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Conventional Versus Holistic Dog Lifestyle

Conventional Versus Holistic Dog Lifestyle

A conventional lifestyle is definitely the most common form among pet parents. This is often not because they refuse holistic remedies, but rather they are just not discussed. More education and public awareness is necessary to get this lifestyle out there for our dogs to live longer, healthier, and happier lives. Fortunately, holistic lifestyles are […]

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Herbs for Lipomas in Dogs

Herbs for Lipomas in Dogs

Many of you have experienced the sinking feeling that comes with discovering a lump or bump under your dog’s fur. Any cyst-like bump can be frightening. However, it’s helpful to realize that the majority of them are benign (non-cancerous) lipomas or fatty tumors. Obviously, the best way to deal with fatty tumors in dogs is […]

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Apples for Dogs

Apples for Dogs

Your dog is your best friend … so you want to share a bit of that juicy apple you’re having as a midday snack. As you reach down toward your pup’s salivating mouth, you realize you don’t know if apples are safe for dogs to eat. You know “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” for humans […]

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Turkey Tail Mushrooms

Turkey Tail Mushrooms

Turkey tail isn’t just some mushroom; it has a slew of health advantages for your canine companion. Turkey tail is a type of mushroom that can be found on dead logs. Trametes versicolor or Cariolus versicolor is the scientific name for this plant. In popular usage, it’s called turkey tail because its rings resemble those […]

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Canine Myelopathy: What is it?

Canine Myelopathy: What is it?

GUEST POST Dogs are loyal creatures. Every dog lover wishes to see his/her dog enjoying good health. Several health-related conditions affect the overall well-being and performance of the dog. Many dog lovers ask questions about degenerative myelopathy in dogs, for instance. What is degenerative myelopathy? What are important causes and signs of DM?  How can […]

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Cell Suicide and Dog Cancer

Cell Suicide and Dog Cancer

How are cancer cells different from normal cells? That’s a simple, yet complicated, question to ask. One of the words you will hear pop up often though is apoptosis. If you’re learning about the science of cancer, you’ll learn that apoptosis plays a major role in all cancer types regardless of species. Apoptosis, commonly referred to as cell suicide(I […]

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