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Cold Laser Therapy from the Comfort of Your Home

Are your pets suffering from pain?  Do you find it difficult to bring them to the vet?  Does your angelic kitten turn devilish when you try to put them into the carrier? Now, you can reduce their pain in the comfort of your own home with cold laser therapy.

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7 Reasons Your Dog’s Nose is Running

While a runny nose isn’t a big deal to us, it can be for our dogs. Smell is a dog’s strongest sense, as they have over 220 million smell receptors in their nose compared to our mere 5 million. That makes their nose about 100,000 times more powerful than ours.  (more…)

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Answering the FAQs about Animal Reiki

by Felicia McMillan, shamanic Reiki practitioner and owner of Mended Joy

Noticing that your pet is anxious, depressed, or stressed can often be a sign that life energy is low.

Physical illness and maladies are a tangible manifestation that life energy is low. In collaboration with modern medicine, reiki may increase the rate of healing with a few sessions. Health issues are always circumstantial and sessions should be tailored to your pet’s specific needs. Reiki is a safe way to get your pet back to a healthy and balanced energy that complements any other form of healing, medical treatments, or homeopathy. (more…)

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How do Fleas Hurt My Dog?

by Dr. Gail Marasse, Active Pet Health

Before I list all the ways that these devilish insects can cause problems, let’s talk about what fleas actually are. They are parasites! Yes, by definition, a flea is a parasite because they live on (external parasite) or in (internal parasite) other creatures. And, it just so happens that fleas really favor our furry pets. Fleas are the most common external parasites found on dogs and fleas like our pet’s tasty, warm blood. (more…)

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Look Out – Understanding your Pet’s Eyes

by Dr. Robert Zepeki, DVM CVCP, owner of Village Animal Group

Your kitty and doggy Friends possess a remarkable stereoscopic vision. They inherited this ability from their hunting ancestors. Both species can see some color. Your doggy Friend has an eye very similar to our eye with one focal point on the back of the eye. However, the kitty Friends are endowed with very good night vision. Their eyes are so sensitive to light that the iris can close to a slit in strong light resulting in two focal points at the top and the bottom of the closed iris. You have probably noticed this when your kitty Friend sits in the sunlight. The eye consists of the following main structures; cornea, iris, lens, and globe or eyeball.

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