Struvite bladder stones or crystals (also known as Triple Phosphate) are the most common type of bladder stones seen in dogs and cats.
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Antioxidants have proven to be effective for both prevention and treatment of many feline diseases, including those involving the eyes, skin, cardiovascular system, and respiratory system. Diseases like cancer, diabetes, immune disorders and allergies have also been prevented and treated naturally using antioxidants for cats. Additionally, the cells are nurtured with antioxidants, protecting them from […]
All minds turn to hearts as we approach Valentine’s Day. That makes it the perfect month to celebrate heart health in humans and pets too! There is so much we can do to prevent and treat heart conditions, going well beyond exercise.
Spark Daily Nutritional Supplement caught my eye when I was searching the Internet for aquarium fish supplements. I quickly decided it wasn’t suitable for fish, but I was impressed by the exceptional quality and their choice of natural ingredients included in it. Being educated in natural pet care, I’ve spotted many companies trying to take […]
The veterinarian community has issued a warning to pet parents about the West Nile Virus, on the heels of a similar warning for humans. Record-breaking cases in the US and Canada have prompted the warning, along with similar weather patterns to last year. Like humans, pets may contract the West Nile Virus from a mosquito […]
Primarily a problem for kittens, cats with low immunity, or cats with a weakened respiratory system, serious upper respiratory tract infections can be caused by several infectious organisms. Infections are caused by contact with an infected cat carrying viral Rhinotracheitis (Feline Herpes Virus or FHV), Feline Calicivirus (FCV), Chlamydia psittaci, Mycoplasma, or Bordetella bacterium. Symptoms […]
The homeopathic use of sea salt is making a comeback due to interest and proof at the scientific level, especially in regards to cellular health and internal pH. “Simultaneously present in the mineral, plant, and animal realms, mineral salts are responsible for the transfer of the energy running through all their substances and organisms,” Ann […]
Seaweed is packed with a wide range of nutrients and countless benefits that extend to virtually all species, including dogs, cats, birds, horses, fish and humans. It’s the superfood that puts other superfoods to shame. If you’re feeding it to your pets, they are very lucky to have such a learned and doting caregiver. The […]
One of the most common diseases in cats, especially seniors, is feline kidney disease. Medically known as chronic renal failure (CRF), there is no cure for cats suffering from this disease. However, cats can survive for several years if the disease is caught and treated early.
Making your own natural pet food and treats is worth the effort, but I’m always looking for ways to make the process easier. A time-consuming aspect of the homemade pet diet is measuring out individual supplements. While some require precise doses, most of the food-based supplements do not. This makes them perfect for mixing up […]