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  • Is Your Pet Over-Vaccinated?

    There is no "one size fits all" approach to vaccines. Vaccines can and do cause allergic reactions and chronic illness. Choose wisely.
  • How to Clean Wounds: The Myths of Hydrogen Peroxide

    For years, people have used hydrogen peroxide to clean out wounds. It’s also still one of the most commonly used solutions for wound irrigation and...
  • How to Make Healthy Dehydrated Treats

    Making dried treats at home is easy and saves money. Your pets will thank you!
  • A Story of Thankfulness: Dogs at the First Thanksgiving

      While we have long known dogs to be invaluable members of our families, one of my favorite tales of man's best friend goes all the way back to 17...
  • Healthy Treats Matter

    Don't ruin a high-quality diet by feeding low-quality snacks.
  • Making Cat Food

    Cats are much more finicky than dogs when it comes to eating what we make for them.
  • Choosing the Right Pet Food

    Navigating the pet food aisle can be frustrating and confusing. Help your pets live longer by providing fresh foods.
  • What Are the Benefits of Acupuncture?

    Today nearly 3 million veterinary and medical practitioners, assistants, and pharmacists are trained in acupuncture. Acupuncture is an ancient Chin...
  • AAFCO Sinks to New Lows

    On November 5th, I received the following e-mail. Others receiving this same e-mail included all the folks at Answers Pet Food, Susan Thixton (Trut...
  • Mold: The Silent Home Toxin Sickening Your Dog

    While the impact of mold in humans is well-documented, the effect that it can have on pets is less understood. But it’s important to know that mold in the home can be toxic to dogs, and could be the cause of ongoing health problems.
  • 6 Tips for a Pet-Safe Labor Day Weekend

    Labor Day Weekend is a joyous holiday celebrated by many with a family, friends, and FOOD to mark the end of summer. However, be sure to keep your pets' happy and healthy this weekend by keeping an eye out for these hidden dangers... 
  • 5 Types of Pet Owners Driving Veterinarians Crazy

    Nearly every Veterinarian I know got into the world of animal care for the same reasons - a love for all animals and the desire to help them. However, there’s one aspect of running a veterinary practice that many are not prepared for… the human element!