5 Scary Things That Happen When You Start Feeding Your Dog or Cat Raw Food

Listen to "5 Scary Things That Happen When You Feed Your Dog or Cat Raw Food" on Spreaker." When you transition from feeding your dog kibble to feedinga raw food diet to your pet, there are a few changes you may notice. Here are the most common "scary" side effects that can happen when you … Continue reading 5 Scary Things That Happen When You Start Feeding Your Dog or Cat Raw Food

Leaky Gut

Seventy percent of your dog's immune system is housed in their gastrointestinal tract, therefore, keeping it healthy is essential to your pet's well-being. Leaky gut is difficult to diagnose because it involves trauma to the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract. Unlike an external injury, leaky gut is best diagnosed through its symptoms which include Allergies … Continue reading Leaky Gut

Treating Your Pet’s Seasonal Allergies

What are Seasonal Allergies?  Today we are going to discuss seasonal allergies in your dog or cat. First, let's clear up something up–what is the difference between seasonal and environmental allergies? Environmental allergies refer to the fact that dogs can react negatively to anything in their environment including pollens, grasses, laundry detergent, floor cleaners, fertilizers, etc. … Continue reading Treating Your Pet’s Seasonal Allergies

Food Allergies & Your Pet

Food sensitivities are commonly mislabelled "allergies, " but allergies and sensitivities actually elicit very different responses from the immune system.  Food allergies are "quite rare" according to Dr. Jean Dodds, and a true food allergy will "reflect a more immediate immunological response" (source). Anaphylaxis is often the result of an allergic response. An allergen (e.g., bee … Continue reading Food Allergies & Your Pet