Many pet owners know that applying chemical pesticides and fertilizers to lawns can harm their pets, but some “natural” alternatives like vinegar and cocoa mulch can also hurt them.
Massaging helps a dog to breathe more deeply, enjoy better blood and lymphatic circulation, and relax and de-stress, especially during palliative care.
Cancer, the leading killer of America’s dogs, can be prevented via strategies that include anti-inflammatory foods, reducing toxin exposure, limiting vaccinations and delaying spaying.
When our dogs feel threatened or anxious, their body language tells the story—if we know what to look for.
Enzymes are essential to the digestive health of dogs and cats and can aid ills ranging from vomiting to arthritis to shedding.
Instead of just walking the family dog, there are vigorous, heart-pumping ways to work out with a furry friend, even in inclement weather.
Pets such as bulldogs and rabbits are particularly vulnerable to heatstroke, but we can cut the risks by taking preventive measures and knowing what to do if a pet is overcome.
Holistic medicine is just as nourishing and effective for our pets as it is for humans.
Given a gentle introduction, a cat can learn to love a leash and relish daily walks around the neighborhood.
Judicious and timely use of vaccines using holistic principles can protect a pet from disease without harming its natural immune system.