Dogs, Cats, and Kidney Health

Just like we keep our own bodies healthy, for pet owners, taking care of one’s furry friend is also a top priority.  Whether through exercise, good nutrition or proper hydration, we always have our dog and cat’s best interest at heart.  One area that deserves special attention are the kidneys. What Do the Kidneys Do? […]

Toxoplasmosis: Is this Nasty Parasite Affecting Your Cat’s Health?

Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. It is quite common, affecting cats, humans, and many warm-blooded animals. Toxoplasmosis in Cats Cats acquire Toxoplasmosis through the ingestion of prey or raw meat that is infected. The parasite gets released into the digestive system, reproduces, and new eggs are made. The cat then […]

Dogs & Cats: Most Common Food Sensitivities

Are you concerned that your dog or cat may be suffering from a food sensitivity? If your pet is experiencing any of the following, your furry friend very well may be: – skin rash                          – hives               […]

Blood in Your Pet’s Stool? What is It Saying About Their Healthy?

Blood in a pet’s stool is almost always an indication of something going on internally. The cause could be somewhat minor to very severe. Treating the issue could be short term or long term. Even a small amount of blood in your pet’s stool needs to be addressed. What Blood in the Stool Could Be […]

Cat Dental Issues & What to Do

As your cat reaches adulthood, keeping an extra close eye on their teeth is important as dental problems become more common. Subtle signs of mouth issues, exhibited by cats, often do not show the true extent of their pain. The three most common dental issues that a cat may experience are periodontal disease, tooth resorption, […]

3 Natural Topical Remedies for Hot Spots

What are hot spots? A hot spot is an inflamed area of the skin that becomes red and moist. It can be extremely irritating for a pet, giving them the urge to scratch, lick, or chew the affect area. By allowing your pet to do this, the area can grow quite quickly. How Do Pets […]

Entertaining Your Feline Friend: Outdoor Cat Enclosures

When we think of our cats and their needs, the first things that come to mind are food, water, and shelter, all physical needs. But cats need mental stimulation as well. A great way to make sure their need for stimulation is being met is through the use of an outdoor cat enclosure. It is […]

Heartworm and Natural Prevention for Your Pet

What is Heartworm? Heartworm is a disease that mainly affects dogs, cats, and ferrets. Although not as common, it can also affect other mammals, including humans. Heartworms are foot-long worms that wreck havoc on the heart, lungs, and blood vessels of the body. It can cause damage to a number of organs of the body as well […]

Ancestral Diets of Dogs & Cats: Raw vs. Conventional

All natural, holistic, organic, limited ingredient, grain free, potato free, dry kibble, wet, raw, freeze dried…what does it all mean? Shopping for your pet’s food is not an easy task. What does your dog or cat really need? DOGS Dogs have derived from wolves. But it is important to keep in mind, that they are […]

Keeping Your Pet’s Brain Sharp

To keep our pets’ brains young and healthy, they need to be stimulated, much like our own. As pet owners, providing opportunities for stimulation, is not only easy but can be very inexpensive. It is also important to make sure that our pets are being fed a healthy diet with proper nutrients. Puzzles & Games: […]