Nutrition

Post image for Interview: Feeding Your Dog a Raw Diet

Jill Cherrier is a raw diet advocate and co-founder of In The Raw…Food for Dogs and Cats Inc. in North Vancouver, BC. In an interview for Your Holistic Dog, Jill explains the philosophy and research behind this natural approach to feeding your animal. Your Holistic Dog: How did you first become involved with feeding a […]

Post image for Slippery Elm Bark for Your Dog’s Digestion

Does this dog have a stomach ache? When my dog was a puppy, he had the occasional stomach upset, including diarrhea and constipation. It was at that time, my vet introduced me to the herb Slippery Elm Bark. Slippery Elm Bark powder provides a natural, non-toxic way to address digestive issues for both you and your dog. Slippery […]

Post image for Pet Dental Health: Give Your Dog a Bone

The topic of dental care for pets can involve various choices for animal guardians. Obviously, a plan of prevention is your first line of defence. But even with prevention, many dogs and cats may still need a more extensive dental cleaning. Doing your research and arming yourself with knowledge can make those decisions easier. That’s […]

Post image for Nutrition for Dogs with Arthritis

Guest post by Sonya Reichel Osteoarthritis affects one in five dogs, showing higher rates in senior pets. Joints commonly affected by arthritis include the hips, knees, elbows, shoulders and spine. The pain and inflammation associated with arthritis is observed after extensive cartilage damage has set in. It is therefore beneficial to be proactive in preventing […]