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Vitamins and minerals your dog needs

Your dog’s health depends on a variety of vitamins and minerals -- otherwise known as micronutrients -- in the right amounts and in the...

Does your dog or cat have pancreatitis?

Chinese herbal medicines and low-fat meat and vegetable diets can prevent pancreatitis in dogs and cats, and resolve acute and chronic stages of the...

Common skin problems in cats

From allergic dermatitis to rodent ulcers, a variety of skin problems can afflict cats. Here’s a look at the most common, along with their...

What’s the best food for dogs with diarrhea?

If your dog experiences frequent diarrhea and no parasites or bacterial infections have been detected, it’s time to take a look at her food!...

TCVM — preventive seasonal medicine for dogs

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the different seasons are associated with specific personalities, bodily organs, ages, and foods. By understanding these factors, you can use...

Feeding your dog for healthy skin and a glossy coat

Poor nutrition or a deficiency in certain nutrients can manifest as dandruff, itchiness, dull hair and other problems. A high quality diet with the...

Oxygenation – an important key to your dog’s health

Both exercise and diet play vital roles in keeping your dog’s body (and your own!) oxygenated and in a healthy alkaline state. We often...

Fruits and veggies you can share with your cat

Although cats must eat a meat-based diet in order to thrive, you can also add in some veggies and fruit for extra nutrition. Because...

Can quercetin help with seasonal allergies in dogs?

Quercetin is an excellent natural remedy for seasonal and environmental allergies in dogs. But how much should you give and how often? When it comes...

Is it time to switch your pet’s food?

If your pet isn’t thriving on his current food, it’s time to file for a “pet food divorce” and switch to something better. Know...

Rate your dog’s food!

How does your dog’s food rate in terms of good nutrition? Use this scoring system to help you make the best dietary choices for...

Winter nutrition for your dog

Do you tend to get the winter blues? Do you feel unmotivated, lethargic, or pack on a few extra pounds during the cold months?...

Cancer-fighting foods you can share with your dog

From colorful fruits and vegetables to mushrooms and seaweed, these amazing cancer-fighting foods are packed full of nutrients. Cancer is an increasingly common health problem...

Add this simple fruit and veggie mix to your dog’s diet

Whether you home-prepare your dog’s food, or give him a premium packaged or raw frozen diet, this easy-to-make veggie and fruit mix will add...

New Year’s resolutions for a healthier pet

Top 10 New Year’s resolutions for keeping your dog healthy and happy in the new year and beyond. Another year has gone by, and it’s time...

Should you feed your dog a B.A.R.F. diet?

A B.A.R.F. diet is a popular – and responsible – choice for your pet. But there are some factors you need to consider before...

Why cats can’t be vegetarian

Your cat needs a meat-based diet in order to stay healthy. Many people who choose to be vegetarian do so for ethical reasons. But...

Choosing quality pet food for your dog or cat

Making optimal dietary choices for your pet is crucial to his health, happiness and longevity. The key is to look for the best quality...

A nutritional approach to your pet’s skin problems

Following these 7 nutritional guidelines can significantly reduce your dog or cat’s skin problems. Switching a dog or cat with skin problems to a fresh...

6 holiday spices and herbs for your dog

When you think of the holidays, I bet you envision family, a warm fire, good food, and your favorite holiday flavor or spice. Maybe...

Reading and understanding pet food labels

Make healthier and more informed pet food choices for your dog or cat by learning how to read and interpret pet food labels.  Trying to...

Pet Fooled: an inside look at the must-see documentary

The popular and highly acclaimed documentary Pet Fooled was released on Netflix earlier this year. The film has created a lot of buzz among...

Road trips with raw food

Planning to hit the road with your raw-fed dog this summer? Here are some tips and suggestions for packing and storing his raw food...

5 ways to extend your dog’s lifespan

Increase your canine companion’s lifespan and improve his quality of life with these helpful tips! World Pet Memorial Day is a day to remember the...

Understanding holistic cancer care for dogs and cats

This 3-pronged approach to holistic cancer care for pets covers all the bases – it helps the immune system do its job, employs anti-cancer...

Feeding your cat to prevent dental issues

Periodontal disease is extremely common in cats, but the good news is that a healthy diet can help prevent it. Periodontal disease is one of...

How your dog eats can affect his oral and spinal health

Did you know that the way your dog eats can affect the health of both his spine and mouth? Here’s what you need to...

Manganese deficiency and CCL disease

Contrary to popular belief, most cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) problems in dogs don’t arise from acute injuries. A lack of manganese in the diet...

Keeping old dogs young — diet, supplements and exercise

Good health and quality of life ensure your dog’s golden years are the best they can be. In the second part of this article,...

Top pet food ingredients to avoid

From by-products to soy to rendered fats – here are some ingredients to steer clear of when buying pet food for your dog or...

Does your dog or cat have scaly skin?

Scaly skin in pets may be nothing much to worry about. But if it’s excessive, it can signal a more serious underlying issue, and...

Top 6 superfruits for your dog

From acai berries to wolfberries, these healing superfruits offer as many health benefits to your dog as they do to you. Superfruits are so densely...