Animal Health

Honest Kitchen Blog: Megaesophagus in Canines & Felines – What Is It & How It Affects Your Pet’s Health

The esophagus is a structure crucial to overall health, as it’s the tube that transports food and liquid from the mouth to the stomach.     When the esophagus improperly develops, is traumatized by punctures or chemical irritants, or when it improperly functions from a variety of other causes the condition megaesophagus can occur.   […]

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Veterinarians Answer: Lyme Vaccine- Yay or Nay via Dawg Business

Jana Rade again called upon me and my fellow veterinary writers for Dawg Business .  As we’ve moving into the moist and warmer days of spring, ticks will start to emerge that can bite your pet and potentially transmit bacteria capable of causing severe illness.     One such illness is Lyme disease, which is […]

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Interview with Clean Label Project Executive Director Jaclyn Bowen

Are you passionate about promoting a toxin-free life for your human and animal family members.  In my holistic veterinary practice I’m highly focused on minimizing toxic exposures in my canine and feline patients as a means of potentially avoiding the short and long term developments of illness.  In my personal life, I also take the […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Canine & Feline Kidney Disease–What You Need to Know

The kidneys are paired organs having many crucial roles in the body, including filtering the blood of metabolic breakdown products and toxins, regulating electrolyte, glucose, protein, and water balance, producing hormones that promote red blood cell production, and more.  Needless to say, when the kidneys start to fail the entire body is adversely affected.   […]

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Play it Safe- Beware- Cooler Weather and Shorter Days Mean Hidden Dangers via Hamptons Pet

Many parts of the United States are still enduring the burden of wintry temperatures and short hours of daylight.   The environmental changes occurring every fall and winter negatively impact the lives of both people and pets.  There are very real dangers out there for our companion canines and felines that we pet owners must […]

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