Naughty & Nice: A Holiday Survival Guide

Naughty &  Nice: A Holiday Survival Guide
Whether you eat Turkey or Tofurkey, keeping your pets safe this season should be at the forefront of your holiday plan. Why? Your pets are watching and waiting for the right moment to strike. To stay out of trouble, I have created a quick checklist of holiday foods you should...

Is Pennyroyal a good choice for your dog?

Is Pennyroyal a good choice for your dog?
Has anyone ever told you that pennyroyal is an effective insect repellent?  It is! It is also highly dangerous for your dog. In my article at Dogs Naturally Magazine I discuss what pennyroyal is, how it can affect your dog, and common misperceptions about the herb. To learn more check out...

Is Your Dog Really Old? I'm Thinking Not.

Is Your Dog Really Old?   I'm Thinking Not.
Did you know that studies on American dogs have classified over 80% of dogs who are ages 6 and older as geriatric? In human terms, that is a ripe age of 42. As a 42 year old woman, I don’t think I am ready to be put out to pasture....

Just Say No To Isopropyl Alcohol In Your Pet Products.

Just Say No To Isopropyl Alcohol In Your Pet Products.
It's important to pay attention to the ingredient list in your pet products. If you do, you may have noticed that isopropyl alcohol, otherwise known as rubbing alcohol, is finding its way into some dog care products.  “What’s the big deal with that?”, you may be wondering. The bad news...

What are your dog's eyes telling you?

What are your dog's eyes telling you?
Just like his wagging tail, a dog’s eyes can tell you a lot about a dog.  Through the science of Iridology, natural health practitioners can use the iris of the eyes of your dog to assess many aspects of his health. When used in conjunction with natural health care and...