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The Healing Power of Bees… yes bees. How Sweet it Is!

August 24, 2016

Once again I am reminded of how simple, and how readily available some of nature’s greatest medicines are.  My Aussie-Chow mix was diagnosed with insulinoma; and insulin-producing malignancy that robs the body of glucose, leaving my poor girl tired, weak and prone to seizures unless I keep her blood glucose levels up through frequent feeding […]

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Natural Pets TV Episode 4, with Greg Tilford

August 19, 2016

Episode 4 topics include: Who to work with and trust when it comes to natural, holist health pathways and solutions. Tthe increase in integrative and holistic vets. Research being done and available on natural care. The roles of herbs in health maintenance. How To support what the body at what it is naturally designed to […]

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Herbal Home Remedies… relief may be closer than you think!

August 15, 2016

With new herbal products popping up like weeds on store shelves everywhere it can be difficult to decide which ones are right for you and your pet.    There are herbal remedies for immune system support, cardiovascular health, worms, fleas, nursing bitches, and dogs with urinary problems. Products with cute and clever labels (most of which […]

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Natural Pets TV Episode 3

July 27, 2016

In this episode, Heidi Nevala and I discuss the roles of herbs in daily health maintenance. How To support what the body at what it is naturally designed to do. What are Nutritive herbs, Tonic herbs and Remedial herbs (how they differ in what they do). Herbs as alternatives, supportive and replacements for conventional drug […]

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Natural Pets TV, episode 2

July 14, 2016

Join me, Greg Tilford and Heidi Nevala for Natural Pets TV – Episode 2 – Preventing and Confronting Chronic Illness in Animals, using herbs, diet and other natural modalities,  where we discuss concepts of the human-animal relationship, and how our behaviors affect their health.  In this episode I voice my perspectives on exogenous chemicals in the environment […]

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Natural Pets TV, Starring herbalist Greg Tilford has Launched!

June 29, 2016

I am very happy to announce that I have completed taping 16 episodes of Natural Pets TV, which will air every two weeks on Roku Network’s Pet World Insider channel, and simultaneously on the Pet World Insider YouTube Channel.   This is a program that showcases experts in the natural pet world sharing knowledge, expertise and experience […]

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Garlic….Is it Safe for your Pets?

June 20, 2016

June 20, 2016 The issue of garlic toxicity has become a recurrent topic of discussion in the animal supplements industry— mainly because most of what is stated in the toxicology/poison center databases (including ASPCA and others) , none of which include discussions of inappropriate dosing or what constitutes misuse.  This, coupled with the fact that the FDA […]

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How to Cure a Cat’s Anxiety

August 4, 2015

There is more than one way to tame a housecat.  Those who follow this blog may be already aware that the use of herbal calming formulas may work to temporarily take the edge off of the fidgety feline (see “Herbs for the Anxious Dog or Cat”, May, 2009).   But there are other options too, especially if something […]

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Jerky treats leave nearly 600 dogs dead in ‘mysterious outbreak’, FDA says

January 14, 2014

Dear Readers…  The following article, which was published by Fox News last October,  should serve as a strong reminder of how important it is to take  your companion animal’s diet into your own hands.  While its likely that foul play and greed will be found  at the root of this terrible crisis, waving an accusatory […]

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Cat Domestication Traced to Chinese Farmers 5,300 Years Ago… Who Says Cats aren’t Man’s Best Friend?

December 17, 2013

Dec. 16, 2013  Science Daily— Five-thousand years before it was immortalized in a British nursery rhyme, the cat that caught the rat that ate the malt was doing just fine living alongside farmers in the ancient Chinese village of Quanhucun, a forthcoming study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has confirmed. “At […]

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