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Cod liver oil for dogs

Cod liver oil sustains brain health and supports the immune system. It also helps our cats and dogs look good by nourishing their coats...

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...

Feeding a fussy eater

Fussy dogs and cats can drive us crazy. We might try 50 different foods, we beg and cajole… but sometimes nothing seems to work. While...

The importance of fiber in your dog’s diet

You know it’s important to have fiber in your own diet, but did you know it’s also essential for dogs and cats? When you think...

Raw diets for dogs and cats

You have so many choices when it comes to feeding your dog or cat a natural, healthy diet. Raw food is an increasingly popular...

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...

Can my cat get mercury poisoning from fish?

While mercury in fish and shellfish is a widespread problem, it doesn’t mean you have to eliminate it entirely from your cat’s diet. Here's...

The lowdown on jerky

Why are dogs getting sick from jerky treats, and is anything being done about it? You’ve probably been hearing a lot about the risks of...

Pancreatitis — treatment and prevention for dogs

Find out what causes Pancreatitis in dogs and how it can be treated and prevented. I first became aware of the pancreas when I was...

Are sprouts good for your dog?

Sprouts are good things that come in small packages! Certain seeds, grains and lentils explode with nutrition when they germinate.  Did you know that those...

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...

Supplements for skin problems in dogs and cats

Nutracueticals and good nutrition help ease the inflammation caused by skin problems in animals.  For a lot of dogs and cats, summer means an increase...

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...

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...

Cooking with spices for your dog

Cinnamon, ginger, cayenne…Aside from adding flavor to food, many spices also offer a lot of nutritional value. And you can share those benefits when...

Helping your senior pet age comfortably

Here are seven steps to help your senior pet age gracefully and comfortably. Is your companion slowing down? Are his senses not as sharp as...

Top 10 healing herbs for dogs

Adding herbs to your dog's diet can have a tremendous impact on his health and wellbeing. Here are ten great herbs you can grow...

Pill-free weight control for your dog

Does your dog need to lose weight? Here's how to help him without reaching for pills. Just as millions of Americans are overweight, so are...

Automatic feeders for pets

Busy schedule? Automatic feeders ensure your animals stay fed and hydrated while you're out. Dogs and cats like routine. They like to eat at the...

Can you give your dog too many supplements?

Adding supplements to your pet's meals can greatly benefit his health. But how much is too much? Abby is confused. She’s been doing a lot...

What to do for your picky dog

Is your dog a picky eater? Here's a few tips to help you solve the problem. When Rusty was a puppy, he’d leap in the...

Travel food for your dog

Going on a trip with your dog? Take this convenient travel food along for the ride.  Healthy, convenient nutrition is also important for your dog....

Food for your dog’s teeth and gums

These 11 foods can help support strong teeth and gums for your dog or cat. Maggie was just shy of her 13th birthday when she...

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...

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...

Using Chinese herbs to relieve itching in dogs

Does your dog have skin allergies? Before resorting to medications for the itching and irritation, give Chinese herbs a try. Stanley, an eight-year-old golden retriever,...

Leafy greens for dogs and cats

Packed with nutrients, leafy greens can give your dog or cat's diet a colorful and healthy boost. Don’t scold your dog or cat for nibbling your...

Choosing the right dishes for your dog

You wouldn’t eat your meals off just anything, so why should your dog or cat? Learn how to choose the right food and water...

8 stomach soothers for your dog

You’ve adopted a new dog from a shelter or rescue, and quickly discover his digestive system is out of whack. Calm his stomach with these...

Does your dog have a food sensitivity?

A food sensitivity can manifest in several ways but the solution is simple – a better quality diet. Does your dog have a “sensitive” stomach?...

Are grains good for your dog?

Should you feed grains to your companion or not? It depends on the type, and whether it’s whole or not. In your quest for a healthy...

Cranberry supplements for dogs

Cranberries are one of the world’s “superfoods”. They have antioxidant properties, protect urinary tract health, help prevent infections and can also fight cancer. Why not...