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July 2020

June 2020

Gus, the dog, in 50 states

By | June 5th, 2020|

Featured Pet of the Month: Meet Gus, who is on a mission to play fetch in all 50 states! Before and after his excursions [...]

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Dr. Ava Frick’s PAW SPA

By | June 5th, 2020|

Paw Spa with your dog or cat has 5 benefits: To help release from the pads any toxins that are adhered and could lead [...]

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January 2020

Tai Chi-huahua™

By | January 15th, 2020|

Tai chi is a centuries-old Chinese martial art that descends from qigong, an ancient Chinese discipline that has its roots in traditional Chinese medicine. It [...]

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December 2019

November 2019

August 2018

Electroceuticals: The Wave of the Future Is Now

By | August 17th, 2018|

Increasingly, treatment for a host of conditions and ailments is based on electroceuticals rather than pharmaceuticals. Instead of prescriptions for chemical molecules, some doctors are [...]

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December 2017

Why Is Cholesterol High?

By | December 14th, 2017|

Cholesterol numbers began rising about the time people quit doing as much manual labor and switched eating habits to refined, processed, [...]

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Feeling Sorry For Them

By | December 14th, 2017|

Ava Frick, DVM, CACAnyone who cares about animals will have a list of situations that make one feel bad about their [...]

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Yellow Spots in the Lawn

By | December 14th, 2017|

Understand the Cause: It is the nitrogen, not just the pH. Lawn burn is caused by the nitrogen in dog urine. [...]

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Teeth Article

By | December 14th, 2017|

It’s easy to ignore things that are not visible. Like your pets teeth. Their cute muzzle lips cover the teeth so [...]

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Raw V.S. Dry Food

By | December 14th, 2017|

Raw food & Freeze-dried Raw is the fastest growing sector of the pet food market. Raw is a diet primarily of [...]

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Bite Out of Dental Disease

By | December 12th, 2017|

TAKE A BIG BITE OUT OF DENTAL DISEASE & OTHER HEALTH PROBLEMS Yet another “wives tale” bites the dust. How many [...]

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Dog Pain

By | December 12th, 2017|

THE 25 SIGNS THAT ARE 'SUFFICIENT' INDICATORS OF PAIN IN DOGS This list is an assessment tool which covers the sensorial [...]

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Cat Pain

By | December 12th, 2017|

THE 25 SIGNS THAT ARE 'SUFFICIENT' INDICATORS OF PAIN IN CATS This list is an assessment tool which covers the sensorial [...]

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Animal Pain

By | December 12th, 2017|

Pain is invisible, but its symptoms are not. We can’t point it out, like a growth or broken bone. But [...]

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Stretching Exercises

By | December 12th, 2017|

Stretching exercises can be a part of your dog’s recovery program. Proper stretching can increase flexibility and range of motion (ROM), [...]

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Cold and Heat Therapy

By | December 12th, 2017|

COLD or cryotherapy should be used immediately after a new injury to help reduce the degree of trauma the tissue will [...]

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Obesity and Exercise

By | December 12th, 2017|

Statistic and surveys have shown that people who exercise with their pets will stick to a program more successfully than if [...]

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Losing It

By | December 12th, 2017|

Trying to help your pet lose weight can be frustrating. Traditional “weight loss” diets often lack sufficient levels of the vital [...]

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Keeping Cool

By | December 12th, 2017|

You want to exercise your dog but you also know the summer temperature and humidity can be dangerous. How do you [...]

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