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Rooibos Tea For Dogs!

  It’s rich in vitamin C, and boasts two flavonoids called quercetin and luteolin, which have cancer-fighting properties. “Quercetin is (also) nature’s natural antihistamine,” adds dog behaviorist and wellness advisor Karen Rosenfeld. Rooibos has been shown to help with allergies and hot spots, digestive issues and stress in people and dogs. Some holistic veterinarians are…

Beneficial Orange Foods For Dogs

Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun 1.Mango This super fruit contains significant amounts of pyridoxine-vitamin B-6. vitamin A and C, and copper, as well as many other vitamins and minerals.Mango and all other orangey- colored fruits such as papaya tend to help with ailments like arthritis,and helps to ease joint pain.Pop some mango cubes into the freezer…


Behavior and Nutrition   Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun     Summer brings the return of healthy leafy greens,tasty fruits and raw diets for your canines.Adding apples,asparagus, sweet fruits and plenty of summer vegetables can benefit your dogs.These contain more nutrients when bought fresh from a Farmers Market and locally grown. Scientists believe that it is…


  Photo Credit Wiki  What is Tui Na? This form of Chinese massage for dogs, offers a highly effective form of bodywork that is becoming more popular today, as pet parents are drawn towards natural healing. The hand techniques help to promote the flow of chi-energy and blood through the meridian system that feeds and…


Today a second chance is not only for people but for dogs as well. According to Pawsite marketing there has been a great increase in the willingness of the American public to adopt or care for handicapped pets that have major illnesses or handicaps that in the past would have necessitated euthanasia.

Making the Right Decision

Dog wheelchairs and drag bags are but a few examples of what makes life easier for a handicapped pet. It also reassures us that the decision we are making, is the right one and that our dogs will be able to live a normal life. The dedication of mechanical engineers and veterinarians that are always looking for better ways to improve the already advanced medical and technological field enable for pet parents to make the right choice and not to euthanize a handicapped canine.

Greater Awareness

When the time comes for us to be there for our dogs, it’s always nice to have the option, funds and medical knowledge from an expert veterinarian with a similar optimistic outlook, that will enable us always to make the appropriate decision and to be our furry-best friends, best companions in sickness or in health.

Taking out pet insurance has also developed into a growing industry and is as important to many families as their own health insurance, thus showing how important our dogs have become to us.

Claudia Bensimoun

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Fido’s Spa Day! Nurturing Fido With Rooibos Tea!

Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Does your dog sometimes itch or have the occasional hot spot? Most dogs will have fleas at some stage in their lifetime, regardless of whether they are taking Frontline or any other flea medication. Chances are that you’ve discovered these little critters and have just about tried everything. Here’s what I’ve…