Special Ingredient Saturday – Apples

Can an apple a day keep the veterinarian away? Maybe.  Apples provide quality fiber to your pets’ diet as well as many phytonutrients that provide anti-inflammatory protection and disease prevention. Recent studies also show anti-cancer benefits in apples. Not bad for...

All of a Sudden my Dog Can’t Stand Up. What Do I Do?!

All of a Sudden my Dog Can’t Stand Up. What Do I Do?!

First things first: Regardless of your dog’s age, or the cause, this is a medical emergency. The causes can range from infection, to trauma, to disc disease. Important Note: In cases of disc disease, the longer your dog lays there, the more permanent the...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree WHAT?!?   Tea tree oil has been used for centuries with the Aboriginal peoples to clean wounds and prevent infections. It has steadily grown in popularity and now many all around the world recognize this powerful shrub and appreciate its cleansing properties....

Your Holistic Options: August 30, 2015 is National Holistic Pet Day

Your Holistic Options: August 30, 2015 is National Holistic Pet Day

National Holistic Pet Day is just under a week away. That’s why we’ve spent August discussing the role holistic veterinary medicine can play in your pet’s healthy life. Humans and pets alike deserve health options. And just as you have “alternative” health options for...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Quinoa

Quinoa -- pronounced keen-wa -- could best be described as a "small, but mighty" nutritional giant. The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations has declared quinoa as a food with “high nutritive value.” Research has shown this food to contain...

The Number of Holistic Veterinarians are Growing

The Number of Holistic Veterinarians are Growing

The number of holistic veterinarians is growing in this country every year. So, what is the difference between “holistic veterinarians” (also called “integrative veterinarians”) and other veterinarians? Holistic veterinarians — like more holistic...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Shrimp

Special Ingredient Saturday – Shrimp

Shrimp. It's what's for dinner. At least, it should be.... for your pets. Shrimp are low fat, high in protein, and an excellent source of selenium. They are also a good source of Vitamin D, B12, and healthy omega-3 Fatty acids. So, broil those protein-packed little...

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