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Aromatherapy for dogs

Wild about aromatherapy? Take a look at some popular essential oils and the benefits they offer dogs! Have you hopped on the aromatherapy train yet?...

Supplements for senior animals

Along with an optimum diet, adequate exercise and lots of loving attention, the use of appropriate supplements for senior animals makes it possible for...

Raw diet for animals made easy

There are many benefits to feeding your dog a raw diet and now it's easier than ever with more companies offering frozen and dried...

Reading pet food labels

Pet food labels are a rich source of information for those who know how to read them. While they don’t tell you everything about...

How to sculpt an animal-friendly lawn

Keep your lawn pretty and your animals safe by avoiding pesticides! Take a look at these natural alternatives. None of us wants to endanger our...

Scratching posts for cats

“I can’t keep my cat from scratching the furniture,” one of my friends complained to me the other day. “My sofa’s in shreds. Do...

Antioxidants for cats and dogs

Antioxidants are one of the most common classes of nutritional supplements prescribed by veterinarians to help prevent and treat disease. Let's take a closer...

All about vaccines for dogs

Over-vaccination is a real risk, yet there is still a push for yearly boosters. Learn which vaccines are really necessary, and when, and how to...

Understanding different types of veterinary medicine

Veterinary Designation can be complicated. Here is some basic information about a few of the more commonly-seen initials. The first notation you’ll usually see is an...

How to choose a veterinarian

In the process of finding the right veterinarian for your dog or cat? Here's a few tips to help you make the right choice....

Cancer care for pets

Take a look at how conventional and alternative therapies can work together to combat cancer in dogs and cats. Talk to any animal lover, and chances...

Is clay litter harming your cat?

A potentially hazardous material may be lurking in a quiet corner of your home. It is the hidden silica found in everyday, clay-based cat...

CPR and first aid for animals

Do you know what to do if your companion is injured? With pet first aid and CPR you can be ready in case of an...

Benefits of cranberries for animals

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without cranberries. Not only are these colorful little fruits full of flavor, but they’re also good for you...

Fighting fleas on dogs and cats

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…until the fleas start biting. Here's how to combat these nasty pests in the most natural way possible. Fleas are...

Which plants are poisonous to pets?

Do you know which plants are poisonous to pets? Take a look at this comprehensive list before purchasing any greenery for your home! At holiday...

Supplements to enhance your pet’s well-being

Your animal deserves a life filled with love, good food and exercise. Based on his individual needs, you can often help nature along with supplements...

Five steps to a great diet

A wholesome, natural, high quality diet is one of the best ways to ensure your best friend will enjoy a long and healthy life. Garbage...

Natural care for your dog’s teeth

By following these suggestions, you can help ensure that your companion enjoys the many benefits of healthy teeth and gums and that his breath...

Keep your dog’s ears clean

By performing weekly home cleanings and inspections of your dog's ears, you can reduce or eliminate her risk of developing a painful problem. Dirty ears...

Alternative cancer therapies for dogs

Take a look at what alternative medicine can offer dogs that are diagnosed with cancer. Despite all the technology used in the “war against cancer,”...

What to do if you’re allergic to your pets

According to one study from the University of British Columbia, nearly 80% of people who are allergic to pets refuse to give up their...

Health checklist for cats

Is your cat's health as good as it could be? This checklist will help you figure it out. Cats tend to hide discomfort well, so...

Can your cat’s purr heal?

Believe it or not, your cat's purr has the potential to heal you on a physical level! Let's take a closer look at this underrated...

Spending the holiday season with pets

Follow these helpful tips to ensure a happy, healthy holiday season…for you and your animal companions! The holiday season has arrived! It’s exciting, it’s busy...

Mind-body connection in animals

If you've ever witnessed the decline of a pet shortly after the loss of another, you've seen the mind-body connection in action. Here's a...

The latest on H1N1 in dogs

The flu virus that swept the world in 2009, afflicting animals as well as humans, has the potential to combine with other bugs to...

The rewards of animal communication

Have you heard of animal communication? This incredible practice is the transfer of information from one group of animals to another -- and it's...

What you need to know about antibiotics for animals

Despite our best intentions to prevent illness using natural remedies, dogs and cats can still get sick. Here's what you need to know about...

Going green with your dog

We can’t be perfect when it comes to going green, but there’s lots we can do to make a difference thanks to all the...

Herbs for your pet’s urinary tract health

Many cases of urinary tract infection, stones, or kidney failure can be attributed to chemical, microbial or immune system imbalances associated with deficiencies or...