Dr. G’s Blog

The flash flooding that occurred on August 5th reminded us that hurricane preparation can never be taken too lightly. Being proactive and having a plan in place for you, your family, and your pets prior to a natural disaster is a life-changing decision. Make the commitment to be prepared. It…

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…

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…

Dogs love almond butter, and these cookies are a great way to sneak some fish oil into your dog’s diet. Fish oil improves your dog’s coat, making it shiny, soft, and healthier. Look for organic almond butter at your grocery store. Many commercial brands of almond butter have unhealthy hydrogenated…

It’s unclear to me, why in 2016, we are still ramming annual vaccines into pet’s without titer testing first.  Titers are simple, easy and not very expensive.  Your vet can take your pet’s blood sample, send it to a lab, and determine if antibodies for a particular vaccine are present….

Dry dog kibble is sad.  Yes, sad.  The most important thing you will ever do for your pet’s health is to give him a proper diet.  When I think about all the beautiful dogs and cats that eat dry kibble, I contemplate renting a bull horn and riding around the…