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Monday, January 17, 2022
Home Health Page 18

Health

Natural Health means taking preventative action with your pet’s health and using natural and alternative treatments that are both good for your furry friend and for the environment. As one of our Four Pillars of Animal Wellness, Natural Health ensures that your pet will lead a happy, healthy life.

protect your dog from skin cancer

How to protect your dog from skin cancer

A lot of people think dogs don’t need shielding from the sun’s UV rays. But sunburn and even skin cancer can occur in canines...
CST for canines

CST for canines

Cranial sacral therapy (CST) is a gentle hands-on form of energy healing. It’s very subtle and simple, yet it can have profound effects. Cranial sacral...
Autoimmune diseases in dogs.

Autoimmune diseases in dogs

Autoimmune diseases are increasingly prevalent and have genetic and environmental triggers. Here’s what you should be aware of. If you were unlucky enough to catch a cold...
How diet impacts his brain

How diet impacts his brain

Did you know your dog’s diet can have an influence on his behavior and intelligence? If you’ve ever felt lazy after eating a big meal,...
Diet and exercise for a healthy pet

Diet and exercise for a healthy pet

Combining a sensible diet and appropriate supplements with the correct exercise program is the best way to help your dog or cat lose weight. Obesity...
Importance of dog dental health

Importance of dog dental health

Dental health is important for all dogs. A wholesome meaty diet along with energetic balancing are two effective ways to help treat and prevent...
5 myths about anesthesia for animals

5 myths about anesthesia for animals

If you feel nervous about having your dog “put under” for veterinary procedures, you’re not alone. While there are risks involved, anesthesia is safer...
Understanding cardiac disease in dogs

Understanding cardiac disease in dogs

Cardiac disease can afflict dogs of all breeds and sizes. Find out what the signs are, and how these conditions can be diagnosed and...
5 steps to a healthy weight

5 steps to a healthy weight

Is Rover carrying around more weight than he should be? He’s not alone. Use these five steps to help whip him back into shape. Obesity...
Winter safety for your cat

Winter safety for your cat

Does your cat spend time outdoors during the winter? Here are ten tips for keeping him safe when the weather is frightful. Our family once...
How Reiki heals animals

How Reiki heals animals

Reiki is a form of energy healing that’s both powerful and profound. Here is what you need to know about how it works and...
Caring for your dog's teeth

Caring for your dog’s teeth

There are several main areas to consider when caring for the 48 adult teeth in your dog’s mouth – good nutrition and natural remedies,...
5 facts conventional vets might not know

5 facts conventional vets might not know

Most conventional veterinarians aren’t taught much about alternative medicine, while others simply don’t believe in it. Here are some facts you probably won’t hear from...
West Nile Virus in animals

West Nile Virus in animals

How to protect your companion from West Nile Virus as well as harmful chemical sprays used to ward off those pesky mosquitoes. Jessie Brand’s house...
Supplements for your dog's health

Supplements for your dog’s health

Prevention is the most powerful cure. By providing your dog with supplements, you can ensure he is getting everything he needs to stay healthy. Not...
Antioxidants for dogs with cancer

Antioxidants for dogs with cancer

They’re crucial to good health, but some vets feel they interfere with conventional cancer treatments. Find out why, and how an integrative approach with...

Understanding dementia in cats

Did you know that most cats over the age of 11 are at risk for feline dementia? It’s one of the most common conditions...
dental care

Alternative dental care in dogs

Dental problems affect most dogs and can cause serious health issues if left unattended. A wholesome meaty diet along with energetic balancing are two...
new treatment for arthritis

What’s new in arthritis treatment?

Arthritis is the most common skeletal disorder affecting dogs and cats. Here’s a look at what’s new – and what’s tried and true –...
10 signs of cancer in dogs and cats

10 signs of cancer in dogs and cats

Our companions can't tell us when they're not feeling well, so it is important that we know what to look for when it comes to...
stem cell therapy for dogs

Stem cell therapy for dogs

Regenerative stem cell therapy is relatively new on the scene, but it’s already being used to successfully treat arthritis and related conditions in dogs...
Hydrotherapy for dog rehabilitation

Hydrotherapy for dog rehabilitation

Is your dog recovering from an injury or surgery, or in need of some extra exercise? A hydrotherapy program could hasten his return to...
How to care for paralyzed animals

How to care for paralyzed animals

With the proper care, and lots of love and attention, many paralyzed animals can live long and happy lives. Paralysis is a scary word. Many...
Respiratory congestion

Respiratory congestion in animals

Respiratory congestion has numerous causes, but whatever the reason, it can make your dog or cat very uncomfortable. Getting to the root of the...
heart disease and your dog

Heart disease in dogs

Heart disease is an important consideration when it comes to the well-being of your animals. Here's what you need to know. You’re aware of the...
Edible seaweeds for you and your pets

Edible seaweeds for you and your pets

From kelp to kombu, edible seaweeds are versatile “veggies” full of nutrition and flavor. They’re good for your animal companion too. Seaweeds are a super...
All about the melamine pet food recall of 2007

All about the melamine pet food recall of 2007

It may have happened over a decade ago, but the pet food recall of 2007 is still painfully fresh in most of our minds.  In...
Top 20 supplements for animals

Top 20 supplements for animals

Good nutrition is the foundation of good health. Feeding your dog a wholesome diet along with the proper supplements will ensure he is getting everything...
Toxicity in dogs

Toxicity in dogs

Toxicity alert! Here's how to protect your dog's health. “Tasha suffered from itchy rashes and hot spots from the day I adopted her,” says Sandra...
Water purification for animals

Water purification for animals

You know fresh water is vital to your animal's well being. A home filtration or purification system can help ensure his next drink is...
Does your dog need the Lyme vaccine?

Does your dog need the Lyme vaccine?

Will the Lyme vaccine protect your dog from tick-borne illnesses? Maybe. But that doesn't mean he should get it. The first vaccine to help prevent...
Nematodes for animal flea control

Nematodes for animal flea control

Looking for a way to combat pests naturally? Here's why you should consider nematodes.  When it comes to flea control, a lot of people assume...