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  • 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.
  • Helping Pets With Noise Phobias

    July 4th celebrations are right around the corner, bringing with them fireworks, sparklers, and cap guns, all of which can be frightening for even...
  • Treating Arthritis Naturally

    I get questions in my inbox on a daily basis from pet owners looking for natural treatments for painful arthritic pets. Arthritis is extremely com...
  • Glyphosate - What is it and Why should I care?

    Glyphosate is an herbicide. It is applied to the leaves of plants to kill both broadleaf plants and grasses. Glyphosate was first registered for u...
  • Dental Care for Pets

    Pets Need Proper Dental Care, Just Like People Do Eighty percent of pets have periodontal disease, based on information from a scientific study ...
  • The Purchase Price of a Pet?

    Recently I had a great conversation with a client about the price of purchasing a dog (or cat). She told me her mother has a Cavalier King Charles...
  • Veterinarians Need to Use Common Sense

    I recently received this email: My 5 month old 8lb Cavapoo just went to the vet. I am a new dog owner, I’ve never had an animal and I apparently...
  • Higher Price Does Not Mean More Meat

    Analysts for Woof Whiskers recently undertook a survey of pet foods offered for sale on a popular website. They compared protein content to price ...
  • Alternative Treatment for Oral Tumor

    I have the pleasure of working with the lovely dogs at Monkey's House Senior Dog Hospice and Sanctuary. They come into rescue with many medical pr...
  • Five Genetic Diseases of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

    Also called "Love Sponges", these dogs will steal your heart. Unfortunately, their tendency to develop heart and neurologic problems are often eno...
  • Five Genetic Diseases of Boxers

    Boxers are a wonderful breed of dog, friendly, loyal, and energetic. Unfortunately, they can also fall victim to genetic diseases that will shorte...
  • Keep Pets Warm and Cozy This Winter

    Pet owners are recommended to set the thermostat at around 69 degrees F during the winter to keep pets comfortable, but with rising energy bills s...