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What genetic testing can tell you about your dog or cat

Is your pet prone to developing certain health problems? Genetic testing can help you find out. Depending on your dog or cat’s breed, or...

Why choose a mobile vet?

Does your cat or dog get anxious in new places? Is he prone to carsickness? Consider booking an appointment with a mobile vet! You’ve seen...

It’s a fact – cats are getting fatter

A new study reveals that cats are fatter now than they were 20 years ago, and it’s negatively affecting their health and well-being. New research...

Human wellness trends for dogs in 2020

There are countless wellness trends that are shaping up to influence us humans in a major way this year. But how many of them...

Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Many things can affect the health and function of your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it does its job properly.  When you think...

CBD Dog Health infuses essential oils with CBD to create a...

The founders of CBD Dog Health have combined the therapeutic power of CBD and essential oils to maximize their benefits – and the result...

What millennials want from their veterinarians

Results from a new survey show that millennials have high expectations for their veterinarians. Millennials might get a bad rap, but they sure do care...

Acupuncture has many applications for cats

This ancient healing modality can effectively address a wide range of health conditions in felines. Acupuncture is one of the fastest-growing complementary therapies practiced on...

Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Help your senior dog stay healthy and live long by feeding him right and keeping his weight down. If you have a senior dog,...

How vaping impacts your dog or cat

Many people assume vaping is a harmless habit that emits nothing but water vapor. But the “e-juice” in vape pens contains chemicals that pose...

How to improve your pet’s sleep  

Reducing some common disturbances and adjusting your routine might be all that’s needed to help your pet get adequate sleep. The struggle to get enough...

Activity trackers for dogs

Is your dog “getting her steps in”? Find out how canine activity trackers are helping pet parents monitor their dogs' health! Activity trackers have taken...

Exercise – it’s more important than ever

The number of overweight animals continues to rise, and along with it comes an increase in obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, joint problems and...

4 steps to a happy, healthy “low maintenance” dog

These four simple tips will help ensure your life with your dog is as joyful, rewarding and “low maintenance” as possible. Studies show that...

How pet insurance is improving the lives of dogs and cats

Pet insurance gives companion animals access to a wider variety of diagnostic and treatment options that might not otherwise be affordable to their families....

When integrative veterinary medicine is the optimal choice

There are times when a combination of holistic and conventional therapies is the best way to treat a dog or cat’s health problems. Let’s...

Are you feeding a “quality” pet food?

Let’s take a look at the term “quality” as it applies to pet food products, and why it’s important to seek the best for...

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...

Popularity of pet wearables rises

Pet wearables are gaining popularity... and no wonder! These devices are helping pet parents track their companion's vitals, activity levels and location. The trend of...

Maple syrup is good for dogs!

It’s much more than just a topping for pancakes. Research shows that maple syrup offers many health benefits to people -- and their canine...

How is electro-pollution affecting your pet?

Electro-pollution from cell phones, power lines, microwaves and more is having an adverse impact on the health of our dogs and cats (and ourselves!)....

Additives and adjuvants in animal vaccines

Most vaccines for dogs and cats contain additional ingredients that can raise the risk of adverse reactions. Let’s look at what these ingredients are,...

Does your cat have hairballs?

You may think hairballs just come with the territory when you have a kitty. It’s true that most cats will throw up the occasional...

Is this the key to extending your dog’s lifespan?

America's favorite veterinarian, Dr. Gary Ritcher, has created an easy way for pet parents to extend the lifespan of their animal companions. Is your dog...

Top 5 benefits of feeding your pet fresh food

We eat fresh food, so why shouldn’t our dogs and cats? Take a look at just a few reasons why you should switch him...

Feeding your dog healthy oils

Fats and oils aren’t bad for dogs. In fact, some can be exceptionally healthy. Take a look at 6 fats and oils that can...

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...

Celebrating ten years of Reiki in shelters

The Shelter Animal Reiki Association is a global community of more than 250 members and 75 shelters, sanctuaries and rescues — and they're celebrating...

Can you buy pet meds online?

Buying your animal’s medication online might sound too good to be true. But it’s easier than you think – and thanks to companies like...

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...

Stem cells and your pet

We’re learning more all the time about stem cells and their mechanisms of activation, healing and regeneration, both in ourselves and our dogs and...