Top 5 Sources of Antioxidants for Cats & Other Carnivores (With Infographic) ©

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Are Medicinal Mushrooms Good for Dogs, Cats, Horses and other Pets? ©

Various species of mushrooms have been promoted for dog, cat and horse health, be it for nutrients, immunity, or disease prevention and treatment. The herbal classification of medicinal mushrooms is adaptogen, which means they help the body adapt to stress and resist infection. That’s a bit of an understatement when it comes to this ‘super-food’.

Dog Treat Recipe – Homemade Joint & Arthritis Supplements ©

Arthritis is a major concern for aging and large breed dogs and prevention can go a long way.  Pet parents often purchase joint supplements, but they can be expensive and it’s difficult to determine the quality of the ingredients.  Manufactured supplements are also highly processed and are frequently exposed to high temperatures. The good news […]