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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.

stress-free grooming

7 tips for safe, stress-free grooming

Bathing, brushing and trimming your dog between grooming appointments is a great way to keep his coat in tiptop shape. Check out these tips...
Cushings disease

Does your dog have Cushing’s disease?

An integrative treatment plan – including alternative therapies such as diet, herbs and acupuncture – can effectively treat Cushing’s disease in many dogs.  If your...
NAET for allergies

NAET helps resolve allergies in your pet

Nambudiprad’s Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET) combines techniques from a variety of modalities, including acupuncture and kinesiology, to get to the root of allergies in...
Common lab tests for pets

Common lab tests for pets – part 1

Lab tests are an important part of your dog or cat’s routine checkups. We take a close-up look at some of the most common...

Natural help for anxiety

Anxiety can impact your dog’s quality of life and result in a variety of troublesome behaviors. The good news is that there are many...
cats poop outside the litterbox

When cats poop outside the litterbox

The “other” litterbox problem – causes and solutions. Urinating outside the litterbox is a fairly common issue in cats, so it gets the most attention....
Natural solutions for pet pests

Natural solutions for pet pests

Fleas, ticks, heartworms, mosquitoes – warmer weather means these pests will be looking for a piece of your dog or cat. Some can cause...
dog treats

8 human foods that make good dog treats

We all love to treat our dogs, but it’s important to make sure we’re giving them something that’s healthy and low-cal as well as...
Spot-on flea and tick preventives

Spot-on flea and tick preventives

Spot-on flea and tick products are hazardous to your dog or cat’s health. Here’s what you need to know about them – and about...
cat litter

The latest in cat litter

Get the scoop with our look at today’s cat litter options.   Shopping for kitty litter can be a challenge, given the variety of different...
noni

Noni – a tropical fruit that’s good for dogs and cats

Noni has great potential for the treatment and possible prevention of many diseases in pets. Noni fruit is nothing short of amazing. It’s been in...
Mint – an herb you can share with your dog

Mint – an herb you can share with your dog

It doesn’t just flavor food or freshen breath – mint offers a range of nutritional and health benefits that can boost your dog’s wellness.  Mint...
essential oils for dogs

Essential oils for your dog

Essential oils can be very beneficial to dogs. Here’s a look at a selection of oils and their benefits, along with advice on how...
pain

Can acupuncture relieve my dog’s pain?

Arthritis, disc disease, CCL tears and many other problems can cause pain in your dog. There are many causes of pain in dogs – from...
Vestibular disease

Vestibular disease – when your pet is off balance

Dizziness, falling, lack of coordination, a tilting head…these are all symptoms of vestibular syndrome in dogs and cats. It looks scary, but depending on...
holistic cancer care

Understanding holistic cancer care for dogs and cats

This 3-pronged approach to holistic cancer care for pets covers all the bases – it helps the immune system do its job, employs anti-cancer...
tibetan singing bowl

Tibetan singing bowl therapy

If you’ve never heard Tibetan singing bowls, you’re in for a treat, and so is your dog or cat. This unique modality uses sound...
8 ways to keep indoor cats happy and healthy

8 ways to keep indoor cats happy and healthy

Indoor cats live safer, longer lives than their outdoor counterparts, but they can get bored and lazy if you’re not careful. These tips will...
prevent

Prevent health issues to save money on vet bills

Keeping veterinary costs down means taking steps to build your dog or cat’s health and help prevent illness. Caring for your dog or cat can...

How to trim dog nails

If you've ever wondered how to trim a dog's nails, today is your lucky day. Learning the proper way to trim dog nails is essential...
Pet food recalls

Pet food recalls

It’s been ten years since the huge pet food recall that sickened thousands of dogs and cats. How has pet food safety improved –...
dental issues

Feeding your cat to prevent dental issues

Periodontal disease is extremely common in cats, but the good news is that a healthy diet can help prevent it. Periodontal disease is one of...
solutions for bad breath in dogs

Natural ways to prevent bad breath

You may assume bad breath just comes with the territory of having a dog, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Does your dog...
spinal health

How your dog eats can affect his oral and spinal health

Did you know that the way your dog eats can affect the health of both his spine and mouth? Here’s what you need to...
supplement

Important Supplements for Cats

 Probiotics, fiber and Omega fatty acids are among the top supplemental nutrients that can benefit a cat’s health. A healthy cat starts with a healthy...
grooming products

Natural grooming products for dogs

Natural grooming products for dogs include everything you need to keep your pooch looking and smelling her best. From canine colognes and coat color...
dog's teeth

4 Natural Ways To Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Clean

Brushing a dog’s teeth can be a challenge if he’s not one of the few “co-operative angels” who don’t mind having their mouths touched....
Is your dog or cat getting the right amount of calcium?

Is your dog or cat getting the right amount of calcium?

Homemade diets are popular with a lot of pet owners. But when you’re developing your dog or cat’s menu, you need to ensure he’s...

Antioxidant Supplements for Your Dog

Antioxidants are powerful natural medicines. They offer support for a wide range of problems in dogs, and reduce inflammation in normal and healthy animals....
indoor winter activities for your dog

Indoor winter activities for you and your dog

Whether you and your dog need some exercise, or just a way to chase away boredom, these winter activities will do the trick. Once...

Homeopathic cancer treatment for pets

Homeopathy offers a gentle approach to cancer in dogs and cats. It doesn’t just treat the condition, but the patient as a whole. Cancer is...

DentaDish — this slow feeder helps keep your dog’s teeth clean

Good dental health is essential for your dog’s overall health and well-being. Some degree of dental disease affects eight out of ten dogs before they’re...