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Top approaches to animal osteoarthritis

From nutrition and weight management to acupuncture and stem cell therapy, integrative and holistic treatments for osteoarthritis in dogs and cats are effectively reducing...

What chiropractic care can do for your senior canine

Whether you want to address age-related conditions in your older dog, or help prevent your younger canine from developing these issues as he ages,...

How NOW® Pets helps people – and their dogs and cats...

The NOW® Pets extensive line of supplements was created to help dogs and cats lead the healthy, happy lives they deserve! For many of us,...

Canine hip dysplasia — 5 common misconceptions

Is it true that small breeds never get hip dysplasia? What does it mean if your dog lies with his back legs stretched out...

How acupressure eases arthritis pain in dogs and cats

Reduce your animal’s discomfort by gently stimulating these three key acupoints. Many dogs and cats suffer from arthritis, especially as they get older. Thankfully, there...

Play safety for dogs, young and old

To avoid injury and keep play fun, tailor the games your dog participates in to his age. Dog play is one of my favorite...

How to adjust your senior dog’s exercise routine

Senior dogs need less exercise than their younger counterparts, but that doesn’t mean they should be sedentary! These tips will help you adjust your...

Joint care — science vs. marketing

Joint issues can completely rob your dog or cat of his quality of life and in severe cases even shorten his time with you....

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...