Mushroom Compound to Prolong Canine Cancer Patients
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Coriolus mushrooms

Up until just recently, when a man’s best friend is diagnosed with cancer, such as hemangiosarcoma, even if the dog received chemotherapy treatment the prognosis was extremely guarded for living a long, full life. Hemangiosarcoma is relatively common in dogs, … Continue reading

A New Healthy Weapon Against Arthritis and Pain
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Perna canaliculus, the green lipped mussel

We’ve seen a spate of back injuries lately, and so it’s prompted me to discuss Perna canaliculus once more.  Perna canaliculus, or Perna for short, is the technical name for the New Zealand green lipped mussel. It is a bivalve … Continue reading

Ingredients to Avoid In Pet Food
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Pet food ingredients to avoid

Propylene glycol is an industrial solvent used in acrylics, stains, inks, dyes, cellophane, non-toxic antifreeze, airplane de-icers and brake fluid. Side effects on animals include: irregular heartbeat, underdeveloped growth, brain, liver and kidney failure, lowering blood pressure and even death. … Continue reading

Leaky Gut Syndrome in Pets
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Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) is a problem in people and animals alike. And recent research is pointing to LGS as a possible causative agent in many previously unrelated diseases. What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome? The GI track (or alimentary canal … Continue reading

New Treatment for Lymphoma and Other Pet Cancers
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A vaccine induced fibrosarcoma in a cat

Within the last six months a new treatment has come online for lymphoma in both dogs and cats. It is called ImmuneFx, and in essence it uses the pet’s own cancer cells to create a vaccine, which is then injected … Continue reading

Canine Hydrotherapy
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Dogs that are suffering from hip or elbow dysplasia, anterior cruciate ligament injuries, tibial plateau leveling osteotomy, osteoarthritis, chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy, femoral head ostectomy, orthopedic conditions and spinal injuries can benefit from hydrotherapy. Additionally, dogs that are recovering from fractures, … Continue reading

Hip Dysplasia and Joint Issues in Dogs
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Hip dysplasia x-ray

There are a number of ways to prevent and/or treat a dog or cat with hip, bone, and joint issues ranging from hip dysplasia to arthritis.   For the sake of time and effort, this article will focus on hip dysplasia, … Continue reading