Protect Your Pets From the West Nile Virus Naturally

Like humans, pets may contract the West Nile Virus from a mosquito bite. Ticks are currently being studied as carriers, and may be infectious (at least to birds). Animals that eat live food, like hunting cats, may contract the virus through their prey. We’ve provided species-specific details for you below. If you suspect your pet […]

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 […]

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.

Astragalus Root for Dogs, Cats, Horses or Aquarium Fish

Astragalus Root (Astragalus membranaceus) is a medicinal herb often used to boost the immune system to fight infections, or treat chronic illnesses in dogs, cats, fish, and horses. It is uniquely capable of stimulating some immune functions while depressing others. It has antibacterial, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. Astragalus also improves kidney circulation, normalizes heart function, […]

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Herb For Pets ©

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a perennial herb in the mint family, native to the Mediterranean. The leaves, stems and flowers may be used, but flowers are the typical choice for therapeutic and medicinal use on pets. The most common forms are dry, (heavily diluted) essential oil, ‘tea’, or Bach Flower Remedies. Lavender may be used […]