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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...

Does your dog need an MRI?

Does your dog need an MRI? How and when it is a good idea to have a magnetic resonance imaging procedure to help diagnose...

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....

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...

5 alternative therapies for chronic pain in dogs

Pain management doesn’t have to mean drugs. Here are some alternative therapies to help your dog feel better. Unlike humans, dogs can’t always let us...

Reflexology for cats

Reflexology isn’t just for people. It can also do wonders for your feline companion. If you’ve ever had reflexology, you know something about its health benefits....

Crystal therapy for cats

Cats seem especially sensitive to the subtle energies of crystal therapy. Here’s what these beautiful healing tools can do for your feline friend. Many people...

TCM for dogs explained

You’ve heard about Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and its benefits, but what exactly is it, and how can it help our animals? Here’s a...

All about IMHA in dogs

Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) may sound like an obscure disease, but it’s more common than you might think. Something was wrong with Gracie. It started...

How to properly touch your dog

Dogs don’t just tolerate human touch – most thrive on it. In fact, the way we touch our dogs profoundly impacts the way they...

Acupressure for your dog’s stomach

Digestive issues are common during the holidays, when dogs sometimes eat things they shouldn’t. This simple acupressure session helps ease minor stomach upsets and...

Acupressure for resource guarding

Resource guarding is a natural instinct, but can lead to bites and attacks. Acupressure is one way to evoke a sense of calm and...

Two views on canine cancer: homeopathic vs. conventional

Homeopathy, along with new discoveries in conventional medicine, are coming to similar conclusions about how to more effectively treat cancer. Heidi was upset when her...

Reiki for dogs

Reiki is a simple but powerful form of energy healing brings calm and well-being to your canine companion. Valerie took a course in Reiki and decided...

Introduction to osteopathy in animals

Osteopathy is a manual healing therapy that isn’t just about bones. It also works on muscles, organs and tissues to remove imbalances that interfere with...

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...

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...

6 steps to treating arthritis in dogs

Arthritis is the leading cause of chronic pain in dogs. A multifaceted healing plan that draws on a range of therapies offers the most relief. Loyal,...

Does your dog display these calming signals?

You’re stressed out and your dog seems to be going out of his way to do the opposite of what you want. He may...

5 steps to a healthy weight

Is Rover carrying around more weight than he should be? He’s not alone. Use these five steps to help whip him back into shape. Obesity...

Understanding the benefits of massage for pets

Massage isn’t just for people. Dogs and cats can also benefit – and they will love the extra attention! After twenty-five years at a corporate...

How Reiki heals animals

Reiki is a form of energy healing that’s both powerful and profound. Here is what you need to know about how it works and...

Alternative dental care in dogs

Dental problems affect most dogs and can cause serious health issues if left unattended. A wholesome meaty diet along with energetic balancing are two...

What’s new in arthritis treatment?

Arthritis is the most common skeletal disorder affecting dogs and cats. Here’s a look at what’s new – and what’s tried and true –...

10 signs of cancer in dogs and cats

Our companions can't tell us when they're not feeling well, so it is important that we know what to look for when it comes to...

7 ways your dog can help you combat stress

As the pace of life intensifies, making time for yourself becomes more important than ever. Here’s where Fido can help ease your stress. It’s an established...

Hydrotherapy for dog rehabilitation

Is your dog recovering from an injury or surgery, or in need of some extra exercise? A hydrotherapy program could hasten his return to...

Toxicity in dogs

Toxicity alert! Here's how to protect your dog's health. “Tasha suffered from itchy rashes and hot spots from the day I adopted her,” says Sandra...

Deworming your animals naturally

Worried about worms? Here's the skinny on deworming your animals naturally — and keeping those pesky pests at bay once and for all! Intestinal parasites...

Massage for dogs

You can’t beat something that feels so good and is good for you, too. Massage lowers blood pressure, reduces stress in both the giver...

Treating your dog’s arthritis without steroids

Combining nutritional supplements for long-term control and healing, and conventional therapy for immediate pain relief is a truly holistic approach to treating arthritis in...

Supplements for senior animals

Along with an optimum diet, adequate exercise and lots of loving attention, the use of appropriate supplements for senior animals makes it possible for...