with Dr. Brian J. Bourquin, Founder, Boston Veterinary Clinic www.bostonveterinary.com READER QUESTION: “My dog is a giant breed and she is turning six soon. What are some tips and tricks for giving a senior, giant breed a long and happy life.” This is a great question! Giant breeds age much...

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Nutrition for Your Pets “Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food.” Hypocrites WRITTEN BY: Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP  Veterinary Nutrition Services offered at Ethos include: Homemade diet formulation Commercial diet recommendations Critical care nutrition Weight loss programs    Providing clients and veterinarians with scientific, safe...

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Written by Crystal Ward Kent As animal lovers, we want our companions to be with us for as long as possible, and to enjoy good quality of life during that time. While nothing can guarantee your pet a certain lifespan, there are ways to promote good health and reduce certain...

Looking for Some Bunny to Love – Written by Crystal Ward Kent Rabbits rule at the House Rabbit Network in North Billerica, Massachusetts. Here, the focus is on helping rabbits find good homes, and educating the public about these wonderful animals.  In traditional shelters, rabbits are sometimes overlooked, as people...

7 Steps to Stop Separation Anxiety ASK THE VET: Dr. Boyle Brown, DVM from Port City Referral Hospital in Portsmouth, NH sits down and talks separation anxiety in pets. By: Tonya Boyle Brown, DVM, DACVIM As busy families, we are acutely aware that the priorities of our four legged family...

ADAPTOGENS & TONIC HERBS FOR THE WELLBEING OF OUR PETS WRITTEN BY: Joyce Belcher, Sustenance Herbs in Kittery, Maine ADAPTOGENS…are the ideal group of herbs for pets: They are non-toxic to the recipient, regulate and normalize organ and body systems function, all contain antioxidants and scavenge free radicals, bring balance...

When your pet gets sick, it is often difficult to gauge whether or not your pet needs to be seen by a veterinarian immediately, or if your pet’s ailment can be treated the following day by your primary veterinarian. If possible, it is often better to have your veterinarian examine...

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We’ve seen the commercials; we have felt the twang in our hearts at the site of cats and dogs in need of adoption. However, many people remain unaware of how to adopt from an animal shelter. Today, approximately 8 million animals live in shelters and are in need of a...

Understanding Pet Astrology Author: Nikky Hughes: Pet Portraits While the concept of pet astrology may seem odd to many people, there are many people who believe that the date of birth of your pet, related to astrological signs of the planets, the sun, and the stars, have a significant impact...

NATURAL AND HOMEMADE SHAMPOO FOR DOGS: How to Find or Make Natural Dog Shampoo By LAUREN LEONARDI  ** Reblogged to www.projectpawsitive.com and www.facebook.com/projectpawsitive When it comes to dog shampoo, there are plenty of inexpensive, natural, and gentle ways to make sure your pup is clean and healthy. All dogs need the occasional...

If you are thinking about adopting a rescue dog, it is important to prepare a calculated assimilation for him into your home. Rescue dogs can come from an array of situations and might be skittish when they enter a new environment. Here are five things that you can do to get...

What pet makes the most sense for my family? Six Questions to Ask Yourself and Family Members Written by Dr. Melissa Magnuson, DVM  Choosing a pet for your family should be a decision discussed by all family members. Many pets do not fit certain lifestyles and pets are a large...

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Oh my gosh. I just came across this amazing article from Reader’s Digest that described real life accounts of pets saving their owners. Aren’t they just amazing creatures. Enjoy: Whoa, Girl Halfway through my first pregnancy, I was riding Ruby along a trail in the Pennsylvania countryside, about three miles from...

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