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Does your cat have whisker stress?

Food and water bowls that are too small can result in a feline behavioral issue called whisker stress. Does your cat pull her food...

Adopt a Cat Month: 5 ways you can help

It’s not always the right time to adopt an animal. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find a different way to help this Adopt...

Debunking microchip myths

Microchips are like a GPS for your dog. They transmit signals that allow you to track your dog’s movements online. Right? Wrong. In reality, microchips aren’t that...

Gemmotherapy can help heal your pet

Gemmotherapy, a gentle healing system, involves the use of plant bud extracts to address health issues and help detoxify your dog or cat. When healing...

Why do cats knock things off shelves?

Anyone who has cats has seen them jump on a shelf, desk or table, only to start methodically knocking everything onto the floor. From...

How To Pick Up & Hold A Cat

Did you know there is a better way to pick up and hold a cat? Picking up your cat is something you do everyday without...

Outdoor Cats Debate — Part I

Addressing problems caused by feral, stray and free-roaming felines – and finding solutions that benefit both cats and communities. Over the past few years, we...

Feline dental health made simple

Cats seem prone to problems with their teeth and gums. Here’s how to help prevent these painful dental conditions. Does your cat have bad...

Dental disease linked to organ problems

Dental issues may harm your dog or cat’s kidneys, lungs, liver, heart and even his immune system.   Do you factor your dog or cat’s dental...

Venus…she was “born this way”!

Her bi-colored face attracts attention wherever she goes. Venus is now world-famous, and this laid-back kitty with the loving personality is helping to promote animal...

Could your dog or cat have a pH imbalance?

A pH imbalance can impact his health and well-being, and is associated with a variety of health condition. When your dog or cat is under...

Feline homing instincts

Many lost or relocated cats are able to find their way home again, even over vast distances using their homing instincts. Feline behavior is often...

10 tips to reduce the risk of cancer in pets

Along with a healthy lifestyle, high quality diet and minimal vaccines, here are some factors to help reduce your animal's risk of cancer. Cancer has...

Acupressure for feline allergies

Your cat can react to many different substances in his environment or food. This simple acupressure technique can help ease feline allergies and strengthen...

Best vacuums for pet parents

Hair, dander and fleas can be a fact of life when you share your home with a dog or cat. So which vacuums can...

Tattoos and piercings for pets? No thanks!

Some people think giving their pets tattoos and piercings is cute. We see it as a form of animal abuse. Take a look at...

Choosing the right cat litter

If your kitty is snubbing her tray, she may not like the cat litter you're using. Find out what to avoid and look for...

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...

Chase No Face: The road to recovery is filled with love

Often times, people see injured cats and dogs and automatically think nothing can be done for them. This could have been the case with...

Coping with the grief of losing a pet

Grief has many meanings. When we lose a pet, grief can take a physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, spiritual, and philosophical toll. Grief is what you...

Keep his immune system healthy

Many illnesses can be avoided or alleviated by balancing your dog or cat's immune system. Nutrition plays a big part in boosting his defences...

Switching your dog to an integrative or holistic vet

Making the decision to switch from a conventional to an integrative or holistic veterinarian is a great choice. Here's why. You want the best care...

Meditation for you and your pets

Dogs and cats, through their close connection to us, are aware of and deeply affected by the stress we endure. When we are stressed,...

Valley fever in dogs

How to  minimize the risk of valley fever in your dogs — and yourself. In 2006, my dogs Shadow, Dasher and I moved from Maryland...

Healing your pets with crystals

They're beautiful, alluring and have healing powers...find out how crystals and gems can enhance your dog or cat's well being. Crystals and gemstones are gifts...

The ABCs of enzymes for your cat and dog

Learn more about enzymes, and the positive effects they can have on your dog or cat's health. I remember the professor of my undergraduate nutrition class...

Finding the best pet carrier

Looking for a pet carrier? There are various styles available for cats and dogs of all shapes and sizes. Here's a few tips to...

The dos and don’ts of feeding human foods to dogs

Find out which human foods are safe to feed to your canine companions -- and which aren't. Experts agree that the wrong table scraps, especially...

Understanding pet health insurance

While health insurance for your companion is a wise idea, it can be difficult to decide which policy is best for your animal. Heimdall was...

10 ways pet parents can save money

Don't worry, pet parents — you can still spoil your animal companions without breaking the bank! Just follow these ten money saving tips. Every companion...

Cataracts in dogs

Have you ever looked into an older animal’s eyes and seen a strange milky color there? It probably means he has cataracts. Cataracts occur...

Adopting a dog online

The internet makes it easier than ever to find the right companion. But, make sure these online sites have the best interests of the...