Healthy Pets

Healthy Pets

Did you know that pumpkins are one of the most useful vegetables for your carnivore cat and omnivorous dog? Stock up in fall when they are plentiful and economical. You will be amazed at how the incorporation of this food into your pet’s menu can enhance his or her well-being!…
Pet owners must make a bevy of decisions regarding their pets. What to feed their animals, how often to exercise them and how to curtail certain behaviors are a few of the more significant decisions facing pet owners every day. Choosing a veterinarian is another important decision pet owners must…
One of the emotions many pet parents struggle with is guilt over the loss of a beloved pet. Our pets give us unconditional love and acceptance, and when they are hurt or ill we are faced with making medical decisions for them. They cannot talk to tell us what they…
What is bicom (or bioresonance) therapy? Bicom is a noninvasive, painless therapy for hundreds of chronic diseases in animals. Information is gathered from an animal’s electromagnetic frequencies through a computer called the “BICOM.” Bicom stands for BIologic COMmunication. Tissues and cells in a body can be viewed from two different…
Death comes to us all, and every culture has a unique way of dealing with death. Common to many cultures is the act of remembering the dead. The definition of remembering is to have or to bring in one’s mind an awareness of someone one has seen, known or experienced…
As a holistic veterinarian, I would like to remind you, as a pet guardian, that your pets’ well-being is dependent upon and influenced by your emotional and physical health. Take care of yourself! There are many human health practitioners, resources and products that can help you with your healthy life…
For the past few years, it has been all over the news: Common dog treats, often chicken jerkies, are poisoning dogs all over the United States. Dogs Naturally Magazine reports that by October 2013, as reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 3,600 dogs had been sickened and 580…
When our pets near the end of their lives, we are charged with the responsibility of making medical decisions for them. We also have the responsibility of administering medications and paying for medical treatments and tests — and we do this all without the benefit of an advanced care directive…
Let there be light! Laser light! Laser therapy is an exciting veterinary treatment available for many conditions that plague our furry friends. Laser therapy increases circulation, heals tissue and reduces pain and swelling. This therapy is noninvasive and causes no pain to the patient. Laser therapy is effective for both…
Veterinary spinal manipulation technique (VSMT) is commonly known as animal chiropractic care. VSMT is a holistic treatment that concentrates on the proper function and health of an animal’s spinal column and nervous system. Some people consider this treatment only after an animal sustains an injury, yet proper function of the…
It’s summertime and the living should be easy for you and your dog. Here are some considerations to keep your dog happy and healthy this summer! Paws Start from the ground up by protecting your dog’s paws. Their feet are in contact with hot streets, chemically treated lawns and the…
As a veterinarian specializing in end of life pet issues and in-home euthanasia, I am often asked about veterinary hospice. People typically go to a hospice setting when they have been diagnosed with a terminal disease process, with no hope for a cure, to provide them with medical care to…
Summer vacation can mean fun and traveling for the whole family, including your pets. Whether you travel by plane or take everyone on a long road trip, here is a basic checklist to keep travel as comfortable, fun and stress-free as possible! Keep your pet secure Whether you are on…
Your pet’s overall health is a combination of physical health and emotional harmony. It is important that we recognize and address emotional imbalances in animals in order to maximize their health potential. One natural method of accomplishing this is with the use of flower essences. History Essences are homeopathically prepared…
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