Unfortunately, in our store we see a lot of pets that are overweight. Pet parents naturally want to put their pets on a diet. I do not suggest putting your pets on a pet food that is designed for weight loss. The problem is that most of these foods take out specific nutrients they need and add additional fiber. With the thought, fiber will make your pet fill full. Unfortunately, too high fiber and too low fat diets can be an unhealthy diet for your pet. Here is an article about pet obesity and pet foods that......
Our dog Odie, at seven years old, has been diagnosed with cataracts. I did take him to an eye specialist at CRVS, and they were great but had no solution to his condition besides surgery. Odie seems to get around good, plays and doesn’t seem to mind. His cataracts are hereditary and not caused by trauma. We are currently looking to see if there is a more holistic way to treat cataracts. We will be trying some suggestions given to us and I will follow-up in a few months as to any......
We have seen some great success in using Laser Light Therapy (Cold Laser Therapy) here at the Wellness Center. From post-surgery, ruptured disk, and torn or pulled ligaments, it has been offering great relief for many of my client’s pets. I have had clients who it has been a “quick” fix and others who make appointments for maintenance. Clinical studies and research using laser therapy technology indicate the following beneficial effects of laser therapy on tissues and cells. Here are some benefits your pets can receive that are non-evasive and do not......
I have been getting some feedback on the documentary and people are generally surprised on how they have been “fooled” by the pet industry and even their vets. I hope by now you have had the opportunity to watch the documentary Pet Fooled. If not please do, so that you can at least know what the pet food industry is about and how it affects your pet. Going through this documentary, has been an eye-opener for me-either by learning new things in the pet industry or being re-educated on things I have known.......
I hope by now you have had the opportunity to watch the documentary Pet Fooled. If not please do, so that you can at least know what the pet food industry is about and how it affects your pet. Going through this documentary, has been an eye-opener for me-either by learning new things in the pet industry or being re-educated on things I have known. Here are some points of interested taken from the show: One of the biggest problems with the pet food industry is there has been very poor research done......
Because this topic has so much information, and I know your time is valuable, I will split it into several articles as I go through the video. If you have pets and you have not watched PET FOOleD, you need to. Even if you think you are feeding the best food, it may not be the best diet. If you are interested in watching this very informative documentary, you can download it from Netflix. This show features some of the best holistic veterinarians in the industry such as Dr. Karen Becker(1) and Dr.......
I have recently been asked when are we starting the Laser Light Therapy and Chiropractic for pets…I am happy to say we are currently taking appointments. Here are some benefits your pets can receive that are non-evasive and do not require drugs. Clinical studies and research using laser therapy technology indicate the following beneficial effects of laser therapy on tissues and cells: Anti-Inflammation Anti-Pain (Analgesic) Reduced Fibrous Tissue Formation Improved Nerve Function Accelerated Tissue Repair and Cell Growth Improved Vascular Activity Faster Wound Healing Increased Metabolic Activity Here are some commonly asked......
After being in business for close to eleven years, Roger and I have decided to make some changes to what we will offer our clients in the upcoming months. As you may know, the main focus of our store is the health and well-being of pets—our pets and yours. Right now, we focus on nutrition and supplements to optimize your pet’s health the best we can. So what is just over the horizon? We are looking to extend within the store a Wellness Center. We are looking at offering multiple modalities and......
Recently Evangers Dog Food Company had a voluntary recall on one of their products: Hunk of Beef. Somehow the food was contaminated. See info below. I was advised today of another recall of a line we do not carry. Due to this recent recall, we are pulling all Evangers products from our shelves even though there was no recall on those products. We may bring them back once all this is sorted out and they can determine how their products were getting contaminated. If you still choose to purchase Evangers please let......
One of the main complaints we get from customers about their dogs is itchy skin. A lot of times this is because the dog is suffering from yeast. We have successfully helped customer, i.e, their pets through diet and supplements. Dr. Karen Becker wrote a great article on dogs who suffer from yeast infections. We carry the food, some of the supplements and shampoos that she suggests you use to treat and cure your pet. If your dog is itchy and smelly, please read this article then come in to see me......