6 Signs Your Dog is Healthy

Like many first-time parents, new pet owners may over think every little quirk their dog displays. The good news is, there are signs that tell you when your dog is thriving. In addition to regular checkups with a family veterinarian, including routine wellness procedures such as an annual blood panel, fecal testing and urine analysis,Continue reading “6 Signs Your Dog is Healthy”

4 Methods for Reducing Anxiety in Dogs with Cancer

How do we go about lowering anxiety in dogs with cancer? And, what does our anxiety have to do with theirs? When we hear the term, “cancer,” we’re propelled into an immediate terror. Our heart starts beating so fiercely it feels like it’s going to beat right out of our chest. We get faint. WeContinue reading “4 Methods for Reducing Anxiety in Dogs with Cancer”

Cancer in Dogs Skin

Dogs are our best friends. When they develop skin cancer, it can be scary and stressful for both them and us. Fortunately, there are many things we can do to help. Let’s take a look at what cancer in dogs’ skin looks like, the different kinds of cancers that can appear on their skin, andContinue reading “Cancer in Dogs Skin”

Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

You’ve probably heard that dogs aren’t supposed to have arthritis. The truth is, they can get it just like humans. When they’re young, they’re resilient and able to handle the stress of being taken care of. As they age and their joints start to wear down, arthritis sets in. This is a progressive condition thatContinue reading “Signs of Arthritis in Dogs”

Keeping a Dog Cancer Journal

One of the main activities I always encourage is…keep a journal. Writing in a journal is a great way to get organized, but it can be hard to know how to start. To help you out, here are some tips for making the most of your writing time: Make sure you have enough space inContinue reading “Keeping a Dog Cancer Journal”

PTSD in Dogs: A Natural Remedy for Dogs with Trauma

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating, persistent anxiety disease that can occur after any type of traumatic experience. Despite widespread public knowledge of the condition, little is known about its pathophysiology (how it works) and little study has been undertaken on how to combat it. Fortunately, some study has been done on howContinue reading “PTSD in Dogs: A Natural Remedy for Dogs with Trauma”

Traditional VS Holistic Pet Care

The term “holistic” is widely used in the medical world, but many people are unfamiliar with its definition. Some people confuse it with the term “natural.” That is partially correct, but it includes far more. Holistic pet care considers the whole animal and considers their physical, emotional, and mental well-being as well as their healthContinue reading “Traditional VS Holistic Pet Care”