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Pets and Behavior Issues

Behavior problems are common in pets and they present themselves in many ways: destructive chewing or scratching furniture, excessive barking, inappropriate urination, aggressiveness, digging, and spraying are just some of the ways animals act out.
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Enzymes are Necessary for Proper Digestion

As pets age, they produce fewer enzymes which are necessary to break down their food. This can result in sluggishness, bloating, gas and vitamin deficiency.
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Natural Treatment for Pet Asthma

Pets with asthma experience many of the same problems that their humans with asthma do. An obstruction of the airway causes difficulty breathing as the air passages in the lungs fill up with mucous. Dogs and cats of any age can develop asthma, though it is mostly seen in puppies and kittens and middle-aged animals.
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Cushings Disease in Dogs - Natural Treatment

Have you noticed increased thirst in your dog? Frequent urination? What about his appetite? Is he eating more and more, but getting weaker and weaker?
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Vitamins and Antioxidants for Dogs and Cats

Antioxidant supplements can be beneficial for pets that suffer from allergies, skin problems, immune disorders, respiratory or cardiovascular diseases, eye disorders, or general problems associated with aging because antioxidants reduce the cellular damage done by free radicals and help return your dog or cat to a state of good health.
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Using a Holistic Approach for Pets with Cancer

Cancer is a disease that seems to be affecting more and more pets, especially older dogs and cats.  Many vets believe that a poor diet and increased exposure to chemicals and other environmental pollutants have led to an increase in feline and canine cancers.
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Fighting Liver Disease in Pets

Natural ingredients such as milk thistle, turmeric (curcumin), antioxidants and certain vitamins can help the liver heal. These ingredients support the liver’s function, enabling it to do its job as it regenerates.
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Pets with Allergies - Address the Causes, Not Just the Symptoms

Treating allergies in cats and dogs can be a frustrating process and so pet guardians often rely on steroids and antihistamines to alleviate the symptoms. While this may help in the short term, a better, long term approach would be to identify the allergens and reduce your pets exposure to them.
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Dogs with Arthritis and Joint Pain - Natural Remedies

People who suffer from arthritis know the debilitating effect it can have on their quality of life. Arthritis sufferers have difficulty going up stairs, they have joint pain, they don't enjoy walks as much as they used to. The same is true for cats and dogs with arthritis.
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Holistic Health Care Tips for Dogs

Using a holistic approach to pet health care means looking at all facets of your pet's life, beginning with diet and exercise to keeping your house clear of pesticides and other toxins.
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Fireworks and Pets - Tips to Keep Them Calm and Safe

Fireworks, thunderstorms, New Years Eve and other loud celebrations can be a frightening time for dogs and cats. The loud booming noises that accompany fireworks causes anxiety and stress in pets.
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Digestive Enzyme Supplements for Dogs and Cats

Digestive enzymes break down food and allow the nutrients to be absorbed and distributed to cells throughout the body. Could your pet benefit from an enzyme supplement?
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A Holistic Approach to Keeping Older Pets Healthy

As older animals become less active, they need food lower in protein and carbohydrates to avoid weight gain. Exercise is important for older dogs to prevent obesity and arthritis and to provide mental stimulation. Although its tough to acknowledge that your dog is getting older, you need to recognize your dog is not a puppy anymore.
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Natural Calming Supplements for Dogs and Cats

The following herbs, amino acids, vitamins and other nutrients can have a calming effect on dogs and cats:
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Signs of Cushings Disease in Dogs

Cushings Disease in dogs is not a condition that improves on its own without treatment. The most common cause is a microscopic, benign pituitary tumor, which oversecretes a hormone that causes the adrenals to produce cortisol.
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Calcium Supplement for Dogs and Cats

Pets being fed a home-prepared diet may benefit from a calcium supplement.
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