Blog 2017-07-10T22:16:24+00:00

Dog Plaque Teeth Cleaning Solution

  Dog oral hygiene is really important but something that tends to get overlooked. As a result, many dogs are dealing with plaque on their teeth, which over time can lead to pain, gum disease or even heart disease. Many conventional dog dental treatments contain harsh chemicals, preservatives [...]

April 7th, 2017|

Flaxseed Health Benefits for Dogs

Flaxseed has been a valued crop for thousands of years, having been cultivated since the beginning of agriculture and currently consumed globally. It's name in Latin, Linum usitatissimum, literally means "very useful". While ancient healing systems including Ayurveda and Chinese Medicine have recognize its virtues for millennia, it's just in [...]

March 29th, 2017|

5 Goals for Developing a Holistic Health Pet Plan

As a holistic veterinarian, I have developed 5 simple goals to keep my patients happy, healthy, and living a long life. These are preventing disease, saying NO to drugs, healing the pet rather than treating disease, offering “Hope for the Hopeless” and saving money on pet care. Follow these plans [...]

February 12th, 2017|

Choosing The Best Diet For Your Pet

There are many choices of diets for pet owners to consider when trying to decide what to feed their pets. These include homemade - raw and cooked, and of course processed wet food and kibble. As a practicing veterinarian, I try to be flexible with my clients. I want them [...]

November 14th, 2016|

Diet: The Foundation for a Successful Holistic Pet Care Plan

I consult with pet owners every day, both in person at my hospital, Paws & Claws Holistic Animal Hospital in Plano, Texas and on the phone with pet parents who don’t live nearby. All of them want me to prescribe supplements to either help their pets stay healthy and try [...]

October 5th, 2016|

Benjii’s Story

In November 2009, I decided that I wanted to expand my puppy family but that this time I would rescue. I had bought my 2 older dogs, Bodhi and Bambi as 6 week old puppies from breeders in Ohio several years earlier. I love them so much and wouldn’t trade [...]

May 15th, 2016|