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butt scooting

Butt scooting: why anal gland problems are such a drag

Chances are you’ve seen a dog butt scooting along the floor. Anal gland infection, irritation and inflammation is an extremely common...

supplements

Boost her diet with these supplements!

Just like us, dogs benefit from additional supplements in their diet to ensure optimal health. Thankfully, you can now find pet-formulated...

plants

Plants That Heal

There’s an old adage: “you are what you eat”. It applies to all of us, including our dogs. While dogs are opportunistic omnivores who...

skin

Top 10 Foods for Skin & Coat

Keep your dog’s skin and coat looking and feeling good with these power-packed whole foods. It’s okay to add a little variety to...

fussy

How To: Turn Around a Fussy Eater

Fussy dogs can drive us crazy. We might try 20 different foods, we beg and cajole…but sometimes nothing seems to work. While most dogs...

senior nutrition

Top 4 Tips for Senior Nutrition

Diet is the single most important factor affecting your dog’s health and longevity. The great thing is that you’re the one...

Help for Aching Joints

Diet, supplements, and other therapies work together to reduce the pain and inflammation of aching joints. Like people, dogs often develop...

immunity

Top 5 Steps for Optimal Immunity

A long healthy life depends in large part on strong and resilient immunity for disease resistance. You may already be incorporating some of...

dill for dogs

Dill For Your Dog

When I was growing up, we regularly snipped dill from the summer garden as a perfect complement to boiled new potatoes, or thinly sliced...

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 dog, but her...

herbs for dogs

Herbs For Your Dog’s Diet

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...

home cooking for your dog

Home cooking for your dog’s health

Variety is crucial to a healthy diet. A selection of foods and ingredients means your companion is getting the full range of vitamins,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 meant buying all the...

diabetes

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...

supplements

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 is as unique...

diet

5 Tips For The Best Dog Diet

Garbage in, garbage out. It’s as true of our bodies as it is of computers, and it applies as much to your dog or cat as it does to you....

diet

Making Diet Choices For Your Dog

Feeding your dog a nutritious diet sounds daunting, especially if you lead a busy life. But it doesn’t matter whether your days are...

quality food for your cat

Quality Food for Your Cat

Your cat is an obligate carnivore, which means she must eat meat in order to thrive. Of course, the quality of the diet is only as good as...

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