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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.

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...

Is Spaying And Neutering Good For Dogs?

Recent studies indicate that spaying and neutering can negatively impact canine health. Here’s a look at the latest research -- and the alternatives to...

How Pet Care Has Changed In 25 Years

From titer testing and better cancer treatment, to pet insurance and the introduction of hemp oil, pet healthcare has improved by leaps and bounds...

Hugs & kisses woofles recipe

The most important ingredient in this recipe is love! Ingredients 4 cups whole grain flour (e.g. oat, spelt or a combination) ½ cup oatmeal 1...
reiki healing

Coping with canine seizures

Discover how acupressure and ice can work together to help reduce the severity and duration of seizures in dogs. Seizures in dogs are scary, especially...
addison's disease

Addison’s disease

Your pet's immune system plays an essential role in maintaining his health and resistance to disease. However, just like your own immune system, it...
allergic

Emergency care for severe allergic reactions

Bee stings, certain foods or accidental drug ingestion can cause extreme allergic reactions, also called anaphylaxis, in some dogs. Here’s how to stabilize an...
heart disease in dogs

Canine heart disease

Heart disease can afflict dogs of all breeds and sizes. Find out what the signs are, and how these conditions can be diagnosed and treated...
half dose vaccine

Should small dogs receive a half dose vaccine?

This new ground-breaking study on half dose vaccine protocols reveals small dogs should not receive the same size vaccine as large breed dogs. Editor-in-chief note: Currently,...
ccl disease

Manganese deficiency and CCL disease

Contrary to popular belief, most cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) problems in dogs don’t arise from acute injuries. A lack of manganese in the diet...
gemmotherapy

Gemmotherapy can help heal your pet

Gemmotherapy, a gentle healing system, involves the use of plant bud extracts to address health issues and help detoxify your dog or cat. When healing...
colostrum

Colostrum can boost your pet’s wellness

Bovine colostrum supplementation is showing a lot of promise for health issues in dogs and cats – from respiratory infections to diarrhea to periodontal...
diet for optimal health

Keeping old dogs young — diet, supplements and exercise

Good health and quality of life ensure your dog’s golden years are the best they can be. In the second part of this article,...
pumpkin cranberry muffins

Pumpkin cranberry muffins for dogs

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without cranberries and pumpkin. Not only are these foods full of flavor, but they’re also good for you and your dog...

Does your dog or cat have scaly skin?

Scaly skin in pets may be nothing much to worry about. But if it’s excessive, it can signal a more serious underlying issue, and...