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Category: Nutrition

camel milk for dogs

Camel Milk For Dogs

When you think of camels, you probably think of the desert. These humped dromedaries are well-adapted to dry, harsh environments and have...

superfruits for dogs

Superfruits for Dogs

We health-nutty humans can’t get enough superfruits – those rich, flavorful fruits so densely packed with nutrients that they act as...

diets for working dogs

Tailored diets for working dogs

“Butch is an agility competitor and is on the go all the time,” says Kim of her two-year-old border collie cross. “I learned early on...

birthday cake for dogs

Birthday Cake Recipes For Your Dog

Birthdays were a big deal when I was growing up. Whether it was a party for my brothers or me, everyone had a role to play, including our...

humane pet food

Humane Pet Food

We love our animals. We talk to them, let them sleep on our beds, give them parties and buy them gifts. In short, we treat them as furry...

raw diets for animals

Raw Food For Your Animal

“My gosh! You feed your animals raw meat?” This is one of the most frequent questions I get from visitors to my home – and from...

coconut oil for dogs

Benefits Of Coconut Oil For Your Dog

It seems everyone is talking about the benefits of coconut oil, and for good reason! It tastes great and can improve your animal’s...

glutathione

Glutathione For Your Dog’s Health

Mention antioxidants, and most people think of vitamin C or beta carotene. But there are other, less commonly known antioxidants that are...

supplements for aging dogs

A supplement to slow the effects of aging

As we age, our brains often don’t function as well as they did when we were younger. The same is true of dogs. While aging is normal,...

alternative meats for dogs

Feeding Your Dog Alternative Meats

““My poodle, Lilly, is a finicky eater and gets tired of things fast,” says Emma. “I have to constantly rotate her foods, or she...

osteoarthritis

7 steps to beat osteoarthritis in dogs

If your dog has osteoarthritis, he has lots of company. It’s the most common joint disease in canines. One in every five dogs older than...

dogs and cats with kidney problems

Feeding cats and dogs with kidney problems

Tyrone was king of house and neighborhood. One day, the Persian-tabby cross thought it would be cool to jump from the balcony railing to a...

human foods for dogs

Dos & don’ts of human foods for dogs

If you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, your dog may have a hard time resisting the delicious aromas and flavors. But know that while...

senior nutrition

Top tips for senior nutrition

When I first saw Casey, a 12-year-old cocker spaniel, she wasn’t a pretty picture. She was grossly overweight with no energy and a...

raw green tripe for dogs

Health benefits of tripe for dogs

You might be surprised to learn how nutritious tripe is – and how good it is for your canine companion. Raw green tripe is the entire...

diets for dogs

The Best Diets For Your Dog

It’s a sound principle. Dogs and cats should be nourished with the food their bodies are designed by nature to thrive on. But...

commercial pet food

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...

supplements for dog's with arthritis

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 and...

multivitamin for dogs

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 diet,...

novel proteins for dogs

Novel Proteins

Growing up in Toronto, I acquired a taste for novel proteins and exotic foods early in life. I remember sharing snails with my dad before I...

TCM for animals

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...

seaweed and kelp for dogs

Benefits of seaweed for your dog

At first glance, it might not look like much. But kelp is gaining recognition as a highly nutritious food for both humans and animals. And...

balanced diet for dogs

A balanced diet for your dog

Your dog’s well being depends on what you put in his dish. After all, the time to keep illness at bay is before it’s had a chance to...

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 out with his...

Handling Over-Excited Dogs

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

raw bones for dogs

Choosing Raw Bones for Your Dog’s Health

Most dog lovers used to accept at face value whatever recommendations were made by their veterinarians. But today, many do their own...

herbs for dogs

5 Herbs For Animal Arthritis

Herbs have a firmly established place in alternative medicine. Used properly, they can help treat a wide range of conditions in dogs. The...

everything you need to know about puppy food

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 with...

foods for canine vision

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...

heal your dog with aloe vera

Healing your dog with Aloe Vera

The incredible aloe vera offers multiple benefits. This family of plants has over 200 varieties; Aloe Vera Barbadensis Miller is of the...

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