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Talking about turmeric – can it help treat cancer in dogs and cats?

Talking about turmeric – can it help treat cancer in dogs and cats?

Turmeric is an ancient medicinal spice with an array of healing qualities. It may even be helpful for treating cancer in dogs and cats....
Essential fatty acids for dogs and cats with arthritis

Essential fatty acids for dogs and cats with arthritis

Which essential fatty acids (EFAs) do dogs and cats need as supplements, and how do they work to help alleviate the inflammation associated with...
11 herbs that are good for dogs – both inside and out

11 herbs that are good for dogs – both inside and out

Herbs add a lot to your dog’s well-being, whether they’re included in his diet or used for healing and well-being. These 11 herbs are...
CBD for dogs and cats – what you need to know

CBD for dogs and cats – what you need to know

Thinking of starting your pet on CBD? Here's a quick rundown of what you need to know about CBD and how it effects dogs...
The unlikely history of commercial pet food

The unlikely history of commercial pet food

Commercial pet food was invented with convenience and profit in mind, not the health of dogs and cats. Luckily, the more recent movement back...
Could intralesional chemotherapy be an option for your dog or cat?

Could intralesional chemotherapy be an option for your dog or cat?

Because it directly targets tumors while bypassing systemic circulation, intralesional chemotherapy produces fewer side effects in dogs and cats than traditional chemo. Find out...
How acupressure-massage eases cancer treatment side effects in dogs and cats

How acupressure-massage eases cancer treatment side effects in dogs and cats

If your dog or cat is receiving chemo or other cancer treatments, he may experience uncomfortable side effects such as gastrointestinal upset and fatigue....
What iridology can tell you about your pet’s health

What iridology can tell you about your pet’s health

By studying the iris of a dog or cat’s eye, a veterinarian trained in iridology can uncover important details about an animal’s health and...
Mineral deficiencies and chronic illness in dogs

Mineral deficiencies and chronic illness in dogs

Mineral deficiencies are some of the most easily preventable underlying causes of chronic illness in dogs. Here’s how ancient minerals can bridge the gap. After...
Betty White

Betty White: Golden Girl and animal welfare advocate

Her show business career spanned eight decades, but Betty White was an animal lover even longer than that. The remarkable nonagenarian supported a variety...
How technology is improving your pet’s life

How technology is improving your pet’s life

From pet cams to automated toys, here’s a look at some of the technological tools and devices that enhance the health and happiness of...
How sustainable is your dog or cat’s lifestyle?

How sustainable is your dog or cat’s lifestyle?

Your four-legged friend’s carbon “pawprint” is probably larger than you think! Here are 8 ways to make his lifestyle more sustainable. Sustainability is a hot...
Kitty quirks

Kitty quirks

From the “zoomies” to kneading, our cats engage in some endearing but sometimes puzzling behaviors. Take a look at some common kitty quirks and...
Preventing and managing arthritis in your dog or cat

Prevent and manage arthritis in your pet

A look at how your animal’s body moves, and why it’s so important to support his joint health and prevent arthritis. When it comes...
The case against declawing

The case against declawing

A growing number of countries have banned declawing, but there’s still a distance to go before this painful procedure is completely eliminated. Learn why...
Decoding pet food marketing jargon

Decoding pet food marketing jargon

A look at some common marketing terms used on pet food labels and what they mean! Along with attractive graphics, pet food labels usually employ...
“Trust but verify” when selecting supplements for your dog or cat

“Trust but verify” when selecting supplements for your dog or cat

Finding answers to some simple questions can make product selection much easier. Supplements can play a key role in helping your dog or cat live...
How a raw diet can prevent FLUTD in your cat

How a raw diet can prevent FLUTD in your cat

Lower urinary tract disease is one of the most common conditions affecting felines. Ridding your cat of FLUTD may be as simple as switching...
Working from home with pets

Working from home with pets

Over a year into the pandemic, more people are working from home than ever before. Maintaining your productivity while managing your dog or cat’s...
Healthier harnesses are a cut above

Healthier harnesses are a cut above

Check out these practical “works of art” and other accessories from Puccissimé Pet Couture. A few weeks into puppy class, Alix McNeill’s trainer recommended she...
Does your cat have a food allergy -- or a food intolerance?

Does your cat have a food allergy — or a food intolerance?

They’re not one and the same. Understanding the difference between a food allergy and food intolerance is the first step to helping your cat...
Earth-friendly pet waste disposal

Earth-friendly pet waste disposal

What goes in, must come out…and that means finding safe, earth-friendly ways to dispose of pet waste. Here are some options.  The cost of...
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...
DNA testing tells you a lot about your cat – and it’s also important to science

DNA testing tells you a lot about your cat – and it’s also important...

From her ancestry to her genetic makeup, DNA testing can reveal some fascinating facts about your cat, while helping scientists learn more about the...
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...