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How homeopathy can heal your pet’s allergies

A holistic approach that focuses on homeopathy does more than relieve allergy symptoms in dogs and cats. It heals on a deep level and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Emergency care for severe allergic reactions

Bee stings, certain foods or accidental drug ingestion can cause extreme allergic reactions, also called anaphylaxis, in some dogs. Here’s how to stabilize an...

Gemmotherapy can help heal your pet

Gemmotherapy, a gentle healing system, involves the use of plant bud extracts to address health issues and help detoxify your dog or cat. When healing...

Colostrum can boost your pet’s wellness

Bovine colostrum supplementation is showing a lot of promise for health issues in dogs and cats – from respiratory infections to diarrhea to periodontal...

Azmira Holistic Animal Care

Founded by Dr. Lisa Newman, a pioneer in alternative pet care, Azmira Holistic Animal Care offers a complete line of natural products for dogs and...

High dose vitamin C therapy – Part 1

When injected at high doses into a pet or person, vitamin C offers some amazing healing benefits and can even help treat cancer. Vitamin C...

How acupuncture helped a senior cat walk again

An elderly cat with radial nerve damage in one leg makes a full recovery thanks to acupuncture. I discovered the healing benefits of acupuncture when...

9 integrative treatments for lipomas

Lipomas are benign lumps that often develop as dogs get older. An integrative approach with a variety of treatment options is the best way...

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...

4 ways Reiki can help shelter animals

Shelter dogs and cats are under a lot of stress. Reiki can relieve their discomfort and even make them more adoptable. Animal shelters are stressful...

Acupressure for dogs in hospice

Used within the context of hospice or palliative care, acupressure is a wonderful way to alleviate discomfort and help dogs pass more easily when...

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...

EFT can ease your pet’s emotions

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), or Tapping, can help with anxiety, phobias and related problems in dogs and cats. Emotional Freedom Technique is a healing modality...

Essential oils: natural insect repellent for dogs

Looking for a natural insect repellent? Check out the best essential oils for protecting your dog against insect pests. Fleas are a fact of life...

Natural approaches to allergies

In canines, seasonal allergies usually manifest as skin problems and scratching. Here’s how to ease the discomfort. It’s spring – the start of another allergy...

Massage for arthritic dogs

Does your canine companion have osteoarthritis? Massage therapy helps ease the pain and stiffness. Audrey Rose is an 11-year-old poodle with osteoarthritis. "If she moves...

Ayurvedic medicine for animals

A look at the three body types as defined by Ayurvedic medicine, along with four herbs used in this modality. “Ayurveda” means "science of life"....

Acupressure-massage for puppy mill survivors

Combining veterinary care with acupressure-massage can help heal these dogs, both physically and emotionally. Pet shop puppies are adorable. Your heart melts and you have...

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...

Using conventional medications safely

Medications like antibiotics, NSAIDs and steroids are sometimes necessary to treat canine and feline illnesses, but it’s important they’re not used indiscriminately. As a holistic veterinarian,...

Chiropractic can help his immune system

Spinal misalignments can lead to inflammation and infection in an animal’s body. Regular chiropractic care naturally helps prevent illness. Did you know your dog or...

Urinary incontinence in dogs and cats

Urinary incontinence can have many causes. A successful resolution for your dog or cat depends on the right diagnosis and treatment. Are you finding spots...

Feeding your dog from a TCVM perspective

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) teaches that foods affect the body in multiple ways. Feeding your dog using this approach can enhance his well-being. Food...

Multiple therapies for treating cancer in animals

Treating cancer successfully means drawing on a variety of therapies. Cancer isn’t a simple disease. It attacks and affects the body in numerous, often insidious...

FeLV — it’s NOT a death sentence

If your kitty is diagnosed with feline leukemia (FeLV), you shouldn't assume that it automatically points to a death sentence.  Athena, a fluffy black kitten...

What do holistic vets do?

Aside from offering a more natural approach to animal healthcare, how does a holistic veterinarian's day differ from his conventional counterparts? If you’re thinking of...

Feline diabetes

How diet and acupressure can help manage feline diabetes by supporting his digestion. Has your cat been diagnosed with diabetes? Don’t panic. Feline diabetes is...

Acupressure for feline allergies

Your cat can react to many different substances in his environment or food. This simple acupressure technique can help ease feline allergies and strengthen...