Dangerous Natural Tick Remedies (Infographic)

Some of the natural tick products and recommendations out there are nothing short of alarming.  Companies and individuals aren’t doing their homework before selling or recommending products containing natural ingredients that can harm or even kill some animals.  Many assume if they’re safe for humans they must be safe for animals.  Others research the functionality […]

West Nile Virus Info and Natural Prevention for Pets

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 […]

Update: Natural Support of our Senior Cat’s Chronic Kidney Disease ©

We promised to update you on our SPCA Diva’s condition after she was diagnosed with Chronic Renal Failure last November. It’s all well & good to preach about natural methods, but being able to share our experience with what works and what doesn’t is that much more valuable. We saw little change in our 17 […]

Natural Treatment of Feline Upper Respiratory Tract Infections ©

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.

Natural Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Dogs & Cats ©

Incontinence (also known as “leaky bladder” or “dribbling”) is relatively common in dogs and is sometimes seen in cats. Canine and feline incontinence may be caused by a weak bladder sphincter (age, large dog breeds, spaying or multiple pregnancies), inflammatory disease, bladder stones, infection, congenital defect, nutritional deficiency, epilepsy, nerve impairment or emotional disorders. Symptoms […]

Ringworm: Natural Prevention and Treatment (With Poultice Recipe) ©

Ringworm (Microsporum canis) is a contagious, parasitic fungal infection of the skin and hair follicles. It may infect a number of species, including dogs, cats, horses, cattle and humans. While any animal can become infected, it’s an opportunistic infection that often ravages an already diseased pet or those that are immuno-compromised.