Breed Specific Dog Food – Is It Necessary?

Breed Specific Dog Food – Is It Necessary?

By Carole Milligan, certified by ACAN as a Carnivore Nutrition Consultant For a few months I have been seeing a TV commercial that states different dog breeds have different nutritional needs. The suggestion is made that purebred dogs require special diets. I suppose that means your average mixed breed dog can just eat plain old kibble. Don’t believe that marketing propaganda gimmick for one second! The truth is that all dogs, regardless of...

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Today I Was A Hero

Today I Was A Hero

By: Megan Ayrault – Power Of Touch For Animals Today I was a hero! I had a chance to make a difference, the chance to actually save a life! But I almost missed that chance because of a silly thought in my mind. If something else hadn’t happened to change the situation, the outcome could have been very different. Especially for that poor mother duck and her ducklings…. I actually saved multiple lives. 6, 7 or 8, depending on exactly what...

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There’s Another Way! – Animal Naturopathy

There’s Another Way! – Animal Naturopathy

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy Many are becoming more and more aware that allopathic/conventional veterinary medicine no longer seems to make the cut; it doesn’t really fix or  “cure” the underlying health issues that our pets are facing. It tends to dish out the so-called “quick fix or magic bullet” to get what appears at first glance to be immediate results! The...

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Focusing on Wellness

Focusing on Wellness

By Dr. Kim Bloomer, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy “If you look at healthcare today, it’s all about disease. It’s not about understanding wellness at all.” ~Leroy Hood In a recent short article I wrote I was focusing on the difference of the common “health” mindset in our country (possibly the world at this point). I put quotation marks around the word “health” because we...

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Do Our Emotions Affect The Health Of Our Pets?

Do Our Emotions Affect The Health Of Our Pets?

By Dr. Jeannie Thomason, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy Yes!  Our emotions most definitely affect the health of our companion animals. We know that human medicine has recognized the correlation between emotional disturbances and physical health for many years now. It is almost common knowledge that prolonged stress directly affects the immune system.  In time it will result in a number of physical dis-eases such as...

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Promoting & Maintaining Wellness Part 8 – Trust

Promoting & Maintaining Wellness Part 8 – Trust

By Dr. Kim Bloomer, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy Trust. We all want it. We all desire to be trustworthy. It’s not by accident this is probably the most critical part of all the laws of health. All the previous components of wellness: nutrition, exercise, pure water, sunshine, moderation, fresh air, and rest hinge upon this one thing: trust. ALL of the components of maintaining and promoting health build upon...

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