a holistic perspective with a science-based approach
I help people feed and take care of their dogs from a holistic perspective with a science-based approach. I specialize in diabetic dogs, senior dogs, and helping adult dogs live and feel their best so they can enter their senior years with grace and on a healthy path.
Three Reasons I Love Swimming as My Dog’s Exercise + the Best Dog Life Jacket
If you follow me on social media you'll notice I take my dogs swimming a lot over the summer. I take them any chance I can get! Not only do they love it but swimming is also really good for them, especially for my wise seniors and three-legged dogs. Here’s why I love...
Testimonial: Tulip’s Diabetic Dog Diet
Tulip, female, 10 year old diabetic pug mix Tulip's owner was struggling to regulate her dog's blood sugar levels and had been making a homemade diet that was not complete and balanced. Her owner is a health conscious person and in the human nutrition field so she...
Testimonial: Nero’s Diabetic Dog Diet
Nero, male, 11 year old diabetic pug Nero's owner came to me after she had been struggling with regulating Nero's blood glucose levels. The diets she had tried made Nero's levels spike and she was constantly dealing with the effects of high blood glucose. The diet I...
Ep 007: Using Essential Oils Safely with Dogs
As a certified Animal Aromatherapist, I am dedicated to using essential oils safely with animals. Some would be shocked to know that is actually unpopular with a lot of the mainstream essential oil users. I approach using essential oils with animals from a place of...
My Diabetic Dog is Skinny – 6 Things to Consider
As dog mom to Mylah who was diagnosed with diabetes at 10 months old, I’ve seen her go through many stages of ups and downs throughout her life dealing with this disease. Now that she is 8 years old, she’s actually doing the best other than when she was between the ages of 2-4 years old. Mylah’s life with diabetes has been challenging from many aspects but one area I want to talk about in particular is when she was so skinny. Some days, she looked emaciated.
7 Facts You Should Know About CBD for Dogs Before Making a Purchase
When it comes to CBD, there is a lot of misinformation floating around the web and social media. Many promote CBD as a cure-all for dogs without acknowledging the actual scientific proof we have about how CBD works within the bodies of dogs. For example, there is no scientific study that exists right now to prove that CBD works effectively to reduce anxiety in dogs. There is a lot of anecdotal information about this but that evidence only proves that sometimes it works to lower anxiety in dogs and sometimes it doesn’t.