Herbal Remedies for Dogs & Cats

Cosequin For Cats - #1 Veterinarian recommended. Helps support urinary bladder health and maintain joint health and mobility. Nutramax offers a thorough line of pet supplements that will work to maintain the health and beauty of your best friend for years to come. Cats age at a faster rate than humans and it is our job to provide them with the nutrition necessary for them to strive long term. Cosequin For Cats was created to help maintain joint health and mobility for your feline friend. This natural supplement safely and... Read more →

Loving parents of a beloved dog, wheaten terrier, share the following touching story of Sheldon overcoming canine kidney disease and spending two more quality years together; incase you need some encouragement when the Vet only gives your four-legged friends only a few weeks to live… “Sheldon came into our lives on August 17, 2003. Everyone knew Sheldon. He was such a loving little boy and was just happy to be loved by our whole family. Sheldon always had a sensitive stomach and was on a strict diet of prescription dog... Read more →

Summer makes us think about getting outdoors with our pets and this is a good thing for both human and animals. For most of us our pets live indoors. Many are cooped up inside with bathroom privileges only for most of the day. For many active dogs, this is the equivalent to prison. It is no wonder we have so many dogs with anxiety and boredom problems like destructive chewing and constant barking. Most of these problems could be solved simply by increasing exercise! Exercise is a mental stress reliever... Read more →

Obie The Cats Amazing Recovery With SPARK Nutritional Supplement

I believe Spark, Pet Wellbeing’s nutritional supplement has truly made a new cat out of Obie, and I recommend it to everyone. Testimonial from Obie's mom I found Obie, when I visited a rescuer to adopt a special needs kitty I had seen online, and she had many other cats looking for homes. A smelly, older-looking black cat was very affectionate when I visited, so I decided to take him home along with the other one. I figured I would feed him a high-quality diet, and the smell might disappear.... Read more →

A heart-warming customer story, especially if your pet is also going through urinary tract infection and cat kidney disease. “Our Sassy was one of five kittens born in our bedroom over 16 years ago, an unexpected and delightful addition to our family. All but Sassy and her brother Tiger were placed with other willing “parents” and when Tiger met an untimely death due to a raccoon that took him down, it was just our Sassy that kept her place in our home and hearts for the years to come. It... Read more →

Cancer is the #1 Disease-Related Killer of Cats If you’ve received this devastating news, read on for the thoughts of our resident vet. Let’s not underestimate the power of timely natural support to help with feline cancer! Here’s a customer story: Almost three years ago, we got a phone call from our vet. Happy had a maximum of two weeks left to live, with stomach and intestine cancer. Happy, is our oldest 10-year-old cat. Luckily, I know Pet Wellbeing, which is a great, reliable company so I’ve ordered LIFE GOLD.... Read more →

This story is from Patty who is Miracle Molly's mom. This is our Miracle Molly, aka Princess Molly. Two years ago, at age four, she became extremely ill, not eating and bleeding out of her little bottom. Ultrasound indicated a stomach tumor and she was taken in for an emergency surgery called stomach resection and was given a 50/50 chance of surviving the operation. Once the vet had her open, he discovered it wasn't her stomach, but her liver was enlarged. They biopsied her liver and lymph nodes. The results... Read more →

Blood Sugar Gold - Dog/Canine Diabetes Support Natural Supplement for Diabetes in Dogs Supports normal serum insulin levels Supports healthy cholesterol levels Supports healthy triglycerides Helps maintain eye and liver health Order Blood Sugar Gold today and help support your dogs blood sugar levels. 90 day money-back guarantee 1 bottle = 2oz (59ml) 1 bottle is a 1 month supply for most dogs Legal disclaimer: Results may vary from pet to pet Uno is approaching 13 years. He has jogged with me for at lest ten of those years, but... Read more →

The Hairball Remedy For Cats - Natural & Easy

As a cat owner, you’ve probably picked up a hairball or two.Prevention of hairballs is the best way to deal with this problem. Regular brushing, especially for long haired cats and a good quality diet will help. One of the best natural remedies include adding a small quantity of sardines, fish oil or olive oil to the diet, finely chopped wheat or oat grass, ground flaxseed-1/4 tsp daily, aloe vera juice with chlorophyll, psyllium husks-1/8 tsp with water once daily before meals or homeopathic nux vomica. For those that would... Read more →

Thyroid Help For Cats

Hyperthyroidism is very common with middle-aged and older cats; in fact, it has become one of the most common ailments that vets see. It results when the thyroid gland (located near the cat's windpipe) produces too much thyroid hormone. Hyperthyroid pets often lose weight, have increased or decreased appetites, and become nervous, irritable and vocal. For several days, they may be hyperactive and have a rapid heart beat, then lethargic, apathetic and uninterested in food, play or grooming. Unfortunately thyroid imbalances are extremely common in cats, the biggest one being... Read more →

Keeping Your Dog And Cat Kidney Disease Patients Eating

I am frequently asked about diet recommendations for cats and dogs with kidney disease. Usually this is because these pets are not eating their regular diet. It is very important to keep these animals eating and until we address why they don't eat, just switching the diet may not help. Here are the top reasons why dogs and cats with kidney disease do not eat. 1. Dehydration Kidney patients can not conserve water, so they drink a lot ,lose a lot of water and become dehydrated. My clients are frequently... Read more →

Joint Supplements For Your Dog Or Cat - Yes or No?

Is your dog or cat suffering from joint problems? Did you know that supplements are the best way to help? When you buy food that has "joint healing ingredients" there is no way to properly dispense the correct amount. For example, say Fido gets 1 cup of food each day that is fortified with Glucosamine, MSM, sea mussels and hyaluronic acid. How do you know that 1 cup of food equals the correct amount Fido should be getting? Also, what happens if Fido needs a little more because it's cold... Read more →

Spark: The All in One Supplement for your Pet's Needs

Spark is a comprehensive supplement designed to supply more nutrition that dogs and cats can get from their diet. A leading naturopathic veterinarian developed Spark to be a complete, all in one delivery system of 43 natural ingredients, all researched and synergistically combined for their ability to maintain excellent health. Spark's Amazing Eight Benefits Enzymes - Destroyed in the high heat manufacturing process of traditional pet food. Enzymes drive nearly every chemical and metabolic pathway in the body. Supports the absorption of vitamins and minerals. Vitamin D - Important for... Read more →

The Holistic Approach to Dealing with Dog Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common endocrine diseases seen today in dogs and cats. Of the 3 forms of diabetes, dogs will get Type 1 or insulin dependent diabetes.Type 1 Diabetes is caused by immune disease, genetics and other poorly defined environmental factors. Type 1 Diabetes is treated with insulin. Symptoms of diabetes are increased drinking, increased urination and usually increased appetite. Urinary tract infections are also common in diabetics. Diabetic dogs frequently develop cataracts. These cataracts progress very quickly. Diabetic dogs with cataracts should be examined by a... Read more →

New "First Aid" Herbal Formula for Pets

Pet Wellbeing has come out with a new formula to help with your pet’s immunity. Immune Sure is a “first aid” herbal formula that has several herbs with anti-microbial properties. It can be used along with antibiotics for infections and has affects against viruses. It is an herbal antibiotic but unlike regular antibiotics, it does not affect the gastrointestinal tract’s natural flora or natural “good” bacteria. Immune Sure is a multi-purpose formula designed to support the immune system against many of the microorganisms that can cause infections. Immune Sure can... Read more →

Asthma in Cats

Just like their human companions, cats can suffer from asthma. It is thought that currently about 1 % of all cats suffer from this condition but that number is increasing with increased environment pollution. Feline asthma, or feline bronchial disease (allergic airway disease or allergic bronchitis) is caused by a spasm of the small airways in the lungs, the bronchii. This spasm is... usually caused by an allergic reaction to something inhaled and causes inflammation and swelling. This restricts the airflow and causes life threatening respiratory distress within a matter... Read more →

Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

Congestive heart failure ( CHF)is common in dogs. Small breed dogs such as poodles, Yorkshire terriers and ShihTzu tend to suffer from chronic valvular disease and this leads to congestive heart failure. In large breed dogs, the problem is generally with the heart muscle and is actually called cardiomyopathy. With congestive heart failure the heart is not able to... pump efficiently so the rest of the body suffers because of the heart’s weakness. Many times the first indication that there is something wrong with the heart is a murmur that... Read more →

A Great Remedy for Pets with Anxiety

Stress Gold Works Great! This time of year with all the thunderstorms, parties and fireworks our pets can get very stressed and anxious. Pet Wellbeing's Stress Gold works very well in these high stress situations. It is easy to give and has a great bacon flavour. Here is a review from one of our Facebook fans, Suzi from New York: "I am sooo pleased with the results!!! I have a ten yr old shih tzu with anxiety problems and after trying prozac and other harmful drugs [some with gastric side... Read more →

Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) is a progressive, long term degeneration of the cartilage of the joints. DJD is common in older cats although many show no symptoms of lameness. Instead, cats frequently will have difficulty grooming, jumping up or using the litter box. Some cats appear stiff when they walk, become very grouchy or do not wish to be touched. DJD can occur secondary to obesity, trauma, abnormal wear on the joints,or congenital joint diseases like hip dysplasia. In many cases, aged cats have simply worn out their joints from... Read more →

Pet Wellbeing is happy to make available a new herbal formulation to treat Cushing’s Disease in Dogs. The new formulation called, Adrenal Harmony is an improvement on the old Supraglan formula. This new herbal combination was formulated by herbalists and naturopathic veterinarians to take advantages of the advances made in herbal medicine over the last 10 years. Cushing's Disease is common in older dogs and also in dogs who have been given too much corticosteroids ( like prednisone). In older dogs, the most common cause of Cushing’s disease is a... Read more →

What Is Kennel Cough?

Many dogs suffer from kennel cough. This canine respiratory ailment is a highly contagious condition which – as its name implies – is common among dogs that spend a lot of time in close quarters: in kennels, dog shows, grooming salons, etc. Beyond causing respiratory problems, kennel cough can weaken your dog's immune system and make him more prone to catching other canine diseases. You can help your dog avoid catching kennel cough (or other canine respiratory diseases) by not letting him share toys, food or water with other, unknown... Read more →

Treatment of Feline Heart Disease

There are essentially three types of heart diseases that cats get and these have different treatments. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common form of feline heart disease. It occurs when the heart muscle wall becomes thickened and the inside of the heart becomes smaller. Less blood can be pumped with every beat and the heart has to work harder. A murmur can develop as the valves also become involved. As the cat ages the heart becomes thicker and less and less blood can be pumped. Fluid will accumulate in... Read more →

Natural Treatment For Hypothyroidism in Dogs

Hypothyroidism in dogs is a very common problem. Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland, a small gland in the neck adjacent to the windpipe, does not produce enough thyroid hormone. The thyroid gland is considered a master gland . It is responsible for producing thyroid hormones which have an effect on many parts of the body, including the skin and hair coat, metabolism, behaviour, attitude and even bone marrow function. In dogs, immune mediated disease and atrophy of the gland account for almost all cases. Hypothyroidism generally develops in middle... Read more →

Natural Treatments To Help Prevent Bladders From Leaking In Cats And Dogs With Urinary Incontinence

What is Urinary Incontinence? Urinary Incontinence is unchecked leakage or dribbling of urine from the bladder. It is fairly common in spayed bitches and is also seen in neutered male dogs. What are the symptoms of Urinary Incontinence? If your pet is suffering from urinary incontinence, puddles of urine will appear without your pet assuming the normal position for urination. Urine may also leak out when your pet jumps or gets up from lying down, or might even dribble out while your pet is lying down. Often the hair around... Read more →

Can Your Pet's Get Sick?

It’s cold, wet and dreary outside as you thaw in the heat of a crackling fire warming your home. At your feet, your pets are curled up tightly, sleeping and content. Just like humans, pets feel the colder climate, and the fact remains that our animals need immune protection as much as we do – whatever the weather! The truth is that the immune system of a dog or a cat is as complex as the immune system of a human. Your pet’s immune system has one goal: to keep... Read more →

Liver Disease in Dogs

Liver disease is fairly common in older dogs. There are many different causes of liver disease because the liver is an organ which is involved in many different physiological processes. The liver is one of the main detoxifying organs of the body. It processes and eliminates toxins from the blood, it is involved in making plasma proteins and it stores glycogen ( a form of sugar) for later use by the body. It is involved in the digestive process, immune system, and affects appetite and growth. In Chinese medicine, the... Read more →

All Natural Flea Control For Dogs

Flea the Scene Outdoor Spray - A must-have product for dogs with an active lifestyle Contains no pesticides or poisons Completely safe even if ingested Full spectrum of effective, all natural ingredients Protects your best friend gently but completely Has a fresh, clean scent Flea the Scene is a 3-in-1 spray that will take the sting out of summer. It is the ideal product for a trip to the dog park or a long walk on the beach with your best friend. It contains NO pesticides or poisons so It’s... Read more →

It’s almost summer, and what better time than now to hit the open road with one of your favorite companions? However, preparing your 4-legged friend for a 4-wheel adventure is a must to ensure that his health and well-being stay intact along the way. 1. Make sure your dog is comfortable in the car. For safety, many experts recommend purchasing a dog harness/seat belt or carrier. Several weeks before your departure, take your dog on a few short, local rides and get him accustomed to riding. This will also give... Read more →

Almost everyone with a pet has been guilty one time or another of feeding their pet table scraps. When you’re eating dinner and your beloved pet gives you ‘the eyes’, it can be nearly impossible to resist. Unfortunately, an occasional table scrap may be more harmful than you think. Giving in may instill bad behaviors, such as begging and whining – which I know from firsthand experience, can get very annoying. The odd piece of meat shouldn’t harm your dog, but there are many foods out there that can be... Read more →

Does Your Dog Or Cat Have Asthma?

Asthma is characterized by chronic problems with the respiratory system, and just like humans, cats and dogs are susceptible to asthma. It generally affects cats more frequently than dogs. Similarly to humans, asthma in pets can be triggered by environmental factors such as a change in season. It can be challenging to determine the exact cause of the asthma, but the most frequent culprits are grass, dust, pollen and smoke. It can also be difficult to tell if your pet is actually suffering from asthma, as it is often misdiagnosed.... Read more →

Hyperthyroidism occurs more commonly in cats than in dogs; and more specifically, it occurs in cats that are in the middle to senior years. This endocrine disease creates an overproduction of the thyroxin hormone, which in turn, wreaks havoc on a cat's body. Hyperthyroidism is simply the thyroid not working at its optimal level and it can lead to a multitude of various health problems as it can affect nearly every organ and cell within a cat's body. With all of these different health problems, there are also many different... Read more →

Three Toothsome Tips for Canine Dental Health

Everyone knows “doggie breath” can be quite unpleasant. But few realize its presence can indicate an actual disease … sadly, it’s one that affects the vast majority of dogs over the age of three. While it may prove offensive to you, it might actually be painful for your pup, and could lead to other more dangerous health issues, too. Fortunately, there is something you can do to help your furry companion! In her latest veterinary-health post, Dr. Jane provides pet parents a brief, three-point review of doggie dental health. You... Read more →

Talking About Ticks

Dr. Sarah’s back with a brand new episode of Pet Talk to discuss one of nature’s nasty little creatures, ticks, revealing how you and your companion animals can deal with these blood-sucking menaces. Unfortunately, tick populations have blossomed in recent years, a bane to almost anyone who enjoys the great outdoors. And, with tick season about to begin, you need to know how to protect – and defend – against these disease-carrying critters. Dr. Sarah shares her best tips and dispels common myths about how to handle one of nature’s... Read more →

Green Herbs for Health: Milk Thistle

March 17, is celebrated around the world at St. Patrick's Day - a day filled with greenery! Everyone dons their favorite outfits in varying shades of green and lets their Irish side come out to play! Most often, adults will flock to their local bar for a 'green beer' to celebrate this Irish holiday. Sadly, some people will drink a wee bit too much and may cause damage to their liver. But liver damage can also be found in cats and dogs too! Although cats and dogs do not (and... Read more →

Time to Get Your Pet Screened for Cancer

So you and your pet have survived the first few weeks of the new year. Congratulations...and here's hoping that the rest of the year brings more happiness and prosperity to you and yours! One way to make sure that your pet has a wonderful life this year is to take them into your vet's office to be screened for cancer. While you're at it, you should consider having yourself screened as well. Cancer has been increasingly on the raise over the last few years and the only true cure is... Read more →

Symptoms Your Dog Or Cat May Have Diabetes

Is too much couch time to blame for the upswing in the number of pets diagnosed with diabetes? According to a study in the Veterinary Journal, in cats, the disease is in fact linked to obesity, but in canines, the connection is not well-established. Similar to humans, animals have difficulty regulating their own blood sugar due to insufficient insulin production, the hormone responsible for lowering blood glucose. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to serious health conditions such as blindness, muscle weakness, malnutrition and dehydration and can even lead to coma... Read more →

Keep Your Meds Away From Pets!

Most people know that chocolate and grapes are dangerous for pets to eat, but over-the-counter and prescription human medications actually top the list of top toxins for pets, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Last year, pills that were dropped or left unattended on countertops and tables caused more illnesses in pets in United States than any other toxin, with ibuprofen, acetaminophen, antidepressants and ADHD medicine topping the list. Symptoms to watch for When an animal ingests human medication, the most common signs may... Read more →

Does Your Dog Or Cat Have Hot Spots? Here Is How To Relieve Hot Spots Naturally

What are Hot Spots? Hot spots (also refered to as acute moist dermatitis) are a common skin condition found in dogs and cats with long hair or thick, dense undercoats. Hot spots are characterized by moist, raw, circular-shaped lesions which are inflamed. They are painful and usually found on the head, along the chest and over the hip area. Your pet will bite, lick and scratch the lesion causing further inflammation and irritation of the skin. The lesions usually appear suddenly and increase dramatically in size. Dog breeds such as... Read more →

How To Ease Your Pet's Stress During Thunderstorms

Pets can be just as affected by thunder and lightning storms as humans can be. While pet owners whose animals remain strangely detached throughout such an episode might feel very blessed, those sensitive pets that become frightened, scared or paralyzed with fear, usually turn to their owners for support when they themselves cannot cope or understand the distress. Fear of thunderstorms (as well as other loud noises such as fireworks and gunshots), is called noise phobia. Learning to recognize the signs of noise phobia in your pet will help your... Read more →

Is It Safe to Feed My Pet Food From the Table?

How many times have you given into your pet’s longing eyes, drooling mouth, or persistent paw tapping your leg the last time you were enjoying your dinner? While it’s hard to resist a begging pet, you should think twice before giving table scraps to your dog or cat – some foods can lead to digestive upset or even be toxic! According to the ASPCA, some very common foods can be harmful to your pet: Chocolate—You should never share this treat with your pets, as cocoa beans contain the chemical theobromine,... Read more →

Tips For Settling Stomachs & Supporting Digestion For Dogs & Cats

While your pet may initiate certain behaviors regarding eating habits and exercise, through the evolution of domestication, many of these normal processes fall under the influence of our hands. Therefore, making just a few tweaks in routine may greatly benefit your pet’s overall health and well-being. Do not change diet suddenly, but slowly introduce fresh, raw and unprocessed food into your pet's daily diet, while reducing commercial foods and foods with little nutritious value. Keep diet varied and interesting, but watch out for foods that your pet may be allergic... Read more →

Natural Treatment For Demodectic Mange In Dogs

Demodectic mange also known as demodex, demodicosis, or red mange is caused by an over population of demodectic mites. There are a number of different species of this type of parasitic mite, and they usually live in the hair follicles of our pets. These mites are almost always transmitted from mother to young in the first few weeks of life, and generally live in harmony on your pet without causing any problems. However, when something such as malnutrition, a weakened immune system, or intense stress disrupts this natural balance, these... Read more →

Natural Arthritis Support for Your Pet

Arthritis is a common health complaint in older pets. While many prescription arthritis medications are available, many people prefer to use less invasive methods to help their pets. Some of these include making changes in the home to improve access for the sick animal; others involve natural supplements and diet changes. Some people even advocate massage therapy and acupuncture to help ease suffering of afflicted animals. Making Life Easier for Your Arthritic Pet Arthritis makes it difficult for your pet to move around. To make life easier, keep everything it... Read more →

Dia-IonX™ is a liquid-based, proprietary homeopathic/oligotherapeutic complex that you simply add to your pet’s daily water dish. Dia-IonX™ is invisible in water and fast-acting in your pet’s body, so your pet can effortlessly enjoy support for normal blood sugar and vitality. Relieve diabetes symptoms including dry mouth, fatigue, indigestion, and increased thirst, appetite, urination & constipation Help support normal blood sugar balance in your pet Promote your pet’s healthy blood circulation, eyes, kidneys & nerves Enhance your pet’s quality of life during diabetes management Work safely & naturally, with no... Read more →

Help Your Dog Beat The Summer Heat

You probably already know that dog's don't sweat in the same way humans do, the main way they regulate their temperature is by panting and this system works quite effectively until the thermometer starts to climb into the 90s. After walking on hot concrete your dogs paws can get cracked bowWOW Butter Balm | 1.7oz Quick relief soothing treatment for dry cracked noses & paws Dry cracked noses paws and elbows Hot spots, inflammation and redness Raw spots where your dog has been scratching All natural and perfectly safe even... Read more →

Washing Your Dog May Prevent Illness

Stinky Dog Collection Can you believe that about a third of the body’s cells are dying at any given time and each cell has to eventually be replaced? And there are so many chemicals and toxins in the world today, that our bodies have to work even harder. Accumulated toxins as well as normal dirt and debris encourage germs and parasites to flourish. They can also lower energy levels by overburdening normal bodily functions. This toxin buildup may not cause any one particular disease but can make a dog more... Read more →

Is Your Dog Always In The Pool, Lake Or Ocean And Has That Wet Dog Smell?

Dry Dog Instant Clean If your dog is always in the pool, lake or ocean use Dry Dog Instant Clean to get rid of the wet dog smell. It will also help to clean and sanitize! Testimonials: Dry Dog Instant Clean is the BEST product that I have ever used on my dog. It IS the one product that I will not leave home without. My dog goes with me everywhere and I don’t always have the time to bathe or groom her. When my back is hurting and Cookie... Read more →

Animals shed to replace old dead hair and remove the winter coats they‘ve accumulated for cold-weather adaptation. Just like humans, animals overheat and sweat in warmer weather, so keeping their fur year-round is unreasonable. An unhealthy coat can have negative effects on pet owners - often in the form of allergies. Although most people think pet hair is the culprit of allergies in humans, it is actually the dander, or skin flakes. Keeping your pet’s coat and skin in optimum health is important to prevent future skin conditions, infections- and... Read more →

Does the thought of having a sneezing, scratching pet around the house make you cringe? Luckily, there are ways to naturally combat allergy symptoms! Some of the most common causes of allergies for pets are pollen, dust, plants, and mold. In addition, there are two different types of allergens that occur most often in the spring, contact and inhalant. What are Contact Allergens? As winter leaves and blooming plants and lush green grass start to appear, your pet may suffer from a contact allergy, which can develop into a skin... Read more →