Companies agree to stop producing some pesticide-impregnated pet collars. In a voluntary agreement, Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, Inc, and Wellmark International have agreed to stop producing pet collars containing the pesticide propoxur. However, care must be taken, as these products will continue to be produced until April 1, 2015, continue to be distributed until April 1, 2016, and continue to be sold until supplies are gone. … Read More →
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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.
Honestly, even “natural” lawn care practices can cause you, your children, and your pet some amount of harm. This is particularly true of pets if they ingest grass, yard clippings, or the product itself right after application. You can still have a luscious, green yard by using the least harmful products and incorporating a few new habits. … Read More →
It takes more than good genes for good health. This point is dramatically demonstrated in this short video showing two mice from the same mother, but different litters. The two mice are genetically identical, have eaten the same diet since birth, and were raised in exactly the same environment.… Read More →
CASE STUDY – Multidisciplinary Approach to Healing – Maggie’s Story By Wendy Volhard This 8-year-old Westie rescue suffered from numerous health problems, including listlessness, recurring cysts, and itchy, greasy skin. These conditions were a result of inadequate nutrition, over vaccination, over medication, and having been bred too young and too often.… Read More →
Welcome to the Healthy Dog Blog, devoted to helping our dogs reach their highest potentials and live healthier, happier, longer lives! Three principles support this objective and will be explored in more depth in our future posts: good parentage, following the four basic rearing guidelines outlined below, and the use of holistic modalities.… Read More →