Monthly Archives : June 2016

It can break your heart to watch your beloved furry friend limping around from arthritis pain. If your dog is diagnosed with arthritis, you should consider exercise as an important part of therapy. In addition to these exercise ideas, make sure your pet is the appropriate weight, eating the correct…

If your dog takes herbs or western medications, try giving them in a pill pocket made from natural ingredients.  Please note, if you choose peanut butter, make sure there is not xylitol.  Fresh ground organic nut butters are the best option. This recipe makes 12 pill pockets. What you will…

In Chinese medicine, clinical signs of illness are linked to an imbalance with specific organ meridian. For instance, when your pet has arthritis, this translates to an imbalance in the kidney meridian. So what? Well let’s think about this from both the western and eastern perspectives. Wait until this “Ahaa”…

Summer is here and it’s already hot. Now just imagine if you were were outside covered in fur! You can still play outdoors with your furry BFF, just follow these safety guidelines. 1) Target exercise and play during early morning hours or as the sun is setting. These are the…

Fleas!!! I even hate the word. Fleas are a pain for every pet, pet owner and veterinarian. A single female flea can lay almost 2,000 eggs in her lifetime. So seeing even one flea in your house is a big problem. When dealing effectively with fleas, I take an integrative…