While there is no standard treatment for degenerative myelopathy (DM), a neurologic disorder that causes muscle weakness and paralysis, there are valuable alternative or holistic therapies available. Inheritance Pattern: Canine DM is an inherited progressive disease of the spinal cord that begins with weakness in the rear legs and, ultimately, paralysis of all four legs.… Read More →
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Earlier research demonstrated that a big part of our emotions is influenced by the nerves in our gut. A newly discovered connection between the immune system, the brain, and social behavior furthers the association between the gut and mental health. Lymphatic vessels (a ‘highway’ of vessels that are part of the immune system and serve as a connection between cells and blood) have been discovered in the brain.… Read More →
The keys to canine health, happiness, and long life are detoxification, proper nourishment, and spinal alignment. Dr. Peter Dobias, DVM talks about using these principles to keep his own dog, as well as his canine patients, happy, healthy, and long-lived. Our pets are constantly bombarded with toxins from the environment (e.g., air, water and soil pollution, cleaning products, pesticides, fertilizers, other chemicals), pharmaceuticals (either given purposely or as environmental contaminants), metabolic toxins, and even encounters with toxic people and animals (e.g., abusive situations).… Read More →
Energy Hacks for a Supercharged Body: Step 1 – ‘Structured’ Water Who isn’t tired? Good news – there are 7 easy strategies available to supercharge your body through something called ‘energy hacking’. Energy hacking is optimizing your performance, health, and wellbeing with the help of technology and biological tools.… Read More →
“Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food.” Hippocrates, 400 BC While food has long been recognized as a powerful factor in health and wellness, most of us ignore Hippocrates’ advice when it comes to feeding ourselves and our pets.… Read More →
Are there tricks that can increase your energy and performance — that can supercharge your body? Yes, and the answer may be in something called ‘energy hacking’. Energy hacking is optimizing your performance, health, and wellbeing with the help of technology and biological tools.… Read More →
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 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.
One way to kick-up the nutritional value of the food you are feeding your dog is to add raw eggs. Raw eggs have long been recognized as a complete food. Crack open a fresh, raw, locally-sourced or organic egg over your dog’s regular food and see him or her devour it with delight. … Read More →