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Manganese deficiency and CCL disease

Contrary to popular belief, most cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) problems in dogs don’t arise from acute injuries. A lack of manganese in the diet...

Colostrum can boost your pet’s wellness

Bovine colostrum supplementation is showing a lot of promise for health issues in dogs and cats – from respiratory infections to diarrhea to periodontal...

Keeping old dogs young — diet, supplements and exercise

Good health and quality of life ensure your dog’s golden years are the best they can be. In the second part of this article,...

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...

Keeping old dogs young — pain management, safety and immune system

Good health and quality of life will ensure your dog lives well into his golden years. A look at pain management, safety and immune...

What is elbow dysplasia and how does it affect dogs?

Knowing the signs of elbow dysplasia, getting a diagnosis, and establishing an integrative treatment plan limits damage, relieves pain and inflammation, and improves quality...

How herbs can improve your animal’s joint health

Herbs go deeper than NSAIDs when it comes to alleviating the inflammation at the root of arthritis and other joint problems – and without...

Unwanted behaviors and nutrition

Find out how certain dietary nutrients and calming supplements may curb aggression, anxiety and other unwanted behaviors in dogs. Did you know that nutrition plays...

Enzymes and your dog or cat

Every pet can benefit from enzyme supplementation. Enzymes not only support digestive health and enhance nutrient absorption; they also reduce inflammation and boost overall...

Anal gland problems in dogs

“Butt scooting” and bad smells are signs of an anal gland impaction or infection. Here is one dog guardian’s natural approach to solving the...

Ayurvedic medicine for animals

A look at the three body types as defined by Ayurvedic medicine, along with four herbs used in this modality. “Ayurveda” means "science of life"....

4 top nutrients every animal needs

No matter what type of food you feed your dog or cat, these few specific supplements will give him important nutrients and improve his...

3 effective supplements for pet weight loss

When combined with the right diet and exercise program, these weight loss supplements will safely bring down your dog or cat's weight. Do you think...

Naturopathic oncology for pets

Conventional cancer care can sometimes be as debilitating as the disease itself. Incorporating naturopathic oncology can help decrease side effects and improve treatment efficacy. Most...

Excessive paw licking — it may not be allergies!

Why is she constantly licking her paws? Abby has a puzzling habit. She spends hours licking her front paws. Her guardian took her to the...

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...

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...

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...

Top 10 healing herbs for dogs

Adding herbs to your dog's diet can have a tremendous impact on his health and wellbeing. Here are ten great herbs you can grow...

Can you give your dog too many supplements?

Adding supplements to your pet's meals can greatly benefit his health. But how much is too much? Abby is confused. She’s been doing a lot...

Cranberry supplements for dogs

Cranberries are one of the world’s “superfoods”. They have antioxidant properties, protect urinary tract health, help prevent infections and can also fight cancer. Why not...

10 tips to improve your dog’s health

You want your furry friend to be with you as long as possible. Incorporating these suggestions into his care will help ensure his health...

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...

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,...

Does your dog have osteochondrosis?

Does your dog have Osteochondrosis? Here's what you need to know about this condition. If you have a large or giant breed puppy, osteochondrosis (OCD)...

Choline for your dog’s brain

Choline is a versatile supplement that offers many benefits. Among other things, it can help treat and even prevent “doggy dementia”. As we age, our...

Important supplements for picky dogs

Do you have a picky pup that won't eat his dog food? Here's how to make sure he gets the nutrients he needs. Your dog...

Treating arthritis – tips from a holistic vet

Holistic veterinary medicine can be effective in treating arthritis in dogs and cats. Here’s a few tips on promoting his joint health through diet...

Green tea for dogs

Green tea isn’t just an enjoyable beverage. In supplement form, it offers a variety of impressive health qualities your canine companion can benefit from. What...

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...

Nutrients for joint health in dogs

A handy guide to the most common nutrients to support your dog's joint health.  Quality supplements for joint health are vital to maintaining your dog’s...

5 steps to an optimal immune system in dogs and cats

A long healthy life for our animal companions depends on a resilient immune system that can resist disease. You may already be incorporating some...