Monday, January 21, 2019
Probiotics — the missing nutrients

Probiotics, the missing nutrients — Part 1

A balanced intestinal microbiome is crucial to good health in dogs and cats, as well as in humans. Probiotics can play an important role...
Strategies for managing pancreatitis in small animals

Strategies for managing pancreatitis in small animals

Herbal medicines and low-fat meat and vegetable diets can prevent pancreatitis in dogs and cats, and can also be used to resolve acute and...
Digestive enzymes in dogs and cats

Digestive enzymes in dogs and cats

Supplementing with digestive enzymes can enhance the health and well-being of our canine and feline patients in many crucial ways. "Man is not nourished...
osteopathy to improve mobility after routine surgeries

Osteopathy to improve mobility after routine surgeries

Osteopathy is a system of medicine based on manual manipulation. It alleviates pain, restores freedom of movement and enhances the body’s innate healing abilities....
a simpler way to buy equipment for your veterinary clinic

Advice on how to buy lower-cost equipment

When a veterinarian is opening a practice, there’s usually a sense of “sticker shock” when the total cost of outfitting the new clinic comes...
preventing injuries in canine athletes

Preventing injuries in canine athletes

Many dogs engage in regular physical activity and can be considered athletes even when not competing or on active duty. Here’s how to help...
Ozone Therapy:  a way to build and maintain health

Ozone Therapy:  a way to build and maintain health

Aging and degenerative diseases are caused by a decrease of oxygen utilization that can affect many of our organs and their functions. If we...
strategies for building and maintaining equine health

Strategies for building and maintaining equine health

The practice of veterinary medicine has changed dramatically in the 35 years since I graduated from veterinary school. Today, clients seek information from all...
integrative medicine in veterinary curriculum

Integrative medicine in veterinary curriculum

Many private veterinary practices and some teaching hospitals now offer integrative veterinary medicine modalities as an adjunct to conventional therapies. There’s an increasing interest in...
Understanding pet digestion

Understanding pet digestion

Providing optimal nutrition to your four-legged patients includes understanding how digestion works in dogs and cats, from one end of the body to the...