In part 1 of a 3-part series on raw food diets for pets, Dr. Becker begins the discussion by reviewing the ancestral origins of today’s dogs and cats. From a genetic standpoint, domesticated canines and felines are essentially the same as their wild counterparts, who are carnivores.
January 12, 2020 | Tips and Training
How cold is too cold for your dog? While we may not have to worry too much about freezing temperatures in Sunny Southern California, colder temperatures can have some negative effects on your dog. Check out this chart courtesy of petplan.com
November 4, 2019 | Tips and Training
At this time of year when we reflect on all the things we are most thankful for, pets always come to mind. Pets bring so much to our lives. I bet you could ask any of our pet parents what they are thankful for and inevitably they will respond with some version of a list that includes their pets.
October 4, 2019 | Tips and Training
Halloween can be the spookiest night of the year, but keeping your pets safe doesn't have to be tricky. The ASPCA recommends taking these simple, common-sense precautions to keep your pet happy and healthy all the way to November 1
August 26, 2019 | Tips and Training
We had the opportunity to attend the seminar “The Science and Nutritional Literacy Behind the Fresh Food Movement” by Dr. Karen Becker (practicing Proactive Integrative Veterinarian) and Dr. Donna Raditic (professor for both the Nutrition and Integrative Medicine Services at University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine).The Fresh Food Movement is definitely strong.