Archive for May, 2009

Herbs for Pets 2nd Edition Released!

May 28, 2009

<>The long awaited second edition of Herbs for Pets , by author/herbalists Gregory L. Tilford and Mary L. Wulff has just been released from Bowtie Press… FINALLY! For the past decade, Herbs for Pets has been an indispensable resource for anyone who owns or cares for companion animals. Written by two of the world’s most […]

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Herbs for Seasonal Allergies in Pets

May 14, 2009

Cedar, an Australian cattle dog has red, runny, eyes. He itches too. Probably because of a sudden rise in mold or pollen, an event that always follows a spring snowmelt. Regardless, he’s suffering, and I need to do something. The cat is sneezing again too— just like she does every spring. Come to think of […]

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Herbs for the Anxious Dog or Cat

May 6, 2009

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 […]

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States Clamp Down on Dog Breeding and Selling Facilities

May 6, 2009

Some state governments are working to enact strict laws that will require dog breeders and retailers to maintain clean, humane shelter for the pooches thet are sellng.  In Montana, legislation has been introduced (HB 548) that would regulate pet stores and dog breeders and require the state to conduct regular, unannounced inspections of those facilities.   If adopted, the new rules would would […]

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