Lumps and Bumps in Dogs and Cats: What They Mean and What to Do
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Dr Keith Weingardt, DVM, CVA, CTCVM
5d ago
You find a strange lump on your beloved fur baby during a cuddle session. Yikes – what do you do?! First: DO NOT PANIC! Second: Read on for some of the kinds of lumps and bumps in companion animals, when to worry (spoiler alert: you don’t – let your vet do the worrying for you), and what to do about them. Lumps and bumps in dogs and cats are not uncommon, and there are multiple kinds of them – many of which are benign. So: Understanding the common kinds of lumps and bumps, knowing when to seek veterinary care, and helping prevent lumps by supporting overall health with proper supplementation ..read more
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Give Your Dog or Cat Better Gut Health with Ashwagandha
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Animal Wellness
2w ago
If your dog or cat suffers from consistent tummy troubles, ashwagandha may just be the answer to their whimpers. As everyone can attest to – from toddler to old-timer – there’s nothing quite like a sore stomach to make you feel miserable. Newsflash: our beloved fur babies feel exactly the same way! If your dog is a compulsive grass-eater/vomiter, you’ll know exactly what we’re talking about. Even if they’re not, you only need to witness one explosive bout of diarrhea, complete with accompanying sad, humiliated puppy eyes, to know it’s no fun – for anyone! Enter KSM-66 Ashwagandha pure root ext ..read more
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Expert Tips to Keep Your Cat Hydrated
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Animal Wellness
2w ago
Keeping your cat hydrated is a year-round task, but July is about bringing awareness to the importance of water consumption for feline friends. To celebrate, let’s look at expert tips for cat parents! July is National Pet Hydration Awareness Month, and cat parents especially know just how important it is to make sure your kitty drinks enough water. Hydration is vital for all creatures, but it can be difficult to ensure our feline friends consume enough because they can be picky about drinking. If you’ve ever struggled to keep your cat hydrated, these tips will help you ensure they drink enough ..read more
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Allergies in Dogs and Cats – They Suffer Too!
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Dr Keith Weingardt, DVM, CVA, CTCVM
1M ago
If you Google “pet allergies” the entire coveted first page of results is dedicated to humans’ allergies to dogs and cats. But! Our beloved furry best friends can suffer from their own allergic reactions – to the environment, foods, and more. That’s right. Contrary to what Google would have you believe, many of us searching up “pet allergies” are actually trying to figure out how to give relief to our animal companions suffering from allergies – rather than how to find relief from them! Allergies in dogs and cats are a real thing. Fortunately, there are ways to help them beat the sniff and scr ..read more
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Collagen Peptides: A Boost for Aging Pets
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Dr Keith Weingardt, DVM, CVA, CTCVM
1M ago
Is collagen a magic potion? That mythical elixir of youth made real? No. But does collagen have a real potential to help man’s best friend age with a wag in their tail? Absolutely! It’s time to embrace collagen for your pet’s health and happiness. Here’s why. Understanding Collagen and Its Significance As the most abundant protein in the bodies of mammals, including dogs and cats, collagen plays a crucial role in various bodily functions. In particular, collagen serves as a building block for the body’s connective tissues, contributing to the health of joints, skin, hair, and nails. As pets (a ..read more
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The Art of Caring for Senior Pets
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Dr Keith Weingardt, DVM, CVA, CTCVM
1M ago
As any number of Instagram memes attest to, getting old is no joke. What’s even worse than our own creaking, croaking head, shoulders, knees, and toes though? Watching our pets age. Rusty, aching joints, struggles eating, wandering focus, lack of joy… All common to the aging process, but heart-rending nonetheless as we see their quality of life slowly go downhill. But there are ways to help your aging pet go gracefully into their golden years! The art of caring for senior pets involves prioritizing joint health, vitality, brain health, heart health, and gut well-being. Here, in detail, are all ..read more
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The Healing Power of Aromatherapy for Dogs and Cats
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Sabrina Giardina
1M ago
Studies show that essential oils and aromatherapy for dogs and cats can reduce anxiety, promote relaxation, and support overall well-being.  Aromatherapy for dogs and cats can offer many advantages, including addressing physical and emotional needs. Pet parents can enhance their companions’ overall health and well-being by incorporating aromatherapy into their lives. This article will cover the benefits of aromatherapy for dogs and cats, safety tips, and how to use essential oils for companion animals. Benefits of Aromatherapy for Dogs and Cats When used properly, certain essential oils c ..read more
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Supplements to Support Your Dog or Cat’s Heart
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Nancy Scanlan, DVM, CVA
1M ago
Heart disease in dogs and cats has a variety of causes, from dietary deficiencies to genetic predisposition. Read up on the natural supplements that can help support your best friend’s heart. While it’s true that dogs and cats don’t have heart attacks, they definitely do get heart disease. Common causes of heart problems in our canine and feline companions include dietary deficiencies, parasites (especially heartworm), aging (especially aging heart valves), and inherited breed-related problems. A number of natural supplements can help support your dog or cat’s heart health, even in the face of ..read more
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Does Your Dog Have Tear Stains? What Causes Them and How to Eliminate Them
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Animal Wellness
1M ago
Tear stains in dogs – those reddish-brown streaks running from their eyes down to their ever-boopable snouts – are a fairly common sight, especially on dogs with light-colored fur. If your pooch is prone to this eye affliction, you’ll know that it doesn’t seem to bother him much. As pet parents, however, it is important to understand how and why tear stains occur; why they might be a problem; and, most importantly, to make use of solutions like PetEyez Vitamin Treats, designed to eliminate them and rid your pup of this eye-health issue for good. What Causes Tear Stains? The good news first: te ..read more
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5 Ways to Get Your Cat to Take Supplements or Medications
Animal Wellness Magazine » Cat Health
by Abigail Jane
1M ago
Whether your cat is on supplements or medications (or both), getting him to take them can be a huge challenge. Here are five ways to make the task easier and less stressful. As a cat parent, you know your kitty sometimes needs to take supplements or medications to stay healthy. You also know that getting him to take them is easier said than done. He might fight you when you try to insert a pill into his mouth, or refuse to swallow and spit it out again, making the task a major headache. Following are six easy-to-implement ways to get supplements and medications into your cat without distressin ..read more
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