Dr. Shawn’s Skin Line

Here is a recent interview I did on my product line. Why is it important for dog owners to regularly shampoo their dog? Regular bathing with an organic shampoo specifically designed for frequent bathing keeps the skin and coat healthy and shiny, reduces itching and infection, reduces “doggy odor,” and reduces the amount of dirt/debris/allergens the pet brings into the…

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Saving Money on Pet Care

One of the goals of using holistic pet care is to decrease the cost of pet care. Because the focus is on disease prevention, costs tend to be less over the life of the pet as illnesses are reduced. Additionally, for pets with chronic medical conditions, once the amount of conventional medications are decreased, costs also tend to decrease. However,…

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Debunking Heartworm Fallacies-Part 1

A reader recently directed me to a website making all sorts of erroneous claims about heartworm infection/disease in dogs. Since there are SO many inaccuracies on this site, I’m going to devote a spot in the newsletter each week to correcting these false statements. First, let’s start off this week with a discussion of heartworms in dogs. Heartworm infection occurs…

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