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General: Catnip

Lots of perennial herbs are making a comeback in gardens now and one that is particularly plentiful is catnip. Catnip belongs to the mint family and its Latin name is Nepeta cataria. In folk medicine it has been used for cramps, coughing, as a sedative, as an aphrodisiac and as an anti-gas remedy. The active […]

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General: Natural Help for Ear Mites: Ear Clean Gold

It is great to adopt a new puppy or kitten, but sometimes the new addition comes with pets of his or her own in the form of ear mites. Ear mites are tiny little parasites that live in the ears of dogs, cats and rabbits. They are particularly common in kittens. They are contagious (to […]

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General: Life Gold Cancer Support for Pets

Cancer is something that has touched all of us in our own lives, the lives of our families and friends or our beloved pets. Cancer is a devastating diagnosis particularly when it comes to our furry friends. Conventional treatments of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation can be harsh,expensive and radical. They need to be this way. […]

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General: Milk Thistle for Gallbladder Disease in Pets

Gallbladder disease is fairly common in humans but is not very common in pets. The gallbladder is a sac like structure that is found between the lobes of the liver. It functions to store bile– a yellow-green fluid produced by the liver that is used for digestion of fat. This bile is secreted into the […]

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General: Itchy Owie Ointment for Winter Paw Care

Paw Care in Winter Winter weather can be very tough on your dogs paws if you live in the north. With the onset of ice and snow comes salt to melt the ice. This salt can cause havoc with your dog’s paws. Prolonged contact with road salt and other chemical deicers can cause severe chemical […]

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General: Cushing’s Disease and Adrenal Harmony

Pet Wellbeing is pleased to make available a new herbal formulation for Cushing’s Disease in Dogs. Our new formulation, Adrenal Harmony (link is here: http://bit.ly/t4NDlM) is an improvement on the old Supraglan formula. This new herbal combination was formulated by herbalists and naturopathic veterinarians to take advantages of the advances made in herbal medicine over the […]

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General: Dogs Paralyzed By Spinal Damage Walk Again After Nose Cell Transplants

This is amazing: a new treatment for paralyzed dogs! This happened at the University of Cambridge. Olfactory nerve cells from the noses of the dogs were injected into the injured part of the spinal cord and some of the spinal tissue regenerated and the dogs were able to walk again!

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General: Xylitol – Dangerous for Dogs

Now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is coming many of us are thinking about doing a little dieting before all the rest of the holiday feasts. If you are going to include items in your diet that contain the sugar substitute, xylitol, be sure not to share those with your pets! Xylitol is a […]

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General: Disc Disease in Cats

Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is common and well recognized in dogs, particularly dachshunds and beagles, but it is frequently underdiagnosed in cats. It is not as common in cats. The incidence of IVDD in the cat is less than 1% whereas in the dog it is about 2%. Disc disease is more common in middle aged […]

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General: Halloween and Your Pet

What does your pet think about Halloween? I have written before about Halloween parties for pets but not all pets like Halloween. In fact some of them think it is very scary. Here are some things you can do to help your pet adjust to Halloween. The two biggest problems with Halloween are injuries and […]

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