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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 on...

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...

Cauliflower ear in cats

Cauliflower ear isn’t just a boxer’s affliction. It can also appear in cats, and relatively common, especially among stray and feral cats. My sister just...

5 myths about dog surgery

De-bunking surgery myths to help you feel more at ease at the thought of your animal companion going under the knife. When Barb discovered a...

7 ways to beat dog arthritis

With early intervention and a multi-faceted treatment plan, you can help get the better of the common condition of arthritis. If your dog has arthritis,...

Medical marijuana for dogs

Medical marijuana may be controversial, but it’s showing promise as an effective natural pain reliever for dogs with cancer. When Nikita was facing her final...

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...

Victoria Stilwell – Positive Training

Unlike a lot of TV trainers, the star of Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog doesn’t use heavy-handed methods to encourage good behavior...

5 alternative therapies for chronic pain in dogs

Pain management doesn’t have to mean drugs. Here are some alternative therapies to help your dog feel better. Unlike humans, dogs can’t always let us...

Considering hospice for your animals

It requires commitment in time and energy, but those who choose hospice care for their terminally ill animals find it a transforming and rewarding...

Crystal therapy for cats

Cats seem especially sensitive to the subtle energies of crystal therapy. Here’s what these beautiful healing tools can do for your feline friend. Many people...

5 common health problems in dogs

How to handle five common canine health problems – and determine whether it’s okay to treat them at home or see a veterinarian. Using natural...

Treating dog’s hot spots

Hot spots look and feel miserable and frequently arise from an underlying allergy. Treatment is effective if they’re caught early, while a healthy diet...

Common eye injuries in dogs

From punctures to lacerations, canine eye injuries occur more often than you might think. Here are some of the most common wounds and how...