Things and Products that Work

Herbs For the Senior Dog

Posted by on November 7, 2016 at 11:15 am

For humans, old age is as much a mindset as it is a physical circumstance.  But to a dog, the thought of “yielding to the wheels of time” never occurs. Your dog isn’t concerned about growing old. She doesn’t really care about the old ligament injury that makes her right leg wobble after exercise.  She […]

Herbs for Pets… the “Bible” of herbal remedies texts for pet owners. BUY A SIGNED COPY HERE!

Posted by on October 11, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Now in its second revised edition, Herbs for Pets is an indispensable resource, an exhaustive compendium of medicinal plants and natural remedies that hosts an illustrated tour through Western, ayurvedic, and Chinese herbs that grow in North America, including their holistic applications and contraindications, and alternative approaches to treating a wide range of ailments. Remedies […]

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

Posted by on August 24, 2016 at 3:09 pm

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 […]

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

Posted by on August 15, 2016 at 2:26 pm

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 […]

Seaweed for Reducing Dental Plaque & Tartar in Dogs

Posted by on October 18, 2013 at 2:29 pm

Kelp has been used to reduce dental plaque and tartar (calculus) in dogs for several years now, and the results have been impressive.  ProDen, the Sweden based manufacturer of PlaqueOff, has conducted extensive trial studies to show that Ascophyllum nosodum, a common brown kelp found in many oceans of the world, can help to reduce plaque and tartar buildup in dogs within […]

Herbs for the Anxious Dog or Cat

Posted by on May 6, 2009 at 8:02 pm

WHAT MAKES HERBAL CALMING FORMULAS EFFECTIVE? The efficacy of an herbal calming formula is influenced by several other factors— while quality, composition, and concentration of active ingredients all factor into the equation, we also must consider the physical and behavioral nature of the recipient dog, the causes of his anxiety, and the context in which […]