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Monday, January 17, 2022

Nutrition

Natural Nutrition means feeding your pet a diet based on whole and natural ingredients. Diet plays a big role in maintaining your companion’s overall wellness. As one of our Pillars of Animal Wellness, Natural Nutrition ensures the best diet for your furry friend, so it’s important to learn more about healthy dog and cat foods!

Treats for dogs with health issues

Treats for dogs with health issues

If she has a health issue such as arthritis, cancer or diabetes, you need to watch what she eats. This simple plan for home-baked...
How to keep your dog at a healthy weight

How to keep your dog at a healthy weight

Is your dog a healthy weight? If not, start getting him in shape with a calorie-smart diet and aerobic activity. Did you know that more than...
Important supplements for picky dogs

Important supplements for picky dogs

Do you have a picky pup that won't eat his dog food? Here's how to make sure he gets the nutrients he needs. Your dog...
What holiday foods are safe for dogs?

What holiday foods are safe for dogs?

Do you know what holiday foods are safe and which can be harmful to your dog? Here are 5 favorites you can share and...
4 foods NOT to feed your cat

4 foods NOT to feed your cat

With the holiday season almost upon us, it’s important to know which foods to keep out of your kitty’s reach. Patti’s young daughter knows chocolate...
How does homeopathy heal animals?

How does homeopathy heal animals?

Breakthrough scientific research helps explain why homeopathy, a 200-year-old modality works when used to help heal animals. As someone who wants holistic or integrative care...
How to feed a picky cat with kidney failure

How to feed a picky cat with kidney failure

My senior cat has kidney failure and is on sub-Q fluids and a special diet. Problem is, he doesn't like the canned food! Is...
Natural solutions for dog earwax

Natural solutions for dog earwax

Does your dog have brown waxy stuff in his ears? It's probably earwax! Here's a few natural solutions to this common problem.  Earwax or other...
The best diet for anal gland problems in dogs

The best diet for anal gland problems in dogs

What's the best food or protein to feed for anal gland problems in dogs? Take a look. Anal gland problems are one the early warning...
Green tea for dogs

Green tea for dogs

Green tea isn’t just an enjoyable beverage. In supplement form, it offers a variety of impressive health qualities your canine companion can benefit from. What...
Why do pet food recalls happen?

Why do pet food recalls happen?

Why do pet food recalls keep happening, and what’s being done about it? These days, it seems consumer product recalls are a fact of life....
8 tasty meal toppers for your dog

Hidden secrets of commercial pet food

Commercial pet food manufacturers can be good at obscuring the truth about their products. Here are the top 10 secrets they don’t want you...
acupressure digestion

Enhance your cat’s digestion with acupressure

The act of predation is a key part of the feline digestive process, and without it, your kitty may not absorb nutrients as well...
Benefits of raised feeders for cats

The benefits of raised feeders for cats

Raised feeders aren’t just for dogs. Cats, especially flat-faced breeds, also benefit from eating in a more elevated position. Put yourself in your cat’s place....
prey model

Prey model or B.A.R.F diets for dogs

Prey model and B.A.R.F. diets are popular choices, but there are some factors you need to consider before going this route. It’s a sound principle....
Raw green tripe for your dog's health

Raw green tripe for your dog’s health

Raw green tripe might look and smell disgusting, but it’s a rich source of nutrients for dogs. There's an old saying that goes something like this:...
Finding high quality treats for your dog

Finding high quality treats for your dog

Healthy, high quality treats are important at any time, but especially if your dog has specific wellness issue. Walk into any pet supply store and...
Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Help your senior dog stay healthy and live a longer life by feeding him right and keeping his weight down with these simple nutrition...
multivitamin

Should your dog take a multivitamin?

A young, healthy dog on a high quality diet probably doesn’t need a daily multivitamin. But there are times when such supplementation is necessary....
Diet changes for dogs with epilepsy

Diet changes for dogs with epilepsy

When Leo’s life was taken over by epilepsy, and the veterinarian could do no more, I didn’t know where to turn. Then I discovered...
Exotic proteins for pets — recipes

Exotic proteins for pets — recipes

Exotic proteins and other unique culinary ingredients have been finding their way into canine diets. Spice up your dog’s dinner with these tasty health-packed...
High-quality raw pet food

High-quality raw pet food

Owned and run by a farming family, this pet food company goes the extra mile to ensure quality raw diets for dogs and cats. Not...
Preventing IBD in cats

Preventing IBD in cats

Feeding your cat a high quality diet with little or no grain content can help stave off inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other health...
Herbs for digestive problems in dogs

Herbs for digestive problems in dogs

Digestive problems are common in dogs. Take a look at how herbs can help resolve these issues. Anyone who shares their life with a dog...
Nutrigenomics for animals

Nutrigenomics for animals

Nutrigenomics is a new science that studies the connection between nutrition and genes, and how we can optimize health by designing diets for each individual’s...
11 foods for anxiety in dogs

11 foods for anxiety in dogs

Is anxiety making your dog antsy? This healthy and flavorful fare will help your furry companion chill. Many years ago, I dealt with a dog in...
Feeding your dog a balanced diet

Feeding your dog a balanced diet

How much protein is too much? Should my dog be eating carbohydrates? Education and moderation are important keys when it comes to feeding your...
Health benefits of kelp for dogs

Health benefits of kelp for dogs

It’s not just seaweed. Kelp is packed with nutrients and is just as good for dogs as it is for us. At first glance, it...
Homemade cat treats

Homemade cat treats

These tasty cat treats are nutritious and easy to make. What more could you (or your kitty) ask for? Want to give your kitty something special?...
Raw bones are great for your dogs health.

Raw bones for your dog

Raw bones are good for dogs – as long as you choose the right size and type for your pooch. Most dog lovers used to...
Muscle health for athletic dogs

Muscle health for athletic dogs

Muscle health and fitness in canine athletes involves a multi-pronged approach encompassing everything from nutrition and exercise to massage and chiropractic. Any athlete can tell...
Top 10 foods for your animal's skin and coat

Top 10 foods for your animal’s skin and coat

Keep your companion's skin and coat looking and feeling good with these power-packed whole foods. Back in the early 1980s, I was introduced to a...