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Fortiflora: Why You Should Avoid At All Costs

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera / December 4, 2018

We have all seen the yogurt commercials with Jamie Lee Curtis sitting on a green couch talking about the benefits of probiotics. Maybe you have even laughed at the SNL spoof of just that. But what do you really know about probiotics? More than just an incentive to buy yogurt, probiotics are a vital key […]

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Simparica: Why a Holistic Route is Preferable

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera / December 4, 2018

We’ve all seen it. The ritual “scratch dance” that accompanies a visit from an uninvited summer guest residing on your dog. That’s right: fleas. You may think fleas and ticks are an annual part of being a pet owner. However, there are a number of ways you can treat and prevent flea infestations on your […]

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Fish Oil for Cats: A Word of Caution

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera / December 4, 2018

One of the most commonly added dietary supplements is none other than fish oil. A quick Google search is typically all that’s needed to make many pet owners run out for a bottle of the dietary supplement not only for themselves but for their beloved four-legged friends as well. From promoting skin health to preventing […]

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Probiotics for Cats: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera / December 4, 2018

Your feline means the world to you and you would do just about anything to ensure their happiness and wellbeing. As a doting cat owner, you make sure your four-legged companion has plenty of interactive toys and is fed a well-balanced diet. You maintain regular checkups and are on high alert if something seems fishy. […]

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Arthritis in Cats: Everything You Need To Know

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera / November 29, 2018

Arthritis is one of the most common physical ailments plaguing humans. In fact, over 350 million people worldwide suffer from arthritis. However, did you know that arthritis is the most prevalent condition amongst middle-aged felines? Cats are famously agile and nimble creatures, so naturally, the debilitating onset of arthritis can be heartbreaking to witness as […]

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Cat Scratch Fever: What You Need To Know

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera / November 29, 2018

While you may think “cat scratch fever” is just a catchy song from the 1970’s, you would actually be wrong. As a matter of fact, cat scratch fever is a real disease that humans contract from cats. If you are currently recalling the mass hysteria that accompanied diseases like West Nile Virus or Swine Flu […]

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Essential Oils and Cats: A Big Warning

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera / November 29, 2018

In recent years, essential oils have been gaining popularity for a range of different purposes. From keeping your home smelling fresh to medicinal, herbal remedies, more and more people are purchasing essential oils for their everyday needs. However, with the rise in popularity also comes a rise in concern amongst cat owners as many have […]

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How Long Do Cats Live?

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera / November 20, 2018

More than likely, you have heard the age-old adage, “cats have nine lives”. ¬†Sadly, this is simply a myth. However, for centuries the mystery of the cat has bewitched and intrigued us. Greek and Egyptian cultures historically worshiped felines as gods. William Shakespeare even mentioned their nine lives in the timeless tragedy Romeo and Juliet, […]

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IVDD in Dogs: A Holistic Approach

By Clearvoice / November 20, 2018

Back pain is a widespread and painful issue amongst humans all over the world. However, did you know that back pain is quite prevalent in dogs as well? A leading cause of canine back pain is Intervertebral Disc Disease, or “IVDD”. With cases ranging from mild to severe, canine IVDD is a livable, completely treatable […]

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Rescue Remedy for Dogs: An Honest Assessment

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera / November 20, 2018

Just like humans, dogs have the capability to experience a full range of emotion. Depression, anxiety, fear, happiness, and joy are all common canine feelings. The difference? Dogs cannot verbally articulate when their emotional balance feels out of whack. Dogs can, however, use body language to convey their emotional unrest. So what do you do […]

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