Understanding Apoptosis and Cancer

How are cancer cells different from normal cells? That’s a simple, yet complicated, question to ask. One of the words you will hear pop up often though is apoptosis. If you’re learning about the science of cancer, you’ll learn that apoptosis plays a major role in all cancer types regardless of species. Apoptosis, commonly referred to as cell suicide(IContinue reading “Understanding Apoptosis and Cancer”

Should I Get a Second Opinion on My Dog’s Cancer Diagnosis?

Your dog has been diagnosed with cancer. It’s a scary situation and you want to learn everything you can about your dog’s condition and what the best treatment options are. You’ve heard that you should get a second opinion from a different veterinarian, but how does that work when your dog has cancer? I’m hereContinue reading “Should I Get a Second Opinion on My Dog’s Cancer Diagnosis?”

Can Dogs Eat Apples?

Your dog is your best friend, so you want to share a bit of that juicy apple you’re having as a midday snack. But, can dog eat apples? You know “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” for humans but does this apply to dogs too? It’s time to see if you can share one ofContinue reading “Can Dogs Eat Apples?”

Cancer Fighting Mushrooms for Dogs

Cancer fighting mushrooms for dogs are getting a lot of attention and for good reason. Did you know medicinal mushrooms can help prevent, and even reverse, cancer in our dogs? Whether your dog already has a diagnosis or you’re searching for preventative measures, mushrooms could be exactly what you’re looking for. Why Use Mushrooms ToContinue reading “Cancer Fighting Mushrooms for Dogs”

Turkey Tail Mushrooms for Dogs with Cancer

Turkey tail isn’t just some mushroom; it has a slew of health advantages for your canine companion. Turkey tail is a type of mushroom that can be found on dead logs. Trametes versicolor or Cariolus versicolor is the scientific name for this plant. In popular usage, it’s called turkey tail because its rings resemble thoseContinue reading “Turkey Tail Mushrooms for Dogs with Cancer”

10 Common Digestive Issues in Dogs

Dog digestive issues are among the most prevalent illnesses that pet owners will have to deal with, just like they are with humans. Anything that affects a dog’s stomach and intestines is referred to as a “digestive condition” or disease. Although they are generally not serious, certain digestive issues in dogs can be fatal. Thankfully,Continue reading “10 Common Digestive Issues in Dogs”

Health Tracking for Your Dog

We were recently introduced to a new product that offers health tracking for your dog. It’s called the Maven collar, and it connects your dog’s health to veterinarians 24/7. This can be particularly helpful for dog lovers who need to leave their dog home for a few hours while they’re at work, grocery shopping, orContinue reading “Health Tracking for Your Dog”

Can Dogs Eat Raw Fish?

Can dogs eat raw fish? Short answer, yes. They can. Raw fish is safe for your dog and even generally safe for most humans. But most concerns circle around raw fish and parasites. Many raw feeders choose to supplement their dog’s diet with fish for the omega-3 benefits. Small, oily fish like sardines and anchovies areContinue reading “Can Dogs Eat Raw Fish?”

Over Vaccination in Dogs

Do vaccines really protect your dog? Yes and no. Over vaccination in dogs is a huge problem that can lead to numerous health issues. If you titer your dogs, vaccines can be helpful. Why Over-Vaccination Can Harm Your Dog Every dog owner is terrified of infectious diseases. For your dog, parvovirus and distemper can be cripplingContinue reading “Over Vaccination in Dogs”

Omega-6 for Dogs: GLA As an Anti-Inflammatory

Although omega-6 for dogs is generally viewed as unhealthy, there is one that remains critical to their health. Essential fatty acids are good for a dog’s overall health. They help keep their skin and fur healthy, boost their immune systems, and protect their joints. Dogs can’t produce these fatty acids on their own—they have toContinue reading “Omega-6 for Dogs: GLA As an Anti-Inflammatory”