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Feeding your dog healthy oils

Fats and oils aren’t bad for dogs. In fact, some can be exceptionally healthy. Take a look at 6 fats and oils that can...

Shed Defender – the must-have garment for dogs

Does your dog shed? Is he ever stressed or anxious? Has he had to wear a cone? Thanks to Shed Defender, it’s possible to...

Common skin problems in cats

From allergic dermatitis to rodent ulcers, a variety of skin problems can afflict cats. Here’s a look at the most common, along with their...

Feeding your dog for healthy skin and a glossy coat

Poor nutrition or a deficiency in certain nutrients can manifest as dandruff, itchiness, dull hair and other problems. A high quality diet with the...

An integrative approach to mange

Stubborn cases of demodectic and sarcoptic mange in dogs respond to a combination of conventional and complementary therapies. Skin problems in dogs can be...

Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Artificial scents may make your house fresh and fragrant, but the chemicals that go into them can be toxic. You’ve seen the ads for all...

Chronic inflammation and your pet – part 2

When free radicals are released from cells undergoing oxidative stress, the result is chronic inflammation and a variety of health problems in dogs and...

Coconut and your pet

From oils and treats to shampoos and balms, the humble coconut is making its way into a lot of pet products. How does this...

A nutritional approach to your pet’s skin problems

Following these 7 nutritional guidelines can significantly reduce your dog or cat’s skin problems. Switching a dog or cat with skin problems to a fresh...

NAET helps resolve allergies in your pet

Nambudiprad’s Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET) combines techniques from a variety of modalities, including acupuncture and kinesiology, to get to the root of allergies in...

Does your dog or cat have scaly skin?

Scaly skin in pets may be nothing much to worry about. But if it’s excessive, it can signal a more serious underlying issue, and...

Beach etiquette and safety for dogs

Making sure your dog minds his manners when he’s at the beach helps keep things fun and safe for everyone. A growing number of beaches...

Folliculitis in dogs

This common condition is caused by an inflammation of the skin follicles. Here are some natural ways to ease the itch of folliculitis. Have you...

Natural approaches to allergies

In canines, seasonal allergies usually manifest as skin problems and scratching. Here’s how to ease the discomfort. It’s spring – the start of another allergy...

Using diatomaceous earth to control fleas

Food grade diatomaceous earth (DE) is an effective way to get rid of fleas without exposing your dog to toxins. If your dog has fleas...

Is aloe vera safe for dogs and cats?

Aloe vera is a plant that can offer many benefits to your companion animal but it is very important to know how to safely...

MRSA in dogs

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcal aureus (MRSA) usually manifests as severe skin infections in canines. Treatment requires an integrative approach. You’ve probably heard of MRSA before now. This...

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...

Herbal solutions for allergies

Allergies can cause your canine companion to scratch himself silly. These herbal solution will help ease the itching and discomfort. It’s rough being a dog with allergies....

Supplements for a gorgeous coat

Build a beautiful coat from the inside out by feeding your dog a few nutritional supplements! Take a look at your dog’s coat. Is it...

Is your dog or cat getting enough vitamin D?

Many people take vitamin D supplements nowadays, and for good reason. Research has found that low levels of this vitamin are associated with a...

Home allergens that affect our dogs and cats

Home allergens like mold, dust mites and household cleaners can trigger allergic reactions in you or your companion. Fleas, pollen, certain foods…these are just some...

Coconut oil for dogs

There is no other oil besides coconut oil that provides the satisfying texture we enjoy in so many foods, while supporting so many diverse...

Acupressure for feline allergies

Your cat can react to many different substances in his environment or food. This simple acupressure technique can help ease feline allergies and strengthen...

Supplements for skin problems in dogs and cats

Nutracueticals and good nutrition help ease the inflammation caused by skin problems in animals.  For a lot of dogs and cats, summer means an increase...

All about hairless dog and cat breeds

Faced with the job of removing pine sap, chewing gum or some other gooey, smelly substance from your dog or cat’s coat, you might...

4 solutions to reduce shedding

If you share your house with a dog you know all about shedding. Wearing black is out of the question and the lint brush...

Natural shampoos for your dog

They look harmless and smell nice, but many commercial dog shampoos contain chemicals that can damage the skin and coat and cause health problems....

Lice prevention for dogs

Lice can cause your dog a lot of discomfort. A healthy lifestyle coupled with vigilance (and a fine-toothed comb!) can help keep him from...

Treating yeast infections in dogs

It's the itch that keeps coming back. Get to the root of your dog's yeast infection, and eliminate it using herbal and dietary measures. When I...

Nix dog allergies with NAET

Suppressing allergies with medication is just a band-aid solution. NAET goes right to the root of the issue. Nellie’s allergies began when she was just...

Tips for bathing your dog

Regular bathing is important, but what if he freaks out every time you try to get him in the tub? These techniques help make...