How A Natural Response To Fear Can Worsen To Become A Severe Problem By Julie Moss BSc. Hons, AdvCertVPhys, Dip.APhys. This blog examines how an unnatural fear response to fireworks occurs. Ways you can help your pet overcome these problems are to be found here. What...
Separation anxiety can be challenging for dogs, causing distress when they are apart from their cherished human or animal companion. Even separation from a constant canine friend can trigger anxiety in some dogs. The best support we can offer is to develop independence whilst we are with them at home, allowing them to be calm and content when left alone. We asked canine behaviourist Caroline Spencer to explain how to identify, avoid or overcome canine separation anxiety and provide some top tips for pet parents.
Book review for The Aromatic Cat by Julie-Anne Thorne and Nayana Morag.
Vet Dr Susan Andresier talks about the many ways in which a dog suffering life changing injuries or illness can be supported and have a good quality of life as a result of holistic veterinary care.
We asked integrative vet Dr Sarah Priggen to tell us about her pioneering work using Laser Acupuncture. Here she explains how it works and highlights the first of a series of case studies demonstrating its success with Max the spaniel who faced an uncertain future. A testimonial from his owner is also included.
If you share your life with an anxious dog, you will know that there are many challenges to overcome and situations in everyday life that can act as a trigger resulting in fearful, frantic behaviour, reactivity towards dogs and people, excessive barking and gut issues to name a few. It can seem like a lonely road to travel and that you take two steps forward one day followed by three steps back the next.
See how Photizo Red Light Therapy has helped Molly, Prudence and Mr Binks by accelerating the natural healing of their body, reducing swelling and inflammation, stimulating their immune system and relieving their pain.
Caroline Hearn writes about how we can accommodate our dog’s advancing years, making easy to do changes to enhance their old age.
Following on from Part 1, things just plodded along with her still on steroids for the last year or so – but thankfully the vet visits were reduced. However, each time I tried to wean her off the steroids she seemed to have an issue with weakness in her joints so support and more steroids were needed. It was a vicious circle, but we were about to turn a corner with integrated veterinary care….