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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...

10 ways to spoil your dog

Looking for a few ways to spoil your dog without compromising his health? Look no further. August 10th marks National Spoil Your Dog Day –...

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...

5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

Many of us are taking steps to improve our impact on the environment. With these 5 eco-friendly gift ideas, your companion's 'paw-print' can be...

Treats for your cat’s teeth

The right treats can help keep your cat’s teeth and gums clean and healthy – but the wrong ones can worsen her dental health....

Finding the right veterinarian for you and your pet

Whether you’re a first-time dog or cat guardian, or are re-locating and looking for a new veterinarian, learn how to find the best match...

Functional medicine for dogs

This approach to pet healthcare uses integrative medicine to get to the root cause of disease while focusing on the optimal functioning of the...

8 tips to keep your pets happy and healthy this spring

Spring has sprung! Keep your pet safe and happy all season long with these helpful tips. Spring is a wonderful season – especially if you’re...

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...

Pet-friendly spring cleaning

Sharing your home with a dog or cat can get messy – especially in the winter. This pet-friendly spring cleaning guide will help sanitize...

New research into canine bloat

Bloat is a serious problem among many canine breeds. Yet little is known about the causes of this deadly disease. While any larger dog...

Why cats shouldn’t drink milk

People have been giving milk to their cats for as long as most of us can remember – but the truth is, it isn’t...

Top 5 canine cancer prevention tips

Cancer is a common disease in dogs, but here’s how you can significantly reduce your companion’s risk of becoming another statistic. Did you know your dog...

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?...

Should we be de-sexing our dogs?

In North America, spaying and neutering are generally regarded as a necessary and responsible approach to controlling populations of stray and homeless dogs. But...

What your dog’s stool can tell you about his health

Looking too closely at your dog’s stool might be yucky, but noting any changes and reporting them to your veterinarian is an important part...

New voice for pet food consumers

Twice a year, State Department of Agriculture officials meet with members of the FDA to discuss your pet's food – from ingredients to labeling...

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...

Chronic inflammation and your pet – part 2

When free radicals are released from cells undergoing oxidative stress, the result is chronic inflammation and a variety of health problems in dogs and...

Coconut and your pet

From oils and treats to shampoos and balms, the humble coconut is making its way into a lot of pet products. How does this...

Can cats reduce a child’s chance of developing asthma?

Adopting a cat provides children with companionship and teaches them responsibility. But can it improve their health? A new study from the Copenhagen Studies...

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...

5 myths about holistic pet care

Let's debunk some common myths about alternative holistic pet care, and learn how to find a vet that wont break the bank. Interested in the...

Noni – a tropical fruit that’s good for dogs and cats

Noni has great potential for the treatment and possible prevention of many diseases in pets. Noni fruit is nothing short of amazing. It’s been in...

Hip hemp products for dogs

Hemp is a durable, eco-friendly fiber that has woven its way into a range of natural and sustainable products for dogs. One of the most...

Essential oils for your dog

Essential oils can be very beneficial to dogs. Here’s a look at a selection of oils and their benefits, along with advice on how...

Prevent health issues to save money on vet bills

Keeping veterinary costs down means taking steps to build your dog or cat’s health and help prevent illness. Caring for your dog or cat can...

Hugs & kisses woofles recipe

The most important ingredient in this recipe is love! Ingredients 4 cups whole grain flour (e.g. oat, spelt or a combination) ½ cup oatmeal 1...