18 ANTIOXIDANTS FROM WHOLE FOODS
These vital nutrients are found in a range of healthy foods, from blueberries to coconut to honey.
22 FEEDING HIS NERVOUS SYSTEM
Many things can affect your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it continues doing its job properly.
26 STREET ELECTROCUTION
Are you aware that your dog can get shocked by walking around the block? Learn how to protect him by learning about this hidden hazard.
30 IS SHE A FUSSY EATER?
Few things are more frustrating than a dog or cat that only likes one type of food. Here’s how to coax him to accept more variety.
34 FIBER – THE FORGOTTEN NUTRIENT
You know it’s important to include fiber in your own diet, but did you know it’s also essential for dogs and cats?
38 TRAINING TOOLS – PART 1
Successful training and safety hinge on using the right tools. Here’s a look at collars and harnesses — the good, the bad and the ugly.
44 RAW FOOD TO GO
You have so many choices when it comes to feeding your companion a natural, healthy diet. Frozen raw diets are among the growing options.
48 URATE STONES IN DOGS
Some breeds are more susceptible to this problem than others. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your best friend healthy.
51 ALLERGIES AND JOINT PROBLEMS
Natural help for two common health issues.
52 COVER STORY TUNA – THE UNDERDOG WITH AN OVERBITE
How this famous Chiweenie is helping to change society’s defi nition of beauty.
58 FELINE COVER STORY – EVERYONE LOVES LIL BUB!
Despite a grim start to life, and a multitude of health issues, this unique little kitty has millions of devoted fans.
60 ACUPRESSURE FOR HER ALLERGIES
Your cat can react to many different substances in his environment or food. This simple session can help strengthen his immune system.
62 MERCURY IN FISH
Is your cat at risk? Find out which fish you can safely feed her, and which species to avoid.
64 SOAPY’S SECRETS
When I adopted my cat, I didn’t know much about her, including how she got her name. The answer was a real surprise!
67 INNOVATIONS FOR YOUR KITTY
How one man’s background in engineering led to problem-solving products for cats.
68 BRET MICHAELS
For Poison’s lead singer, hanging out with his animal companions is truly “Nothin’ But a Good Time”.
72 TRAVELING WITH A DIABETIC DOG
It’s doable if you know how. Here are 4 things to keep in mind – or your suitcase – to ensure he stays well.
84 THE LOWDOWN ON JERKY
Why are dogs getting sick, and is anything being done about it? Know how you can keep your dog safe.
90 HOW TO PICK A VACUUM THAT REALLY CLEANS UP
What to look for when choosing a vacuum cleaner that will suck up animal hair, dander, dirt and fleas.