the fleas start biting. Here's how to combat these nasty pests in the most natural way possible. Fleas are...
Diabetes in animals

Diabetes in animals

Diabetes is not a death sentence. Here we breakdown five of the most common myths that surround this disease. Leah, a rescued Siberian Husky, made...
Which plants are poisonous to pets?

Which plants are poisonous to pets?

Do you know which plants are poisonous to pets? Take a look at this comprehensive list before purchasing any greenery for your home! At holiday...
Helping your child cope with the death of a pet

Helping your child cope with the death of a pet

Saying goodbye to a companion is never easy, especially when you're a child. Here are some tips for helping your child cope with the...
Taking the stress out of vet visits

Taking the stress out of vet visits

Your dog or cat may never look forward to his vet visits, but these suggestions can make them a lot less stressful for him,...
b vitamins for dogs

Animal-friendly recipes with B vitamins

B-good muffin magic for cats and dogs Ingredients 1 1/2 cups organic whole grain flour, e.g. oat, barley, spelt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon...
Supplements to enhance your pet's well-being

Supplements to enhance your pet’s well-being

Your animal deserves a life filled with love, good food and exercise. Based on his individual needs, you can often help nature along with supplements...
Beneficial insects for your garden

Beneficial insects for your garden

Introducing beneficial insects to the garden is a pet-friendly way to deal with pests without resorting to chemical toxins. If you share your garden with...