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Cancer tests for dogs and cats  

An early diagnosis can mean the difference between life and death for animal cancer patients. Learn how a blood profile and ultrasound can help...

Can a keto diet help dogs and cats with cancer?

Cancer is not only a genetic or inflammatory disease – it’s also a metabolic disease. A keto diet can starve cancer cells by targeting...

Leptospirosis – should you vaccinate your dog?

This serious disease is increasing in incidence, yet is still relatively rare in most regions. Find out what causes leptospirosis, how it’s treated, and...

How cannabis benefits dogs and cats with cancer

Hemp-derived CBD may help treat cancer in dogs and cats, while easing symptoms and treatment side effects. The cannabis industry is exploding in both the...

Chagas disease and your dog

What is Chagas disease, and should you worry about your dog? It depends on where you live. You may or may not have heard...

San Diego non-profit saves pets from economic euthanasia

The goal of this non-profit is to create a world where no family pet dies due to financial hardship – and they’ve saved over...

Canine flu – what you need to know

Though quite rare, canine flu can be a significant issue. Learning more about it can help you protect your dog from this highly contagious...

Getting the right diagnosis for your pet

As in human medicine, health problems in dogs and cats are sometimes missed or diagnosed incorrectly. Arriving at a correct diagnosis involves good teamwork...

The Kelmun Protocol — a natural approach to cancer in pets

Invented in the 1970s by Jim Kelmun, the Kelmun Protocol has been shown to reduce the size of tumors in dogs and humans. Alternative cancer...

Detection dogs sniff out malaria

Detection dogs are celebrated for detecting diseases in humans using their powerful sense of smell. Now, researchers are training them to detect malaria. The power...

Holistic medicine for “hopeless” cases

Conventional medicine has its place, but in many instances, there’s only so much it can do for a sick dog or cat. Often, turning...

Fox tapeworm on the rise in Canada

We spoke to an expert to learn more about Echinococcus multilocularis – a new type of tapeworm that’s popping up across Canada. Should you...

C. difficile dogs – fully trained and saving lives!

A second c. difficile detection dog has been trained to sniff out this nasty superbug at Vancouver General Hospital. Since the dogs began working,...

Saving dogs “one family at a time”

Every 11.7 seconds a dog or cat is killed in a US animal shelter due to lack of space and resources. Meanwhile, over 6...

Dogs can get flu, too!

Canine influenza has been cause for alarm this season, with many cases popping up across North America. While most experts agree there’s no reason...

Rabies and your pet

Rabies is a serious disease, so making sure your dog or cat is protected with vaccination remains a necessity. As with any vaccine, however,...

CLEAR Canine Cancer

Inspired by the death of a beloved agility dog, this non-profit foundation funds research into canine cancer, and produces educational documentaries for those whose...

Angus sniffs out C. difficile

Meet Angus — an adorable two-year-old English springer spaniel, and the first certified C. difficile detection dog in Canada.   C. difficile is a superbug that...

Canine heart disease

Heart disease can afflict dogs of all breeds and sizes. Find out what the signs are, and how these conditions can be diagnosed and treated...

Should small dogs receive a half dose vaccine?

This new ground-breaking study on half dose vaccine protocols reveals small dogs should not receive the same size vaccine as large breed dogs. Editor-in-chief note: Currently,...

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...

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...

Colostrum can boost your pet’s wellness

Bovine colostrum supplementation is showing a lot of promise for health issues in dogs and cats – from respiratory infections to diarrhea to periodontal...

High dose vitamin C therapy – Part 1

When injected at high doses into a pet or person, vitamin C offers some amazing healing benefits and can even help treat cancer. Vitamin C...

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,...

Keeping old dogs young — pain management, safety and immune system

Good health and quality of life will ensure your dog lives well into his golden years. A look at pain management, safety and immune...

What is elbow dysplasia and how does it affect dogs?

Knowing the signs of elbow dysplasia, getting a diagnosis, and establishing an integrative treatment plan limits damage, relieves pain and inflammation, and improves quality...

9 integrative treatments for lipomas

Lipomas are benign lumps that often develop as dogs get older. An integrative approach with a variety of treatment options is the best way...

Folliculitis in dogs

This common condition is caused by an inflammation of the skin follicles. Here are some natural ways to ease the itch of folliculitis. Have you...

Melatonin for dogs and cats

Along with promoting sleep, melatonin may also help with Cushing’s disease, separation anxiety and other dog and cat health problems. Melatonin as a nutritional supplement...

Using conventional medications safely

Medications like antibiotics, NSAIDs and steroids are sometimes necessary to treat canine and feline illnesses, but it’s important they’re not used indiscriminately. As a holistic veterinarian,...

Keep his teeth clean without brushing

If you can’t brush your dog or cat’s teeth, these easy-to-use no-brush dental gels, drops and sprays may be the answer. Healthy teeth and gums...