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An A–Z of natural solutions for canine arthritis

Searching for a natural therapy for your dog’s arthritis? Take a look at this comprehensive list! As dogs age, they begin to suffer from many...

Maintain his dental health – naturally!

Along with a healthy high quality diet, there are a number of supplements, herbs and essential oils that can help maintain your dog’s dental...

Botanical treatments for middle ear infections in pets

Unlike conventional drugs, herbs and other botanicals make resistance nearly impossible for even the nastiest pathogens, and are effective weapons against the bacteria and...

Natural remedies for arthritic cats 

From acupuncture and weight management to nutritional supplements and Reiki, there are many natural ways to help relieve the pain and stiffness of arthritic...

How TCVM eases separation anxiety in dogs

Separation anxiety in dogs can manifest in many ways – from non-stop barking and howling to destructive behavior. Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine offers some...

Mint – an herb you can share with your dog

It doesn’t just flavor food or freshen breath – mint offers a range of nutritional and health benefits that can boost your dog’s wellness.  Mint...

How herbs can improve your animal’s joint health

Herbs go deeper than NSAIDs when it comes to alleviating the inflammation at the root of arthritis and other joint problems – and without...

Western herbs for animal allergies

Keeping your allergic dog or cat itch-free can be done with herbs ranging from ashwaganda and astragalus to dandelion and Echinacea. Allergies in dogs and...

Catnip is good for dogs too!

Catnip offers a range of natural health benefits to canines. When I return home from a trip to the pet supply store, my Jack Russell terrier...

Foods for your dog’s dental health

What you feed him has a profound effect on his dental wellness. These 11 foods can help support strong teeth and gums. Strong teeth...

Naturopathic oncology for pets

Conventional cancer care can sometimes be as debilitating as the disease itself. Incorporating naturopathic oncology can help decrease side effects and improve treatment efficacy. Most...

Rooibos tea — a healing brew for you and your dog

Added to his food, incorporated into recipes or used topically, rooibos tea offers a range of benefits. Have you ever tried rooibos tea? Also known as...

Herbal solutions for allergies

Allergies can cause your canine companion to scratch himself silly. These herbal solution will help ease the itching and discomfort. It’s rough being a dog with allergies....

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...

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...

Chinese herbs for your dog’s arthritis

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine uses ancient herbs to help fight pain by focusing on the root of your dog's arthritis. Lily was trained for agility...

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,...

The benefits of dill for your dog

Flavorful, easy to use and fun to grow yourself, dill adds extra pizzazz and nutrition to your companion’s diet. When I was growing up, we...

Treating heartworm in dogs naturally

Some diseases require conventional medications to prevent and treat them, and heartworm is one. But natural therapies can reduce your dog’s risk of being...

Chinese herbs for your dog’s anxiety

Your dog is scared of loud noises, hates being left alone and is jumpier than a jack-in-the-box. Chinese herbs can calm him down by...

Using adaptogens to ease your dog’s stress

Adaptogens are a unique group of herbs that can help him cope better and adapt to life’s stressors – both physically and emotionally. Life can...

Busting the myths on Chinese herbs for dogs

How do Chinese herbs differ from “ordinary” herbs? We bust the myths and help you understand how these unique formulations can help your animal...

Top 5 herbs for cats

Herbs that can naturally and effectively treat a variety of common feline health problems, with minimal risk of side effects. Cats are sensitive creatures and...

How to plant a cat-friendly garden

There’s no reason why a cat-friendly garden has to be unattractive. There are all kinds of colorful flowering plants, trees, grasses and herbs that...

Help! My dog is “marking” my things!

My rescue dog, who is almost 2-years-old, has started marking my things. He will mark my side of the bed, he will try and...

Nutrients for joint health in dogs

A handy guide to the most common nutrients to support your dog's joint health.  Quality supplements for joint health are vital to maintaining your dog’s...

TCM for dogs explained

You’ve heard about Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and its benefits, but what exactly is it, and how can it help our animals? Here’s a...

PTSD in dogs

PTSD is a well known syndrome in people, but did you know our canine companions can also develop it? Retraining and holistic remedies can help...

Herbs for digestive problems in dogs

Digestive problems are common in dogs. Take a look at how herbs can help resolve these issues. Anyone who shares their life with a dog...

Homemade cat treats

These tasty cat treats are nutritious and easy to make. What more could you (or your kitty) ask for? Want to give your kitty something special?...

Top 5 herbs for your dog’s joints

Properly used in conjunction with an overall holistic healthcare plan, these healing herbs can have a powerful effect on your canine’s creaky joints. Herbs have a...

Top 10 healing herbs for animals

Aside from their fragrance, many herbs are brimming with flavor and healing qualities that you can share with your dogs and cats. Dogs enjoy...