The less mental and physical activity your dog has, the more mischief he tends to get into. To help counteract his boredom, consider teaching your dog some new activities that will exercise both his brain and his body. One activity I like is the puppy push-up.… Read More →
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US life expectancy declined in 2015 due to rising fatalities from chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and dementia, as well as drug overdose and accidents. The number 1 killer is heart disease, for which a plant-based diet has been shown to be highly effective (https://goo.gl/Equh6q).… Read More →
Check out our special presentation to celebrate your fur family members this Valentine’s Day! … Read More →
The type of bacteria found in a dog’s feces can accurately identify the presence of bowel disease in 90% of cases. It is not known if the type of bacteria found are a cause of the disease or a result of the disease.… Read More →
It isn’t uncommon for owners to get the sense that something’s just not right with their pet, but be unable to characterize the problem so they can tell the veterinarian. Sometimes, changes in your pet’s health are subtle and occur over weeks or months.… Read More →
Regular brushing and/or combing of your dog’s hair is important for several reasons. It helps to build a relationship between you and your dog, improves your dog’s circulation, keeps your dog looking tidy, removes loose and dead hair (leaving less hair to find its way to floors and furniture), and allows for early identification of skin problems.… Read More →
Exploring Wellness Face-to-Face An exclusive video series for arf community members A Real Life Dr. Dolittle – She Talks to the Animals! Subscribe now for full video access! CLICK HERE to subscribe! There is a lot of skepticism about interspecies communication.… Read More →
We go out and work on finding scat with all three dogs, with the hope that Jake and Annie will learn from Kota. Finally, after many months, Jake and Annie are learning to find coyote scat! Jake was the first one to find this pile of fresh scat while Annie was the first one to locate the actual coyote.… Read More →
Dogs who participate in freestyle competition are exceptional all-around athletes. They are more optimally conditioned and have greater flexibility than dogs participating in other performance events. So, get out there and dance! Canine Freestyle is a dance performed by a dog and his handler moving in a coordinated pattern to music.… Read More →
The holidays are here, so please take note of these common risks lurking in the kitchen.
- Grapes and raisins, particularly non-organic products that are heavily sprayed with insecticides, are often featured in holiday recipes. RISK: kidney failure.
- Xylitol is an artificial sweetener often found in gum, mints and other candies, and baked goods.