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What to do about your dogs hot spots

Hot spots are a common and frustrating problem, and can cause your dog a lot of discomfort and angst. These natural remedies can help. Hot...

Staying open-minded is important for your dog’s well-being

Once we know something, we have to act on it. Best practices for your dog's wellbeing are always evolving. Burden of Information – the struggle...
dog car ride

Teach your dog to enjoy car rides!

While many dogs love “going for drives”, others may find it stressful. Here’s how to teach your dog to enjoy car rides, whatever his...
do dogs and toddlers mix?

Do dogs and toddlers mix?

The short answer is yes, but when dogs and toddlers spend time together, it’s vitally important to make safety a top priority. Dogs and toddlers...
How to help your pup with separation anxiety

How to help your pup with separation anxiety

Separation anxiety is on the rise with many pet owners returning to work. Here are some tips on how to help your pup stay...

Key findings about our dog walking habits: is he getting enough exercise?

Results of a recent survey reveal that 36% of dogs gained weight during the pandemic. Could it have anything to do with our walking...

Does Your Dog Have Separation Anxiety? Acupressure Can Help!

Separation anxiety is common in dogs, and is even more of an issue now as people head out into the world again after almost...
Summer smoothies you can share with your dog

Smoothies you can share with your dog

Smoothies are a delicious and refreshing way to boost nutritional intake. And with a few ingredient tweaks, you can also share them your dog! Smoothies...
Adequate water intake is essential to good health, particularly during the hot summer months. Here’s why, along with tips on keeping your dog or cat hydrated.

How to keep your dog or cat hydrated

Adequate water intake is essential to good health, particularly during the hot summer months. Here’s why, along with tips on keeping your dog or...
7 fun things to do with your dog this summer

7 fun things to do with your dog this summer

If you're looking for something to do with your dog this summer, and aren't sure what to do as the pandemic winds down, check...
Does your dog love the water?

Does your dog love the water?

Most dogs love the water, and now that summer’s here, they get a big kick out of wading, splashing and swimming in lakes and...
Are superfoods worth the hype?

Are superfoods worth the hype?

How do we know if a superfood is really “super” or just marketing fluff? As more dog and cat guardians embrace wellness and healthier eating,...
Your pet’s microbiome

Your pet’s microbiome

A dive into the mechanics of your dog or cat’s microbiome, and why it’s so important to his health and well-being. A few years...
Diet and diabetes in dogs – is there a connection?

Diet and diabetes in dogs – is there a connection?

Poor nutrition contributes to premature aging and degenerative conditions that can lead to the development of diabetes in dogs. Here’s why, and how an...
How CBD can help support your pet’s digestive health

How CBD can help support your pet’s digestive health

Along with a quality diet and a good overall healthcare program, CBD can be used to add extra support to your dog or cat’s...
Want to switch your dog or cat to a raw diet?

Want to switch your dog or cat to a raw diet?

Raw diets have been fed for decades, but their popularity has risen significantly in recent years. If you’re considering switching your own dog or...
The basics of canine hydration: what dogs need and why

The basics of canine hydration: what dogs need and why

Is your dog getting enough water? Here’s what you need to know about canine hydration! You know that life cannot exist without water. But...
Food aggression in dogs -- and what to do about it

Food aggression in dogs — and what to do about it

Does your dog growl or snap when you reach for his food bowl? While it stems from a normal canine behavior called resource guarding,...
Enhancing your pet’s kibble-based diet

Enhancing your pet’s kibble-based diet

While many pet kibbles are improving in quality, it’s never a bad idea to add some extra nutritional value and variety to these foods....
Help keep your dog mobile and happy with Kinesio Taping

Help keep your dog mobile and happy with Kinesio Taping

What is Kinesio Taping, and how can it help your canine companion move with more ease? We all love the wagging tails and wide grins...
When bad breath in dogs is more than a dental problem

When bad breath in dogs is more than a dental problem

Most bad breath in dogs is caused by periodontal disease – but that’s not always the case. Here’s a look at the other causes,...
Pet food homework: 3 steps to a better bowl

Pet food homework: 3 steps to a better bowl

From counting carbs to doing the “adulteration math”, completing your pet food homework helps you select the best food for a “forever dog”. When Susan...
Natural remedies for your dog or cat’s gut problems

Natural remedies for your dog or cat’s gut problems

From diarrhea to appetite loss, gut problems are common in dogs and cats. Here are some natural remedies that ease symptoms and help heal...
Natural remedies for ear infections in dogs

Natural remedies for ear infections in dogs

Conventional medications for ear infections in dogs can cause side effects and lead to resistant pathogens. These natural remedies offer an effective, non-toxic alternative....
How your emotional stress effects your dog

How to relieve emotional stress — in you and your dog

Our dogs can pick up on our stress, so it’s important to be aware of how we’re feeling when we’re around them. Here’s a...
Keeping your dog’s eyes healthy

Keeping your dog’s eyes healthy

While many canine eye diseases are “silent”, a rudimentary understanding of eye anatomy, and some of the signs and symptoms to look for, can...
11 ways to manage pain in dogs and cats

11 ways to manage pain in dogs and cats

When it comes to managing pain in dogs and cats, these alternative modalities have a lot to offer. Consider trying one of these options...
CBD and supplements -- a blended approach to arthritis in dogs

CBD and supplements — a blended approach to arthritis in dogs

Find out how CBD, especially when used in conjunction with joint supplements such as green lipped mussel and MSM, can help alleviate arthritis and...
Support canine health and aging with astaxanthin

Support canine health and aging with astaxanthin

As nature’s most powerful antioxidant, astaxanthin benefits canine endurance, aging, vision health and more. Daily antioxidants are known to support canine health in a...
How massage benefits senior dogs and cats

How massage benefits senior dogs and cats

From easing joint discomfort to alleviating anxiety, massage therapy offers both physical and psychological benefits to senior dogs and cats.  Almost all dogs and cats...
Caring for your senior dog

Caring for your senior dog

Your dog’s needs will change as he ages, slows downs, and experiences a decline in activity levels, cognition, vision and hearing. Being aware of...
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....