Health

Learn about non-surgical, healthcare options for pets- from spaying/neutering to corneal ulcers and pet behavior issues, there are holistic solutions.

Why do dogs bark?

The answer to the question, “Why do dogs bark?” may seem obvious: To communicate, of course!  However, there are lots of things your pup may be trying to communicate by barking and the trick is to try to understand what …

Top ten dangerous common household items for cats

Because our feline babies can sometimes be more difficult to monitor than our canine and human children, it is particularly important to make sure you survey your home and yard to get rid of potentially dangerous items for your cats.  …

Top ten dangerous common household items for dogs

Just as you must be vigilant about dangers lurking in common household items for your two-legged toddlers, so too must you watch out for dangers to your fur babies.  We all know how curious puppies generally are and many adult …

Why Do Dogs Dislike Certain People?

Dogs are similar to humans with respect to ‘vetting’ those who approach. In fact, they are generally much quicker at deciding who they like or dislike than their human parents are. Maybe dogs can tell a book by its cover.  …

Is pet nail polish safe for your dog?

Nail polish for humans has been around since at least 3000 BC but is a much more recent trend for our fur babies.  Before you decide to share your favorite nail polish color with your canine fur baby, consider the …

Most Common Questions Asked of Holistic Veterinarians

Expert Roundup

Onpets wanted to find out what the most common question is – and the answer – that holistic veterinarians receive from pet parents.  We consulted with a number of veterinarians around the country who practice integrative veterinary medicine …

Are pet paints and dyes safe for your dog?

Let’s face it: We love to dress up, not just ourselves, but our children as well.  For pet parents, the desire to express oneself through clothing, accessories, tattoos, make-up and hair-styles extends to their four-legged children.  The issue is how …