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3 common objections to holistic veterinary medicine

Conventional veterinary medicine claims that holistic therapies don’t work, or that any healing that does occur can be written off as coincidence or placebo...

New feline anesthesia guidelines

Cats are small creatures, so receiving too high a dose of anesthesia can be dangerous. Luckily, the guidelines have changed to keep them safe. Anesthesia...

Your puppy’s first vet visit

If you’ve just adopted a puppy, one of your first priorities is to take him to the vet for a checkup. Here are 8...

Finding the right veterinarian for you and your pet

Whether you’re a first-time dog or cat guardian, or are re-locating and looking for a new veterinarian, learn how to find the best match...

Hillary Hickam — Hollywood’s vet

Animal Wellness talks to Hollywood vet Hillary Hickam.  Hillary Hickam is one of Hollywood's top celebrity veterinarians, working with clients such as Paris Hilton, Ellen Degeneres...

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...

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...

How to work closely with your vet

It is important to take an active role in your dog or cat's health and wellness. By working closely with your companions vet, you...

Homeopathic animal college

The College of Animal Homeopathic Medicine is bridging the gap between veterinarians and homeopaths, and healing animals in the most natural way possible. Angel had...

Herbs for Cushing’s disease in dogs

How nutrition, herbs and acupuncture helped Tess regain her health and vitality after a diagnosis of Cushing’s disease. I knew something was wrong when my...

Adopting a dog online

The internet makes it easier than ever to find the right companion. But, make sure these online sites have the best interests of the...

Top 5 holiday safety tips for pets

Rich food and sparkly decorations are hallmarks of the holiday season — but they can cause digestive havoc in your dog or cat. These holiday...

Why is your dog aggressive?

If your dog becomes aggressive, don’t assume it’s a behavioral problem or that he’s just being “bad”. It could mean he’s ill or in...

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...

Recognizing anaphylactic shock in dogs

Some dogs are hypersensitive to insect stings and bites. Learning to recognize the signs of anaphylactic shock can be a life-saver. One summer afternoon, I...

Diagnosing your dog’s health issues

At home diagnosis for six common health issues that can help to stabilize a sick or injured dog before heading to the vet. Like us,...

Choosing a pet insurance plan

Buying health insurance for your dog is a smart move, but how do you decide which plan is best? If someone you love falls ill,...

Natural products for dogs and cats

This eco-friendly online pet store focuses on natural products for dogs and cats. Sometimes the simplest ideas have the most clout. When Marty Grosjean founded...

6 steps to a happy puppy

These six steps will get your new puppy on the road to a long and happy life. Bringing home a new puppy is exciting, but it’s...

Fracking – Is It Harming Your Dog?

Is the procedure from the mining industry known as fracking causing a lot of controversy and health concerns for your dog? If you keep up...

10 tips for healthy dogs and cats

As a pet parent, you are responsible for keeping your animal companions happy and healthy. Here are ten tips to help you care for...

The importance of holistic veterinary care

It's easy to dismiss integrative and holistic veterinary care as "too expensive" or "not worth it". Here's why you should consider giving it a...

An interview with Rocky Ridge Refuge

Learn more about Rocky Ridge Refuge -- an animal "group home" where abused and neglected animals are given a second chance at life. Located in...

Does your dog lick and swallow obsessively?

Does your dog lick and swallow repeatedly? It may be the first sign of a health problem. Here's how to get to the bottom...

Saving lives with holistic veterinary care

The world of integrative and holistic veterinary care is rapidly growing, and Animal Wellness is thrilled to be a part of it! There’s nothing like...

Creating a relationship with your veterinarian

It’s important to build a strong working relationship with your veterinarian. Check out the top 4 tips on being a good client. The dogs we...

Financial aid for veterinary care

Veterinary care can be expensive, and many people struggle to pay the bills. If you ever find yourself in this position, consider one of...

Coping with cancer in pets

How the passing of two beloved dogs sparked an organization that provides support and educational resources to those dealing with cancer in their own...

Acupressure for your dog’s stomach

Digestive issues are common during the holidays, when dogs sometimes eat things they shouldn’t. This simple acupressure session helps ease minor stomach upsets and...

5 myths about anesthesia for animals

If you feel nervous about having your dog “put under” for veterinary procedures, you’re not alone. While there are risks involved, anesthesia is safer...

5 steps to a healthy weight

Is Rover carrying around more weight than he should be? He’s not alone. Use these five steps to help whip him back into shape. Obesity...

5 facts conventional vets might not know

Most conventional veterinarians aren’t taught much about alternative medicine, while others simply don’t believe in it. Here are some facts you probably won’t hear from...