pet health

How to Identify and Treat Ant Bites in Dogs

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Are you aware of the potenital for your canine or feline companion to incur injury secondary to being bitten or stung by insects? Bee stings are a common reason why we veterinarians treat patients on an emergency basis and often require combinations of medications to stop a hypersensitivity (“allergic”) reaction that can have severe whole […]

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Probiotics for Cats: What are They and How Do They Help?

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Do you know what probiotics are? How about how probiotics can benefit the gut health of your feline companion? Probiotics are beneicial bacteria (flora) that live in the digestive tract that aid in promoting intestinal function. The small and large intestine (colon) contain bacteria that faciliate food digestion. Additionally, probiotics serve to keep pathogenic bacteria […]

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Natural Pets TV Cat Edition Episode 2 Cat Dental & Mouth Care

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I enjoy and appreciate working with Pet World Insider to spread my message of holistic pet health to an audience near and far. Pet World Insider has a new series of YouTube videos all dedicated to the promotion of the health of our canine and feline friends called Natural Pets TV. In this episode of Natural […]

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What is a Titer Test, and is it Right for Your Pet?

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I’m not anti-vaccination when it comes to the health of my canine and feline patients and personal pet. I’m pro-judicious vaccination where the patient’s health status, age, lifestyle, and current level of immunity from vaccinations is combined with adherence to state-mandated legal requirements. Yet, I feel many pets living in the U.S. are overvaccinated and […]

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Can You Over-Vaccinate Your Pet?

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What vaccinations does your pet need to remain free from fatal or non-fatal disease? Is your pet legally required to receive vaccinations? The approach to vaccinating our canine and feline companions should be strategically tailored to the individual pet but also follow legally required guidelines. In my holistic veterinary practice, I strive to keep my […]

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