Eye Health for Dogs

Eye Health for Dogs 10 Foods to Keep Canine Vision Sharp by Audi Donamor Key colorful foods, packed with nutrients, protect against eye problems ranging from macular degeneration and uveitis to cataracts and glaucoma. Here are 10 foods that are highly regarded in helping prevent and defend against vision problems. Their eye-worthy nutrients include anthocyanins, beta-carotene, carotenoids, glutathione, lycopene, omega-3 essential fatty acids, phytonutrients—and the special partnership of lutein and…

September 1, 2015
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Introduction to Reiki, Massage Therapy and Shirodhara

Introduction to Reiki, Massage Therapy and Shirodhara Certified Massage Therapist and Reiki Master Teacher Buzz Barlow, along with health and wellness specialists Drs. Amit and Bintee Gunman and Ruby Tingle will present a free Introduction to Reiki, Massage Therapy and Shirodhara from 7 to 8 p.m., September 10, at Harmony Healing Center, in Oklahoma City. The relaxed setting will allow attendees to explore the benefits of various energy protocols, massage…

August 25, 2015
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Purr-fect Pet Sitters Make Sure Your Pet Enjoys Your Vacation, Too

PetSitters
June 30, 2015

    by Sandra Murphy   Vacations bring rest and less stress, a change of pace and for some, a break from caring for the family pet, made possible by a growing number of professional pet sitters.   “I have more peace of mind with a pet sitter rather than a friend. Even if they’ve already had a long day, sitters still properly take care of the pets,” says Christina…

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Walking the Cat Harness a Curious Cat for a Lively Stroll

Cat Harness
May 29, 2015

by Sandra Murphy   Cats live longer these days, due to improved food, regular veterinary care and indoor living, but there’s another aspect of health to consider. To thrive, cats need mental and physical stimulation, which outdoor adventures naturally deliver.   “Leash walking’s a great way for cats to get fresh air, exercise and explore,” says Utica, New York, Veterinarian Debra M. Eldredge, author of Cat Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook….

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Knowing How to Safely Respond and Protect Wildlife

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March 1, 2015

by Laura Kintz Oklahoma wildlife faces a world of challenges daily, many of which only exist because of human interference. Their habitat is destroyed; they are hit by vehicles, trapped, relocated, hunted, poisoned, attacked by the domestic and feral cat and dog population, and otherwise disturbed. The International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council reports in its Feral Cats and Dogs Position Statement that an estimated 1 to 4 billion birds are killed by cats in the United States each year….

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Protecting the Pets

Pet
December 30, 2014

The Link Coalition Works Toward the Well-being of Children, Elderly and Their Pets by Paulette Black They have endearing names like Margaret, Holland, Mango, Blossom or Honey. Some even have designer names like Gucci, or unusual names like Josephus, and we spend lots of time and money spoiling them. When we go on overnight trips, we worry about them as much as we do our kids. We know them so…

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PET ANESTHESIA

        How to Make it Safe and Easier on Everyone by Shawn Messonnier Many pet parents and some veterinarians have an unnecessary fear of animal anesthesia. Addressing some misconceptions about this common medical procedure can be helpful, particularly in regard to older pets. Myth #1: Anesthesia is Dangerous Modern anesthesia has evolved into a safe medical practice since it was introduced in 1799 and uses much safer…

December 29, 2014
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Holistic Choices for Pets with Cancer

by Dr. Kimberly Weiss Today’s environment has become a toxic stew of pollutants, with people and their pets exposed to pesticides, herbicides, tobacco products and food additives. Is it any wonder that cancer rates among people and their pets are at an all-time high, and getting higher? Western medicine excels at analyzing symptoms and designing drugs to treat them. Unfortunately, classic Western medicine treatment for cancer consists primarily of introducing…

October 1, 2014
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