Five major signs your pet is suffering from allergies!

April 15, 2022

It’s that time… Runny eyes Reverse sneezing Licking paws Scratching head and face Ear and skin infections Remember that food allergies typically manifest year-round. A large percentage of dogs with food allergies also have environmental allergies. I don’t know about you but go outside right now and it looks like the scene for an allergy … Read More »

Holistic Vet Blend Regular Recipe

Slow Cooker turkey, kale, carrots, broccoli and brown rice

February 28, 2021

This recipe was really easy and the dogs absolutely loved it!  It takes 4 hours in a 6-8 quart crock pot on high.  Make sure you cut the carrots in to small pieces so they will be done after 4 hours.  You may need to give a little more time for larger pieces.  This recipe … Read More »

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FDA Recalls Sportmix, What You Need To Know.

January 4, 2021

The latest pet food recall involves a pet food company called Sportmix, manufactured by Midwestern Pet Foods. The FDA issued an alert that it contains potentially fatal levels of aflatoxins after the death of twenty eight dog and the illness of many others. Signs of sickness included: sluggishness, decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea and jaundice. It’s … Read More »

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COVID and Stress in Our Animals: Part II

My neighbor contacted me recently about their 13 year old Border Collie Nellie. She was in a panic and asked me to come by as soon as possible as Nellie was suffering. I have lived across the street from them and their many dogs for the past 30 years. I have even helped one dog … Read More »

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COVID and Stress in Our Animals: Part I

December 16, 2020

I recently spoke to a pet owner who was concerned about going back to work post COVID.  Their recently rescued pet was accustomed to them being home with the exceptions of essential trips and she jokingly referred to him becoming her “Velcro dog”. Increasingly, people are adopting pets in record numbers during the pandemic. Many are … Read More »

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Planning to Hike with Your Dog? What You Need to Know

December 15, 2020

When you live in Southern California, the heat is always a factor, especially when doing outdoor activities with pets. One of my favorite activities to do with my dogs is go hiking. With so many amazing trails close by I wish my dogs and I could hike more, but in order for it to be … Read More »


The Best of Both Worlds

Whenever I’m prepping food for the family, I’m always thinking about what I share and use with my pet’s food.  Eating processed food entirely is not good for anyone, including our pets.  Just remember if you stay under 10% of added food to a balanced diet you are not setting the diet off balance. So, … Read More »


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