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How natural remedies promote healthy balance in animals

A veterinarian’s insight on how natural remedies can enhance the health and well-being of dogs and cats. I have been a small animal veterinary practitioner...

The annual veterinary exam – what to expect

Your dog or cat should see the veterinarian at least once a year for a check-up. Let’s take a look at what an annual...

What can your dog or cat’s skin tell you about his...

Pay attention to the condition of your dog or cat’s skin. As his largest and hardest-working organ, it can tell you a lot about...

Ayurvedic health for your dog

Incorporating these ancient Ayurvedic principles and techniques into your dog’s lifestyle will help prevent illness while increasing his everyday health and well-being. The oldest tricks...

How much exercise does your cat need?

The idea that cats don’t need a lot of physical activity is a common misconception. Find out how much exercise your feline friend really...

A home health check for your dog or cat

Doing a regular head-to-tail health check on your dog or cat is a good way to keep on top of any changes in his...

5 ways to promote kidney health in your dog or cat

Here are some foods, herbs and supplements that can benefit dogs and cats in need of extra kidney support, and five ways you can...

Boost your dog’s immunity with acupressure

Maintaining a strong and balanced immune system in your dog is one of the keys to keeping him healthy. Learn how a simple acupressure...

8 steps to keeping your senior dog young

A wholistic approach ranging from diet and exercise to mental stimulation and immune support can help keep your senior dog young, happy and healthy....

The benefits of rooibos tea for dogs

Rooibos tea has been shown to help with allergies and hot spots, digestive issues and stress in people and dogs. Some holistic veterinarians are...

Gut health – your dog’s or cat’s whole body depends on...

Your dog's or cat’s gut health impacts much more than his digestion. Everything from his head to his toes is affected by the microbiome,...

Hypothyroidism and your dog

Hypothyroidism is a common disease that can be treated or even prevented by improving and supporting the health of your dog’s thyroid.  Hypothyroidism runs...

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...