Antibiotics for pets can carry considerable downsides, so it's worth exploring natural options like herbs, homeopathy and nutritional interventions with a holistic or integrative vet.
The CBD market explodes with pet products that treat the same ailments humans use it for, including relief of pain, inflammation and anxiety.
Because they’re built lower to the ground, our dogs and cats can pick up seasonal allergens on fur from grass, weeds, pollen, lawn chemicals and fleas.
Essential oils can be soothing and healing for dogs and cats but some oils can actually cause harm, so it’s wise to consult expert sources first.
If the family dog gets up close and personal with a skunk or has other simple emergencies, you can ease the pain with such everyday ingredients as pumpkin, coconut oil, ginger, iodine and apple cider vinegar.
For dogs and cats with aching joints, homeopathy offers an effective range of remedies keyed to specific conditions.
If a pet has dry, itchy skin or environmental allergies, natural remedies as simple as witch hazel and aloe vera can ease the suffering.
Most vets turn first to pills and surgery, but functional medicine vets consider an animal’s genetic makeup and exposure to toxins and generally lean toward more gentle natural treatments and prevention.
Life as a beloved American pet might seem ideal, but 70 million of our cats and dogs are medicated for anxiety and depression.
Elderly, ill and neglected horses need space and loving hands to ensure their survival and happiness.