Top 10 Pet Safety Tips for July 4th

Resist the urge to take your pet to fireworks displays. Keep your pets indoors in a sheltered, quiet area. Consider boarding your pet for the night if you will be out late. Consult with your veterinarian for ways to keep your pet calm if you know they are seriously distressed by fireworks or other loud noises. Natural therapies work best,…

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Keep These Medicines Out Of Your Pet’s Reach

The Pet Poison Helpline recently shared their list of the top 10 human medications most frequently ingested by pets. 1. NSAIDs (e.g. Advil, Aleve and Motrin) Topping our Top 10 list are common household medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs), which include common names such as ibuprofen (e.g. Advil and some types of Motrin) and naproxen (e.g. Aleve). While these medications…

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New Survey Links Certain Home Features To Dogs with Arthritis Problems

A survey of dog owners suggests certain types of homes and home features may exacerbate arthritis in dogs. Flexcin International, the maker of Flexcin with CM8â„¢ joint pain supplements and FlexPet arthritis supplements for dogs, recently surveyed 500 dog owners throughout the country to learn if certain types of homes create an atmosphere for dog arthritis. Flexcin team leaders uncovered…

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If It Doesn’t Work, Why Is It Allowed?

People who are skeptical about the value of natural medicine often like to point out that, in their opinion, natural medicine just doesn’t work. This point of view got me to thinking about their position and I came up with the following questions: “If natural therapies don’t work, and I continue to market them to the public and use them…

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There Is Research But Skeptics Still Refuse to Believe

One of the major objections posed by people who are against natural medicine is that there is no “proof” that any natural therapies work. This despite hundreds if not thousands of years of proof using therapies such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional supplements, and homeopathy. I recently came across the following statements supposedly questioning the proof that shows the effectiveness…

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