Integrative Veterinary Health

Testing For Exposure to Round-Up In Our Pets, Our Horses And Ourselves

I just spent three hours listening to lectures at a virtual conference. The lectures focused on the detrimental effects of glyphosate (Round-up), t...

To Insure or Not - Is Purchasing Pet Insurance A Wise Choice?

I’ve seen more and more pets benefit from pet health insurance. Policies range from luxury plans that cover all costs, including routine care to ba...

Ingredients You May Want To Avoid In Your Horse's Feed

Below is a list of ingredients used by the horse feed industry. We recommend eliminating as many of these ingredients as possible in your horse’s f...

Flavorings in Pet and Horse Food

Similar to other generic ingredients, meat by-products for example, the term “natural flavor” gives the consumer no information on it’s origin. The...

Alternative Fiber Sources To Hay

High fiber forages such as long stem hay and grasses should provide the majority of an equine diet. Sometimes using an alternative fiber source bec...

Natural Versus Chemical Household Cleaners

There was a recent claim by an individual that a cleaning product caused her dog to die. It lacked details, couldn’t be proven and was actually deb...

Transitioning Your Cat From Dry to Wet Food

Not all cats crave wet or canned cat food. The attached article is written by Dr. Lisa Pierson DVM and it provides great tips and information to ma...

Traveling with your Pets

Vacationing during the hot summer months with or without your pet can be stressful. Planning ahead and proceeding with caution will make negotiat...

Safe Travels with your Equine Partner -

The summer season brings a multitude of horse related activities including horse shows, trail rides and clinics. Traveling to and from these event...

Understanding Labels for Your Pets and Horses -

We as owners should feel the need to know as much as possible about the feed we are providing for our dogs, cats and horses. It seems like a monume...

Finding Peace in Letting Go - Euthanasia of a Cherished Friend

Probably one of the hardest and most personal decisions you will make while owning a sentient being is when to say goodbye. Whether it’s an emergen...