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Antibiotics for pets can carry considerable downsides, so it's worth exploring natural options like herbs, homeopathy and nutritional interventions with a holistic or integrative vet.
Nontoxic Lawn Care
Many pet owners know that applying chemical pesticides and fertilizers to lawns can harm their pets, but some “natural” alternatives like vinegar and cocoa mulch can also hurt them.
CBD For Pets
The CBD market explodes with pet products that treat the same ailments humans use it for, including relief of pain, inflammation and anxiety.
Bringing Up Kitty
Adorable as new kittens are, they need the right conditions, from bedding to food to scratching surfaces—and a proper introduction to their new home—to thrive.
Fight Back Naturally When Allergies Put the Bite on Pets
Because they’re built lower to the ground, our dogs and cats can pick up seasonal allergens on fur from grass, weeds, pollen, lawn chemicals and fleas.
Essential Oils for Pets
Essential oils can be soothing and healing for dogs and cats but some oils can actually cause harm, so it’s wise to consult expert sources first.
The popular explosion of grain-free dog foods has left vets concerned about food quality and owners worried about possible nutritional outcomes.
Holidays can turn dangerous for pets due to the presence of tinsel that can be swallowed, tree water containing preservatives, and table food that’s toxic to animals—and other hazards.
Give Rover a Rubdown
Massaging helps a dog to breathe more deeply, enjoy better blood and lymphatic circulation, and relax and de-stress, especially during palliative care.
Farewell to a Beloved Pet
Innovative options now exist that honor a pet’s remains in an earth-friendly, biodegradable fashion using alkaline water, seeded pods or a manmade ocean reef.