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Pet Parent Help: What You Need to Know About Anesthesia and Your Pet

So the time has come for your pet to be spayed or neutered and you, like many pet parents, may be concerned about your pet’s anesthesia.  When your puppy or kitten is spayed/neutered or undergoing another type of surgery, he/she is put under general anesthesia which means he/she is unconscious and not able to feel […]

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Dogs: Infographic: Holistic Dog Diarrhea Remedies

Find everything you need to know about treating diarrhea in your dog with our helpful infographic.

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Dogs: Infographic: Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Cushing’s disease is a complicated condition and we know how overwhelming it can be to have to learn everything about it. This is why we’ve created an infographic with all the essential information pet parents need in order to evaluate and treat Cushing’s disease in their loved one.

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Dogs: Bladder Stones in Dogs

Medical Information Causes Diet Chronic infections Metabolic problems Inherited tendency Symptoms Frequent urination Painful urination Blood in the urine Inability to urinate Recurrent bladder infections Straining or vocalizing during urination Urinating in inappropriate places Treatments Diet high in water Surgical removal of stones Hydropropulsion Alternative Therapies Dietary changes More frequent feeding Natural urinary antiseptics Your […]

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Dogs: Dog Diarrhea

Medical Information Causes Dietary indiscretion Intestinal parasites Sudden Diet Changes Stress and Anxiety Medications Bacterial and viral infections Symptoms Soft, watery, or loose stool Alternative Therapies Slippery elm herb Probiotics Novel protein diet Acupuncture therapy Chiropractic care TCVM food therapy View our Infographic Find our helpful infographic here. Diarrhea is a common problem in dogs. […]

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Cats: Cat Diarrhea

Medical Information Causes Dietary indiscretion Intestinal parasites Sudden Diet Changes Stress and Anxiety Medications Bacterial and viral infections Symptoms Soft, watery, or loose stool Alternative Therapies Slippery elm herb Probiotics Novel protein diet Acupuncture therapy Chiropractic care TCVM food therapy If you live with cats, you will probably eventually have to deal with a bout […]

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Dogs: Understanding Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Cushing’s disease was first discovered and described in humans in 1912 by a neurosurgeon named Harvey Cushing. It has subsequently been found to occur in many species, including horses, cats, and dogs. Its scientific name is hyperadrenocorticism. The disease is the result of excessive levels of cortisol (a steroid hormone) in the body for a long period of time. Cortisol is naturally produced in a dog’s body by the adrenal glands. These are small structures that sit on top of the kidneys.

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Dr. Jan Q&A: Does my Old Cat Have Kidney Disease?

Dr. Huntingford, I was hoping to get your opinion as to a problem my 17 year old male cat is having. He is beginning to show signs of early kidney disease. This past December, we started giving him your Kidney Support Gold which has helped tremendously! He has had three rounds of blood work, with […]

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Dr. Jan Q&A: Does my Cat have Diabetes

Good afternoon Dr. Last year I took my cat name ghost to the vet to get some teeth pulled and some blood work. They informed me that his blood sugar was 300 but went on and took out his tooth anyway thinking that it might have been him being nervous. I took him back for […]

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Dr. Jan Q&A: How to Reduce Hypertension in Aging Cats

Hi Dr. Jan, I have a 16 year old FS Birman who has hypertension (BP ~ 210) and renal disease (BUN 76, Creatinine 3.6), mild anemia. She also has a heart murmur, Grade II/VI. She recently lost her vision, but has a good appetite with normal stools/urination. She is ~ 5lbs. An MRI was suggested […]

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