Is Your Home Safe for Your Dog?

Dogs have a tendency of trying to eat just about everything they come across. In most cases, this causes some slight discomfort. There are things, however, that can be dangerous enough to cause death to your dog if he eats them. Common Household Dangers for Dogs 1) Antifreeze: Many people do not realize it, but […]

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Avoid Table Scraps in Your Dog’s Diet

We have all done it.  Our cute, little furry friend is practically smiling at us from beneath the kitchen table.  The ears are perked and the tail is wagging.  We know what our dog is after.  Just a tiny tidbit from dinner would be delightful, right?  What could it hurt?  It is just a bite […]

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Health risks associated with owning an exotic pet

Health Risks Associated With Exotic Pets

Pet ownership always has its ups and downs. There are tremendous joys and significant responsibilities associated with owning both exotic and domestic pets. However, exotic pets pose an additional challenge: health risks. Let’s take a look at the most common health risks associated with owning exotic pets. Salmonella Salmonella are bacteria that are present on […]

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Healing Your Pet With Acupuncture

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a holistic medical practice involving the insertion of tiny metal needles into points on the body and the subsequent stimulation of the points. This alternative medicine treatment is a common feature in Chinese traditional medicine where it is believed to help re-balance one’s life energy, also known as chi or […]

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Crate Training Your Puppy

Crate Training Your Puppy

One of the single best things you can do for your puppy is crate training early in life. Many people are under the misconception that crate training a puppy is cruel  -  but this is far from the truth. Crate Training Benefits Dogs Dogs actually get a lot of benefit from having been crate trained […]

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Holistic Treatment for Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

The two major organs involved in the development of Cushing’s syndrome in dogs are the two glandular organs of the endocrine system – the pituitary and the adrenal glands (to be particular, the adrenal cortex). The pituitary is the parent gland that releases the Adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH) to signal the adrenal cortex to release the stress […]

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