Hookworm in Dogs and What You Can Do

What is Hookworm? Hookworms are small, thin parasitic worms that are less than one inch long. They primarily affect the intestines by attaching to the intestinal wall with their hook-like teeth. They feed on their hosts blood and tissue, moving from one place to another and leaving small ulcers where they were attached. There are […]

Fight Doggie Parasites with Diatomaceous Earth

If your dog suffers from internal or external parasites, Diatomaceous Earth may be a simple and inexpensive solution! Diatomaceous Earth is finely crushed fossils of aquatic organisms. It is safe for humans and pets because it is so finely ground. To insects and parasite, however, it is quite harmful. These crushed fossils are like broken glass […]

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 […]

Does Your Dog Leak Urine? It May Not Be Their Fault

Urinary incontinence is involuntarily leaking urine. Just like humans, it can happen to our dogs as well. This inability to control leakage can happen when a dog is jumping, running, walking, or simply resting and sleeping. As dog owners, it’s important to remember if they suffer from urinary incontinence as something is causing this and […]

High-Energy Dog? How to Keep the Sanity

Does your dog seem to always be in need of attention? Maybe he/she wants to constantly play fetch, jumps up on you, or nips at your heels. Whatever it might be, there is a reason for this behavior, a need waiting to be met. High-energy dogs are typically very intelligent dogs as well. Because of […]

Paw Irritation? How to Keep Your Pet’s Paws Healthy

When we think about the health of our pets, we often times overlook the smaller, less visible areas of their bodies such as the paws. However, these areas need just as much attention. The paws of our dogs and cats are in frequent use. Without healthy paws, mobility can be quite challenging. Here are some […]

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 […]

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 […]