Preventative Medicine In Dogs: Does It Work?

Organic, natural, paleo, healthy, and GMO-free are terms that get tossed around in the veterinary community these days. Are these words simply designed to get you, the consumer, to pay more for products or is there truth in preventative medicine? That's right: Living a less chemical lifestyle is not only better for you, but in the long run, better for your dog. In this edition … [Read more...]

How An Older Dog Got Her Mojo Back With #SomaPet

I want my dog to live as long as I do. I want my dog never to lose his mojo and zest for life. I cannot tell you how many times I’ve uttered those words to myself. As much as I wanted my precious Cocker Spaniel, Brandy Noel, to age with me into my twilight years, I knew deep inside my heart, this would never be possible. A great writer once penned, ““Dogs' lives are too … [Read more...]

The Reality of Dog Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamins and supplements are part of the daily rituals for millions of people, but should dogs take them? According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), in 2013 Americans spent $13.14 billion dollars in the supplies/Over-the-Counter category. The category includes food, medicines, vitamins, supplements, and more. The category is expected to topple $13.72 billion … [Read more...]