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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Natural Way to Help Dogs Overcome Anxiety and Phobia

The Natural Way to Help Dogs Overcome Anxiety and Phobias

A phobia is an extreme and irrational aversion to a place, activity or situation that causes anxiety and panic whenever they are encountered. For dogs, the most common phobias are for things like loud noises, cars and strangers. Anyone who has tried to take a reluctant dog on a car journey or watched their dog […]

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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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How to Litter Train a Kitten

How To Litter Train A Kitten

Even if it is your intention to have your new kitten meet most of their toilet needs while outside, it is still worth litter training for instances when he or she cannot go outside. Litter training is an important disciplinary tool, which when used effectively can help save a house and its furnishings from being […]

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How Natural Pet Supplements Fight Disease and Build Immunity

Natural pet supplements and medicines are as vital to pet wellbeing as vitamins and minerals are to our own health. In today’s unhealthy world, we are continuously attacked by anxiety, environmental dangers such as chemicals and toxins from outgassing, in addition to being exposed to micro-organisms such as bacteria and viruses. Like us, our pets […]

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Training Your Dog for Good Sleep Habits

Training Your Dog for Good Sleep Habits

Even though puppies are adorable and we are very tempted to snuggle them as often as possible, allowing your dog or puppy to sleep with you is not always the best or healthiest option for either of you. Training your pup to sleep by himself, whether inside or outside of your bedroom, is really the […]

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The Life of a Baby Rescue Raccoon – Photos

This is Duke. Duke’s momma was shot by some local kids and our family took him in to raise him. He’s now an ornery, happy and healthy 3-year-old, but I thought you may enjoy some pictures from when he was younger. Duke is still friendly, although a WHOLE lot bigger. I will be sure to […]

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