Endocannabinoid System Basics

If you ever took anatomy and physiology, you probably learned about a whole host of systems that mammals have. These systems include the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, excretory, nervous and endocrine systems, as well as the immune, integumentary, skeletal, muscle and reproductive systems. These systems all work together to send signals throughout the body and to…

CBD Dog Health Turmeric

Is Turmeric Safe for Dogs?

When it comes to holistic healing, we are often tempted to head to our nearest all-natural store to look for cure-alls. But, you may already have a key ingredient to give your pet a better life right inside of your spice cabinet: turmeric. You might know turmeric as the yellow color that gives curry its…

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Can Dogs Sense Human Emotions?

Your dog is receptive to your general moods and emotions. If you have ever been anxious, nervous, or upset, you may have noticed that your dog mirrors those emotions. No, it is not all in your head. When you are stressed, Fido is stressed, too. That is because even though your dog might get into…

Hurricane Prep for Your Pup

Hurricane season in the Atlantic begins on June 1 and ends on November 30 — meaning that right now, we nearly to the middle of the season. Although this year has been more calm than others (knock on wood that it stays that way), having a hurricane preparedness plan for your pet is vital. As…

CBD Dog Health Aloe Plant Truth About Aloe for Dogs

The Truth About Aloe for Dogs

Any time you have gotten a sunburn, you have probably turned to aloe for relief. But for many dog lovers and pet parents, aloe as an ingredient raises a red flag. There are a lot of misconceptions about this useful succulent. For example, there are parts of aloe that get a bad rap but that…

Thunderstorm Anxiety in Dogs

It was a typical Florida afternoon — typical for the lightning capital of the world. The rain was pouring and flashes of lightning lit up the darkened afternoon sky. My dogs have never been particularly fearful, and thunderstorms were a normal occurrence in our central Florida home. Everything was going fine, until suddenly, it wasn’t.…