Natural Treatments

ABCs of Animal Wellness – Whether Treating Cancer in Pets or People, the Same Rules Apply

January 25, 2022

(Updated January 25, 2022) Almost two decades ago, I embarked on a steep learning curve that led out of the morass of pharmaceutical propaganda into...

IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Sharon L. Kopinak March 7, 1943 – July 6, 2019

July 23, 2019

On Saturday, July 6, 2019, Dr. Sharon Lynne Kopinak, DVM, passed away peacefully at her son’s home, surrounded by her family. She was an exceptional...

CRANIAL CRUCIATE INJURY IN DOGS: A Second Option

February 1, 2014

The knee is a fairly complicated joint; it consists of the femur bone above the kneecap, the tibia bone below it in front, and the...

ALLEVIATING ARTHRITIS: Getting your pet up and running again

February 1, 2013

Many of us grew up believing that big swollen knuckles, a stiff achy body, pain “before the rain” and general malaise – typical symptoms of...

Natural Detoxification for Pets

July 1, 2011

Just like us, our animals are constantly exposed to toxins in their food and environment. Here’s how to help them back to wellness. Mystie was...

Nail Trimming Techniques and Injury Prevention for Furry Feet

May 1, 2011

Just as May’s flowers begin to spring up from the ground once again, so do our pets’ desires to spring forth into nature with renewed...