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Gemmotherapy can help heal your pet

Gemmotherapy, a gentle healing system, involves the use of plant bud extracts to address health issues and help detoxify your dog or cat. When healing...

High dose vitamin C therapy – Part 1

When injected at high doses into a pet or person, vitamin C offers some amazing healing benefits and can even help treat cancer. Vitamin C...

How acupuncture helped a senior cat walk again

An elderly cat with radial nerve damage in one leg makes a full recovery thanks to acupuncture. I discovered the healing benefits of acupuncture when...

9 integrative treatments for lipomas

Lipomas are benign lumps that often develop as dogs get older. An integrative approach with a variety of treatment options is the best way...

Acupressure for dogs in hospice

Used within the context of hospice or palliative care, acupressure is a wonderful way to alleviate discomfort and help dogs pass more easily when...

EFT can ease your pet’s emotions

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), or Tapping, can help with anxiety, phobias and related problems in dogs and cats. Emotional Freedom Technique is a healing modality...

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...

Massage for arthritic dogs

Does your canine companion have osteoarthritis? Massage therapy helps ease the pain and stiffness. Audrey Rose is an 11-year-old poodle with osteoarthritis. "If she moves...

Therapy dogs in funeral homes

Therapy dogs offering comfort to grieving families is a growing trend. Therapy dogs are used in many settings, from schools and correctional facilities to hospitals...

Brooke, the dental therapy dog

This “snuggly” golden retriever works as a therapy dog to calm the fears of young patients at a pediatric dental clinic. Parents come from miles...

Acupressure-massage for puppy mill survivors

Combining veterinary care with acupressure-massage can help heal these dogs, both physically and emotionally. Pet shop puppies are adorable. Your heart melts and you have...

Using conventional medications safely

Medications like antibiotics, NSAIDs and steroids are sometimes necessary to treat canine and feline illnesses, but it’s important they’re not used indiscriminately. As a holistic veterinarian,...

Chiropractic can help his immune system

Spinal misalignments can lead to inflammation and infection in an animal’s body. Regular chiropractic care naturally helps prevent illness. Did you know your dog or...

Music’s healing effects

Studies have shown playing the right music can have a powerful and calming influence on dogs and cats. Sound is a major factor of our...

Exercise and acupressure for conditioning

Add acupressure to your dog's exercise regime, and you'll give him the edge he needs to advance to new levels if conditioning. Every dog has...

Hyperthermic therapy for dogs and cats

Hyperthermic therapy is the new kid on the block when it comes to treating cancer, but it’s showing promise for some tumor types. One recent addition...

Prolotherapy

Take a look at how prolotherapy, a form of regenerative medicine, can help your dog's joints.  Jona was just eight months old when he started...

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...

Everyone loves Lil BUB!

Despite a grim start to life, and a multitude of health issues, Lil BUB is one unique kitty and has millions of devoted fans. Any...

Ricochet hangs ten!

Ricochet, a world famous golden who combines surfing with therapy has changed the lives of countless people with special needs. She may look like an...

Chase No Face: The road to recovery is filled with love

Often times, people see injured cats and dogs and automatically think nothing can be done for them. This could have been the case with...

Warm water therapy for dogs

Warm water therapy relies on the healing properties of water to help with the rehabilitation process. My friend Yvonne Garst always wanted a Bernese mountain dog...

Needle-free acupuncture for your animal

When you hear the word "acupuncture" you immediately think of big long needles. But, what have you heard of needle-free acupuncture? When an animal loses...

How are your dog’s chakras?

If your dog seems stressed or out of sorts, perhaps his chakras are out of balance. Learn what this means and what you can...

Prolotherapy for canine joint pain

Forget drugs or surgery. Prolotherapy is an effective and non-invasive way to alleviate chronic joint pain in your companion. Stiffness, lameness, pain…they’re common joint problems...

Mobile pet services

From veterinarians to groomers to massage therapists, animal care professionals offer mobile pet services to cater to the needs of their four-footed clients and...

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...

Tui Na for dogs

Tui Na is a powerful form of bodywork that has its roots in ancient China. It’s a simple but effective way to alleviate a wide...

Cranial sacral therapy for your dog

Cranial sacral therapy is a gentle hands-on form of energy healing. It's very subtle and simple, yet it can have profound effects. A seven-year-old Chihuahua...

Charley’s 4-Paw System

Charley Poodle visits our local book shop. And the hardware store. And the church. Not to shop or worship, but to keep up his...

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,...

6 steps to resolving separation anxiety in dogs

Take a look at how to resolve your dog's separation without the use of conventional drugs. Separation anxiety is rarely solved using only one modality...