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Phytonutrients for your dog

Phytonutrients for your dog

Found in a range of colorful vegetables and fruits, phytonutrients offer significant antioxidant effects that can help with many canine health problems, from age-related...
Common digestive problems in dogs

Common digestive problems in dogs

Chances are, your dog will have a few digestive problems in his lifetime. Understand what the most common issues are, and what do to...
The Paleo Diet and your pet

The Paleo Diet and your pet

Learn how the popular and healthy Paleo Diet can be adapted to your dog or cat. The Paleo Diet has become very popular in...
Holiday shopping that helps animals in need

Holiday shopping that helps animals in need

Chances are, you’ll be doing some holiday shopping this season. Why not put those hard-earned dollars toward helping needy animals at the same time? This...
Hero — The Super Collies

Hero

Hero the “Super Collie” wowed the world with his performances on America’s Got Talent, and he’s still turning heads everywhere he goes! Is it a...
How your pet’s brain and body regulate his appetite

How your pet’s brain and body regulate his appetite

A properly-functioning appetite regulation system (or “appestat”) helps prevent obesity in dogs and cats by controlling feelings of hunger and satiety. However, dietary indiscretions...
3 common objections to holistic veterinary medicine

3 common objections to holistic veterinary medicine

Conventional veterinary medicine claims that holistic therapies don’t work, or that any healing that does occur can be written off as coincidence or placebo...
Your dog’s microbiome

Your dog’s microbiome

A healthy gut equals a healthy dog. Take a close-up look at his gut microbiome, and why it’s so vital to his well-being. By...
Protecting your pet from indoor air pollution

Protecting your pet from indoor air pollution

Indoor air pollution can have a negative impact on your dog or cat’s health. Here are some of the most common sources of pollution,...
Does your dog get to play with other dogs?

Does your dog get to play with other dogs?

As pack animals, dogs are social animals. This means the average canine thrives on having regular play dates with others of his kind. Find...
Feeding your dog healthy oils

Feeding your dog healthy oils

Fats and oils aren’t bad for dogs. In fact, some can be exceptionally healthy. Take a look at 6 fats and oils that can...
Holistic medicine for “hopeless” cases

Holistic medicine for “hopeless” cases

Conventional medicine has its place, but in many instances, there’s only so much it can do for a sick dog or cat. Often, turning...
How acupuncture can help senior dogs

How acupuncture can help senior dogs

Senior dogs can be prone to a variety of health problems, from joint issues to appetite loss. Acupuncture can help treat many of these...

Microalgae for dogs

Discover how microalgae can benefit the health of your canine companion. For the past several decades, people have been enthralled by the “green foods” revolution,...
Vitamins and minerals your dog needs

Vitamins and minerals your dog needs

Your dog’s health depends on a variety of vitamins and minerals -- otherwise known as micronutrients -- in the right amounts and in the...
Household cleaners that are safe for pets

Household cleaners that are safe for pets

Having a clean house is important, but so is the safety of your dog or cat. Here’s a breakdown of toxic ingredients to avoid...
Conditioning for canine athletes

Conditioning for canine athletes

A primary concern for canine athletes is the risk of injury. A conditioning program tailored to your individual dog, and the sport he’s involved...
Can you buy pet meds online?

Can you buy pet meds online?

Buying your animal’s medication online might sound too good to be true. But it’s easier than you think – and thanks to companies like...
Does your dog or cat have pancreatitis?

Does your dog or cat have pancreatitis?

Chinese herbal medicines and low-fat meat and vegetable diets can prevent pancreatitis in dogs and cats, and resolve acute and chronic stages of the...

Copaiba — essential oil for canine joint discomfort

When used in conjunction with other therapies, essential oils such as Copaiba are very beneficial for dogs with arthritis and other joint problems. In...
12 common dog parenting mistakes

12 common dog parenting mistakes

We all strive to do the best for our dogs, but we may overlook or misunderstand some aspect of canine care. Check this list...
An A–Z of natural solutions for canine arthritis

An A–Z of natural solutions for canine arthritis

Searching for a natural therapy for your dog’s arthritis? Take a look at this comprehensive list! As dogs age, they begin to suffer from many...
How much exercise does your dog need?

How much exercise does your dog need?

Breed, size, age and health status all play a role in how much physical activity your dog requires to stay fit, happy and healthy....
Light therapy for dogs and cats

Light therapy for dogs and cats

Light therapy is becoming a popular alternative for many pet ailments, from arthritis to muscle injury to wound healing. Here’s how it works and...
How to stop dogs from digging

How to stop dogs from digging

Is your dog's digging getting out of hand? If it looks like you have gophers living in your lawn, it's time to take steps...

Stem cells and your pet

We’re learning more all the time about stem cells and their mechanisms of activation, healing and regeneration, both in ourselves and our dogs and...
Traveling with your senior dog

Traveling with your senior dog

Taking a senior dog on summer vacation with you? Here are 8 ways to keep safe and comfortable while traveling and at your destination. With...
Canine cognitive dysfunction and vitamin D

Canine cognitive dysfunction and vitamin D

Sometimes referred to as “doggy dementia”, canine cognitive dysfunction affects many senior dogs. A deficiency in vitamin D3 could be the cause. Is your...
Yogurt — it's good for dogs and cats too!

Yogurt – it’s good for dogs and cats too!

The health benefits of yogurt aren’t just for people, so why not share this treat with your pet as well? Most dogs and cats...
A short history of dog training

A short history of dog training

From cruelty to kindness -- how our approach to dog training has become more enlightened. Dog training has come a long way in the...
Brachycephalic dogs

Brachycephalic dogs

From Boston terriers to pugs, flat-faced dogs with short noses are prone to health problems, especially respiratory issues. It’s important to educate yourself about...

Solutions for dogs that growl

Does your dog growl when he shouldn't? Here's how to solve the problem using positive training methods. Sarah's two rescue dogs are very gentle and...