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  • Acupuncture - Does it Work?

    When I first studied acupuncture almost twenty years ago I have to admit I was a bit skeptical. Seriously, how could sticking small needles into d...
  • 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 ...
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    Recently there has been a lot of speculation surrounding the relationship between dilated cardiomyopathy and feeding grain-free kibble. The FDA is...
  • You Can't Solve Allergies if You Don't Fix the Diet

    Dealing with itching, scratching pets with chronic ear and skin infections is incredibly frustrating for pet owners. Listening to chewing, licking...
  • Choosing the Right Diet

    For years I have been saying there is no "one size fits all" diet for our pets. When asked which company makes the best food, or what one food I r...
  • 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...
  • Trust in Pet Food Industry

    Recently there have been dozens of recalls within the pet food industry associated with excess levels of vitamin D in both canned and dry pet food...
  • Differences in Reporting?

    I recently posted statistics on number of adverse reactions and deaths associated with the use of isoxazoline drugs reported to the EMA (European ...
  • 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...
  • Balancing Home-Made Diets

    With so many pet food recalls cropping up, it's no wonder pet parents have a strong desire to prepare their own meals for their furkids. Unfortuna...
  • 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 ...
  • Got Dry Skin? How to Stop Wintertime Scratching

    Dry skin is no fun for us or our pets. Dryness leads to flaking and itching, which can then lead to secondary bacterial and yeast infections from ...