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Honest Kitchen Blog: February is National Cat Health Month

February was National Cat Health Month, so as a practicing holistic veterinarian, I’ve got much to say about the means by which owners should best care for their feline friends. I first have to state that owners must make their cat’s health a daily priority. This means that efforts should be made each day to […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Honest Kitchen’s Pet Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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Should you get your pet any gifts this holiday season? Personally, I am more of a fan of taking the money one would spend on gifts that a pet may not truly need and instead investing it in veterinary care or training. Learn about my top suggestions for pet winter holiday gift giving via Honest […]

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Weight Management for the Overweight and Obese Pet

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  You may not be aware, but pet obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S.  In 2014, the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP)conducted it’s annual National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Survey by partnering with veterinarians and establishing that 52.7 percent of dogs and 57.9 percent of cats are overweight or obese. That’s nearly nearly […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Preventing Bladder and Kidney Problems in Cats

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What type of food does your cat eat? Dry (kibble) or moist? Commercially-available or home-prepared? Human-grade or feed-grade? Regardless, the type of food your cat eats greatly impacts health. Learn more about the benefits moisture-rich diet provide our feline friends via my article for The Honest Kitchen: Preventing Bladder and Kidney Problems in Cats  Thank […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Making Vet Visits Fear-Free

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This month’s podcast features an extra special guest. As we’re discussing “taking your pet to the vet,” who better to chat with than the creator of the groundbreaking fear-free movement, Dr. Marty Becker. Dr. Becker joins Dr. Patrick Mahaney and Laura Bennett to discuss not only the importance of seeking veterinary attention, but also the health […]

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