Experts Weigh in on Coconut Oil for Dogs (With Infographic)

Scientific studies are often lacking for natural supplements, leaving us with anecdotal evidence and little else. The health benefits of coconut Oil, however, have been studied quite extensively. We understand that proof at the scientific level is important to pet parents, as they try to navigate the natural health minefield. To that end, we searched […]

Indian Almond Leaves (T. catappa) for Aquariums

Indian Almond Leaves (also known as Catappa or Ketapang leaves) have been used for both therapeutic and medicinal purposes in the aquarium hobby for many years. They are said to simulate the natural environment for fish such as Bettas, Killies, Discus, Arowana, Tetras, Appistogramma, Dwarf Cichlids, Rasbora, Corydoras and other Catfish, and Shrimp. They also […]

7 Natural Remedies for Anxiety, Nervousness or Fear in Dogs and Cats

Our cat hates Christmas. We have no idea why, but our once confident cat becomes a jumpy, nervous mess over the holidays. Bags that used to be fun are now viewed as horrific threats from the unknown. The Christmas tree signifies weeks of terrifying changes. Every year it gets worse and it’s heartbreaking to watch. […]

Common Diffuser Essential Oils that may be Toxic to Dogs, Cats, Birds & Other Pets ©

Due to recent viral social media posts, many pet parents are wondering, “Are essential oils used in diffusers toxic to pets?” The answer is complicated by the varying tolerance levels of each species or breed. Some essential oils are toxic to all pets, or only some dog breeds, or species such as cats, rabbits, birds, […]