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How your pet’s brain and body regulate his appetite

A properly-functioning appetite regulation system (or “appestat”) helps prevent obesity in dogs and cats by controlling feelings of hunger and satiety. However, dietary indiscretions...

Canine cognitive dysfunction and vitamin D

Sometimes referred to as “doggy dementia”, canine cognitive dysfunction affects many senior dogs. A deficiency in vitamin D3 could be the cause. Is your...

Understanding your dog’s mind and emotions

How smart is your dog? How many emotions does he have access to? Recent research into canine behavior and cognition is yielding some surprising...

Improve memory function in older dogs and cats

An interest in senior animals led to an innovative supplement that helps improve memory and cognition in companion animals. As people age, they often experience...

Can dogs have strokes?

We’re all familiar with the prevalence of strokes among the human population, but most of us don’t know that this serious affliction can also...

Feeding his nervous system

Many things can affect your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it continues to do its job properly. When you think about your dog’s...

Cognitive dysfunction in cats

Cognitive dysfunction can't be cured, but it can be slowed down and managed with nutrition and lifestyle changes. If you have an older kitty, you...

Let’s look at L-carnitine

Necessary for heart, brain and muscle function, L-carnitine is naturally produced by your animal's body. But there are times when supplementation is needed. You might...

Meridian tapping techniques to heal your dog

Heal your dog with Meridian tapping. People, dogs and all other living beings on the planet are animated by a flow of energy through their...

Why is your dog aggressive?

If your dog becomes aggressive, don’t assume it’s a behavioral problem or that he’s just being “bad”. It could mean he’s ill or in...

Brain food for your dog

Did you know your dog's diet and nutrition may play a critical role in brain function and behavior? If you’ve ever felt lazy after eating...

Choline for your dog’s brain

Choline is a versatile supplement that offers many benefits. Among other things, it can help treat and even prevent “doggy dementia”. As we age, our...

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...

Mentally stimulating dog toys

This innovative company combines food and fun into mentally stimulating dog toys that prevent boredom and enrich his environment. If you’ve ever come to home...

CST for canines

Cranial sacral therapy (CST) is a gentle hands-on form of energy healing. It’s very subtle and simple, yet it can have profound effects. Cranial sacral...

How diet impacts his brain

Did you know your dog’s diet can have an influence on his behavior and intelligence? If you’ve ever felt lazy after eating a big meal,...

Understanding dementia in cats

Did you know that most cats over the age of 11 are at risk for feline dementia? It’s one of the most common conditions...

How music affects your animals

Music affects our dogs in a profound way. Let's take a closer look. Music can have a profound effect on our lives. It can make...

Can music heal animals?

In human beings, music has been found to ease depression, lower blood pressure, and reduce the need for pain medication after surgery. It makes...

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...