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HOMEOPATHY

Get your paws on this: we created a blog so you can learn the basics of holistic medical decisions and start implementing them into your life. Where do you want to start?

Dr. Sara Fox Chapman’s Story

Dr. Sara Fox Chapman’s Story

Animal Mad Like so many of you, I was animal mad when I was growing up. Unfortunately, my mum and older brother had bad allergies, so until an outside cat adopted me, I relied on a kind neighbor’s dogs - walking and training them. My own first dog arrived when I was...

Discovery of Vitality, Balance and Homeopathy

Discovery of Vitality, Balance and Homeopathy

Graduating from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1980 at age 30, I was not thinking at all holistically. I had done a two-day animal acupuncture class with the original U.S. founders of IVAS (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society),...

Size of the Medication Dose Matters. A lot!

Size of the Medication Dose Matters. A lot!

In the mid-1990s, I was called out to see Justin, an Irish Wolfhound who was unable to get up. This was a big problem because he weighed 180 pounds. Examination and history strongly suggested Lyme Disease. At that time, anti-biotics were the only Lyme treatment that I...

Why Routine Diagnostic Tests are so Important

Why Routine Diagnostic Tests are so Important

Your nine year young pup or kitty seems fine. But she’s not. The veterinarian just called with the blood test results from her wellness check up: thyroid, liver and kidney markers were abnormal. On top of that, the vet said she has an infection because her white count...

Flower Essences for Lame and Arthritic Pets

Flower Essences for Lame and Arthritic Pets

Flower Essences (FE) can help your pets with both physical and emotional health challenges. They are great for lame, stiff and arthritic pets. Unlike supplements that act like natural drugs, FE are 100% safe. They are made by putting specially chosen flowers in water...

Arnica is Safer and Often More Effective Than Rimadyl

Arnica is Safer and Often More Effective Than Rimadyl

What to do after injury? A frequent question I get from community members is what to do right after an injury. Whether the injury was from a bad turn during agility to being t-boned by another dog during play. Here's how you can help right away (without...

Holistic Actions! and Dr. Jeff’s Lyme Story

Holistic Actions! and Dr. Jeff’s Lyme Story

Over Father's Day weekend of 2001 we had a house full of company. Little did I know that it would be a fateful weekend (my Dad’s last Father’s Day + my Lyme). That Friday, I started feeling flu-like symptoms of heavy eyes, decreased appetite, muscle soreness,...