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Peticide

Peticide

Dr Mark Elliott questions the routine use of pesticides on our animals and asks is the veterinary industry, and related pet businesses, participating in the systemic destruction of human and animal health as well as the environment?

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The Complete Book of Cat and Dog Health by Lise Hansen DVM ~ Book Review by Morag Sutherland

The Complete Book of Cat and Dog Health by Lise Hansen DVM ~ Book Review by Morag Sutherland

There is so much information made available about diseases and illnesses in our pets, but much less about how to maintain their health. Lise had me hooked very early on with the statement: “Being healthy means so much more than simply not being ill”. Canine behaviourist and nutritionist Morag Sutherland reviews this book written by an integrated vet qualified in CAM treatments including homeopathy.It is a complete and comprehensive guide to health care for cats and dogs, providing invaluable advice on essential aspects of care such as diet and vaccinations, as well as a guide to holistic treatments.

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Living With Pet Bereavement

Living With Pet Bereavement

It’s important to be able to look after our pets and ourselves during what can be a difficult and upsetting time. We asked pet bereavement counsellor and founder of Living With Pet Bereavement, Dawn Murray, to take us through what to expect in dealing with end of life care and suggest ways of coping with the surrounding grief.

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How to Build a Puppy into a Healthy Adult Dog

How to Build a Puppy into a Healthy Adult Dog

We are pleased to incorporate Galen Myotherapy’s blog into this article about Julia Robertson’s latest book which takes a look at optimising the fundamental support you can give your puppy in order for he or she to grow into a healthy adult dog. The book would make a wonderful Christmas present for someone with or thinking of getting a puppy.

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Borage

Borage

Nature’s Medicine Cabinet:
Borage is good for bees and other wildlife. It’s also used in food and drink and in holistic healthcare for our animals and ourselves. We asked Caroline Hearn of Hedgerow Hounds to tell us more.

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Canine Health Concern

Canine Health Concern

anine Health Concern (CHC) was formed in 1994 by Catherine O’Driscoll, after two of her beautiful young Golden Retrievers – Oliver and Prudence – tragically died. She asked, “Why?” and the answers that came back were sufficiently disturbing to make her feel that independent research was necessary – free from commercial bias.

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Geriatric Pet Care

Geriatric Pet Care

Holistic vet, Vicky Simon BVetMed VetMFHom MRCVS, gives a vet's eye view on how we can help our aging pets. This article was first published on her own website here If you are lucky, your pet will get old whilst still with you, and you will end up caring for a...

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