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National Hairball Awareness Day

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Hairballs are the bane of many pet owners’ existences, but are you aware of what this unpleasant sounding and looking health problem actually involves? Having previously owned cats and having had innumerable felines as patients over the years, I’m well familiar with this issue and the treatment options. So, I’ve put together this guide for […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Discusses The Holistic Approach to Cancer on The Pet Show with Dr. Katy

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Are you aware that your pet’s cancer can be treated holistically? When it comes down to it, the holistic approach involves taking into account whole-body function and not just focusing on killing cancer cells and can improve a pet’s clinical response to treatment. Generally, the holistic approach involves providing medications, supplements, herbs, whole-food diet, and […]

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Homemade Pet Food or Store Bought Pet Food – Which is Better for Pets With Cancer? Part 3

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Can My Pet Eat Homemade Foods? Yes, your pet can eat foods that you make at home, provided some guidelines are followed. Before commercial pet food was an option for owners, our canine and feline companions just ate the same foods we did. Now that there are many cat and dog kibble (dry food) and […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Dr. Mahaney’s Tips for All Ages

Do you have a senior pet? If so, are you partnering with your veterinarian to attend to his special needs? As part of my holistic, house call veterinary practice I attend to the needs of senior pets all of the time. Many have issued with pain that I strive to better manage with acupunture, laser […]

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The Integrative Approach to Canine Cancer Treatment

I take an integrative approach to my dog Cardiff’s health care during both bouts of sickness and for his general wellness. In 2007, Cardiff’s first of four episodes (so far) of Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA) prompted me to investigate deeper into how to manage his condition besides solely using immunosuppressive drugs.  That’s where whole-foods diet, nutraceuticals (supplements), […]

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