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Why it’s important to choose healthy dog treats

When your dog has been good, naturally, you want to give her/him a delicious treat as a reward. But it’s important to reward your...

Make a Move to Support Your Dog’s Joint Health!

Joint supplements may be helpful in supporting your dog’s musculoskeletal system, which includes joint, cartilage, ligament, and bone health. A dog must have good joint...

Does Your Dog Pee in the House? Find Out Why and How You Can...

You go to great lengths to teach your puppy not to pee in the house, so what’s a pet parent to do when an...

Personalized Canine Cancer Treatments Translate to Higher Remission Rates

Heterogeneity means cancer treatments need to be individually tailored for better clinical outcomes. The canine population has a considerable vulnerability to cancer. One in four...

5 Ways Your Pup Can Benefit from Canine Massage Therapy

Massage is a valuable way to create bonds between a person and an animal. Moreover, massage can relieve stress, tension, and pain while promoting...

Early Detection and Treatment Is Vital for a Dog with Skin Cancer   

Skin cancer in dogs is a serious and potentially fatal condition, especially if left untreated. The earlier a vet diagnoses your pup, the better...
turmeric supplement

Turmeric — a supplement worth considering for your dog

A spice renowned for its color and flavor, a turmeric supplement offers noteworthy health benefits to dogs as well as humans. If you are a...

Signs your pet needs a probiotic

Your dog may think he can eat anything and get away with it, but can he really? Those fermenting pieces of food lying around...
Yummy Combs - Bad Breath

Bad Breath: What are the underlying causes, and what to do about it?

We’ve all been there. You’re petting your dog and all of a sudden they look up at you with their big puppy dog eyes...
sun protection

Sun protection and skin care for your dog

The arrival of summer means more time outdoors with your dog, but don’t forget the sun protection and insect repellent! Summer is here, bringing with...
Yummy Combs - The human-animal bond

The Human-Animal Bond — Treating with Purpose

Every day our dogs are by our side through the many ups and downs of life. They are there for our most cherished memories...
toothpaste

Make your own doggy toothpaste!

Good dental health means caring for your dog's teeth and gums, and that includes brushing. Here’s how to make a safe and effective doggy...
keto

Why a keto diet is a good choice for your dog

A keto diet can offer multiple benefits to dogs, from weight loss to better skin health to improved cognitive function. It may even help...
hot spot salve

Simple Healing Salve for Hot Spots

Here are simple healing salves for your pup's hot spots! Ingredients 1/3 cup first pressed/extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon grated beeswax 1 teaspoon coconut...
hot spots

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...