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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
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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.

Dental toys and treats for your dog

Dental toys and treats can help care for your dog's teeth if he doesn't like his mouth touched. Today, you can find all kinds of...
Fatty lipomas in dogs

Fatty lipomas in dogs

This article takes a closer look at lipomas in dogs, and helps you understand when to be concerned. As animals age, it’s very common for...
Deworming your animals naturally

Deworming your animals naturally

Worried about worms? Here's the skinny on deworming your animals naturally — and keeping those pesky pests at bay once and for all! Intestinal parasites...
Top 10 healing herbs for dogs

Top 10 healing herbs for animals

Aside from their fragrance, many herbs are brimming with flavor and healing qualities that you can share with your dogs and cats. Dogs enjoy...
Massage for dogs

Massage for dogs

You can’t beat something that feels so good and is good for you, too. Massage lowers blood pressure, reduces stress in both the giver...

Aromatherapy for dogs

Wild about aromatherapy? Take a look at some popular essential oils and the benefits they offer dogs! Have you hopped on the aromatherapy train yet?...
An integrative approach to animal healing

An integrative approach to animal healing

Integrative medicine offers a harmonious combination of conventional and alternative therapies. It can be especially helpful when dealing with these five common health conditions...
Treating your dog's arthritis without steroids

Treating your dog’s arthritis without steroids

Combining nutritional supplements for long-term control and healing, and conventional therapy for immediate pain relief is a truly holistic approach to treating arthritis in...
Supplements for senior animals

Supplements for senior animals

Along with an optimum diet, adequate exercise and lots of loving attention, the use of appropriate supplements for senior animals makes it possible for...
Biotin for your dog's skin

Biotin for your dog’s skin

Is your dog constantly battling skin problems? He may have a biotin deficiency, but thankfully there is a solution. Healthier skin and a younger-looking body. These are...
12 tips for living with cancer in your animal companion

12 tips for living with cancer in your animal companion

Learning your dog has cancer is never easy. Here are 12 tips to help him and yourself through the illness. “I’m sorry, but she has cancer.”...
Mad cow disease in dogs

Mad cow disease in dogs

Mad cow disease has reared it's ugly head in North America. So, what's being done to ensure your dog is safe? Up until a few...
Raw diet for animals made easy

Raw diet for animals made easy

There are many benefits to feeding your dog a raw diet and now it's easier than ever with more companies offering frozen and dried...
reading pet food labels

Reading pet food labels

Pet food labels are a rich source of information for those who know how to read them. While they don’t tell you everything about...
Safety products for your animal companion

Safety products for your animal companion

From seatbelts to sunscreens, there are all kinds of unique pet safety products on the market. No matter how closely we watch them, our animals...
How music affects your animals

How music affects your animals

Music affects our dogs in a profound way. Let's take a closer look. Music can have a profound effect on our lives. It can make...
Homeopathic first aid kit for animals

Homeopathic first aid kit for animals

While it’s important to have a conventional first aid kit containing bandages and antiseptic solutions, it’s also wise to put together a more natural...
Can music heal animals?

Can music heal animals?

In human beings, music has been found to ease depression, lower blood pressure, and reduce the need for pain medication after surgery. It makes...
Keep your animal safe from these toxins!

Keep your animal safe from these toxins!

Like it or not, our world is filled with chemicals and toxins that can harm your dog or cat. It’s impossible to eliminate them...
Antioxidants for cats and dogs

Antioxidants for cats and dogs

Antioxidants are one of the most common classes of nutritional supplements prescribed by veterinarians to help prevent and treat disease. Let's take a closer...
All about vaccines for dogs

All about vaccines for dogs

Over-vaccination is a real risk, yet there is still a push for yearly boosters. Learn which vaccines are really necessary, and when, and how to...
An animal-friendly holiday menu

An animal-friendly holiday menu

Looking for a way to involve your animal companion in this year's festivities? Check out this pet-friendly holiday menu! What would your dog or cat...
Understanding different types of veterinary medicine

Understanding different types of veterinary medicine

Veterinary Designation can be complicated. Here is some basic information about a few of the more commonly-seen initials. The first notation you’ll usually see is an...
Hot weather safety for animals

Hot weather safety for animals

The hot weather can pose a serious danger to you and your animal companions. Here's how to keep them cool all summer long. “If it’s...
How to choose a veterinarian

How to choose a veterinarian

In the process of finding the right veterinarian for your dog or cat? Here's a few tips to help you make the right choice....
Homeopathy for animals

Homeopathy for animals

Homeopathy offers a host of solutions to a range of health issues and problems. These are some of the most common remedies used in...
Cancer care for pets

Cancer care for pets

Take a look at how conventional and alternative therapies can work together to combat cancer in dogs and cats. Talk to any animal lover, and chances...
Top ten ways to fight arthritis in pets – an expert’s guide

Top ten ways to fight arthritis in pets – an expert’s guide

Take a look at some of the most effective ways to deal with arthritis in dogs and cats — naturally! Arthritis is one of the...
Is clay litter harming your cat?

Is clay litter harming your cat?

A potentially hazardous material may be lurking in a quiet corner of your home. It is the hidden silica found in everyday, clay-based cat...
Putting together your animal's first aid kit

Putting together your animal’s first aid kit

Just as we keep a first aid kit handy for the humans in our household, we should put one together for our animal companions...

CPR and first aid for animals

Do you know what to do if your companion is injured? With pet first aid and CPR you can be ready in case of an...
Frostbite and hypothermia in animals

Frostbite and hypothermia in animals

Those of us who live in a warmer climate need never worry about the dangers of frigid temperatures for our animals. If you live...