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Canine Acupressure & TCM
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Benefits of Canine Acupressure and Massage
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Utah Dog Massage
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Valentine’s Beef Heart Treats for Dogs

Your furry valentine will love these beef heart treats. Beef heart is loaded with great nutrition for your dog and these yummy treats are super easy to make.   Benefits of beef heart for dogs Heart is made up of cardiac muscle. It is rich in protein and a great source of B-complex vitamins and coenzyme …

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Judgment Free Zone: Your Pet Family Size

Has anyone ever criticized your pet family size or how many pets are in your home? This can go both ways; people can pass judgement if they feel you have too many, or too few pets. This is generally just a projection of what they feel is right for them. Everyone has their own ideals, and …

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Your Dog’s Nose and the Importance of Sniffing

Your dog’s nose is an amazing sensory organ and sniffing is vitally important to your dog’s ability to gather information about his environment. When you grab the leash and get ready to take your dog outside, do you say “let’s go on a sniff?” Probably not, but maybe you should. You might even get annoyed …

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Acupressure Benefits for Senior Dogs

Senior dogs benefit greatly from acupressure. Acupressure is a modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has been used for over 3,000 years on both animals and humans. When a certain point, called an “acupoint” on a “meridian”, or pathway, is activated through light pressure, chi and blood travel to corresponding organs. This, in turn, helps …

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Pet quality of life and hospice care

What is pet quality of life and hospice care? Are you trying to determine life choices for your pet and want a little bit of help figuring out if your pet is suffering too much or if there is something more you can do? Every dog and cat parent comes to a time when they …

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Benefits of bone broth for dogs

What are the benefits of bone broth for dogs? Bone broth is loaded with good nutrition and essential minerals for both you and your dog. It’s a perfect supplement to any food; dry or wet, home prepared, kibble or raw.  It’s super easy to make and it freezes nicely in ice cube trays or glass bowls, …

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The importance of brushing your dog’s teeth

Periodontal disease is the most common health concern for dogs and cats. It’s estimated that 80% of dogs over the age of three have dental disease. That’s a huge percentage of the dog population! That’s why brushing your dog’s teeth is so important. Signs of periodontal disease include bad breath, tartar, difficulty eating, bleeding gums, jaw …

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Fear Free Veterinary Visits for your Dog

Does the concept of a fear free veterinary visit sound too good to be true?’ Does the word “vet” cause your dog to cower and tremble? Well thankfully fear free veterinary visits are a real thing! Well known veterinarian, Dr. Marty Becker, created a certification program called Fear Free Pets. The program teaches veterinary and …

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If your Dog or Cat Outlives You

Have you ever worried about what would happen to your dog or cat if something happened to you? This is a serious consideration for many people, especially those who don’t have extended family or whose family would be unable or unwilling to care for a pet. There are some steps you can take to help ensure …

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Calendula for your Dog

Calendula, also known as pot marigold, is a wonderful herb that we can use to help our dogs. It’s also one that should be included in your dog’s first aid kit.   Externally, it works great to soothe the skin and heal wounds. In addition to it’s soothing properties, it is an anti-fungal and antibacterial. It’s …