Holistic Care For Your Dog



Holistic care is as popular for dogs as it is for people.  Slowly but surely, it is becoming recognized all over the world, with an increasing number of holistic and naturopathic veterinary clinics emerging.  Historically, as with human medicines, the holistic approach has been at odds with traditional medicine; this too is changing, as the benefits of both modalities working together become more clear.  We are now seeing more and more integrated care veterinary clinics, which offer a combined approach to animal health care.

The American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association is the voice of Holistic Veterinary Medicine in the USA.



Dr. Paul McCutcheon
Medical Philosophy and Terminology
Conventional/Mainstream – Holistic/Alternative/Complimentary – Integrative
What do these mean?

How Grounding, Or Earthing, Benefits Pets
Karen Becker
Is loss of direct contact with the ground wrecking our health and the health of our pets?

Your Dog's Tongue Is a Major Indicator of Health-- What to Look For
Dr. Karen Becker
If you notice that your pet's tongue is changing shape, color, or texture, or if you notice a new bump or lump, it's worth discussing your concerns with a holistic veterinarian.

8 Holistic Health Treatments for Dogs
Tim Link -
Acupuncture, Reiki healing, magnetic therapy, flower essences -- these can be ideal complements to traditional medical care.

Five Diseases Your Pet is Most Likely to Get... and Tips to Prevent Them
Dr. Karen Becker for Mercola Healthy Pets

Homeopathic Remedies For Ear Problems In Dogs
By Lucy Postins for
Most dogs’ ears do not require regular cleaning and can mostly be left alone. In fact, it’s better to leave normal, healthy ears alone and not attempt to clean them for the sake of it, because this in itself can disrupt the delicate pH balance and natural environment there.

Why You Should Be Concerned About Your Pet's Health
Dr. Karen Becker for Mercola Healthy Pets

The Skinny On Soy
Dr. Jean Dodd
Exposing A Popular Pet Food Protien.

Certain Nutrients Can Give Your Pets Immune System a Boost
By Dr. Becker for
If you visit here at MercolaHealthyPets regularly, you know I constantly stress the importance of a balanced, functional immune system for companion animals. It is one of what I call the three pillars of health, along with species-appropriate nutrition and a strong, resilient frame.

Handling Pain And Bringing Peace
One family's story of success with Integrated Veterinary Care.

Methicillin Resistant Infections
Nancy Kay, DVM
For several years now there has been a good deal of press about methicillin resistant Staphylococcal infections in people. Such infections are now all too common in veterinary patients as well.



Dr. Deva Khalsa for Dogs Naturally
Homeopathy is fun to use and the fact that it works so very well with so many medical problems makes it all the more rewarding.

Vetstreet: BY Dr. Narda Robinson

What Is The Best Way To Prevent Kennel Cough
Dr. Karen Becker

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