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Feline osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is more common in older cats than we used to think, but because the signs are subtle, it often goes undiagnosed. Does your...

Copaiba — essential oil for canine joint discomfort

When used in conjunction with other therapies, essential oils such as Copaiba are very beneficial for dogs with arthritis and other joint problems. In...

An A–Z of natural solutions for canine arthritis

Searching for a natural therapy for your dog’s arthritis? Take a look at this comprehensive list! As dogs age, they begin to suffer from many...

How to massage your dog

Who doesn’t love a great massage? After all, massage benefits us physically and psychologically. The same is true for our dogs. Through massage, you’ll...

When can supplements replace medications in dogs and cats?

Conventional medications are sometimes necessary for pets, and can be life-saving in an emergency. But when it comes to conditions like allergies, arthritis or...

Natural remedies for arthritic cats 

From acupuncture and weight management to nutritional supplements and Reiki, there are many natural ways to help relieve the pain and stiffness of arthritic...

3 effective “fixes” for common canine joint problems

Learn how gold bead implants, prolotherapy and CMO can help heal hip dysplasia, knee injuries, arthritis and other joint problems in dogs. Dogs of all...

Innovative joint support for your animal companion

After struggling throughout his first year of life with a skin condition that caused him to lose 90% of his fur, a young Akita...

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...

How herbs can improve your animal’s joint health

Herbs go deeper than NSAIDs when it comes to alleviating the inflammation at the root of arthritis and other joint problems – and without...

Health issues in giant breeds

Giant breeds are prone to several common health issues. Here's how to help keep you big guy or gal well and happy. Giant breeds can...

Turmeric for dogs

Turmeric is much more than a disinfectant and a tonic. As an aid to our dogs’ heart health and liver function, and an anti-inflammatory...

Prolotherapy

Take a look at how prolotherapy, a form of regenerative medicine, can help your dog's joints.  Jona was just eight months old when he started...

Natural treatment for degenerative joint disease

Degenerative joint disease is very common in dogs and cats. However, arthritis should not be accepted as a natural course of aging, nor should...

How to ease your dog’s arthritis pain

Diet, supplements, and other therapies work together to reduce the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Like people, dogs and cats often develop arthritis as they...

Warm water therapy for dogs

Warm water therapy relies on the healing properties of water to help with the rehabilitation process. My friend Yvonne Garst always wanted a Bernese mountain dog...

Chinese herbs for your dog’s arthritis

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine uses ancient herbs to help fight pain by focusing on the root of your dog's arthritis. Lily was trained for agility...

Legg-Calves Perthes disease in dogs

When Legg-Calves Perthes, a debilitating hard-to-treat condition struck my dog, I thought I’d lose him. But thanks to holistic treatment, Digger is now happy...

Electromagnetic therapy for joint and muscle problems

Electromagnetic therapy can have positive results in relieving joint and muscle pain in dogs by improving blood flow to injured areas. No one likes to...

Ramps for your dog

Is he having trouble jumping on the bed or getting into your vehicle? Pet ramps or a set of steps can make life a...

Prolotherapy for canine joint pain

Forget drugs or surgery. Prolotherapy is an effective and non-invasive way to alleviate chronic joint pain in your companion. Stiffness, lameness, pain…they’re common joint problems...

Arthritis 101

You know what arthritis is, but how and why does it actually occur, and what happens inside the affected joint? Here’s a close- up...

Beating bone cancer in dogs — holistically!

Bone cancer is common in dogs. Holistic therapies, when used with conventional treatments, give these pooches a better chance at beating the disease. When Georgina took Tinker...

10 tips for healthy dogs and cats

As a pet parent, you are responsible for keeping your animal companions happy and healthy. Here are ten tips to help you care for...

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...

Treating arthritis – tips from a holistic vet

Holistic veterinary medicine can be effective in treating arthritis in dogs and cats. Here’s a few tips on promoting his joint health through diet...

Nutraceuticals for animal arthritis

Medications aren’t only way to manage arthritis. From chondroitin to yucca, these nutraceuticals can work on many levels to relieve discomfort and improve mobility...

Nutrients for joint health in dogs

A handy guide to the most common nutrients to support your dog's joint health.  Quality supplements for joint health are vital to maintaining your dog’s...

5 common health problems in dogs

How to handle five common canine health problems – and determine whether it’s okay to treat them at home or see a veterinarian. Using natural...

Top 5 herbs for your dog’s joints

Properly used in conjunction with an overall holistic healthcare plan, these healing herbs can have a powerful effect on your canine’s creaky joints. Herbs have a...

Arthritis in cats

Arthritis is one of the more common causes of lameness in cats. Start by getting an accurate diagnosis, then implement an integrative treatment plan. When...

The pros of canine rehab

Once practiced by a handful of vets and therapists, canine rehab is now a recognized field in veterinary medicine – and offers a growing...