18 ALL ABOUT HEARTWORM – PART 1
A thorough understanding of this disease will help you protect your dog.
22 GLUTATHIONE – KING OF ANTIOXIDANTS
This tiny but powerful nutrient is vital to his cell health, liver function and immunity.
24 MOVING HOUSE?
It can cause a lot of stress to your dog. Help calm him (and yourself!) with this simple acupressure session.
28 SEPARATION ANXIETY
Could you be making it worse? You may be contributing to his fear without even realizing it.
32 OZONE THERAPY
It’s not widely available yet, or even approved for medical use this side of the Atlantic, but it shows promise as a healing modality.
34 HE’S HAVING A SEIZURE!
It’s scary, but don’t panic. Many of these conditions can be managed successfully with an integrative approach.
38 THE TRUTH ABOUT RAW FOOD
A lot of myths still surround the safety of raw meat diets. Here are the real facts.
44 6 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL HOUSETRAINING
Teaching your new pooch where to go potty is easier than you might think.
48 MANNY’S MAGIC MAKES HIM FRIENDS AROUND THE WORLD
Meet a famous French bulldog with personality plus and fans around the world.
56 ARE YOU STRESSING HER OUT?
Stress is a fact of life for us, but did you know your feelings can have a negative impact on your cat?
58 CAN CATS GET LYME DISEASE?
They’re less vulnerable to infection than we are, but it’s still important to take precautions.
60 MAKE YOUR OWN KITTY HARNESS
Soft, stylish and safe, these colorful “vests” are the cat’s meow!
68 FIGHT FLEAS!
Keep your dog itch-free by taking a well-rounded holistic approach to pest control.
70 ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
How is it impacting our animals? Alternative therapies can help combat the issue of antibiotic overuse.
73 REPELLING INSECTS, NATURALLY
How fl y and fl ea allergies in her animals prompted one woman to create her own green repellent.
76 7 WAYS TO BEAT ARTHRITIS
Early intervention and a multi-faceted treatment plan can help get the better of this common condition.
82 VIRTUAL TRAINING – PROS AND CONS
Online classes and consultations offer advantages, but can only do so much, and shouldn’t replace in-person training sessions.
85 IT’S ALL IN THE INGREDIENTS
A supplement is only as good as what it’s made of. For this company, a superior knowledge of ingredients and a commitment to quality mean effective products that work.
88 FRACKING – IS IT HARMING YOUR DOG?
Used to reach oil and gas deposits deep within the earth, this procedure is causing a lot of controversy and health concerns.