Rex and the city: Keeping your city pet healthy

Rex and the city: Keeping your city pet healthy

Big city living is certainly not for everyone, but there are some people who don’t mind tackling the crowds, noise, traffic, and other discomforts in order to be in the middle of the city, and all its attractions. After spending this Labor Day weekend in New York I realized that there is a kind of beauty and charm that may not be clearly seen with the physical senses but is […]

Could your pet be a hero?

Could your pet be a hero?

I was recently having breakfast with a family member who told a story about a cat he had when he was a child.  According to him, “Fiddle” was the most intelligent cat in the world and proved to him without a doubt that cats are smarter than any other pet. When Uncle Fred was young, his family had two houses: one in the mountains and one on the beach.  My […]

Does your pet need a fatty acid supplement?

Does your pet need a fatty acid supplement?

The word amazing is used and overused way too much these days.  A new cell phone, a new camera, a new car, anything that is new or different inspires people to walk around saying “It’s amazing!” What I find interesting is that as we look around us and try to find amazing things, we sometimes miss the fact that the most amazing thing of all is actually us. Our bodies […]

Your pet’s skin and coat provide clues to overall health

Your pet’s skin and coat provide clues to overall health

It seems like a big concern for many people today is keeping the skin looking and feeling young.  Aging gracefully has been for the most part replaced with the concept that aging is a disease that can be prevented. Everywhere we look we see words such as anti-oxidants, free radicals, lasers, surgeries, essential fatty acids, and other drugs or methods designed at keeping us feeling and looking younger for longer than […]

Giving Your Pet Immune-Boosting Supplements

Many dog and cat owners give their pets supplements for healthy skin and coat and healthy joints, but did you know it is important to support your pet’s immune system too?

Bella Goes Fishing For The Secret To A Shiny Coat, Healthy Skin and Good Health

Hello everypawdy, it’s me again, Bella Pomeranian.  All of us pets are interested in looking the very best we can,  and as we grow older we get a little more critical as the age difference increases between ourselves and those cute younger pups. We spend a lot on clothes, potions and lotions.  We look in the mirror at our behinds and wonder if our designer harnesses make us look fat.  […]

PetMeds® Does My Dog or Cat Need Supplements?

With continued interest in the fast-growing industry of nutritional supplements for both people and pets, holistic vets are often asked, “Does my pet need additional nutritional supplements?” The answer depends on many factors, including age, medical condition and the drugs the pet may be taking, and/or prior drug reactions. However, even when using a minimally processed fresh and varied natural diet such as Halo or Nature’s Variety, there are some […]