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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...
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....
CBD for dogs and cats – what you need to know

CBD for dogs and cats – what you need to know

Thinking of starting your pet on CBD? Here's a quick rundown of what you need to know about CBD and how it effects dogs...
Could intralesional chemotherapy be an option for your dog or cat?

Could intralesional chemotherapy be an option for your dog or cat?

Because it directly targets tumors while bypassing systemic circulation, intralesional chemotherapy produces fewer side effects in dogs and cats than traditional chemo. Find out...
How acupressure-massage eases cancer treatment side effects in dogs and cats

How acupressure-massage eases cancer treatment side effects in dogs and cats

If your dog or cat is receiving chemo or other cancer treatments, he may experience uncomfortable side effects such as gastrointestinal upset and fatigue....
Why give herbs to pets?

Why give herbs to pets?

Many of today’s pharmaceuticals are derived from herbs, but they use only a few compounds from the plant to achieve specific goals. Whole herbs...
What iridology can tell you about your pet’s health

What iridology can tell you about your pet’s health

By studying the iris of a dog or cat’s eye, a veterinarian trained in iridology can uncover important details about an animal’s health and...
Mineral deficiencies and chronic illness in dogs

Mineral deficiencies and chronic illness in dogs

Mineral deficiencies are some of the most easily preventable underlying causes of chronic illness in dogs. Here’s how ancient minerals can bridge the gap. After...
Chiropractic care for canine anxiety

Chiropractic care for canine anxiety

We usually think of chiropractic care in terms of relieving pain in our dogs, but it can also have a positive effect on canine...
Holistic vets who work with animal communicators  

Holistic vets who work with animal communicators  

Once dismissed as bogus, animal communication is starting to be taken more seriously by holistic veterinarians, some of who are now working with communicators...
Preventing and managing arthritis in your dog or cat

Prevent and manage arthritis in your pet

A look at how your animal’s body moves, and why it’s so important to support his joint health and prevent arthritis. When it comes...
Foxtail barley -- a danger to your dog

Foxtail barley — a danger to your dog

This long feathery grass looks beautiful, but foxtail barley seeds have tiny barbs can attach to your dog’s coat and burrow into his skin,...
Emotional stress in dogs 

Emotional stress in dogs 

A close-up look at emotional stress in dogs -- and how our own stress contributes to theirs. None of us is a stranger to stress....
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...