Category Archives: Health & Nutrition

Treating Yeast Infections in Dog Ears Naturally

Recently one of my dogs contracted a yeast infection in his right ear from taking a bath in a pool with lots of algae. Yeast infections are an ugly business and when treated traditionally—by a non-holistic vet—you can expect to pay lots of money and deal with this and the consequences of the...
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Fever in Dogs

The picture shows my boy Sylvester when he had a fever. He already had a root canal scheduled—he came from the shelter with a cavity—and two days prior to the dentist appointment wasn't feeling well. After taking his temperature, it was clear that the tooth infection had led to his fever. If...
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First Aid for Accidental Swallowing for Dogs

The following information describes an emergency procedure and should only be performed if instructed to do so by a veterinarian. I personally never had to use this method but I was close once and looked it up. I ended up doing a Heimlich-Maneuver on my dog instead and it worked in that particular...
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Dental Health for Dogs

Dogs like to chew things. Like puppies, adult dogs also chew for comfort. They like to put just about anything in their mouths when they are roaming around on a walk or playing. Of course, if what they find is edible, even if it's in a trash can, they will find a way...
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How much Food to feed your Dog

Most pet owners usually have questions about how much food to feed their dog. While that question seems straight forward, the answer is unfortunately not that simple. Much depends on the unique circumstances of your dog. This article will help you understand how to determine the correct amount of food your dog needs...
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