Nutrition – Dogs

Does your dog have food intolerances or allergies? Is he getting enough nutrition from his diet? Read on to learn how holistic dog food & nutrition helps.

Natural Laxatives for Your Pup’s Constipation

Natural Laxatives for Dog Constipation

While diarrhea might be a more common experience for dog owners, constipation can be a very real and troublesome problem. Although it’s usually mild and treatable at home with natural remedies and laxatives, it’s crucial …

Why Is My Dog Vomiting?

You are what you eat – Dietary Indiscretion and Pancreatitis

There are numerous possible answers to this burning question and your vet will sometimes tell you that “there is no reason” other than an upset stomach. The truth is …

7 Great Natural Remedies and Herbs for your Dog

Herbs can spice up cooking, be used to create fragrant potpourris and provide variety and color to your yard. But if you think that’s where the power of herbs ends, think again! It turns out that several of the most …

Canine Nutrigenomics

What is “Nutrigenomics”?

Nutrigenomics is a cutting edge science which is enabling researchers to determine how specific nutrients and foods interact with and affect one’s genetic make-up.  The practical application of the science is that this knowledge will enable the …

Natural Solutions for Your Dog’s Bad Breath

Why does your pooch have bad breath?

Some think canine bad breath (halitosis) is something that comes with the territory and about which nothing can be done.  This is not, however, true.  Halitosis is the build-up of odor producing bacteria …

Can a Vegetarian Diet Work for your Dog?

Can a Vegetarian Diet Work for your Dog?

 The question as to whether dogs can be happy and healthy eating a vegetarian diet is a complicated one, and there is vehement disagreement among experts. The most accurate answer seems to …

The Many Advantages of Alfalfa

What are the health advantages of alfalfa supplementation?

Alfalfa, also known as lucerne or by its scientific name, Medicago sativa, is a flowering legume which is a member of the pea family. Used in herbal medicine for over 1500 years, …

Raw Food: To Feed or Not To Feed

Proponents of a raw food diet for dogs often bring up the point that the domesticated dog descended from the wolf 14,000 years ago.  While this is true, it is also true that the closest ancestor to humans is the …

The Many Benefits of Sea Kelp

What is Sea Kelp?

 Sea Kelp is a type of underwater seaweed and is considered to be a vegetable.  It is one of the richest sources of natural vitamin D found in a vegetable.  Sea Kelp contains at least 25 …