New Drug Kills Everything, Maybe Even Your Dog

New Drug Kills Everything, Maybe Even Your Dog

Nexgard Spectra – contains afoxolaner and milbemycin oxime. Prevents heartworms, roundworms, whipworms, hookworms, lungworms, and flea and tick infestation. WOW! Life is so easy now! One chewable “treat” can kill any parasite to which your dog might...
How Dogs Can Enhance Patient Recovery

How Dogs Can Enhance Patient Recovery

Research has shown that dogs can improve our health in many ways by encouraging a more active lifestyle, providing companionship, and being a source of company and unconditional love for many. However, they can also help human beings recover from life-saving...
Essential Oils – Dangerous or Beneficial?

Essential Oils – Dangerous or Beneficial?

Over the past few months, there have been an alarming number of social media posts warning of the dangers of essential oil diffusion around pets. While I am not an expert on the uses of essential oils for pets, I can give you a list of oils that should be avoided if...
Health and Happiness: The Benefits of Walking Your Dog

Health and Happiness: The Benefits of Walking Your Dog

We all know that regular walks are a must when creating a happy, healthy life for our dogs. Well, exercise is just as good for you, especially in your golden years, as it is for your four-legged pal. Studies show walking improves heart health and longevity, which is...
The Many Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors

The Many Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors

The holistic way of life for pets, one that takes into account the importance of diet, and seeks to minimize vaccines and medications, is the epitome of care for our dogs. When we approach their health from an integrative perspective, seeking to heal our pets and...
Chemicals and Drugs: Not Worth the Risk

Chemicals and Drugs: Not Worth the Risk

This is a story shared by someone who had a consultation with me recently: Here is the real complete update from my phone consult with Dr Judy Morgan. Collin, who is having trouble with severe intestinal malabsorbtion, is now on a diet of raw fermented goat’s...
Treating Heart Disease

Treating Heart Disease

As an owner of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and past owner of Doberman Pinschers, I am always on watch for any symptoms of heart disease. Both breeds are prone to cardiac problems, although not the same type. Cavaliers are genetically prone to mitral valve disease,...