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Cannabis for Cats

How medical marijuana may improve your kitty’s health. Cannabis, also known as medical marijuana, remains a controversial topic. But more people are realizing how effective...

Noni – a tropical fruit that’s good for dogs and cats

Noni has great potential for the treatment and possible prevention of many diseases in pets. Noni fruit is nothing short of amazing. It’s been in...

Can acupuncture relieve my dog’s pain?

Arthritis, disc disease, CCL tears and many other problems can cause pain in your dog. There are many causes of pain in dogs – from...

Tibetan singing bowl therapy

If you’ve never heard Tibetan singing bowls, you’re in for a treat, and so is your dog or cat. This unique modality uses sound...

Side effects of corticosteroids

While corticosteroids definitely have their place, steroids are frequently over-prescribed and misused, and can lead to serious health consequences in pets. Corticosteroids (often referred to...

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...

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...

Acupuncture for joint disease

Can acupuncture effectively reduce pain, improve mobility and better you dog or cat's quality of life? If you’re interested in alternative therapies, then you probably...

4 simple stretches for dogs

Help keep your dog limber with these gentle stretches. Give yourself a stretch. Notice how good it feels, and how it helps you feel more...

Treating chronic pain with ESWT

Recently introduced to veterinary medicine, extra-corporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) eases the discomfort of many joint, back, muscle and tendon problems. Chronic pain can be debilitating...

Turmeric for dogs

Turmeric is much more than a disinfectant and a tonic. As an aid to our dogs’ heart health and liver function, and an anti-inflammatory...

Helping your dog adapt to amputation with acupressure

How acupressure-massage can help can replenish the healthy cells needed to heal your dog's wounds and strengthen his other limbs after amputation. As a young...

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...

Chiropractic care for your senior dog

Misalignments in your dog's spine do more than cause back pain. They can actually affect his overall health, especially if he’s older. Chiropractic adjustments...

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...

Coping with the grief of losing a pet

Grief has many meanings. When we lose a pet, grief can take a physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, spiritual, and philosophical toll. Grief is what you...

Valley fever in dogs

How to  minimize the risk of valley fever in your dogs — and yourself. In 2006, my dogs Shadow, Dasher and I moved from Maryland...

Acupressure for active dogs

Adding canine acupressure to your dog’s routine every five or six days will enhance his fitness level and overall health. Active dogs are happy dogs...

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...

A rescue for pets with disabilities

Visit a special rescue where animals with disabilities can find a caring home -- and teach people they can still love and enjoy life. Normally,...

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...

Beating bone cancer in dogs — holistically!

Bone cancer is common in dogs. Holistic therapies, when used with conventional treatments, give these pooches a better chance at beating the disease. When Georgina took Tinker...

Recognizing anaphylactic shock in dogs

Some dogs are hypersensitive to insect stings and bites. Learning to recognize the signs of anaphylactic shock can be a life-saver. One summer afternoon, I...

Acupuncture for dogs

Acupuncture can help treat a wide range of canine conditions, from osteoarthritis and epilepsy to incontinence and asthma. Coco is a five-year-old poodle cross who...

Top 5 energy healing methods for dogs

Energy healing can have a profound effect on a dog’s well being. Check out some modalities that are growing in popularity. If you practice Reiki...

Lupus in dogs

Lupus is a disease found in humans, but did you know this immune-mediated condition can afflict German shepherds, huskies and collies? In my many years...