How Dogs Improve Your Health

How Dogs Improve Your Health

Owning a dog can positively impact both your physical and mental health according to science.  Research shows that dog owners spend about 30 more minutes a day active than people who do not own a dog. Also, on colder wetter days, dog owners are even more active than their non dog owning counterparts. The dog companion has a

Need to Lose Weight? Get a Pet

Need to Lose Weight? Get a Pet

Being overweight or obese is one of the biggest health issues that Americans face today. There are many options to help people fight this epidemic including specialized diets, fitness club memberships, and weight loss programs (e.g. Weight Watchers). Depending on the person, some of these options can work, however, many people struggle to get-to and maintain a healthy

Cat Arthritis – Ricky’s Treatments

Cat Arthritis – Ricky’s Treatments

Ricky is our loving senior (17+ years young) cat. Ricky’s ‘cat arthritis’ started when he was 15 and has increasingly become worse over the past 2 years. We’ve got Ricky on a regimen of anti-inflammatory medications and, more recently, on some other advanced forms of treatment including acupuncture and laser therapy. We would do anything to keep our