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Active Lifestyle allows the bond with your pet to be maintained in a positive way. As one of our Four Pillars of Animal Wellness, Active Lifestyle will help provide a lasting and enjoyable bond with your companion.

Do I have to vaccinate my dog?

Do I have to vaccinate my dog?

Do you have to vaccinate you dog? Here's a closer look at your options when it comes to vaccination. Recently, there has been a paradigm...
Tree essences for animals

Tree essences for animals

You've likely hear of essential oils — but have you heard of tree essences? This form of energy medicine can help restore a sense of...
10 tips to keep your animal safe outdoors

Outdoor safety for dogs

Do you spend a lot of time outside with your dog? Here's a few outdoor safety tips to keep in mind! Outdoor safety is an...
Fighting fleas on dogs and cats

Fighting fleas on dogs and cats

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…until the fleas start biting. Here's how to combat these nasty pests in the most natural way possible. Fleas are...
Diabetes in animals

Diabetes in animals

Diabetes is not a death sentence. Here we breakdown five of the most common myths that surround this disease. Leah, a rescued Siberian Husky, made...
Helping your child cope with the death of a pet

Helping your child cope with the death of a pet

Saying goodbye to a companion is never easy, especially when you're a child. Here are some tips for helping your child cope with the...
maximize your dog's walk

How to maximize your dog’s walk

Are you looking for a way to make your dog's walk more beneficial? Here are a few dos and don'ts to help steer you...
Taking the stress out of vet visits

Taking the stress out of vet visits

Your dog or cat may never look forward to his vet visits, but these suggestions can make them a lot less stressful for him,...
Beneficial insects for your garden

Beneficial insects for your garden

Introducing beneficial insects to the garden is a pet-friendly way to deal with pests without resorting to chemical toxins. If you share your garden with...
How to help dogs with arthritis

How to help dogs with arthritis

As they age, many dogs develop arthritis. Here’s how to help your creaky canine get around more easily. Arthritis is one of the most common...
10 steps for successful dog training

10 steps for successful dog training

Here's why a respectful, compassionate approach to dog training is better than one that uses domination and intimidation. Leadership is defined as the ability to...
Natural care for your dog's teeth

Natural care for your dog’s teeth

By following these suggestions, you can help ensure that your companion enjoys the many benefits of healthy teeth and gums and that his breath...

Cat training — an interview with animal behaviorist Bash Dibra

Cat training is a tricky business. To learn more about how to overcome this difficult challenge, we spoke to animal behaviorist Bash Dibra. My friend Sharon...
Teaching your dog when to stop barking

Teaching your dog when to stop barking

Barking dogs in themselves are not the problem. The problem is when, where, and how long the dog barks. Here's how to handle his...

Animals at work

It’s off to work we go…with our animal companions! After her last dog died, Susanne really wanted another one, but kept putting it off because...
Incontinence in animals

Incontinence in animals

Gain a better understand of urinary incontinence and learn what you can do to help your animal companion. A common problem in older dogs and...
Becoming a dog or cat foster parent

Becoming a dog or cat foster parent

Animal Foster parents are changing the world one homeless animal at a time. For the last four years, Lobo, a five-year-old Australian Shepherd, and Chrissy,...
What to do if you're allergic to your pets

What to do if you’re allergic to your pets

According to one study from the University of British Columbia, nearly 80% of people who are allergic to pets refuse to give up their...
Disc dog -- a high-flying event

Disc dog — a high-flying event

Does your dog enjoy playing frisbee? He might be a good candidate for disc dog — a new canine sport that's really taken off. When...
Health checklist for cats

Health checklist for cats

Is your cat's health as good as it could be? This checklist will help you figure it out. Cats tend to hide discomfort well, so...
Spending the holiday season with pets

Spending the holiday season with pets

Follow these helpful tips to ensure a happy, healthy holiday season…for you and your animal companions! The holiday season has arrived! It’s exciting, it’s busy...
Mind-body connection in animals

Mind-body connection in animals

If you've ever witnessed the decline of a pet shortly after the loss of another, you've seen the mind-body connection in action. Here's a...
Motion sickness in pets

Motion sickness in pets

If the prospect of a car ride sets your four-legged companion to drooling or incessantly meowing or barking, he might suffer from motion sickness. Unfortunately,...
Antifreeze poisoning in animals

Antifreeze poisoning in animals

The dangers of antifreeze can't be overstated. Here's everything you need to know about this product — including how to keep your animal companions...
A last chance for cats and dogs

A last chance for cats and dogs

For nearly 30 years, Last Chance for Animals has been rescuing dogs, cats and other critters from dire straits, while going the extra mile...
Solving dog aggression with communication

Solving dog aggression with communication

Animal communication can help resolve many issues, but can it do anything for serious problems like aggression? The answer is yes. Shayne is a five-year-old...
8 steps to clean teeth and fresh breath in dogs

8 steps to clean teeth and fresh breath in dogs

A healthy mouth equals a healthy dog. Follow these eight steps for clean teeth, strong gums and fresh breath. Periodontal disease is any inflammation or...
Ayurveda for animals

Ayurveda for animals

Ayurveda is an ancient holistic healing system that was developed in India — and can be applied to companion animals as well as humans. It’s...
Protecting your dog from Lyme Disease

Lyme disease in dogs

Lyme disease gets its name from a small town in Connecticut where it was first recognized in 1989, although studies have indicated that it...
The rewards of animal communication

The rewards of animal communication

Have you heard of animal communication? This incredible practice is the transfer of information from one group of animals to another -- and it's...
Going green with your dog

Going green with your dog

We can’t be perfect when it comes to going green, but there’s lots we can do to make a difference thanks to all the...

Herbs for your pet’s urinary tract health

Many cases of urinary tract infection, stones, or kidney failure can be attributed to chemical, microbial or immune system imbalances associated with deficiencies or...