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Natural Flea Treatment

Guest Post: Elliot Harvey’s Natural Health Column:

Spring- the rebirth of long dormant vibrant colors, the aromatic smell of flowers, the call of the blue jay, lush vegetables on the vine, fruiting trees.  It is a time when nature pours forth all of her glory and beauty.  It is also the dawn of a new season—flea season. read more

Tracheal Collapse in Dogs

The trachea, or windpipe, is made up of several cartilage rings joined together by ligaments. Tracheal Collapse, or Dynamic Airway Disease, is a condition whereby weakening of the cartilage rings causes collapse of the trachea and a dynamic reduction of the tracheal diameter. The narrowing of the trachea means that airflow, and therefore breathing, becomes more difficult in affected dogs. read more

How To Pick A Cat

Choosing a cat for the first time is a truly wonderful experience. Sometimes it's easy; your future pet may even "choose" you. Maybe she's a stray who shows up on your doorstep, or a kitten you find all alone in your yard. Perhaps his welcoming paw reaches out through cage bars as you wander the local animal rescue. In a single moment, your life changes for the better-you’ve found your perfect furry friend. Picking a feline companion on your own may not be as easy, but it's just as much fun. read more