Getting Your New Puppy Off to a Healthy Start

Getting Your New Puppy Off to a Healthy Start

If you’re one of the many families that succumbed to your child’s wishes for a puppy for Christmas, first of all, congratulations on your new family member! It’s now your job to take proactive steps to give your puppy the best life possible. We’re sure you have the playing, cuddling, and wet kisses under control, […]

The Health Benefits of Pumpkin for Sensitive Pets

The Health Benefits of Pumpkin for Sensitive Pets

Pumpkins are everywhere these days, so we thought it would be a good time to talk about the benefits of pumpkin for your pets. This holiday treat can be a year-round lifesaver for pets who require a bland diet due to diarrhea. For pets with sensitive stomachs, a scoop of pure pumpkin may be just […]

FDA’s Food Safety & Modernization Act (FSMA)

A Pathogen-Free World? The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. Its aim was to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the agency’s focus from responding to contamination […]

Natural Remedies for Optimal Digestion

Much of our overall health is predicated on a healthy digestive system. Current research indicates that around 70% of our immune system is located in or around the digestive tract, and that unhealthy systems are a contributing factor in the majority of chronic diseases. For optimal health, dogs, cats, and people must have intestinal flora […]

A Natural Approach to Treating Allergies

From a holistic perspective, allergies are not caused by allergens but rather result from an underlying imbalance in the immune system. The immune system must be compromised in some way for animals (including humans) to be susceptible. This means that allergy symptoms can often be eradicated by balancing the immune system using proper nutrition, supplements, […]

Supporting Your Dog’s Immune System

The immune system is a highly efficient and complex system that protects us against disease and controls the processes that heal the body. A strong immune system is the key to good health, in animals as well as humans. Naturally, then, supporting your dogs immune system should be a high priority. The following factors contribute […]

Natural Remedies for Your Dog’s Wellbeing

More and more people in recent years have turned to alternative therapies for wellness support. Acupuncture, homeopathy, herbal remedies, and the like can help prevent disease and keep us feeling great. Our dogs, too, can benefit from this proactive approach to health care. Of course, we still need our veterinarians to treat serious diseases and […]

A Holistic Approach to Canine Allergies

Although my career path led me to the corporate world, where I spent twenty years, my true passion has always been animals. In the early 90s I began to study, and eventually practice, the art and science of homeopathy. This new pursuit was life changing, as was being chosen by a precious Siberian Husky, now […]