My Poor Baby… Are You Afraid?

An excellent article by Melissa Shelton DVM, founder of animalEO. Get to the end, good stuff here! It is always very sad to me when people describe their dogs as having anxiety to thunderstorms, fireworks, or even to the sheer fact that you have left the house (aka separation anxiety).  It is actually becoming quite an… Read more »

The Physical and Emotional Effects of Declawing

“You can’t declaw with love.” – Paul Rowen, DVM Little Shelter Animal Sanctuary, New York It is a sad fact that many poorly informed owners have their cats declawed simply because they thought it was the only way to save the furniture, carpeting, or even people. Fortunately, this is not the case. A normal adult… Read more »

Ozone & Biophotonic Therapy

Ozone and other oxygen therapies have been used for over 100 years around the world for human and animal healing. These therapies continue to gain popularity, as scientists learn about the health benefits of increased oxygen in the body. Currently, ozone therapy and hyperbaric treatments, which bring easily soluble oxygen to target tissues, are being… Read more »

Pain is Invisible….Its Symptoms Are Not!

Emotional Pain and its Stress Potential “Because some emotional pains may induce more suffering than physical pain, animals with unalleviated fear, anxiety, isolation distress, and boredom should be regarded and treated with the same given to those with physical pain.”  McMillan, Franklin D: A world of hurts – is pain special?, JAVMA, Vol 223, No…. Read more »

How to Decrease your Pet’s Shedding

All pets shed – even the nearly hairless breeds such as Mexican Hairless dogs.  Dog and cat shedding usually occurs in between seasons. They shed during spring to let go of old hairs as new ones push their way through. They also shed in late autumn to get rid of their lighter undercoat in exchange… Read more »

Raindrop Technique for Dogs

Raindrop Technique for dogs is a home remedy that uses a combination of essential oils and holistic modalities to bring structural alignment and electrical balance to the dog’s body. The Raindrop Technique was developed by Gary Young, ND an expert in the field of therapeutic grade essential oils and founder of Young Living Essential Oils. He… Read more »

Simple Food Therapy for Senior Dogs and Cats

When treating an illness, the first step should be dietary therapy. Only when this is unsuccessful should one try drugs.  — Sun Si Miao Food therapy, a cornerstone of my holistic practice, is used to treat specific health conditions, and to prevent disease. With my senior patients, the goals of treatment are to improve quality… Read more »

Vaccination Waiver Form For Your Vet Records

Date: Dear Doctor <White Coat> and staff at <Hunky Dory Vet Clinic>, Since my dog <Bowser (or cat Fluffy)> has been diagnosed with <flea allergies, hypothyroidism, irritable bowel, etc.> I see the need to exempt him from further vaccinations going forward. As every vaccine is labeled, “Only For Use in Healthy Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets,” and… Read more »

Are You Vaccinating Your Dog Too Much

You might not know it, but it’s been reported that 60% of vets vaccinate more often than the veterinary associations recommend … And the vaccine guidelines already recommend more vaccines than your dog needs. Every unnecessary vaccine puts your dog at risk for common chronic health issues such as allergies, joint disease, digestive disease, liver… Read more »

Cat Skin Problems: Their Cause and Their Cure

  Symptoms are the body’s way of showing all is not well. They are not a problem in or of themselves. The general public is not aware of this. The medical profession, so it seems,  has no idea of this or of the concept of  supporting health. So they get busy suppressing the symptoms.  … Read more »