Pets

  • 11/23/2018
    If you have a cat and you’ve ever visited a pet store, you certainly know there are many types of kitty litter, all making great claims about odor reduction and cat appeal. What is safe for the cat to use? For us to be breathing in?
  • Pet Flower Essence Remedies | Natural Health Blog
    5/22/2018
    Difficulty traveling with your pet?  Find out how distressed pets can receive daily treatment with flower essences to calm them down.
  • Natural Dog Sedations | Pet Health Blog
    10/14/2017
    Various things can set off pet anxiety, but should you rely on drugs?  Learn some natural options!
  • Cat Ownership Health Benefits | Natural Health Blog
    6/3/2017
    If you love all things feline, your holiday has arrived! June 4th is National Hug Your Cat Day! Read on for six reasons why your feline companion is great for you.
  • Pet Kisses: Good or Bad? | Natural Health Blog
    11/24/2016
    Read the pros and cons about whether pet licking benefits humans or puts them in danger.
  • Love More Important Than Food For Survival? Natural Health Blog
    10/28/2016
    When it comes to the hierarchy of human needs, new research is suggesting that love and relationships may be more important than food, even in the animal kingdom!
  • Natural Remedies to Reduce Pet Behavior Problems
    4/16/2016
    Pets of all kinds, except for cats, can suffer from separation anxiety when their owners are away.
  • Does Your Dog Love You? | Natural Health Blog
    5/9/2015
    When owners look into their dog's eyes, both the dog and the human experience a blast of oxytocin, otherwise known as the "love hormone.
  • 2/19/2015
    Dog owners are taking their pets to the veterinarian for routine care 21 percent less often than in the past, and cat owners 30 percent less. And serious pet health problems are on the rise.
  • Dog walking to Lose Weight | Weight Loss Blog
    12/27/2014
    New research suggests that owners who are made aware of the health dangers of their dog's weight appear more motivated to exercise alongside their pet.
  • 5/24/2014
    One out of every five dogs or cats is clinically obese. That comes to about 100 million chubby pets, if you're doing the math.
  • Healthy Immune Systems and Flea Prevention
    7/27/2013
    Fleas usually enter people's lives via their pets. Cats and dogs pick them up from other animals or from the outdoors, and then they bring them inside.
  • Medical Marijuana, Pet Health
    6/15/2013
    There are several issues now cropping up due to the ready availability of marijuana thanks to its "medical" legalization in a number of states that should be on people's radar.
  • canine arthritis
    11/24/2012
    Stem cell therapy for animals has been gaining popularity with pet owners and veterinarians alike, and many swear that it allows old dogs to perform new tricks like pups once again.
  • Babies allergic to cats and other pets
    1/14/2012
    According to The Centers for Disease Control, pets can reduce blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides. A study from the University of Buffalo found that, in fact, stockbrokers who petted their dogs while under duress lowered their blood pressure more effectively than those who took ACE inhibitors.  And a related study by the Delta Society found that being with pets lowered levels of the stress hormone cortisol in less than five minutes.
  • 2/8/2011
    Bruno Chomel,a professor of zoonoses at University of California Davis, and his co-author Ben Sun reviewed published literature about people's physical contact with their pets  and found that there are indeed health risks. They came up with about 100 risks associated with "pet intimacy," -- including sleeping with pets, kissing them, and being licked by them.
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