Featured Health Topic

Vegetables for Dogs – Obesity in Dogs

Vegetables have numerous vitamins and minerals, but also beneficial plant compounds, antioxidants, fiber and more. When it comes to weight problems in dogs, vegetables also offer a little extra feeling of fullness when trying to cut calories.

Itchy Pet Awareness Month

Common reasons pets wind up at the vet include itchy ears, itchy skin, dermatitis, allergies (or what are thought to be allergies but may not be) and other related itchy and allergy-type problems.

Ashwagandha – Lyme Disease Support for Dogs

This month I am discussing Lyme disease in dogs. Topics include veterinarians’ suggested treatment, nutritional and botanical support, and helping to speed recovery if your dog needs antibiotics. Here, I highlight ashwagandha.

Skin Issues in Dogs – Introduction to Featured Health Topic

The largest organ in the body, the skin takes a lot of abuse and is the site of many problems. It’s also allergy season in many locations. While bugs, pollen and other environmental triggers can cause skin reactions, other times they are blamed when food is the real culprit, during allergy season and year round.