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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...
Music offers noteworthy benefits to dogs and cats

Music offers many benefits to dogs and cats

Music isn’t just for us! Research shows that certain melodies can have a profoundly calming effect on our animal companions. You’re probably familiar with songs...
Microalgae – a “green food” that’s good for your dog

Microalgae – a “green food” that’s good for your dog

Discover how AFA microalgae can benefit the health of your canine companion. For the past several decades, people have been enthralled by the “green foods”...
How the canine sense of smell is improving the world

How the canine sense of smell is improving the world

A close-up look at two unique ways in which dogs' incredible sense of smell is helping people – and wildlife. It’s no secret that dogs...
Improving indoor air quality for your animal

Improving indoor air quality for your animal

You might think the air inside your home is fine, but airborne pathogens and other toxins may be having an impact on your dog...
The Pretentious Pooch calls attention to canine enrichment

The Pretentious Pooch calls attention to canine enrichment

Does your dog ever get bored? He could probably use some mental stimulation! Here's how The Pretentious Pooch can help. Have you ever heard the...
The immune system and your animal’s eyes -- balance is key

The immune system and your animal’s eyes — balance is key

A look at how your animal's eye health is linked to his immune system, and how you can keep him seeing and feeling well. Your...
Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Many things can affect the health and function of your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it does its job properly.  When you think...
Training your dog to pose for photos

Training your dog to pose for photos

If your dog doesn’t cooperate when you try to take good photos of him, you’re not alone. These 5 tips will soon have you...
Crickets for canines

Cricket protein for canines

Take a look at the numerous benefits of cricket protein for dogs, and why it’s a feasible alternative to traditional meats. The thought of...
Animal Reiki -- attracting more attention as a healing modality

Animal Reiki — attracting more attention as a healing modality

Once dismissed as bogus, Reiki is being brought into shelters, veterinary clinics and other animal facilities as an effective way to enhance healing and...
Natural remedies that support a healthy immune system in your pet

Natural remedies that support healthy immunity in pets

From triacontanol and docosanal to aloe vera, squalene and calendula -- these remedies support your animal’s immunity while helping treat bacterial and fungal infections. A...
10 self care tips for dog parents

10 self care tips for dog parents

You’ve just welcomed a new dog into your life and are spending lots of time looking after him – grooming, feeding, training, exercising and...
Superfoods from the sea – they’re good for your dog or cat!

Superfoods from the sea – they’re good for dogs and cats!

From dulse to wakame, sea vegetables are packed with nutrition. Try these tasty and healthy recipes on your animal companion. Did you know that...
 An update on vaccines and titer testing for dogs and cats

An update on vaccines and titer testing for dogs and cats

Despite research showing that most vaccines have a much longer duration of immunity than originally thought, many veterinarians and their clients still opt for...
Fermented foods for your pet’s microbiome

Fermented foods for your pet’s microbiome

From kefir to kombucha, fermented foods help improve your dog or cat’s gut health by balancing the bacteria in his microbiome. Fermented foods such as...
5 DIY holiday gift ideas for animal lovers

5 DIY holiday gift ideas for animal lovers

Want to add a personal touch to your gift giving this holiday season? Put your craftiness to the test with these five easy and...
Animal Haven

Animal Haven

From community outreach initiatives to behavior modification training, this Manhattan-based non-profit has spent the last half-century developing programs to help animals and people in...
Microbiome Restorative Therapy in companion animals

Microbiome Restorative Therapy in companion animals

Microbiome Restorative Therapy (MBRT) is a procedure in which fecal material is transferred from a healthy dog or cat to the gastrointestinal tract of...
How Torigen is changing the fight against small animal cancer

How Torigen is changing the fight against small animal cancer

The founders of Torigen have developed a revolutionary immunotherapy treatment that's effectively treating cancer in dogs and cats. Our dogs and cats are integral members...
Vet techs and what they do

Vet techs and what they do

You’ve probably met at least one veterinary technician at your vet’s office, but how much do you know about the role she plays in...
How gemmotherapy helps keep animals healthy in a toxic world

How gemmotherapy helps keep animals healthy in a toxic world

More and more toxins are polluting our environment, leading to bodily stress and disease in our dogs and cats. Gemmotherapy is an excellent way...