Cats now star in tasks ranging from boosting office morale to providing private security.
High levels of fluoride in processed dog food and in tap water means our pets are being exposed to the risk of multiple health problems.
Like us, dogs have special skills that they use in jobs as diverse as comforting crime victims, greeting art gallery visitors or rescuing drowning people.
Steps such as altering a dog’s diet and adding key supplements will restore mental and physical energies, restore the shine in their eyes and the luster in their coat.
For dogs and cats with aching joints, homeopathy offers an effective range of remedies keyed to specific conditions.
When our dogs feel threatened or anxious, their body language tells the story—if we know what to look for.
Enzymes are essential to the digestive health of dogs and cats and can aid ills ranging from vomiting to arthritis to shedding.
If a pet has dry, itchy skin or environmental allergies, natural remedies as simple as witch hazel and aloe vera can ease the suffering.
What avid horse-lovers know, people in emotional distress are now learning: Horses have a way of encouraging us to feel whole and happy.
Most vets turn first to pills and surgery, but functional medicine vets consider an animal’s genetic makeup and exposure to toxins and generally lean toward more gentle natural treatments and prevention.