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Feeding your dog for healthy skin and a glossy coat

Feeding your dog for healthy skin and a glossy coat

Poor nutrition or a deficiency in certain nutrients can manifest as dandruff, itchiness, dull hair and other problems. A high quality diet with the...
Does your dog have hot spots?

Does your dog have hot spots?

These inflamed red lesions on your dog’s skin can cause him a lot of itching and pain. Find out what really causes hot spots,...
5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

Many of us are taking steps to improve our impact on the environment. With these 5 eco-friendly gift ideas, your companion's 'paw-print' can be...
Oxygenation – an important key to your dog’s health

Oxygenation – an important key to your dog’s health

Both exercise and diet play vital roles in keeping your dog’s body (and your own!) oxygenated and in a healthy alkaline state. We often...
Pet-friendly alternatives to lawn and garden chemicals

Pet-friendly alternatives to lawn and garden chemicals

Pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers are full of toxins that are harmful to dogs and cats. Using safe natural methods to keep your lawn and...
Can quercetin help with seasonal allergies in dogs?

Can quercetin help with seasonal allergies in dogs?

Quercetin is an excellent natural remedy for seasonal and environmental allergies in dogs. But how much should you give and how often? When it comes...
How to keep your dog’s paws healthy

How to keep your dog’s paws healthy

You might not think much about the condition of your dog’s paws, but foot injuries or problems can be as uncomfortable for him as...
Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking or jogging with your dog can be excellent exercise and lots of fun, but remember to keep his comfort and safety in mind. Spring...
Canine acupressure for spring conditioning

Canine acupressure for spring conditioning

With the return of warmer weather, your dog will be more active than he was during the winter. Here’s how physical conditioning, along with...
An integrative approach to mange

An integrative approach to mange

Stubborn cases of demodectic and sarcoptic mange in dogs respond to a combination of conventional and complementary therapies. Skin problems in dogs can be...
5 reasons to get outdoors with your dog!

5 reasons to get outdoors with your dog!

Spending time outdoors for fresh air, exercise and mental stimulation is vital to your dog’s happiness and well being. “Who wants to go out?” It’s a...
puppy's first vet visit

Your puppy’s first vet visit

If you’ve just adopted a puppy, one of your first priorities is to take him to the vet for a checkup. Here are 8...
Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Artificial scents may make your house fresh and fragrant, but the chemicals that go into them can be toxic. You’ve seen the ads for all...
dental toys for dogs

Dental toys for dogs

Many toys are designed to clean your dog’s teeth – but not all of them are safe. Here’s what to look for and what...
is it time to switch your pet's food

Is it time to switch your pet’s food?

If your pet isn’t thriving on his current food, it’s time to file for a “pet food divorce” and switch to something better. Know...
Rate your dog's food!

Rate your dog’s food!

How does your dog’s food rate in terms of good nutrition? Use this scoring system to help you make the best dietary choices for...
finding a veterinarian for your pet

Finding the right veterinarian for you and your pet

Whether you’re a first-time dog or cat guardian, or are re-locating and looking for a new veterinarian, learn how to find the best match...
Oral tumors in dogs and cats

Oral tumors in dogs and cats

Both benign and malignant tumors can arise in almost any area of your pet’s mouth. What causes them, and how can they be treated? Oral...
Ripley

Ripley

This happy, high-energy husky spends her days exploring the Washington wilderness, starring on social media, and advocating an end to puppy mills. When Amber Johnson...
fractured teeth

Dealing with cracked and fractured teeth in dogs

You might think your dog’s teeth are a lot stronger than yours, but cracked and fractured teeth in canines is not uncommon. Know what...
car restraints for your dog

Car restraints for dogs

Your dog should not travel loose in the car. High quality car restraints such as harnesses, crates and carriers help keep pets safe from...
functional medicine for your pet

Functional medicine for dogs

This approach to pet healthcare uses integrative medicine to get to the root cause of disease while focusing on the optimal functioning of the...
how to select a dog training class

How to select a dog training class

Know what to ask and look for when choosing the right training class for you and your dog. Most of us recognize the importance...
natural, indigenous dogs

Natural, indigenous dogs

What did dogs look like before they were domesticated and bred into the many different shapes and sizes we see today? Natural, aboriginal dogs...

Kennel cough

Vaccination doesn’t guarantee your dog won’t get kennel cough. Find out why, and how an integrative approach that includes Chinese herbs and homeopathy can...
how acupressure can help abandoned dogs

How acupressure can help abandoned dogs

A dog that has been abandoned often suffers from a host of physical, emotional and behavioral issues. Along with the proper veterinary care and...
Harnesses for dogs

Harnesses for dogs

Take a look at the “who, why, what and where” of dog harnesses, and how easy they are to use! Walking offers multiple benefits to...
how to massage your dog

How to massage your dog

Who doesn’t love a great massage? After all, massage benefits us physically and psychologically. The same is true for our dogs. Through massage, you’ll...
are seeds good for your dog?

Is it okay for my dog to eat seeds?

Many of the culinary seeds we incorporate into our own diets – including flax, chia, pumpkin and sunflower – are also healthy choices for...
Pom Pom Chewy Animal Wellness Magazine

Pom Pom Chewy

This kindly Pomeranian is recognized worldwide for his striking “foxlike” features, his special connection with children – and his love for the camera! Not all...
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How to put on your dog’s harness

Do you struggle to get a harness on your dog? The very mention of going for a walk can send dog into an excitable frenzy....
winter activities to enjoy with your dog

Outdoor winter activities for you and your dog

Spending time outside doesn’t have to stop because it’s cold or snowy. Here are 5 winter activities you can enjoy together, and what you...