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Pet Nutrition

Posted on: July 8, 2019

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Fermented Foods for Better Pet Health

FUR-mented Foods by Dr. Laura Weis Published in the July 2019 issue of Natural Awakenings What if there was a single way to help pets with such diverse chronic diseases as inflammatory bowel disease, allergic dermatitis, hypothyroidism, food sensitivities, leaky gut, periodontal disease, anxiety disorders, and even aid in cancer prevention and treatment?  Pharmaceutical companies Read the full article…

General Health

Posted on: November 7, 2017

Managing Pet Diabetes

Managing Pet Diabetes  November is National Diabetes Awareness Month Pets can experience many of the same diseases that affect humans, including diabetes. Diabetes mellitus affects middle-aged to older cats and is more common in males. It’s also common in older dogs. Obesity is a factor in developing diabetes so one way to avoid this disease—and Read the full article…

Pet Nutrition

Posted on: June 8, 2017

Homemade Dog Treats

Homemade dog treats using fresh fruits and vegetables from the garden or a farmer’s market are healthy snacks your pet will enjoy. When slicing fresh vegetables for a salad, don’t forget your dog. Diced carrots, cucumber slices and green beans are healthy summer treats. Creating a fruit smoothie? Share some banana chunks, apples slices and blueberries with your dog too, Read the full article…

General Health

Posted on: December 9, 2016

When Your Dog Has an Upset Tummy

When your dog has an upset tummy, a bland diet of homemade chicken and rice just might be what the doctor at Doylestown Veterinary Hospital & Holistic Pet Care ordered. Dogs can experience an upset tummy and diarrhea due to a number of reasons. A post-holiday hangover from too many special treats and tasty tidbits, Read the full article…

General Health

Posted on: November 30, 2015

Omega Supplements for Dogs

Considering Omega supplements for dogs is perhaps the most important decision you can make to improve your dog’s health. There is only one brand of commercial dog food—which is a prescription food–that has adequate levels of Omega 3 fatty acids and the appropriate ratio of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids. Low levels of Read the full article…