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What you don’t know about commercial pet food

Savvy dog folks are educating themselves about the importance of healthy nutrition for their companions. They’re learning how to look for better quality pet...

Natural supplements for dogs with arthritis

Many dogs develop arthritis as they age and it can be just as debilitating and painful for them as it is for us. The discomfort...

Multivitamins for dogs

Melissa takes a daily multivitamin. Lately, she’s been wondering if her dog should also be taking one. “I try to feed him a good...

How diet can affect dogs with epilepsy

Leo is my beloved terrier cross who was found in a trash can when he was less than two weeks old. I took him...

Why is my dog going bald?

Your dog naturally sheds at least twice a year. The evidence is everywhere – on your clothes, in your car and on your furniture....

Hospice for your dog

My 23-year-old cat, Sparky, died peacefully at home. He died much as he lived, surrounded by his beloved family and animal companions. That’s because...

TCM as treatment for your dog

Misha was diagnosed with a flea allergy. His person, Karen, didn’t want him taking drugs, so she turned to an integrative veterinarian who recommended...

11 foods to beat stress in dogs

Many years ago, I dealt with a dog in a rescue situation. His stress levels were so high that he started pulling his hair...

How herbal remedies can help your dog’s digestion

Anyone who shares their life with a dog will sooner or later have to deal with a bout of diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, bladder stones...

Treating your dog’s health problems

It was 30 years ago when Belinda’s childhood dog, a Siberian husky, developed severe epilepsy. Her family had their beloved dog put to sleep...

How the Five Element Theory can soothe your anxious dog

Does your dog desperately scratch the door to pieces whenever you go out? Does he cower and shake with every clap of thunder? Every...

New Year’s resolutions for you and your dog

Another year has gone by, and it’s time to start a new page in your life – and your dog’s. Among the New Year’s...

5 most common health problems in dogs

Using natural home remedies to treat our own minor ailments can help foster a deeper knowledge of wellness while reducing medical costs. But when...

Caring for your canine athlete

Any athlete can tell you the importance of muscle health when it comes to optimizing performance. The same applies to dogs. Whether your companion...

Treating bone problems in dogs

Most of us take our bones for granted – until we break one or develop a painful condition like arthritis or osteoporosis. We also...

Osteopathy for dogs

Mallomar is a 13-year-old Scottish terrier mix who came to my clinic three years ago for recurring pain in her mid back. When I examined...

Caring for a sick dog

Stress is a part of life. Work, finances, family and health…it seems there’s always something to worry about. Being the caregiver for a sick dog...

Heal your dog with vibrational therapy

We often take our hearing for granted, and may not realize the effects different sounds have on us and our dogs. Various sounds illicit...

What you need to know about puppy food

Adopting a puppy is exciting. You want to do the best for your new friend, and that includes feeding him properly. This is important...

10 best foods for your dog’s vision

Vision and eye health in dogs has become the talk of the town. There’s more and more discussion about eye disease in canines, including...

Soothing fear in dogs

Joe and Melissa adopted a young mixed breed from a rescue group. Shilo was found as a stray, so no one knows her early...

Treating canine osteoarthritis in 6 steps

Arthritis is the leading cause of chronic pain in dogs. A multifaceted healing plan that draws on a range of therapies offers the most relief. Loyal,...

Autoimmunity in dogs

Autoimmune diseases are increasingly prevalent and have genetic and environmental triggers. Here's what you should be aware of. If you were unlucky enough to catch...

Addressing obesity in animals

Obesity is a severe and debilitating illness, and the most common nutritional disease in both animals and people. Estimates suggest that up to 45% of...

Food for your dog’s brain

If you’ve ever felt lazy after eating a big meal, or hyperactive following a sugary treat, then you have an idea of how what...

Signs of cancer in animals

Unlike humans, dogs and cats can’t tell us when something’s wrong, so it’s up to us to keep an eye on their health and...

The latest treatments for canine osteoarthritis

If your older dog or cat seems stiff and sore at times, he’s far from alone. Canine osteoarthritis (arthritis) is an extremely common problem...

Preventing periodontal disease in dogs

Dental problems affect most dogs and can cause serious health issues if left unattended. A wholesome meaty diet along with energetic balancing are two...

Antioxidants in animal cancer treatment

They’re crucial to good health, but some vets feel they interfere with conventional cancer treatments. Find out why, and how an integrative approach with...

Should I add supplements to my animal’s diet?

Prevention is the most powerful cure. By providing your dog with supplements, you can ensure he is getting everything he needs to stay healthy. Not...