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Flea Free Naturally-Part 1-Flea Biology

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To successfully control flea infestations on pets, one must understand one’s adversary. There are primarily four species which infest cats and dogs,* Ctenocephalides felis felis (cat flea), Ctenocephalides canis (dog flea), Pulex simulans, and Echidnophaga gallinacea (poultry sticktight flea). When viewing literature on the cat flea remember that the literature is not referring to fleas […]

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Homeopathic Approach to Summertime Eye Problems

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     Our last blog examined the use of herbal remedies for eye problems in our pets.  Today we’ll discuss homeopathic treatments for common eye problems in our pets. Allopathic medicine views symptoms as an enemy to vanquish. Allopathic practitioners reduce the symptoms to their pathologic cause and dose with medicines which are aimed at overriding […]

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Summertime Eye Problems-Holistic Answers

     Summer is a wonderful time to be out and about with our pets; however, it is also a time for many animals to experience eye problems. Animals suffer from allergies, infections, and injuries during the summer months. Grass and pollen causes irritation to eyes. The surface of the eye is easily damaged resulting in […]

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Pet Obesity, Just Who is to Blame?

This week CBS News ran a clip on the pet obesity crisis in the United States. What strikes me about the piece is the news broadcast shows dogs licking ice cream cones and eating cake as if it is only the owner’s fault that their dog is overweight.  It reminds me of the obesity epidemic […]

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