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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Dog Health

Tendon and ligament damage – diagnosis and treatment options for dogs

Tendon and ligament damage – diagnosis and treatment options for dogs

As our dogs get older, they become more prone to tendon and ligament damage caused by injury or wear and tear. Today’s diagnostic tools...
Natural support for your dog or cat’s aging liver

Natural support for your dog or cat’s aging liver

The liver is one of the body’s hardest-working organs, so it’s not surprising that it needs some extra help as your dog or cat...
8 steps to keeping your senior dog young

8 steps to keeping your senior dog young

A wholistic approach ranging from diet and exercise to mental stimulation and immune support can help keep your senior dog young, happy and healthy....
4 simple stretches for dogs

4 simple stretches for dogs

Help keep your dog limber with these gentle stretches.   Give yourself a stretch. Notice how good it feels, and how it helps you feel...
Help your hot dog cool down -- with acupressure

Help your hot dog cool down — with acupressure

They may be called the “dog days of summer”, but extreme heat isn’t healthy for your canine companion. Learn how acupressure can help cool...
How ozone therapy helps dogs and cats

How ozone therapy helps dogs and cats

Innovative, effective and safe, ozone therapy is being used in veterinary medicine for everything from ear infections to cancer. Ozone therapy might sound like...
7 mushrooms you can share with your dog

7 mushrooms you can share with your dog

For a powerhouse of healing nutrition, mushrooms can’t be beat. Find out which varieties are good for your dog, and try the recipes! Mushrooms are...
How your dog’s gut microbiome affects his behavior

How your dog’s gut microbiome affects his behavior

Canine behavioral problems like anxiety and aggression can have many causes, and an out-of-balance microbiome may be one of them. Learn how your dog’s...
Can CBD alleviate seizures in dogs?

Can CBD alleviate seizures in dogs?

Seizures in dogs are scary, and there are many possible causes. The good news is that CBD can be effective at reducing their frequency...
What telemedicine can (and can’t) do for your dog or cat

What telemedicine can (and can’t) do for your dog or cat

Telemedicine is an expanding healthcare movement for dogs and cats as well as humans. It has its drawbacks and legal limitations, but it also...
How acupressure helps dogs with skin allergies

How acupressure helps dogs with skin allergies

Traditional Chinese Medicine regards skin allergies as a breakdown in the immune system. Used in conjunction with other therapies, an immune-supporting acupressure session can...
Top 10 foods for your dog’s skin and coat

Top 10 foods for your dog’s skin and coat

Keep your canine companion's skin and coat healthy with these power-packed whole foods. Your dog’s skin and hair health doesn’t depend solely on external...
Neurogan delivers a healthy dose of quality, transparency and hygge to a convoluted CBD market

Neurogan delivers a healthy dose of quality, transparency and hygge to a convoluted CBD...

This California-based CBD and superfoods company draws inspiration from their Danish roots to create a one-of-a-kind product line for pets. Walk into any pet store,...
The ultimate dog grooming guide

The ultimate dog grooming guide

Questions about dog grooming? Look no further. This guide offers dozens of expert tips about brushing, bathing and primping your pooch. Grooming is an important...
8 natural ways to repel fleas

8 natural ways to repel fleas

Fleas can be a big problem for your dog, but getting rid of them doesn’t have to be. This checklist of natural solutions can...
Skin-soothing herbs for your dog or cat

Skin-soothing herbs for your dog or cat

From allergies to liver deficiency, many things can cause itchy inflamed skin in our pets. Find how out how these skin-soothing herbs can help...
Hypothyroidism and your dog

Hypothyroidism and your dog

Hypothyroidism is a common disease that can be treated or even prevented by improving and supporting the health of your dog’s thyroid.  Hypothyroidism runs...
How does your dog’s mind work?

How does your dog’s mind work?

How well do you understand your dog's mind? Ongoing research reveals that the cognitive and emotional lives of canines are much richer and more...
Reduce your dog’s stress, naturally

Reduce your dog’s stress, naturally

From loud noises to trips to the vet, a variety of situations can cause stress in dogs. Fortunately, there are lots of safe and...
Your dog's dental exam

Your dog’s dental exam

Our four-legged friends need oral care just like us, but do veterinary dental exams bear any similarities to ours? Here’s what happens when you...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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”...
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 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...
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...
 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...