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Neurogan delivers a healthy dose of quality, transparency and hygge to a convoluted CBD market

Neurogan delivers a healthy dose of quality, transparency and hygge to a convoluted CBD...

This California-based CBD and superfoods company draws inspiration from their Danish roots to create a one-of-a-kind product line for pets. Walk into any pet store,...
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...
The ultimate dog grooming guide

The ultimate dog grooming guide

Questions about dog grooming? Look no further. This guide offers dozens of expert tips about brushing, bathing and primping your pooch. Grooming is an important...
Is your dog a good passenger?

Is your dog a good passenger?

How to keep your canine passenger safe and stress-free during summer road trips. You’ve got big plans – a road trip with your dog...
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...
8 natural ways to repel fleas

8 natural ways to repel fleas

Fleas can be a big problem for your dog, but getting rid of them doesn’t have to be. This checklist of natural solutions can...
The dog adoption experience

The dog adoption experience

A comprehensive look at what to know and expect when adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue. Over the years, I have been...
3 steps to a well-socialized dog

3 steps to a well-socialized dog

Many dogs are poorly socialized as puppies, leading to over-reactive behaviors in adulthood. The good news is that you can vastly improve your dog’s...
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...
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...
Hypothyroidism and your dog

Hypothyroidism and your dog

Hypothyroidism is a common disease that can be treated or even prevented by improving and supporting the health of your dog’s thyroid.  Hypothyroidism runs...
Cooling and warming foods for your dog

Cooling and warming foods for your dog

Enhance the health and well-being of your canine companion with these cooling and warming foods. Have you ever heard people talk about “cooling” or “warming”...
How does your dog’s mind work?

How does your dog’s mind work?

How well do you understand your dog's mind? Ongoing research reveals that the cognitive and emotional lives of canines are much richer and more...
Is it okay to change your dog’s name?

Is it okay to change your dog’s name?

You’ve just adopted a rescue pup! Everything about her is perfect…except her name. Will she get confused or stop listening to you if you...
Reduce your dog’s stress, naturally

Reduce your dog’s stress, naturally

From loud noises to trips to the vet, a variety of situations can cause stress in dogs. Fortunately, there are lots of safe and...
Collar or harness -- which should your dog wear?

Collar or harness — which is best?

A comprehensive discussion of collars and harnesses and how and when to use them. At a recent dog event I attended, a search and...
Behavior proofing --  a vital step when training your dog

Behavior proofing —  a vital step when training your dog

If your dog only “comes” or “stays” in certain environments and situations, then it’s time to add behavior proofing to his training regime. Does...
Help for the “shut-down” dog

Help for the “shut-down” dog

Dogs that freeze, flatten to the ground, or act like they’re “just not there” have essentially shut down. Here’s how to recognize the signs,...
Your dog's dental exam

Your dog’s dental exam

Our four-legged friends need oral care just like us, but do veterinary dental exams bear any similarities to ours? Here’s what happens when you...
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...
When your dog doesn’t like other dogs

Does your dog show aggression toward other dogs?

A 5-step guide to helping your canine companion overcome aggression towards other dogs. If you have a dog who displays aggressive or defensive tendencies...
How PRP helps treat cranial cruciate ligament injuries in dogs

How PRP helps treat cranial cruciate ligament injuries in dogs

Cruciate ligament injuries are common in our canine companions. Modified platelet rich plasma (PRP) assists with recovery by stimulating the repair of soft tissues...
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...
Should I call the vet?

Should I call the vet?

How to determine when your dog or cat needs to see a vet right away, and when it’s okay to “wait and see”. Your dog...
Choosing the perfect dog treats

Choosing the perfect dog treats

How to find the best brand of dog treats for your best friend! Anyone buying dog treats at their neighborhood store or online could easily...
How social media is saving dogs

How social media is saving dogs

From Facebook to YouTube, social media platforms are being used by rescues and shelters around the world to help the dogs in their care. Social...
Winter paw care for your dog

Winter paw care for your dog

From the best protective products to proper cleaning tips, here’s everything you need to know about winter paw care for your canine companion! Whether you’re...
Is your dog overly anxious? Acupressure can help!

Is your dog overly anxious? Acupressure can help!

Occasional anxiety is natural and normal in any dog, just as it is in us. But if your dog seems excessively anxious and fearful,...
Why dominance-based dog training isn’t the answer

Why dominance-based dog training isn’t the answer

Many people still believe that dominance-based dog training is the only way to successfully train their canine companion. Here’s why we need to drop...
When we love animals “too much” — coping with compassion fatigue

When we love animals “too much” — coping with compassion fatigue

If you work with animals on a daily basis, you may be familiar with compassion fatigue, the emotional distress and burnout that come from...
Common health problems that can change your dog’s behavior

Health problems that can cause behavior changes in dogs

If your dog has become anxious, withdrawn or snappy, don’t just assume he’s “acting out”. A variety of physical health issues can trigger behavior...