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Owning a Pet Improves Your Health

Owning and taking care of a pet is a big responsibility, but it does have its fair share of benefits too. For one, you have a loyal companion always willing to keep you company and play. Pets are entertaining and a good outlet for emotional expression, but did you know they can also improve yourContinue Reading

Caring for Your Aging Pet

Like humans, our pets grow old with age and develop impairments which may hinder their ability to function normally. Dogs are typically considered to be in old age when they reach seven years old, depending on breed and size. At this point their metabolism and immune systems begin to slow, arthritis may set in, theirContinue Reading

February—Responsible Pet Owners Month

February is Responsible Pet Owners Month, which ironically comes at a time when pet neglect is on the rise. According to the SPCA, pet neglect is up 10% from last year. Out of 1,000 cases of alleged cruelty to animals reported and investigated by the SPCA last year, approximately 70 per cent involved pet neglect.Continue Reading

Pet Joint Pain Q&A With Dr. Patrick Mahaney

In an exclusive, one-on-one interview, I had the opportunity to sit down with accomplished holistic veterinarian and certified veterinary acupuncturist, Patrick Mahaney, to get the 411 on joint pain in our four-legged friends. Read on to learn more about the causes, identifying symptoms and how you can improve your pet’s condition. Q: What causes petContinue Reading

Top 7 Reasons Why FlexPet Can Help Your Pet

By consistently using a chondroprotectant like FlexPet, your pet’s joint health will improve in several ways. Holistic veterinarian and certified veterinary acupuncturist Patrick Mahaney explains the benefits of administering FlexPet to your dog or cat: #1.  Decreased Reliance on Medications that Carry Side Effects Although the use of veterinary prescription drugs can yield many positiveContinue Reading

Why Go Natural?

How Natural Products (like FlexPet®) Can Safely Improve Your Pet’s Comfort and Mobility The world in which we live with our pets contains many natural and synthetic chemicals.  Our air, food, water, and surfaces on which we walk all harbor substances potentially harmful to people and pets. Sometimes pet illness is caused by a singleContinue Reading

New Stem Cell Treatment May Offer Cure For Dogs With Arthritis

Recent stem cell procedures indicate that there may indeed still be a cure for arthritis in dogs. The procedure, which harvests young, still impressionable cells from fat in the dog’s shoulder, is expensive and not yet proven to be entirely effective. Still, owners are turning to these treatments to help remedy their aging dog’s jointContinue Reading

February 28th Is World Spay Day

World Spay Day is an annual campaign of The Humane Society International that shines a spotlight on spay/neuter—a proven way to save the lives of companion animals, feral cats, and street dogs that might otherwise be put down in a shelter or killed on the street. Having your pet spayed or neutered is part ofContinue Reading

Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

February is Pet Dental Health Month and what better time could there be then now to start being proactive in your pet’s dental care? Dental hygiene is one of the most overlooked aspects of pet ownership. A dog’s mouth is the equivalent of our hands. They use them to pick up and carry objects, cleanContinue Reading

February 14th is Pet Theft Awareness Day

Dog theft is a crime not often spoken about, but estimates say it happens at least 2 million times a year. Part of the reason is because the theft rates are difficult to determine; oftentimes people are unsure of whether their pet has been stolen, or simply wandered off.Continue Reading

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