Displaying items by tag: Natural Pet

Doggy Delights, Image: mcdobbie hu/Unsplash.comDoggy Delights  
Healthy, Homemade Cookie Treats  

One morning, Randy Roach awoke to a delicious aroma wafting from the kitchen of his Philadelphia home. Mouth watering, he peeked in the oven to find a dozen bone-shaped cookies—meant not for him, but for...

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Create a Dog-Friendly Yard, Image: schulzie/AdobeStock.comCreate a Dog-Friendly Yard  
Plants, Paths and Play Areas to Wag a Tail  

Backyards can be sanctuaries, filled with gardens and landscaping. For homeowners with dogs, consider “dog-scaping”. It’s a term coined by landscape designer Maureen Gilmer of Palm Springs, California, who wrote the...

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Curbing Cancer in Cats, Image: iz phil/Unsplash.comCurbing Cancer in Cats  
Ways to Keep a Feline Healthy  

The absence of one back leg isn’t slowing down 13-year-old Cougar the cat. In fact, she is doing better than before, as that limb once had a painful tumor. Alyssa Baker Herbst, co-founder of the Autumn Farm Sanctuary, in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, was told that, even with...

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Feathered Friends, Image: passakorn/AdobeStock.comFeathered Friends  
The Pros and Cons of Keeping Birds as Pets  

Kata May is a 30-inch-tall, blue-and-gold macaw. “It’s nice to come home and have a conversation with a snuggly bird,” says Joshua Luther, who took over care of the avian when he was 13 years old and she was 11. Now 17 years later, Kata May holds a...

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Canine Obesith, Image: willie cole/AdobeStock.comCanine Obesity  
When Doggies Need Diets  

A year ago, Leroy became exhausted lifting his furry head. Today, he has energy to run, chase and play, thanks to his owner helping the 11-year-old Shiba Inu lose 14 pounds. Leroy was adopted last May by Peter Nguyen, a facilities coordinator in Bellevue, Washington. Back then, Leroy...

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Big Love From Small Animals, Image: drubig/AdobeStock.comBig Love From Small Animals  
The Joy of Furry Little Companions  

People think rabbits are quiet carrot-munchers, but they’re much more. Like many other small furry mammals, pet rabbits are expressive, intelligent and enjoy spending time with their humans...

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Healing Pets Holistically, Image: Healing Pets Holistically  
Integrative Vets Treat Root Causes  

Emma, a mini-schnauzer mix, was 4 years old when she started acting like a senior lacking zest for running or playing. After being treated by an integrative veterinarian for one month, she regained...

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Holiday Treats for Pets Holiday Treats for Pets  
Homemade Recipes They Will Love   

Cooking for our pets is a great way to ensure they are eating wholesome, nutritional foods. It’s also a fun way to customize a pet treat recipe to meet specific dietary needs. These three festive holiday treats will...

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Skin-Soothing Herbs for Dogs and Cats Skin-Soothing Herbs for Dogs and Cats  
Simple Ways to Reduce Itching  

From allergies to liver deficiency, many factors can itch, inflame and irritate the skin of our pets. A dog’s or cat’s skin can become damaged or compromised because the skin is the first line of defense against attacks from external substances. Skin problems in pets have...

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Cancer-Free Pets Cancer-Free Pets  
Five Ways to Help Keep Them Healthy  

Veterinarians are seeing cancer in more and younger pets these days than ever before. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, approximately one in four dogs will develop cancer at some point in life, including almost...

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