NRBA Member Directory

NRBA Member Directory

Tadita Whippets
[email protected] Tina Berry

Kriegshund German Shepherds

[email protected] Gerilyn Bielakiewicz

Pine Springs Golden Retrievers

[email protected] Anne Blanchette

Golden Bear Kennel

Golden Retrievers and American Cocker Spaniels

[email protected]

Cathy Blatz

Summer Hill Dachshunds & Basset Hounds

[email protected] Kathryn Bolin

Aurak Standard Poodles

[email protected] Kathleen Borys

KC Scottish Terriers

[email protected] Sandra Brigola

Von Hapsburg Danes

[email protected] Lynn & Jim Caswell

Wavemaker Staffords

Staffordshire Bull Terriers

[email protected]

Amy A Clark

TAC Dachshunds

(Miniature and Standard Smooth)

[email protected]

Janet L. Contursi Vom Strum und Drang German Shepherds

[email protected]

Ellen Cornell Kalak Kennels (Scottish Terriers & Bouvier des Flandres)

[email protected]

Randye DeLorto

Von Himmel Rotweilers

[email protected] Bob & Cathy Denman

Bobcat Terriers

(Parson Russell Terriers & Airedales)

[email protected]

Donna Tagg Dodge

Moonribbon NewFoundlands

[email protected] Erika Haferkorn

Red Angel Bordeaux

(Dogue De Bordeaux)

[email protected]

Janet Hanson

Crystal Canyon Australian Shepherds

[email protected] Elizabeth Harding

Von Haus Rundelane Standard Poodles

[email protected] Penny Harney

Pinafore Poodles

[email protected] Connie Hull

Pine Crest Australian Shepherds

[email protected] Jacklyn Hayhurst

Evenstar Labradors

[email protected] Sherry Jackson

Devata Kennels

(German Wirehaired Pointers)

[email protected]

Roberta Jamison

Lepus

(Whippets & Italian Greyhounds)

[email protected]

Liz Jay

Talraz Bearded Collies

[email protected] Lynnel L Jones

Andalusian Bullmastiffs and Cairns at the Burrow

[email protected] Sheryl Kaminski

Daybreak Australian Shepherds

[email protected] Susan Kuhn

Timberwyck Airedales

[email protected] Melanie Lainey

Summit View Farms

(Australian Cattle Dogs & Bernese Mountian Dogs)

[email protected]

Mary Langevin

Cat’s Cradle Catahoulas

[email protected] Betty Lewis

Waccabuc Great Danes & Whippets

[email protected] Mary Marlowe

Rhamah Italian Greyhounds

[email protected] Cheryl Mathis

Von Mathausen GSDs

[email protected] Liz MacArthur

eMac Bulldogs

[email protected] Dan & Jacque McHenry

RunAmok Farm

(Australian Shepherds & Miniature Australian Shepherds)

[email protected]

Debbie Miller

Remedi Sussex Spaniels

[email protected] Sara Moon

Nana Newfoundlands

[email protected] Robin Mosher

Havana Silk Dogs Havanese

[email protected] Bev Molloy Banda Mastiffs (English Mastiffs) website soon to be available

[email protected]

Tiffany Murphy

Road Block Anatolians

[email protected] Janet Nienhaus

Seafever Kennel

(PWDs & Lowchens)

[email protected]

Marilyn Pence

PenDachs

(Dachshunds)

[email protected]

Erika Phillips

Shaeden Italian Greyhounds

[email protected] Linda Richard

NANROX Kennels

(Beauceron & Toy Manchester Terrier)

[email protected]

Tammy Riley

Von Eintze Shepherds

(German Shepherd Dogs)

[email protected]

Jeannie Schmidt

Rose Wind Dachshunds

[email protected] Holly L. Sciscoe

Tip’s Chihuahuas

[email protected] Dana Scott

Fall River Labrador Retrievers

[email protected] Michelle Scott

Brielle Poodles

(Standard Poodles)

[email protected]

Judy B. Simmons

RivrVue Bouviers

[email protected] Aeryun Stocklein

Aeryun Border Collies

[email protected] Christine L. Swingle

Bonnie Brier

(West Highland White Terriers)

[email protected]

Linda Taterman Golden Heart Kennel (Clumber Spaniels)

[email protected]

Jeannie Thomason

JeanE’s Boston Terriers

[email protected] Nicola Tull

Brogholme Bernese Mountain Dogs

[email protected] Linda Walker

Sunapee Akitas

[email protected] Kristina M. Whetzel

Kyanite Acres

(Australian Shepherds)

[email protected]

Grains? In Commercial Pet Food?

Grains? In Commercial Pet Food?

Grains? In Commercial Pet Food? While this may come as a surprise to you, commercial diets are not well-suited to the dog’s and cat’s nutritional needs, physical make up or metabolism. In other words, they simply, are not ‘biologically appropriate.’ They are primarily made up of grain products and are cooked/processed at high enough temperatures to destroy any true available nutrition. Contemporary canine nutritionists agree that dogs, being carnivores, are not only unable to process complex carbohydrates (grains & potato products) well they have no dietary need for them. Studies demonstrate that unlike humans/omnivores, dogs (carnivores) do not ‘carbo-load,’ that is, they do not store up energy from meals high in complex carbohydrates. While human athletes successfully practice this technique, it results in an accumulation of lactic acid in dogs (which causes the muscular pain experienced after unaccustomed exercise). Based on research in the dog and with other species it has been found that dogs can be more healthfully maintained without carbohydrates, especially when the diet supplies enough fat and protein from which the metabolic requirement for glucose is derived.

Dogs, being the carnivores they are, are not designed to eat grains and do not produce the necessary amounts of enzymes in their saliva (amylase, for example) to start the break-down of carbohydrates and starches; amylase in saliva is something omnivorous and herbivorous animals possess, but not carnivorous animals. This lack of the necessary enzymes, places the burden entirely on the pancreas, forcing it to try to produce large amounts of amylase and cellulase to deal with the starch, cellulose, and carbohydrates in grains and plant matter. (The carnivore’s pancreas was not designed to secrete cellulase to split the cellulose into glucose molecules), nor have dogs “evolved” to become efficient at digesting and assimilating and utilizing gains or plant material as a source of high quality protein. Herbivores do those sorts of things. Read Canine and Feline Nutrition Case, Carey and Hirakawa Published by Mosby, 1995

Grains are full of carbohydrates which once eaten, easily convert to sugars. Cancer cells feed on sugars, and it is believed that by decreasing the amount of carbohydrate in the diet, we may greatly reduce the risk of our pets getting cancer (which is a growing problem among modern dogs and cats). Grains and or grain based foods are also, the main cause of yeast infections, such as Candida Albicans in our pets. Symptoms of yeast over-growth or infections include: habitual scratching, usually the ears, sides of the torso and underbelly chronic ear infections incessant licking of the genitals or the paws or both lick granulomas rashes, most often on the underbelly hair loss blackening and rough skin patches Allergies (so called) and when the yeast begins to move into the head; loss of hearing; loss of eyesight; loss of intelligence, memory and comprehension. Yeast infections always start somewhere in the digestive system; but then move to the genital area, on to the ears; then finally to the brain, taking over the entire body. It is insidious. In allopathic/conventional medicine, these symptoms are treated with antibiotics or steroids; which only serve to make matters worse by killing off the friendly flora or bacteria in the body and thus lowering the immune system.

For more information on Yeast Infections click HERE

The multi-billion dollar pet food industry (yes they even make “prescription dog foods”, advertise their use of high-quality, whole grains in their food. They say these provide an “excellent source of protein” for our dogs and cats.

Large amounts of grain may be an appropriate source of protein for omnivore species…but NOT so for our cats and dogs that are primarily designed to eat meat as their protein!

This brings me to what ‘grains’ in commercial pet food really are. When whole grain is used in dog food, (and even cat food), (be it oats, barley, wheat, rice, kumut or corn) it has often been deemed unfit for human consumption due to mold, contaminants, or poor handling practices. Some brands reportedly contain damaged, spilled, and spoiled grain known as “the tail of the mill.” This can include the hulls, chaff, straw, dust, dirt, and sand swept from the mill floor at the end of each week, which are totally unnatural nutritional ingredients! Most of these ingredients, such as peanut hulls, are used strictly for “filler” and have no nutritional value at all! They are also economical for the pet food companies! Imagine AAFCO approving ‘the tail of the mill’ as acceptable grains in your pet’s diet! Unbelievable? Sorry but true! GRAINS – Could this be why your pet scratches constantly? Yes, grains are one of the most common causes of allergies in pets. Other symptoms brought on by feeding grains and the over-growth of yeast may be as broad ranging but serious as: Mal-absorption of food nutrients, joint problems, arthritis, diabetes, colitis and kidney or bladder infections. Too much money has already been spent by American pet owners to their veterinarians, to “treat” the above-mentioned symptoms. It’s a shame that most veterinarians do not take their patient’s diet into consideration FIRST, when in fact, most of these symptoms are directly related to what the pet is eating. Sadly the feeding of cooked and grain laden foods help keep your veterinarian in a thriving business by charging you great amounts of needless money on lab work, steroid pills, creams, shampoo and antibiotics to treat the symptoms of itching as well as keeping you coming back for frequent vet visits when the symptoms return as soon as the medications run out.. Not all Carbohydrates in Pet Food are Grains Potatoes – With the word out on grains not being digestible and causing allergic reactions in our dogs, the latest trend in pet foods is the elimination of most grains or even all and the addition of potatoes to help bind the processed product together and be a source of carbohydrates. In theory it all sounds great right? Never mind potatoes are still not digestible to dogs and cats but they also contain a carcinogen- *acrylamide. As a daily maintenance food, potatoes are not a good thing! They may actually be a part of the cancer epidemic in our pets! The August 14, 2002 issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, reported presence of high levels of acrylamide in carbohydrate rich foods like potatoes. *Acrylamide induces gene mutations and has been found in animal tests to cause malignant stomach tumors. It is also known to cause damage to the central and peripheral nervous system. Tapioca Tapioca is often used instead of potatoes in processed pet food as a binder. Tapioca is almost pure carbohydrate and on top of this fact, it is often chemically modified before formulation in food products and as such, presents a threat to health by binding essential minerals that play key roles in many critical enzyme systems, and also producing the disease, parakeratosis. Furthermore, natural tapioca contains cyanogenic glycosides (specifically linamarin and lotaustralin) which yield hydrocyanic acid upon hydrolysis (as occurs in the stomach). Hydrocyanic acid (hydrogen cyanide) is highly toxic to humans and animals. The toxicity is dose dependent and therefore animals or humans fed a steady diet of any food that yields hydrogen cyanide are at risk with accumulation over time. Genetically Modified (GM) Products

I will not get too deep into the controversy over GMOs in foods here but do want to point out that the FDA does not require pet food (or human food for that matter) labels to inform consumers if a product contains a GM grain or meat source.

So, as I see it, if our pets were never designed to eat grains or carbohydrates in the first place and they have no access to them in the wild, why on earth would we want to feed them? Would you feed a horse or a rabbit a juicy steak? Why not? So why would you feed your pets a cooked diet that contained grains or other carbohydrates?

Dr Jeannie and The Whole Dog recommends an all raw S.A.R.F. (Species Appropriate Raw Foods) diet of raw meat, bones and organs.

A consultation with a veterinary naturopath or carnivore nutritionist highly recommended before transitioning your pet to a raw diet.

For More Info On Grains Click Here

Copyright 2003 -2012 This article is the sole property of Dr Jeanette (Jeannie) Thomason and The Whole Dog and is for educational purposes. It cannot be reproduced in any form whatsoever without the expressed written consent of the author.

Consultations

Consultations

Canine Natural Health and Nutritional Consulting

Jeanette (Jeannie) Thomason, C.V.N.D.
Certified Doctor of Veterinary Naturopathy and Certified Small Animal Nutritionist

As a veterinary naturopath, I am committed to providing you with the necessary information to empower you to improve and prolong the life of your beloved companion animals. My desire and mission in offering my consulting services is to help you help your dog achieve optimal health and nutrition by giving you a practical insight into improving your dog’s health through preventive, natural care, proper species appropriate nutrition and other natural modalities; which you can immediately implement; thereby giving your pets a longer healthier life naturally.

Why Have A Consultation?

* Do you question if your dog’s nutrition is adequate? * Does your dog have physical or emotional problems that you would like to address with alternative therapies but didn’t know where to start? * Looking for natural products but are a little confused by the huge variety on the market? * Have a new puppy you want to start out on the “right paw”? * Would you like to discuss complementary wellness techniques, nutrition and health issues regarding your pet? * Have you been thinking about finally leaving commercial pet food behind and moving on to a raw diet for your dog? * To discuss your pet’s symptoms that concern you * To learn of possible alternative therapies when facing a major health decision for your pet Dogs have specific nutritional needs and the needs of individual dogs will vary. With the proper nutrition and care, our dogs live longer and happier lives. Poor nutrition is a direct cause of the many problems dogs suffer – allergies, unhealthy skin and coats, cancer, etc. The good news is that you can protect your precious companion. Whether your canine companions are currently healthy and you’d like to see them stay that way, or you are facing a challenge with your dog, such as arthritis, heart disease, allergies or obesity, I would love to assist you in making the best possible life choices for your best friend.

My mission is to help my clients learn about their dog’s needs regarding nutrition and care, helping them achieve balance and maintaining or restoring good health. With my years of academic studies, experience and research, I will take the guesswork out of any aspect of dog care for you.

***NOTE***
As much as I would like to, I just cannot answer everyone’s questions who email me for advice for their pets. If I answered all of them, I would have no time to consult with my clients, which I have to do in order to continue to keep my business open and viable. So, ALL questions will need to be scheduled for a consultation. And, yes, I will have to charge for that time just as your veterinarian or any other health care consultant would do when you are seeking their guidance and assistance. I hope you understand – and respect why I have to structure things in this fashion.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM MY CONSULTATION? I will go over your dog’s health history form and based upon what you tell me, I will formulate a concise plan of action for you to begin with your dog that will undoubtedly begin with a complete and maybe even entirely new concept in how to properly nourish your dog. In addition I use modalities that include herbal remedies, aromatherapy and supplementation to name a few. By the end of the consultation you will have an action plan to implement with your dog. You will be expected to fully participate by implementing the plan of action we will develop together in order to bring about optimal health in your canine companion.

HOW MUCH WILL THIS COST?

The amount depends on where you are now with a whole health approach to your dog’s care. Pricing ranges from $85-$200 depending on the level of health your dog currently has and what your level of knowledge is on whole, natural health for dogs. The average cost for a total wellness consultation is typically $175. Additional costs will be any herbal remedies, aromatherapy or supplements I may suggest, although, I always leave it up to you whether to obtain those from me or on your own. We will discuss those options during the consultation.You will be able to insert any concerns or questions you’d like me to write you about within the Health History Form (see below – all forms must be completed and signed PRIOR to the consultation).

EXTENDED SUPPORT is $49.50 per ten question email following the initial consultation.

HOW DO I PAY?

I accept all Credit Cards through PayPal. I will send you a PayPal request for payment invoice once we determine what your dog’s needs are. My goal is to help you help your dog be well.

HOW OFTEN WILL I NEED TO CONSULT WITH YOU?

This varies from client to client. If you heed and implement what is discussed during our consultation then you may only need to have the occasional extended support consultation. If however, your pet is older and/or quite ill then a regular monthly consult may be needed until your dog is well on the way to wellness.

CONSULTATION PROCESS:

Consultations are a two-way discussion process whereby you and I work together to develop individualized strategies that will assist in helping you to understand and effectively use methods leading to a healthier dog. This begins by having you complete and submit the Health History Profile. All consultations are individually customized for YOUR dog and are delivered in electronic format (email) .

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

Refunds are available only if you cancel 24 hours in advance of your appointment – prior to the agreed upon delivery date of an email consultation. Refunds are not available once you have received your consultation.

DOWNLOAD HEALTH HISTORY PROFILE FORM

In document Format HERE

In pdf Format HERE

All client information is kept confidential.

Please note that I strive to respond promptly to all requests, and consultations are scheduled in the order they are received. However, priority will be given to urgent cases.

CONSULTATIONS
Choose from the options listed below (click on the link for more information) and please feel free to send me an email if you have any questions or would like to make special arrangements not covered by the choices on this page.

Diet Only Consultations

Total Wellness Packages

New Puppy Wellness/Prevention

Essential Oils for Dogs Consultation

Q&A Consultation

Natural Rearing Consultation

(for breeders desiring to learn how to begin to breed and raise their dogs naturally)

Extended Support for any Consultation

TECHNICAL DETAILS Once you have selected the consultation service that is right for you, DOWNLOAD the Health History Profile and Authorization Form.

Please complete the History Profile Form (link is above) as fully as possible, SIGN (hand written signatures please) form, scan, email (or snail mail) signed form back to me to P.O. Box 1637, Cottonwood, CA 96022. If you prefer to fax the completed forms, please email to make arrangements to do that.

If you are unable to download the Heath History Profile and Authorization Form, please send a request for the forms via email to [email protected] I strive to provide a prompt response time to all consultation requests, and all requests or appointment scheduling emails will be answered as they are received, but priority will be given to urgent cases. I look forward to helping you help your dog live a longer, happier life.
BUSINESS HOURS: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Pacific Time; CLOSED each Friday from 4:00 pm through to Sunday.

God’s Holy Sabbath is Sunset Friday to Sunset Saturday. I appreciate your respect of my time of rest and worship. 🙂

Testimonies

Copyright © 2002-2012 thewholedog.org All Rights Reserved.
For independent publication permission, email [email protected] All articles, pictures, text, graphics, and all other content are the property of THE WHOLE DOG.ORG and/or the professionals who created them. No unauthorized use is permitted. Only express, written permission is considered authorization.

*DISCLAIMER The information contained on this web site is intended as education/information only. It is not intended to replace your veterinarian. Please use your good judgement.


Thank you.

2011 November : Whole Dog News

2011 November : Whole Dog News

By Dr.Jeannie on Nov 27, 2011 in Dog News The Latest Poop, Dog Nutrition, Pet food recalls | 1 Comment

On November 25, 2011, select varieties of Iams dog and cat foods have been recalled by Price Chopper, a major grocery store chain located in the northeastern region of the United States. According to an announcement on the Price Chopper website, the recall has been instituted due to elevated aflatoxin levels found in the suspected […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Nov 21, 2011 in Dog News The Latest Poop, Featured | 1 Comment

The creators of the Through A Dog’s Ear series have collaborated with Victoria Stilwell, star of Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog, and developed the new Canine Noise Phobia Series (CNP). CNP is an innovative desensitization training tool that combines three distinctive elements for the treatment and prevention of sound-sensitivities and noise-phobias: •progressive sound […]

2009 June : Whole Dog News

2009 June : Whole Dog News

By Dr.Jeannie on Jun 22, 2009 in Doggie Dangerous Drugs & Chemicals, Featured | 0 Comments

Battling Fleas, Ticks, & Mosquitoes: Pet Health Care or Billion Dollar Pet Industry? By Drs. Jeannie Thomason & Kim Bloomer We all look forward to sharing some fun in the sun with our pets during the summer. However, this is also the time of year when many of us grow concerned over how to protect […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jun 18, 2009 in Dog Nutrition, Featured | 0 Comments

Healthy Treats, an oxymoron? If you are the typical dog lover, then you have, I am sure, found it hard to resist rewarding your dog with a few treats now and then, especially when they give you that irresistible look that says “It’s time for a treat!” Treats can be an essential tool for training […]

2007 November : Whole Dog News

2007 November : Whole Dog News

By Dr.Jeannie on Nov 30, 2007 in Dog Recommended Radio Shows | 0 Comments

Just wanted share a great show we had on ATN Gone Wild recently with Jane Lovascio, author of the fantastic and fun children’s book called Casey and Bella Go To New York City.   You can hear the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ATNGoneWild/2007/11/28/Were-Going-To-NYC-with-Casey-Bella  This is great book with great life lessons you will enjoy sharing with your children.

By Dr.Jeannie on Nov 29, 2007 in Dog News The Latest Poop | 0 Comments

   Dr. Jeannie With “Chase†Whole Dog News is back!   We had to take a little break from Blogging but we are back and better then ever!  I hope you like our new look and features.  I will be adding back most of our archived posts and articles so please stay tuned and check back […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Nov 27, 2007 in Dog Recommended Radio Shows, Dog Vaccinations | 0 Comments

Today, November 27th at 2:30 Eastern Time, our friend, veterinarian Dr. Stephen Blake (aka The Pet Whisperer) is going to join us on Animal Talk Naturally for the 2nd show in our three-part series he is conducting on VACCINES. If you have not yet heard his first in this series, you’ll want to listen to […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Nov 22, 2007 in Dog News The Latest Poop | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving has always been a favored holiday for me. It’s not a favorite because of the food or the gorgeous fall colors. It’s not even the family gathering though I do love all those things! Being a Christian, I thank God every day for my many blessings But there is something about a day set aside […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Nov 19, 2007 in Dog Laws Important, Dog News The Latest Poop | 0 Comments

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom criticized the celebrity supporters of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in a full-page advertisement in Variety for endorsing the animal rights group even as it kills thousands of animals in its care. The ad coincides with the airing of an HBO documentary about PETA’s president titled, […]

Chase’s Dog Product Review : Whole Dog News

Chase’s Dog Product Review : Whole Dog News

By Dr.Jeannie on Apr 20, 2009 in Chase’s Dog Product Review, Dog Dental Health | 2 Comments

Bully Stick Warehouse sent me (Chase) and the pack some wonderful samples of their Bully sitcks and wow did we love them! Dr Jeannie loved them because they are 100% All Natural! No artificial preservatives or chemicals added! All of Bully Stick Warehouse’s Bully Sticks and chews come from Brazilian Free-Range green cattle. We Boston […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Dec 9, 2008 in Chase’s Dog Product Review, Dog Gift Ideas, Featured | 4 Comments

Cesar Milan I was recently contacted by Cesar Milan’s publisist and asked if I would be interested in reviewing Cesar’s new DVD set “Mastering Leadership with Your Dog” and posting my thoughts here on Whole Dog News Blog. I was quite interested in doing so as I had heard both good and bad things about […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Oct 29, 2008 in Chase’s Dog Product Review, Dog Nutrition, Featured | 0 Comments

The Whole Dog Presents the Elegance of Fine Pet Dining with NEW KrunCheros™ The Next Evolution of Pet Food is Here in Four Delicious Flavors Freeze Dried RAW Food with Organic, Natural and Exotic Nutrients for Optimum Health Cottonwood, CA – Imagine feeding your dog a healthy raw food diet without the mess or worry […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Apr 7, 2008 in Chase’s Dog Product Review, Dog Healthy Recipe Corner, Dog News The Latest Poop | 0 Comments

This month, The Honest Kitchen is holding a Nationwide Contest to find the perfect dog to appear on the packaging for their next gourmet dog food diet. The winning dog will have his or her photograph transformed into a graphical silhouette by a professional graphic artist – and in addition to the kudos of being […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Mar 6, 2008 in Chase’s Dog Product Review, Dog News The Latest Poop, Featured | 0 Comments

The Brush Buddy Mr Dave and his dashing dog, Roman, devloped this Grrrrrrrreat product  and sent one to us here at The Whole Dog to try out. This multi-purpose Doggie tool  can be used to brush and de-shed, dry off wet and/or muddy bodies and legs while giving a great massage it naturally stimulates a healthy […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jan 11, 2008 in Chase’s Dog Product Review, Dog Gift Ideas, Featured | 0 Comments

Clean Paws Towel Art! Debbie Larocque from Three Dogz LLC. sent Chase a gorgeous towel for when her dainty little feet get wet and/or muddy.  This towel is almost like a micro-fiber consistancy,  VERY absobent and effecient at it’s job of cleaning paws.  It is also a beautiful piece of art with special embrodery with […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Dec 17, 2007 in Chase’s Dog Product Review, Dog News The Latest Poop | 0 Comments

In case you have not heard about the wonderful children’s book,  ”Casey and Bella Go To New York City” it  is the first in a series of children’s books about Jane Lovascio’s two dogs, Casey and Bella.  Well now they are launching adorable Casey and Bella plush toys to make story time even more exciting for your dog loving […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Dec 4, 2007 in Chase’s Dog Product Review, Dog Gift Ideas | 0 Comments

Boston Terriers are notorious for loving to sleep in the bed with their people. And I mean, “in the bed,†as in all the way under the covers. I am sure many other breeds are the same way! My Bostons, if given the chance, are right down in there, burrowing their way between the sheets […]

2010 January : Whole Dog News

2010 January : Whole Dog News

By Dr.Jeannie on Jan 13, 2010 in Dog News The Latest Poop, Featured | 1 Comment

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 (SF Gate) Major veterinary drug recall gets bigger/Animal anesthetic drug pulled off market, but questions remain By Christie Keith, Special to SF Gate What if your veterinarian was using a recalled drug — and didn’t know it? That’s not a hypothetical question. On Sept. 4, at least two veterinary drugs made […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jan 1, 2010 in Dog Health – Immune System, Dog News The Latest Poop, Featured | 4 Comments

Extend Your Dog’s Lifespan by over 30%! More and more studies and research are proving the health benefits of NOT spaying/neutering our dogs. Most recently, David J. Waters, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, director, Center for Exceptional Longevity Studies for Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation wrote a paper called: A Healthier Respect for Ovaries “A recent […]

2009 July : Whole Dog News

2009 July : Whole Dog News

By Dr.Jeannie on Jul 31, 2009 in Dog Aromatherapy, Featured | 4 Comments

Alternative/Natural Remedies for Pets Yes, for pets! the use of Aromatherapy, Homeopathy, Herbs & Energy Work are all effective on animals. I have recently had people contact me that have been using alternative health care products and a proper diet for themselves and their family for quite some time but were just not aware that […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jul 13, 2009 in Dog News The Latest Poop, Featured | 0 Comments

Survival suits this dog just fine Everyone loves a happy ending and I wanted to share this one with you all! July 09, 2009 By Mark Freeman Mail Tribune 776-4470 [email protected] AGNESS — Pete Pollard walked up the remote trail through the Lower Rogue River Canyon with the melancholy of a man who knows his […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jul 2, 2009 in Dog Nutrition, Featured | 1 Comment

Can A Dog Treat Be Healthy? Have you ever read the ingredients on your dog’s favorite treat to see what is really in there? Is it possible that dog treats could actually be causing health problems that you’re not even aware of? Just like the multi-billion dollar pet food industry, from grocery stores to pet […]

2008 July : Whole Dog News

2008 July : Whole Dog News

By Dr.Jeannie on Jul 29, 2008 in Dog Health – Immune System, Dog Breeders Corner, Dog Nutrition, Doggie Dangerous Drugs & Chemicals, Featured | 0 Comments

Heredity & Environment What Role Does Nutrition Play? Are many of our dog problems today due to their environment or to poor heredity and what role does nutrition play? I believe that many of our modern day dog diseases and genetic problems are due to the foods that we them, the abundance of vaccines we inject […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jul 24, 2008 in Dog Heart Health, Herbal Health For Dogs | 0 Comments

 Hawthorne is a spiny shrub that has been traditionally used as a heart tonic in European herbal medicine. The primary active ingredients, the proanthocyanidins, are responsible for the red-to-blue color of many fruits, such as blueberries, grapes, and blackberries. The proanthocyanidins, and a related group of ingredients, the anthocyanidins, are known as potent antioxidants and […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jul 19, 2008 in Dog News The Latest Poop, Dog Nutrition, Dogs Aging Gracefully | 1 Comment

Bella with owners David Richardson and Daisy Cooper At 203 in doggie years, is Bella the mongrel the world’s oldest dog ever?  That is about 29 years old in human years and my guess after reading this is that she has lived so long due in part to her diet!  “ And with most of her teeth missing, she can […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jul 12, 2008 in Doggie Dangerous Drugs & Chemicals, Featured | 3 Comments

Drugs have a long term detrimental affect to your dog’s health and longevity. Drugs collect in the liver and kidneys and shorten a dog’s lifespan. Drugs are merely a band aid to suppress the symptoms while the patient is bleeding to death! They just don’t work because they don’t get to the cause of the […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jul 6, 2008 in Dog Health – Immune System, Dog Breeders Corner, Dog Heart Health, Dog Nutrition, Doggone Home & Garden Stuff, Essential Healing Helps | 5 Comments

Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider is known around the world as Mother Nature’s miracle medicine, a powerful weapon in the war against aging and disease that is more effective than many high-priced prescription drugs. When God created this fruit He designed it be a food and a medicine! Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is golden liquid […]

By Dr.Jeannie on Jul 1, 2008 in Dog Breeders Corner, Dog Laws Important, Dog News The Latest Poop, Featured | 0 Comments

I hope you all have enjoyed this series of articles as much as I have!  Here is the conclusion. Come To The Edge part 3 The Conclusion © Written by Dr. Kim Bloomer Edited by Dr. Bera Dordoni re-printed with permission: “Come to the edge, he said. They said: We are afraid. Come to the […]