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What’s making your dog anxious?

Helping your anxious dog starts with determining what's upsetting her in the first place. Dogs get stressed just like we do. The difference is, we...

5 wonderful reasons to walk with your pet

Whether you have a dog or just like to get outside for a stroll, a daily walk comes with a number of benefits. Walking you...

Lets do doglates!

These Doglates style exercises can help strengthen your dog's core muscles, improve his emotional well-being, and even alleviate or prevent certain health issues. Zulu is...

6 steps to stress-free vet visits

The keys to calm behavior at the vet clinic includes early socialization and positive reinforcement training. If you’re like a lot of people, you dread...

Feeding his nervous system

Many things can affect your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it continues to do its job properly. When you think about your dog’s...

Flower essences for anxious dogs

Flower essences can help relieve your dog's stress. Modern life is full of things that can make a dog nervous. From the constant assault of...

Meditation for you and your pets

Dogs and cats, through their close connection to us, are aware of and deeply affected by the stress we endure. When we are stressed,...

Flower essences for your dog

Flower essences are a gentle and profound way to ease anxiety, depression, grief and other negative emotions in our animal companions. If you’re familiar with...

Understanding canine body language

Unfortunately, our dogs can't tell us how they're feeling. But we can get a pretty good idea by reading their body language. When your dog...

Hypnotism for dogs

Hypnotism for dogs...is it a creative solution for anxiety, or a quack cure? According to one man, dog hypnotism is a surefire solution to your...

Is your cat over-grooming?

Cats spend a lot of time grooming, but if they start showing bald patches, it could signal a behavioral problem called psychogenic alopecia —...

Using adaptogens to ease your dog’s stress

Adaptogens are a unique group of herbs that can help him cope better and adapt to life’s stressors – both physically and emotionally. Life can...

Mental illness or behavior problem?

Is your dog acting differently? It may be a behavioral issue caused by a mental illness. Take a look at two conditions that can...

Stress busters for your dog

Stress and tension can be as much an issue for dogs as for humans. Here are some gentle and natural ways to calm your...

Interactive play for cats

Daily interactive play is a great way to help keep your feline fit, svelte and content. If you’re like most cat lovers, you probably buy...

Energy medicine for your dog

What exactly is "energy medicine" and how does it work? For most of us, the word “energy” calls to mind something that turns lights on...

Your stress is impacting your cat’s health

Stress is a fact of life for us, but did you know your feelings can have a negative impact on your cat? What in the...

Separation anxiety — could you be making it worse?

Could you be making your dog's separation anxiety worse? You may be contributing to his fear without even realizing it. Wendy adopted a collie mix recently....

Moving with your dog: how acupressure can help

Moving house? It can cause your dog a lot of stress. Here's how acupressure can help keep him calm. Moving house can be stressful. Even...

Reflexology for cats

Reflexology isn’t just for people. It can also do wonders for your feline companion. If you’ve ever had reflexology, you know something about its health benefits....

How to use acupressure to prevent dog fights

It's not uncommon for fights to break out in multi-dog households. Acupressure helps calm canines and sets the stage for a harmonious environment. Bruin is...

11 foods for anxiety in dogs

Is anxiety making your dog antsy? This healthy and flavorful fare will help your furry companion chill. Many years ago, I dealt with a dog in...

Stress-free holiday tips for your cat

The holiday season might be exciting for us, but all the disruption can be upsetting for your cat. Here’s how to help her through...

Five element theory for dogs

It can be difficult to get an anxious or overexcited pooch to chill out. Here’s how a wellness approach based on five element theory...

Caregiver burnout in pet parents

You love your dog, so when he gets sick or injured, you may be driven to spend every hour of the day making sure...

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...

Does your dog display these calming signals?

You’re stressed out and your dog seems to be going out of his way to do the opposite of what you want. He may...

Top 8 holiday tips for pet parents

Wondering what to get your dog this holiday season? Including him in the celebrations, while ensuring he doesn’t get stressed out, is one of the...

Understanding dementia in cats

Did you know that most cats over the age of 11 are at risk for feline dementia? It’s one of the most common conditions...

7 ways your dog can help you combat stress

As the pace of life intensifies, making time for yourself becomes more important than ever. Here’s where Fido can help ease your stress. It’s an established...

Massage for dogs

You can’t beat something that feels so good and is good for you, too. Massage lowers blood pressure, reduces stress in both the giver...

Can music heal animals?

In human beings, music has been found to ease depression, lower blood pressure, and reduce the need for pain medication after surgery. It makes...