Activity and Your Aging Pet

There are many guardians out there who may be going through a similar experience as myself, as my dog ages. My dog, Hazel, is an 12-year old lab mix. She …


Help Your Overweight Cat Lose Weight

So, you have an overweight cat?  You are not alone!     In fact – I, myself, have an overweight kitty that has been on a weight-loss plan, and I …


4 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for Winter

Depending on where you live, winter months can be a major adjustment in living (compared to spring, summer, and even fall).  Think of all the ways that we, as people, …


Massaging Your Senior Pet

“How can I better care for my senior pet?” This is an EXCELLENT question that veterinary professionals hear time and time again.  As a member of both the traditional and integrative …


Why are You Thankful for Your Pet – A Thanksgiving Special

Whether you have a big family or a small family … if you have a pet, they are a major part of it!  So, we asked our followers why they …


Keeping Your Pet Safe on Halloween

Starting with a little Halloween Humor:  Q: What is worst than raining black cats and bloodhounds? A: Hailing taxi cabs! Q: Why did the skeleton give a dog a bone? A: Because he had spare ribs.  …

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Caring for Your Pet: Before, During, and After a Natural Disaster

This blog is dedicated to a dear friend of mine, who lives in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, as well as any animal guardian who has/is/or will experience the stress and …

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5 Tips When Raising a Puppy

So you brought home a new puppy, did ya?  Congratulations, let the fun begin!  It’s probably hard to stop focusing on that cute face, puppy breath, wiggly body and wagging tail.  Along …

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Your Pet’s Transition: An End of Life Discussion

“Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.” – Sydney Jeanne Seward   As animal lovers and guardians, we gain an understanding that our pet’s …