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How vaping impacts your dog or cat

How vaping impacts your dog or cat

Many people assume vaping is a harmless habit that emits nothing but water vapor. But the “e-juice” in vape pens contains chemicals that pose...
10 tips for training your dog

10 tips for training your dog

When it comes to training your dog, the keys to success are found in following these ten important steps. Dog training involves so much...

Top 10 steps to an eco-friendly dog  

Our canine companions have a heavy carbon footprint. In our efforts to be more eco-friendly, we need to include our dogs in the changes...
Nix your pet’s allergies with adaptogens and alteratives

Nix your pet’s allergies with adaptogens and alteratives

Keep your allergic dog or cat itch-free with adaptogens and alteratives, two groups of herbs with specific healing properties. Allergies are hard on your...
30 years of doggy daycare

30 years of doggy daycare

A look at how the dog daycare concept got started, and how it has evolved over the last three decades. Doggy daycare facilities can be...
Does your animal need allergy testing?

Does your animal need allergy testing?

Most allergic dogs and cats respond well to a holistic or integrative treatment approach, but some don’t. In these cases, allergy testing and hyposensitization...
Should you spay or neuter your dog – or not?

Should you spay or neuter your dog – or not?

Standard spay and neuter surgery can have negative impacts on a dog’s health. So what are some alternative options? In the US and Canada, broad...
Activity trackers for dogs

Activity trackers for dogs

Is your dog “getting her steps in”? Find out how canine activity trackers are helping pet parents monitor their dogs' health! Activity trackers have taken...

5 things to look for when choosing pet treats

Indulge your pet more mindfully by selecting quality treats that support his health and the planet. The saying, “you are what you eat” is as...

Take a bite out of your dog’s food allergies with an elimination diet

If your dog is itching, scratching and has GI symptoms such as diarrhea, he may have a food allergy. An elimination diet is one...
Chagas disease and your dog

Chagas disease and your dog

What is Chagas disease, and should you worry about your dog? It depends on where you live. You may or may not have heard...

Get creative with Dog Parkour!

Looking for something new to do this spring? Dog Parkour is a fun and imaginative canine sport that transforms your surroundings into a playground...
Nail care for dogs and cats

Nail care for dogs and cats

Clipping your dog or cat’s nails isn’t just about protecting your furniture or floors. It’s also important for his health and comfort. Most people cut...
Could your pet’s diet be affecting his heart health?

Could your pet’s diet be affecting his heart health?

Ongoing research is shedding light on the potential link between diet and heart disease in pets. Here’s what we know, and why you should...
A Dogs Journey — Odin

Odin

The story of A Dog’s Purpose continues with a heart-warming sequel, A Dog's Journey, starring the lovable Odin as Bailey! Following in the pawprints of...
Why your dog or cat needs digestive enzymes

Why your dog or cat needs digestive enzymes

Supplementing with digestive enzymes enhances the health and well-being of your canine and feline companion in many crucial ways. "Man is not nourished by...

5 natural solutions for your dog’s allergies

From acupressure to aloe vera, these holistic therapies help take the itch out of your dog’s allergies. Skin allergies afflict large numbers of dogs,...
Nix those ticks with SonicGuard

Nix those ticks with SonicGuard

Looking for a chemical-free way to protect your pets from ticks and fleas? Reach for SonicGuard — an ultrasonic prevention method! Ticks have become a...
6 hidden household toxins – protecting your pet

6 hidden household toxins – protecting your pet

Minimizing your dog or cat’s exposure to harmful chemicals involves more than switching to non-toxic cleaners. Check out these six hidden household toxins, and...
How Tellington TTouch resolves canine behavior problems – 3 case studies 

How Tellington TTouch resolves canine behavior problems

The Tellington TTouch® Method offers a novel way of shifting your dog’s behavior, leading to a deeper connection and bond with your canine companion....
Healing and balancing your dog’s chakras

Healing and balancing your dog’s chakras

Enhance your dog’s well-being with this subtle but effective healing modality. The chakra system plays a key role in the overall health and well-being of...
Are small dogs more prone to dental problems?

Are small dogs more prone to dental problems?

Small breed dogs are more susceptible to dental disease than larger dogs, due to the anatomy of their mouths, heads and faces, along with...
How CBD can help your anxious dog

How CBD can help your anxious dog

Is your dog anxious? Here's how CBD can help. Whenever a thunderstorm rolls in, my dogs -- Odie, Nina, and Jolene -- can feel the...

4 steps to a happy, healthy “low maintenance” dog

These four simple tips will help ensure your life with your dog is as joyful, rewarding and “low maintenance” as possible. Studies show that...
How pet insurance is improving the lives of dogs and cats

How pet insurance is improving the lives of dogs and cats

Pet insurance gives companion animals access to a wider variety of diagnostic and treatment options that might not otherwise be affordable to their families....
How to start and maintain an Instagram account for your pet

How to start and maintain an Instagram account for your pet

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms on the planet – and many of the most popular accounts belong to dogs...
Dental care tools for dogs

Dental tools for dogs

Keeping your dog’s teeth and gums clean and healthy is vital to his overall wellness. Here’s a handful of dental tools and products that...
Seed and nut butters to share with your dog

Seed and nut butters to share with your dog

Tasty and nutritious seed and nut butters can be made from almonds, cashews, hemp hearts, chia and more. Your dog will love them as...
Is your dog scared of strangers?

Is your dog scared of strangers?

Many dogs react fearfully when they see or are approached by strangers. Gentle behavior modification can help calm those fears, boost your dog’s confidence,...
Canine flu – what you need to know

Canine flu – what you need to know

Though quite rare, canine flu can be a significant issue. Learning more about it can help you protect your dog from this highly contagious...
Winter getaways for you and your dog

Winter getaways for you and your dog

Do you have the winter blues? Maybe your dog does as well! These winter getaways will give you both the change of scenery you...
9 nutrients for canine dental disease

9 nutrients for canine dental disease

From antioxidants to zinc, a whole range of nutrients can help keep your dog’s teeth and gums healthy and strong and prevent dental disease. Dental...