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Winterizing Your Pet

Winter is just around the corner, actually starting in about 3 weeks. Now is the time to get your pet ready for winter. Although I do not agree that pets should be keep outside all the time, there are people who do not allow their pets in the house. If this is the case it […]

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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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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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Sweet Potato Brittle – Treats for Dogs with Food Allergies

This is my favorite recipe for sweet potato treats for dogs with food allergies. Ingredients 4 large sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons of olive oil Cooking Instructions Pierce the sweet potatoes with a fork and bake them in a 350 degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Hollow out the sweet potatoes and mash and mix […]

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Anti-Freeze Toxicity

With colder weather approaching, many people are getting their cars, cottages, and mobile homes ready for winter. This often involves using antifreeze (ethylene glycol) to winterize pipes and toilets and the car radiator. Antifreeze is the most common poisoning found in pets. Most pets get exposed to antifreeze from leaking car radiators. This substance is […]

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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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New Herbal for Kidney Disease in Cats ( and Dogs)

One of the most common questions I receive from cat owners is about chronic renal failure or chronic kidney disease. Chronic kidney failure is extremely common in older cats. In most cases when the pet starts to show signs of kidney disease, the cause of the problem may be long gone but the damage to […]

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Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Just like their human companions, many pets suffer from stiff and painful joints – a condition commonly known as arthritis. In pets, arthritis may be either degenerative or inflammatory in nature. Degenerative joint disease, or osteoarthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in dogs and cats. Osteoarthritis can be divided into primary or secondary […]

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Ragweed Allergies in Dogs

It is late summer and the living is easy except for those pets with ragweed allergy. If you do not have ragweed in your area, you are fortunate indeed. In Southwestern Ontario, Canada where I live we not only have ragweed, we have giant ragweed! These weeds grow up to 10 feet tall and are […]

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High Blood Pressure in Pets

Systemic hypertension, or high blood pressure, is very common in humans but can also be a problem for pets. Our pets do not smoke, do not worry and usually do not have high cholesterol, but as they age high blood pressure can be a problem. When blood pressure rises in our pets, the smallest vessels […]

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