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Apple Parsley Breath Mints for Dogs

Let’s face it, the term “doggy breath” is not a compliment! Companion dogs need their teeth brushed just like humans, and if their oral health isn’t taken care of, it can lead to a host of problems, ranging from bad breath to serious periodontal disease. But even with proper oral care, sometimes dogs just get – doggy breath. There are many products available claiming to… {Read More}

Health Benefits of Buckwheat for Dogs

One of the primary reasons clients contact me is because their dog has a gastrointestinal issue that often accompanies food intolerances or sensitivities. Many dogs have sensitivities to grains and gluten, and therefore I encourage clients to avoid these common antigens. In addition to possible sensitivities, starchy grains are high-glycemic and can contribute to a variety of health issues in dogs, including systemic inflammation, overweight/obesity… {Read More}

Cancer-Fighting Raspberry Pumpkin Pup-Cakes

If you’re looking for a creative new way to reward your dog with some treats and help fight cancer, these raspberry pumpkin pup-cakes are the perfect recipe! This recipe adds a fun new twist on the traditional style dog treat, and you can even make them as a celebratory birthday cupcake for your companion’s special day. These raspberry pumpkin pup-cakes are gluten-free and do not… {Read More}

Diet and Fecal Health in Dogs: Meat vs. Kibble-Based Diets

It seems that dog enthusiasts and various “experts” are continuously debating whether meat-based diets are really healthier than kibble for dogs, but a revealing new study on the interaction between diet and fecal health is an important research-based step in putting this debate to rest once and for all. Today, I would like to bring to you an interesting new study revealing how diet affects… {Read More}

Blueberry Buckwheat Dog Treats: Bake up Some Love

These blueberry buckwheat dog treats are the perfect alternative to store-bought biscuits. Free from gluten, grains, dairy, and anything artificial! These have everything your dog needs and nothing they do not. Simple, pure, natural ingredients for the health, and love, of your best friend. Far too many times, store-bought treats are packed full of grains, gluten and artificial ingredients that do nothing for our dogs’… {Read More}

Pancreatitis in Dogs: Save Your Dog from this Common Threat

Pancreatitis in dogs is something dog guardians should be informed about, as symptoms of pancreatitis may not be as obvious as one would think, and leaving this condition untreated could be deadly. The symptoms of pancreatitis could be confused with other conditions, but with an awareness and some background information, you could be your dog’s best advocate against this serious health issue. In this article,… {Read More}

Dangers of Canned Pet Food

We have often heard that canned pet food is healthier than kibble, and in many respects this is absolutely true. However, canned pet food poses its own health risks – not necessarily from what is in the food, but rather from what the food is in. Canned food products are lined with a material containing BPA, a chemical that has become a topic of controversy… {Read More}

Saccharomyces Boulardii for Dogs and Cats

I was thinking recently about the primary reason that people contact me to create a healthy diet for their pet, and the hands-down “winner” is gastrointestinal conditions. Issues such as diarrhea, vomiting, colitis and acid reflux affect not only people, but also our four-legged companions. This is especially true of dogs and cats with diagnosed or undiagnosed food sensitivities or even pets who are frequently… {Read More}

Magnesium Stearate: Harmful for Your Dog or Cat?

The Internet can be a wonderful place to research your most burning questions, but it can also cause a ton of confusion and is known to share some misleading and downright false information. For that reason, one of the things I like to do is peruse the Internet for “information” that my clients and readers may come across and then to provide the facts if… {Read More}

Bacterial and Yeast Infections in Dogs and Cats

Dr. Jean Dodds wrote this article about bacterial and yeast infections in dogs and cats and has kindly allowed me to share it with you. It contains extremely important information that everyone who cares for a canine or feline companion should know. [divider style=”2″] Just because your dog doesn’t smell like a bag of corn chips; he still could have a yeast infection. And, if… {Read More}