July 9, 2020 | Tips and Training
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
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.
August 4, 2019 | Tips and Training
Why do otherwise good dogs bite the people they love? Fear and pain are common triggers. For today, we're going to focus on one very preventable aspect of that: discomfort with restraint and body handling.