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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....
Essential fatty acids for dogs and cats with arthritis

Essential fatty acids for dogs and cats with arthritis

Which essential fatty acids (EFAs) do dogs and cats need as supplements, and how do they work to help alleviate the inflammation associated with...
11 herbs that are good for dogs – both inside and out

11 herbs that are good for dogs – both inside and out

Herbs add a lot to your dog’s well-being, whether they’re included in his diet or used for healing and well-being. These 11 herbs are...
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...
Choosing the right curcumin supplement for your dog

Choosing the right curcumin supplement for your dog

Absorption and purity are just two factors to consider when choosing a curcumin supplement for your dog. Here’s what to look for, and what...
The unlikely history of commercial pet food

The unlikely history of commercial pet food

Commercial pet food was invented with convenience and profit in mind, not the health of dogs and cats. Luckily, the more recent movement back...
Make training your dog easier with these nutritional brain-boosters

Make training your dog easier with these “brain foods”!

How well your dog can be trained depends not only on the methods and cues you use, but also on how easily he can...
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...
Betty White

Betty White: Golden Girl and animal welfare advocate

Her show business career spanned eight decades, but Betty White was an animal lover even longer than that. The remarkable nonagenarian supported a variety...
8 ways to socialize your new dog -- when you have to social distance

8 ways to socialize your new dog — when you have to social distance

Socialization is an important part of a dog’s development. But how can you introduce him to the world when we can’t freely interact with...
How technology is improving your pet’s life

How technology is improving your pet’s life

From pet cams to automated toys, here’s a look at some of the technological tools and devices that enhance the health and happiness of...
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...
This new docuseries follows animal lover and drone pilot, Doug Thron, as he rescues animals from natural disasters around the world. 

Doug to the Rescue

This new docuseries follows animal lover and drone pilot, Doug Thron, as he rescues animals from natural disasters around the world.  Nothing is easy...
How sustainable is your dog or cat’s lifestyle?

How sustainable is your dog or cat’s lifestyle?

Your four-legged friend’s carbon “pawprint” is probably larger than you think! Here are 8 ways to make his lifestyle more sustainable. Sustainability is a hot...
Dogs may not experience and process grief the same way we do, but the behavioral changes that occur after a human or animal companion passes indicate they do feel a sense of loss and bereavement. 

Do dogs grieve?

Dogs may not experience and process grief the same way we do, but the behavioral changes that occur after a human or animal companion...
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....
How to enhance your dog’s learning ability

How to enhance your dog’s learning ability

Improving your dog’s well-being through things like bodywork, diet, and quality time enhances her learning ability – and her quality of life! Do you have...
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...
Does your dog bark too much?

Does your dog bark too much?

Dogs bark for many reasons, but if your own pooch is too “talkative”, it’s important to discover why, and find positive ways to curb...