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Yogurt – it’s good for dogs and cats too!

The health benefits of yogurt aren’t just for people, so why not share this treat with your pet as well? Most dogs and cats...

What’s the best food for dogs with diarrhea?

If your dog experiences frequent diarrhea and no parasites or bacterial infections have been detected, it’s time to take a look at her food!...

Is it okay for my dog to eat seeds?

Many of the culinary seeds we incorporate into our own diets – including flax, chia, pumpkin and sunflower – are also healthy choices for...

Canine food allergies, get to the root of it!

Does your canine companion have food allergies? An elimination diet will help you determine what the cause of it is. Two decades ago, I prepared...

Seeds you can share with your dog

From chia to hemp to sesame seeds — they're packed with goodness. Give these healthy recipes a try! Seeds may seem small and nondescript, but...

Liver shunts — what you need to know

Liver shunts are difficult to diagnose, but it can be managed with nutritional therapy and nutraceuticals. The liver is a busy organ. It performs a...

Chickpeas for dogs

These humble legumes pack a huge nutrient punch. Also called garbanzo beans, chickpeas are enjoying immense popularity for providing building blocks that omnivores cannot...

Energy bars for active dogs

Energy bars are a favorite snack among active humans. Why not make some to share with your active dog? Whether your dog plays hard at...

Health benefits of camel milk for dogs

It’s still relatively new to North Americans, but camel milk is a highly nutritious food that’s showing promise as a healing therapy for dogs. Think of...

Using diet to prevent disease in dogs

When your dog develops cancer and will need the proper medicine, diet and supplements can play a key role in preventing and treating the...

Feeding your puppy

When feeding your puppy, the right diet and balance of nutrients is critical for proper development and the prevention of health problems in adulthood. Adopting...

Glutathione — the king of antioxidants

The glutathione antioxidant is a tiny but powerful nutrient that is vital to your dogs cell health, liver function and immunity. Mention antioxidants, and most...

Alternative protein sources for dogs

Guardians want their companions to enjoy an enhanced quality of life — and that means feeding them a healthy diet! Here's why alternative protein...

Treats for dogs with health issues

If she has a health issue such as arthritis, cancer or diabetes, you need to watch what she eats. This simple plan for home-baked...

Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Help your senior dog stay healthy and live a longer life by feeding him right and keeping his weight down with these simple nutrition...

Should your dog take a multivitamin?

A young, healthy dog on a high quality diet probably doesn’t need a daily multivitamin. But there are times when such supplementation is necessary....

Exotic proteins for pets — recipes

Exotic proteins and other unique culinary ingredients have been finding their way into canine diets. Spice up your dog’s dinner with these tasty health-packed...

Feeding your dog a balanced diet

How much protein is too much? Should my dog be eating carbohydrates? Education and moderation are important keys when it comes to feeding your...

Muscle health for athletic dogs

Muscle health and fitness in canine athletes involves a multi-pronged approach encompassing everything from nutrition and exercise to massage and chiropractic. Any athlete can tell...

Edible seaweeds for you and your pets

From kelp to kombu, edible seaweeds are versatile “veggies” full of nutrition and flavor. They’re good for your animal companion too. Seaweeds are a super...

All about the melamine pet food recall of 2007

It may have happened over a decade ago, but the pet food recall of 2007 is still painfully fresh in most of our minds.  In...

Raw diet for animals made easy

There are many benefits to feeding your dog a raw diet and now it's easier than ever with more companies offering frozen and dried...

Reading pet food labels

Pet food labels are a rich source of information for those who know how to read them. While they don’t tell you everything about...

Natural ways to treat liver disease in dogs and cats

It’s the largest organ in the body and one of its hardest-working. So when we hear a diagnosis of liver disease, it’s a serious...

Five steps to a great diet

A wholesome, natural, high quality diet is one of the best ways to ensure your best friend will enjoy a long and healthy life. Garbage...