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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...

New Year’s resolutions for a healthier pet

Top 10 New Year’s resolutions for keeping your dog healthy and happy in the new year and beyond. Another year has gone by, and it’s time...

Common lab tests for pets – Part 2

Lab tests are an important part of your dog or cat’s routine checkups. Take a close-up look at some of the most common tests,...

Common lab tests for pets – part 1

Lab tests are an important part of your dog or cat’s routine checkups. We take a close-up look at some of the most common...

Canine heart disease

Heart disease can afflict dogs of all breeds and sizes. Find out what the signs are, and how these conditions can be diagnosed and treated...

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...

Dealing with IBD

IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) is a  common gastrointestinal problem that can make him (and you) miserable, but with the right treatment, your companion can...

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...

Understanding the roles of RVTs and unregistered vet assistants

Learn about Registered Veterinary Technicians (RVTs) and Unregistered Assistants and how they help care for your dog or cat. You know your veterinary clinic has...

Health issues in giant breeds

Giant breeds are prone to several common health issues. Here's how to help keep you big guy or gal well and happy. Giant breeds can...

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...

Helping your dog through post-op recovery

Did you think the worst was over when you picked your dog up after surgery? Silly pooch parent! The toughest part of any operation...

Top 5 benefits of a holistic veterinarian

Take a look at why you should consider a holistic veterinarian for your pet. Lots of pet owners fall back on traditional veterinarians and chemical...

Switching your dog to an integrative or holistic vet

Making the decision to switch from a conventional to an integrative or holistic veterinarian is a great choice. Here's why. You want the best care...

Understanding your veterinarian’s credentials

Do you know what all those letters mean beside your veterinarian's name mean? Here we break it down to help you better understand their...

Understanding pet health insurance

While health insurance for your companion is a wise idea, it can be difficult to decide which policy is best for your animal. Heimdall was...

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...

The dog massage controversy

In many states, animal massage can only be done under veterinary supervision. It’s a requirement that has caused more than a few conflicts, but...

How to handle a pet emergency

Would you know what to do in an emergency with your dog? If not, you might want to consider taking a first aid or...

Vital vitamins for pets

Dr. Khalsa's desire to enhance nutritional wellness for companion animals led her to create a unique line of vitamins for dogs and cats. Good nutrition helps...

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,...

How to keep your dog at a healthy weight

Is your dog a healthy weight? If not, start getting him in shape with a calorie-smart diet and aerobic activity. Did you know that more than...

Addressing unexplained behavior issues in dogs

Does your dog display an odd behavior that you're not sure how to fix? This Q&A with a professional trainer might shed some light...

Does your dog need an MRI?

Does your dog need an MRI? How and when it is a good idea to have a magnetic resonance imaging procedure to help diagnose...

Reducing the cost of veterinary care

Many people unable to afford veterinary care are forced to give up their companions. Here is one organization that can help. Lulu is a boxer...

Demodectic mange in dogs

Discover how to treat demodectic mange in an adult dog — holistically!  The demodex mite is present on most people and animals. In veterinary school we...

Natural solutions for dog earwax

Does your dog have brown waxy stuff in his ears? It's probably earwax! Here's a few natural solutions to this common problem.  Earwax or other...

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...

5 alternative therapies for chronic pain in dogs

Pain management doesn’t have to mean drugs. Here are some alternative therapies to help your dog feel better. Unlike humans, dogs can’t always let us...

Diet changes for dogs with epilepsy

When Leo’s life was taken over by epilepsy, and the veterinarian could do no more, I didn’t know where to turn. Then I discovered...

Considering hospice for your animals

It requires commitment in time and energy, but those who choose hospice care for their terminally ill animals find it a transforming and rewarding...