Raindrop Technique for Dogs

Raindrop Technique for dogs is a home remedy that uses a combination of essential oils and holistic modalities to bring structural alignment and electrical balance to the dog’s body. The Raindrop Technique was developed by Gary Young, ND an expert in the field of therapeutic grade essential oils and founder of Young Living Essential Oils. He…

Simple Food Therapy for Senior Dogs and Cats

When treating an illness, the first step should be dietary therapy. Only when this is unsuccessful should one try drugs.  — Sun Si Miao Food therapy, a cornerstone of my holistic practice, is used to treat specific health conditions, and to prevent disease. With my senior patients, the goals of treatment are to improve quality…

Vaccination Waiver Form For Your Vet Records

Date: Dear Doctor <White Coat> and staff at <Hunky Dory Vet Clinic>, Since my dog <Bowser (or cat Fluffy)> has been diagnosed with <flea allergies, hypothyroidism, irritable bowel, etc.> I see the need to exempt him from further vaccinations going forward. As every vaccine is labeled, “Only For Use in Healthy Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets,” and…

Are You Vaccinating Your Dog Too Much

You might not know it, but it’s been reported that 60% of vets vaccinate more often than the veterinary associations recommend … And the vaccine guidelines already recommend more vaccines than your dog needs. Every unnecessary vaccine puts your dog at risk for common chronic health issues such as allergies, joint disease, digestive disease, liver…

Cat Skin Problems: Their Cause and Their Cure

  Symptoms are the body’s way of showing all is not well. They are not a problem in or of themselves. The general public is not aware of this. The medical profession, so it seems,  has no idea of this or of the concept of  supporting health. So they get busy suppressing the symptoms.  …

A Questionnaire to Determine Vaccine Protection

If your animal has already been vaccinated, ask yourself the questions below, as you might already have a fully protected animal. Did your dog receive at least one modified live vaccine for distemper/parvo after she was approximately 14 to 16 weeks old? If you answered yes, that’s most likely enough for a lifetime. Yes, a…

Why I Recommend Regular Wellness Visits

The Importance of Being Proactive in Identifying Health Issues in Pets As a proactive wellness veterinarian, I prefer to see each of my healthy patients twice a year, and more frequently as necessary for older pets and those with chronic conditions. A dog’s or cat’s wellness and nutritional needs change yearly, and over the age…

What is Kibbleitis?

When I am at a dog event or on a walk and see a dog, it only takes two seconds for me to recognize a kibble-fed dog from one that eats raw or cooked wholesome food.  You know what I’m talking about..! I often catch myself struggling between saying nothing or saying something…and what. The guardians…

CHRONIC SCRATCHING HELP!

Heal your Dog and Cat Sensibly – and at Home. Does your dog or cat do ANY of this from Spring through Fall? Chronic itching / Scratching Hair loss Recurring ear infections Skin infections DIAGNOSIS: Likely Allergies, and specifically ATOPY (environmental allergies), although food “allergies” may also contribute.  This is one of the most common…

Fur IQ: Your Pet’s Chemistry Revealed

Balancing Body Chemistry through Fur Analysis: What is Your Pet Made of? As a veterinarian, I discovered that most pet owners do not get good information about how nutrition affects their pets health.  I know that you want to provide the best nutrition for your pet, keeping them healthy longer, but don’t know who to trust and where…