Animal Health

Honest Kitchen Blog: Rabies Awareness and Prevention

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Pet owners are likely aware of Rabies as a result of state-mandated vaccinations that help prevent our canine and feline companions from becoming infected. But, what kind of infectious organism is Rabies, how are pets exposed to it, and why is the Rabies vaccination legally required? Additionally, what happens if your pet has previously had […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Summertime Fruits and Vegetables for Pets

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Do you feed your pet fruit? Considering the plethora of commercially-available, highly-processed, feed-grade pet foods and treats available on the market today (some of which contain toxic or carcinogenic ingredients), owners should reconsider what goes you choose to put into their canine and feline companions’ mouths. I’m a big advocate of whole-food, human-grade diets and […]

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What to Do When Your Dog is Diagnosed with Cancer: Treatment, Prognosis, and Aftercare

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As you may already know, I’m very passionate about pet cancer awareness, treatment, and prevention. My own dog Cardiff is still in remission for T-Cell Lymphoma and it’s been almost 3 years since his first diagnosis (he’s had two Lymphoma episodes). I’ve learned so much about veterinary practice from Cardiff’s illness over the years. Additionally, […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Summer Dangers You May Not Have Considered

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Now that you’ve read How to Keep Your Pet Safe in Hot Climates, it’s time to consider some less-well-known pet health concerns commonly seen more during summertime months. In this month’s Pet Place Podcast, Laura Bennett (Embrace Pet Insurance CEO & Co-Founder) and I discuss dry drowning, bloat, thunderstorm and firework anxiety, and more. Click […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: How to Keep Your Pet Safe in Hot Climates

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Although we’re heading from summer into fall, many parts of the country are still affected by high temperatures. Southern California is one of those places, as the autumn months can yield some of the warmest weather all year. It’s crucial that pet owners plan ahead to keep their canine and feline companions safe from heat-related […]

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