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5 facts your conventional veterinarian won’t share

Most conventional veterinarians aren’t taught much about alternative medicine, while others simply don’t believe in it. Here are some facts you probably won’t hear from...

What to expect from a canine dental cleaning

Just like humans, dogs regularly develop plaque and tartar on their teeth. If these deposits are not removed, they lead to periodontal disease, which...

Top 10 herbs for your dog

Adding herbs to your dog's diet can have a tremendous impact on his health and wellbeing. Here are ten great herbs you can grow...

Massage for your dog

Who doesn’t enjoy a massage? You can’t beat something that feels so good and is good for you, too. Massage lowers blood pressure, reduces...

An integrative approach to animal healing

If your dog or cat is diagnosed with allergies, diabetes or cancer, you may think you only have two choices – to either get...

Senior animals & supplements

Along with an optimum diet, adequate exercise and lots of loving attention, the use of appropriate supplements makes it possible for us to enjoy...

Living with a cancer-stricken animal

“I’m sorry, but she has cancer.” More and more people are hearing these words from their veterinarians these days. I heard them three years...

Dogs & Mad Cow Disease

Mad Cow disease has reared it's ugly head in North America. So, what's being done to ensure your dog is safe? Up until a few...

Understanding raw food diets for dogs

It used to be that if you wanted to feed your companion a raw diet, you had to make it from scratch, and that...

How to make a holistic first aid kit for your dog

While it’s important to have a conventional first aid kit containing bandages and antiseptic solutions, it’s also wise to put together a more natural...

Antioxidants for your dog’s health

Certain supplements, including vitamins and minerals called antioxidants, reduce oxidation in the body. Oxidation is a chemical process that occurs within the cells as...

Are vaccinations safe for your dog?

While it’s necessary to protect dogs and cats from infectious diseases, mainstream veterinary medicine has perhaps gone too far the other way when it...

Holiday menu for your dog

What would your dog love if she could choose a special holiday dinner? We asked Audi Donamor to come up with something fabulous and she...

How to choose a veterinarian for your dog

A veterinarian observed that his own fifteen-year-old cat had a slightly decreased appetite and a tiny bit of weight loss. When blood tests, X-rays,...

Understanding osteoarthritis in dogs

When Lynnette’s eight-year-old German shepherd started limping on one front leg, she took him to the vet and found out he had osteoarthritis. She...

The benefits of cranberries for dogs

Cranberries are full of flavor – and they’re great for you and your animal companion. Cranberries have a long history, going all the way back...

Fighting fleas naturally

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…at least until flea season starts. These tiny blood-sucking parasites can make your companion’s life miserable, especially if he’s...

The myths about dogs and diabetes

Diabetes develops when the pancreas no longer produces adequate amounts of insulin. Without sufficient amounts of insulin, blood sugar cannot be released from the...

Preventing plant poisoning in dogs

At holiday time, we often hear warnings to keep our animals and toddlers away from poinsettias. If eaten, we’re told, the lovely looking leaves...

Dos & don’ts to maximize your dog’s walks

Getting a dog is one sure way to get some exercise – or it should be! Regardless of the type of dog you have,...

Supplements for your dog

Whether you feed your animal a raw or home-cooked diet, or a premium canned or dry food, the bottom line is that each animal...

5 tips for the best dog diet

Feeding your animal companions a healthy diet is a crucial component of their overall well-being. Most commercial pet foods contain poor quality ingredients and additives...

Healthy ears for a healthy dog

Did you know your dog’s ears can influence her health? It’s true. Breeds with upright ears are less prone to dirt accumulation and infection than...

Alternative cancer treatments for dogs

Despite all the technology used in the “war against cancer,” the disease is still feared. It seems completely unpredictable and appears to strike out...

Eye diseases in dogs

Often, people are surprised by the number of different eye diseases that can affect dogs. From cataracts and glaucoma, to structural abnormalities that interfere with...

Holiday tips for your dog

The holiday season has arrived! It’s exciting, it’s busy and for most of us, including our animal companions, it can be a little stressful....

H1N1 And Your Dog

It’s flu season, and most people are doing what they can to avoid catching this year’s viruses. As most of us remember, swine flu...

8 tips for dog dental hygiene

Periodontal disease is any inflammation or infection of the teeth, gums, or related structures. It’s caused by a number of bacteria and their toxins....

Top 10 tips for successful dog training

Successful training depends on your skills as well as your dog’s health, history, daily routine, diet, age, sleep and exercise patterns, and breed predispositions....

Disc Dog

The bright red disc whizzes across the field. In hot pursuit, the black and white border collie finally makes his move, leaping up and...