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Decoding pet food marketing jargon

Decoding pet food marketing jargon

A look at some common marketing terms used on pet food labels and what they mean! Along with attractive graphics, pet food labels usually employ...
Preparing your home for a new dog

Preparing your home for a new dog

Adopting or rescuing a new dog? Here are six ways to prepare your home and family so the newcomer’s arrival goes as smoothly as...
Tackling your dog or cat’s skin problems with nutrition and supplements

Tackling your dog or cat’s skin problems with nutrition and supplements

Resolving allergies and other skin problems in your dog or cat involves much more than just stopping the itch. It also means getting to...
Why is my dog or cat losing his hair?

Why is my dog or cat losing his hair?

Hair loss in dogs and cats has many potential causes. Getting a definitive diagnosis from your veterinarian is the first step to solving the...
The buzz about honey and propolis

The buzz about honey and propolis

Can honey and bee propolis help your dog or cat? Let's take a look! Honey is a very special healer, both inside and out. The...
Does apitherapy have applications for dogs and cats?

Does apitherapy have applications for dogs and cats?

Apitherapy refers to the medical use of bee products such as pollen, venom, honey and propolis to help treat a variety of conditions. Can...
Year-round paw care for dogs

Year-round paw care for dogs

Taking care of your dog’s paws isn’t just an occasional task. Tending to his tootsies year round helps ensure he keeps all four feet...
When your dog or cat loses her appetite

10 reasons why dogs and cats lose their appetite

Inappetence can have many underlying causes, from physical to behavioral. Here are some common reasons your dog or cat may lose her appetite, along...
Understanding vaccinosis in dogs and cats

Understanding vaccinosis in dogs and cats

Defined as an adverse reaction to a shot, vaccinosis can affect dogs and cats in various ways, from mild to severe. Dogs and cats...
The annual veterinary exam – what to expect

The annual veterinary exam – what to expect

Your dog or cat should see the veterinarian at least once a year for a check-up. Let’s take a look at what an annual...
What can your dog or cat’s skin tell you about his health?

What can your dog or cat’s skin tell you about his health?

Pay attention to the condition of your dog or cat’s skin. As his largest and hardest-working organ, it can tell you a lot about...
5 ingredients in your kitchen that repel fleas and ticks

5 common ingredients to repel fleas and ticks

Help keep fleas and ticks off your dog and cat with these five common ingredients! It’s almost that time of year again…flea and tick season....

6 foods that can ward off worms in your dog

Intestinal worms are more common in our canine companions than you may think. A variety of foods, from kefir to oats, can help keep...
Common canine conditions that respond well to acupuncture

Common canine conditions that respond well to acupuncture

A wide variety of health problems in dogs, from allergies to kidney disease, respond well to acupuncture. Here’s a look at the most common...
Choosing a wheelchair for a dog with mobility issues

Choosing a wheelchair for a dog with mobility issues

If your dog has mobility problems, the right wheelchair can make a huge difference to his quality of life. One of the joys of...
Ayurvedic health for your dog

Ayurvedic health for your dog

Incorporating these ancient Ayurvedic principles and techniques into your dog’s lifestyle will help prevent illness while increasing his everyday health and well-being. The oldest tricks...
Homeopathic help for your dog or cat’s dental problems

Homeopathy for your animal’s dental issues

Discover how homeopathy can help treat dental issues in your canine or feline companion. The health of your dog or cat’s teeth and gums...
Homeopathic help for your dog or cat’s dental problems

Homeopathic help for your dog or cat’s dental problems

Discover how homeopathy can help treat dental problems in your canine or feline companion. The health of your dog or cat’s teeth and gums...
Protect your dog or cat’s vision with checkups and antioxidant support

Protect your dog or cat’s vision with checkups and antioxidant support

Regular veterinary checkups and antioxidant supplements can help keep your pet's vision in check. As dogs and cats age, they may experience some of the...
How disinfectant and sanitizer use may be affecting our animals

How disinfectant and sanitizer use may be affecting our animals

During the pandemic, many of us have been spending a lot of extra time disinfecting and sanitizing our homes and hands to help protect...
Vaccinating your adult dog or cat: what you need to consider

Vaccinating your adult dog or cat: what you need to consider

Rather than having your adult dog or cat vaccinated every year, consider these important factors and make an informed decision that will optimize his...
How chiropractic care can help dogs with digestive problems

How chiropractic care can help dogs with digestive problems

Chiropractic care isn’t just for back problems – it can also help relieve digestive problems in your canine companion. Chiropractic care is geared at...
Raw meat and bones – the answer to periodontal disease in dogs and cats?

Raw meat and bones – the answer to periodontal disease in dogs and cats?

A look at how nutrition impacts your dog or cat’s dental health, and why a diet that includes raw meat and bones may be...
Can I give human medications to my dog?

Can I give human medications to my dog or cat?

Certain common human medications are sometimes used in animals, but should be done only under veterinary supervision. Here’s what you need to know about...
When you can’t pay your vet bills

When you can’t pay your vet bills

Combine the high cost of veterinary care with an unstable economy weakened by the pandemic, and it’s not surprising that a lot of people...
Smiling Blue Skies Cancer Fund

Smiling Blue Skies Cancer Fund

Dedicated to “taking a bite out of cancer”, Smiling Blue Skies helps fund studies to learn more about this devastating disease, and make a...
10 most common medical conditions in dogs and cats

10 most common medical conditions in dogs and cats

From allergies to thyroid problems…take a look at the most common medical conditions veterinarians see in their dog and cat patients. When you take your...
The next generation of probiotics for dogs and cats 

The next generation of probiotics for dogs and cats 

Biologically appropriate probiotics factor in the specific needs of our animal companions. When I first started treating animals for leaky gut syndrome in my holistic...
A home health check for your dog or cat

A home health check for your dog or cat

Doing a regular head-to-tail health check on your dog or cat is a good way to keep on top of any changes in his...
Choosing a wheelchair for a dog with mobility issues

Choosing a wheelchair for a dog with mobility issues

If your dog has mobility issues, the right wheelchair can make a huge difference to his quality of life. One of the joys of...
Is PEMF therapy an option for your dog or cat?

Is PEMF therapy an option for your dog or cat?

Short for “pulsed electromagnetic field therapy”, PEMF has a variety of applications for dogs and cats, from wound healing to anxiety relief. Here’s an...
Why it's important to support your dog or cat's gut microbiome

Why it’s important to support your dog or cat’s gut microbiome

Keeping your pet's GI tract healthy by supporting her gut microbiome is so important. Here's how the right supplements can help! In dogs and cats...