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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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Skin Irritation, Itching in Dogs

Dogs can suffer from skin problems just as humans can. How you treat or try to alleviate the particular problem your dog is having will depend on what is causing it. Below I will cover a few of the most common skin irritations in dogs. One of the most common skin problems that dogs suffer […]

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Obesity in Dogs

The Problem of Dog Obesity

The fact that a dog is chubby does not necessarily mean that he/she is happy. Unfortunately, just like with humans, obesity in dogs can be a serious health risk and often leads to depression. Many different things can be to blame for dog obesity but two of the biggest are overeating and lack of exercise. […]

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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 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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Canine Aromatherapy Safety Considerations

Safety considerations are crucial in using essential oils with dogs. There is no doubt that dogs, like all animals, are more sensitive to essential oils than humans are. While we share physiological similarities with our canine counterparts, they possess a much more powerful and acute sense of smell, which makes dilution absolutely necessary. Also, most […]

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