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How acupuncture can help senior dogs

Senior dogs can be prone to a variety of health problems, from joint issues to appetite loss. Acupuncture can help treat many of these...

Supporting your senior pet with quality nutrition

It can be difficult to watch your senior pet deal with the hardships of aging. Closely monitoring his nutrition with the help of your...

Feline osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is more common in older cats than we used to think, but because the signs are subtle, it often goes undiagnosed. Does your...

Copaiba — essential oil for canine joint discomfort

When used in conjunction with other therapies, essential oils such as Copaiba are very beneficial for dogs with arthritis and other joint problems. In...

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...

How to massage your dog

Who doesn’t love a great massage? After all, massage benefits us physically and psychologically. The same is true for our dogs. Through massage, you’ll...

3 effective “fixes” for common canine joint problems

Learn how gold bead implants, prolotherapy and CMO can help heal hip dysplasia, knee injuries, arthritis and other joint problems in dogs. Dogs of all...

Innovative joint support for your animal companion

After struggling throughout his first year of life with a skin condition that caused him to lose 90% of his fur, a young Akita...

What is elbow dysplasia and how does it affect dogs?

Knowing the signs of elbow dysplasia, getting a diagnosis, and establishing an integrative treatment plan limits damage, relieves pain and inflammation, and improves quality...

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...

Healing with hydrotherapy

The hydrotherapy rehabilitation technique draws on the properties of water to help dogs back on their feet again. You know how soothing water can be....

Prolotherapy

Take a look at how prolotherapy, a form of regenerative medicine, can help your dog's joints.  Jona was just eight months old when he started...

Natural treatment for degenerative joint disease

Degenerative joint disease is very common in dogs and cats. However, arthritis should not be accepted as a natural course of aging, nor should...

Help for hip dysplasia in dogs

Hip dysplasia is common in large and giant breed dogs. Learn what you can do to protect yours from debilitation. If you’ve ever had a...

Protect your dog’s joints

Picture your dog jumping an obstacle. He launches his body into the air, and then depends on his front limbs to absorb the shock...

How to ease your dog’s arthritis pain

Diet, supplements, and other therapies work together to reduce the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Like people, dogs and cats often develop arthritis as they...

Warm water therapy for dogs

Warm water therapy relies on the healing properties of water to help with the rehabilitation process. My friend Yvonne Garst always wanted a Bernese mountain dog...

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...

Legg-Calves Perthes disease in dogs

When Legg-Calves Perthes, a debilitating hard-to-treat condition struck my dog, I thought I’d lose him. But thanks to holistic treatment, Digger is now happy...

Electromagnetic therapy for joint and muscle problems

Electromagnetic therapy can have positive results in relieving joint and muscle pain in dogs by improving blood flow to injured areas. No one likes to...

Prolotherapy for canine joint pain

Forget drugs or surgery. Prolotherapy is an effective and non-invasive way to alleviate chronic joint pain in your companion. Stiffness, lameness, pain…they’re common joint problems...

Arthritis 101

You know what arthritis is, but how and why does it actually occur, and what happens inside the affected joint? Here’s a close- up...

Treating arthritis – tips from a holistic vet

Holistic veterinary medicine can be effective in treating arthritis in dogs and cats. Here’s a few tips on promoting his joint health through diet...

Nutraceuticals for animal arthritis

Medications aren’t only way to manage arthritis. From chondroitin to yucca, these nutraceuticals can work on many levels to relieve discomfort and improve mobility...

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...

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...

Arthritis in cats

Arthritis is one of the more common causes of lameness in cats. Start by getting an accurate diagnosis, then implement an integrative treatment plan. When...

Treating bone problems in dogs

Osteoarthritis and osteosarcoma are two of the most common canine bone problems. Find out more about these painful conditions, and how they’re treated and...

Post-exercise acupressure session for dogs

High energy dogs need lots of physical activity, but injury is a risk. This acupressure session done after exercise helps prevent problems by keeping...

6 steps to treating arthritis in dogs

Arthritis is the leading cause of chronic pain in dogs. A multifaceted healing plan that draws on a range of therapies offers the most relief. Loyal,...

What’s new in arthritis treatment?

Arthritis is the most common skeletal disorder affecting dogs and cats. Here’s a look at what’s new – and what’s tried and true –...

Treating your dog’s arthritis without steroids

Combining nutritional supplements for long-term control and healing, and conventional therapy for immediate pain relief is a truly holistic approach to treating arthritis in...