Category: Dog Blog

  • 4 Herbs for Joint Pain and Inflammation in Pets

    4 Herbs for Joint Pain and Inflammation in Pets By Diana Bocco of Pet MD While there’s a lot of talk about glucosamine, fish oil, and other supplements to treat joint pain in pets, not many pet owners are aware that they can supplement treatment with certain herbs. The truth, however, is that the use of botanicals alongside pharmaceuticals can…

  • How Hydrotherapy and Swimming Can Benefit Dogs

    How Hydrotherapy and Swimming Can Benefit Dogs By Aly Semigran for PetMD Swimming provides humans with plenty of benefits, from cooling off on a hot summer day to staying in shape. And it turns out our canine companions may also reap rewards from time spent in the water. Whether you want to keep your working…

  • 5 Surprising Health Benefits of Dog Acupuncture

    5 Surprising Health Benefits of Dog Acupuncture You may know of acupuncture’s benefits for humans. But, did you know acupuncture is beneficial for your pet? Acupuncture increases circulation, stimulates nerves, and improves the body’s defense system, among other health benefits. 1. Emotional Relief TCVM practitioners view anxiety as a physical problem reflecting disturbances in the pet’s shen.…

  • Treat Your Dog’s Arthritis Pain Naturally (With These 3 Simple Steps)

    Treat Your Dog’s Arthritis Pain Naturally (With These 3 Simple Steps) My old dog Chili is a walking disaster … She wobbles around on four very unsound legs … the result of jumping off mountains and tearing her cruciate ligaments a few times in her salad days. Now that Chili is 13, she’s paying the price of her youthful…

  • 6 Dog-Related Tax Deductions You May Be Eligible to Claim

    From the folks at the Dogington Post Brandy Arnold  01/30/2015  Dogs & Laws, Front Page News, Lifestyle w/ Dog, Service Dogs With tax day right around the corner, many of us are searching far and wide for any deductions we can get! That got us wondering, are dogs tax deductible? Well… not exactly, but there are some dog related expenses…