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Canine Acupressure & Tui Na Massage
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Canine Nutrition
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Dog Photography
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It’s Tick Season!

As temperatures start to warm up in April and May so does the concern for ticks. Anytime it is above freezing, ticks can be active.  They are most active when it’s above 45 degrees Fahrenheit, but they don’t die off in the cold, they are just less active or dormant.  Adult ticks, are about the …

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Baking Rainy Day Yin Cookies for Dogs

Rainy days are perfect for making cookies.  These Yin Cookies are super easy to make and are great for warming the body and spirit.  I modified this recipe from one I learned through the Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute.  If you’d like to learn that recipe too, follow this link to my YouTube video. In Traditional Chinese …

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Essential supplements for dogs

We all want to provide our dogs with the very best nutrition we can afford. Here are a few supplements for dogs you can add to your pet’s food, regardless if you are feeing dry kibble, canned or raw, to help ensure your dog is getting the nutrition he needs. Probiotics are essential if feeding processed …

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Canine Acupressure Points to Help your Dog

Acupressure has been known to treat over 40 conditions.  It excels at things like rehabilitation, chronic pain, neurological disorders and strengthening the immune system.

In this video I walk you through a few points that you can use at home with your own dog.

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Best Drinking Water for Dogs

Do you give your dog filtered drinking water?  Many pet parents are concerned about the quality of water their dogs are drinking. It’s important to provide your family, including your pets, with the highest quality water you can afford.  Water that is free from pharmaceuticals, pesticides, fluoride and metals is vital for optimal health. In the …

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Dog Jaw Chattering and Dental Health

Have you ever seen your dog’s jaw chatter? It might have happened for a split second when he was super excited for you to throw the ball, or maybe you’ve seen it and brushed it off as just a weird thing he does sometimes but didn’t think it was anything serious. I’m sharing this personal …

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Dog training, it’s not just for puppies!

You’ve made it through puppy training, obedience and your dog might even have a few tricks down pat. Your dog might have even graduated at the top of his class, but sometimes over the years, bad habits slip back in. It’s easy let things slide and not address the behavior issues that have developed. But bad …

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Blueberry Pepita Quinoa Dog Cookies

If you are looking for a special dog cookie to bake, here’s one we both LOVE!!  It’s not sweet, but it’s delicious and it’s loaded with goodness! 3/4 c. quinoa flakes 1 1/2 c. whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 c. dried unsweetened blueberries 3 eggs 1/4 C. unsweetened, unflavored coconut milk 2 …

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Holiday Stress and your Dog

The holidays are a busy time of year at most households.  It can also be a bit stressful for both you and your dog. Usual routines get interrupted by more frequent comings and goings with holiday shopping, parties and festivities.  Cold, snowy days and shorter daylight hours might interrupt your usual walk routines and suddenly …

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Thanksgiving with your Dog

Thanksgiving is such a wonderful holiday to bring family and friends together. With a little planning, your fur baby can enjoy the celebration too. If you are cooking a plain turkey at home, there’s no reason your dog can’t enjoy a little of the meat along with you! In Chinese Medicine, turkey is a neutral to …