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hip issues in dogs

Understanding Legg-Calves Perthes Disease In Dogs

It was only a slight limp, a muscle strain I thought. But Digger soon began carrying his back right leg and crying out in...
integrative veterinary care for your pet

Integrative veterinary care for your animal

When it comes to veterinary care, there are a growing number of options available. Some people choose to go completely holistic. Others want to...
lifespan

Increase your dog’s lifespan with holistic & conventional medicine

Even if our dogs live into their teens, it never seems long enough from our perspective. Increasing the longevity of our canine companions is...
flower essences

Flower essences for hypersensitivity in dogs

“We have a 12-year-old pit bull and our veterinarian said you might be able to help,” Marcie anxiously told me. “Kelly gets really frightened...
pet health insurance

All about pet insurance

While pet insurance for your companion is a wise idea, it can be difficult to decide which policy is best for your animal. Here's...
boost your dog's immunity

Boost your dog’s immunity with AHCC

Every day, your animal is bombarded by chemicals, toxins and stresses that compromise his immunity. And with each passing year, his immune system continues...
veterinary world

What’s new in the veterinary world

Next time you take your dog or cat to the veterinarian, you might be surprised at some of the medical options he or she...
DNA tests

DNA Tests for Your Dog

Krista loves Tobias, her energetic and sometimes rambunctious two-year-old shelter dog, but often wonders what mix of breeds he is. “He looks like he...
dog fitness

The latest in canine fitness

Denise was concerned about her best friend, Jack. Because of recent surgery on her knee, she’d been unable to take him for walks and...
Chinese herbs for canine arthritis

Canine arthritis aided with Chinese herbs

Lily was trained for agility work. “She was my performance pooch, and also herded my sheep,” says Certified Pet Dog Trainer Jan Blue. “She...
acupressure for active dogs

Acupressure for Active Dogs

Active dogs are happy dogs – they’re doing what comes naturally to them. When dogs get plenty of exercise, they’re physically healthy and mentally...
dog's dental health

Why your dog’s dental health is so important

What’s the most common infectious condition in dogs and cats? Hint: It can be prevented by keeping up with their dental health. If you...
food for dog's dental health

Foods for your dog’s dental health

Maggie was just shy of her 13th birthday when she walked into our home and straight into our hearts. She was a much loved...
fitness

Fitness with your dog

You’re a couch potato and you readily admit it. Sure, you have a gym membership, but you can’t remember the last time you used...
hormone deficiency

Does your dog have a hormone deficiency?

Does your dog have a hormonal deficiency? You probably already know that canines can suffer from hormone imbalances of the thyroid gland, or the...
keeping your dog cool in the heat

Keeping your dog cool & comfortable in the heat

We may love the heat, but it’s hard on our canine companions. Whether you live in Arizona or Alaska, your dog is affected by...
dog dehydration

Preventing dehydration in dogs

Fun in the sun with your four-legged friend is one of life’s greatest pleasures. But it can be a recipe for disaster if you’re...
picky dog

Feeding your picky dog

Is your pup a picky eater? Follow these four steps to transform your dog's attitude when it comes to food. 1. Get a clean bill of...
weight issues in dogs

Manage your dog’s weight without pills

Weight is a major health concern in dogs. Just as millions of Americans are overweight, so are our canine companions. Approximately 20% to 30%...
holistic medicine for pets

Proof of holistic success for dogs

Where’s the evidence it works?” Fans of a strictly conventional approach to medicine often ask this question in an attempt to shut down any...
valley fever in dogs

All About Dogs With Valley Fever

In 2006, my dogs Shadow, Dasher and I moved from Maryland to southern California for a year. During our six-day drive across the country,...

Switching your animal from a conventional to holistic vet

Making the decision to switch from a conventional to an integrative or holistic veterinarian is pretty easy. You want the best care for your...
acupressure for seizures in dogs

How acupressure can help with seizures in dogs

It was late in the evening and time to get ready for bed. Spencer, our six-year old greyhound, trooped out to the backyard with...
holistic vet for animals

Benefits of a holistic vet for your animals

Surprisingly, there are many people who are seriously committed to green living, holistic healthcare and the organic lifestyle, but who haven’t really considered the...
immune system dog

Keep your animal’s immune system balanced

If your dog or cat has a healthy immune system, he’s much less likely to get sick. In fact, the importance of a balanced, functional...
L-carnitine

L-Carnitine for your animal

You might be familiar with L-carnitine as a supplement popular among bodybuilders. But did you know it can also be useful for your animal’s...
skin issues in dogs

Supplements for animal skin problems

For a lot of dogs and cats, summer means an increase in skin problems and allergies. Others suffer from these issues all year round,...
flower essences for stressed dogs

Helping your anxious dog with flower essences

Modern life is full of things that can make a dog nervous. From the constant assault of noise on sensitive ears to the overwhelming...
medicinal mushrooms for dogs

Medicinal mushrooms for dogs

Mielle was diagnosed with a bleeding hemiangiosarcoma of the spleen. The 14-year-old standard poodle was weak from blood loss and had not eaten in...
vaccines for your dog

Which vaccines are necessary for your dog?

We’ve known about the risks of over-vaccination for awhile now, though many veterinarians, trainers, boarding kennel operators and others still promote yearly boosters. Learn...