Category: Health

Preventing Leg and Foot Injuries in Dogs

You’ve probably enjoyed watching your dog run after a ball, dig a hole in the dirt, or roll around on his back. Beyond that, dogs can accomplish some incredible feats of athleticism, like snatching a frisbee out of the air, leaping off a dock, or retrieving a hunted bird. In spite of all this, your… Read more »

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Why Won’t My Dog Climb Stairs?

Is your pup the bounciest, most playful furball in the world, until you approach a flight of stairs? Have you noticed your older dog suddenly reluctant to climb up or down, even though you’ve seen him bound up the stairs countless times over the years? What’s the reason for the change, and how can you… Read more »

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6 Ways to Support Your Puppy’s Health

So you’ve brought home a bundle of joy–your very own puppy! Like a baby, a puppy is going to depend on you for food, shelter, love, and a whole host of other needs. It’s up to you to provide everything your canine companion needs to live a happy, healthy life. Puppy care is hard work,… Read more »

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A Beginner’s Guide to Muscle Health in Dogs

Taking care of a dog is a huge responsibility, whether you’re raising him from a puppy or welcoming a senior dog into your home. You’re responsible for feeding him, making sure he gets enough exercise, and maintaining his overall quality of life. That’s a tall order, and there are a lot of different things to… Read more »

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Thyroid Function: The Key to Your Cat’s Health

The thyroid gland is a much-talked-about mystery for many cat owners. You probably know that it plays a role in the weight of your cat, and that vets will check it for irregularities when your feline suddenly gains or loses weight. But where is the thyroid gland located? What does it actually regulate? What is… Read more »

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Boosting Energy Levels with Elk Velvet Antler

Elk with antlers

You may have heard about the benefits of elk velvet antler, also referred to as “EVA.” But what exactly is it? How is it produced? Who can it help, and is it humane? It can be difficult to sift factual information from a sea of online confusion, so we’re here to demystify EVA. At Wapiti… Read more »

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Supporting the Health of Your Hunting Dog

Your hunting dog is more than an extension of your will; it’s your partner, carefully chosen to do some very strenuous work by your side. We’re talking tracking game, running, jumping, and swimming. While hunting dogs are bred for this level of extreme activity, it’s important to be aware of your dog’s health and any… Read more »

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Understanding Inflammation in Canines

Keeping your dog happy and healthy takes a lot. A lot of time, money, and maybe even trips to the vet for specialized care. Since canine health is of the utmost importance when it comes to ensuring your dog lives a good life, it stands to reason that dog owners should educate themselves about the… Read more »

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National Holistic Pet Day

Celebrate National Holistic Pet Day Everyday!

We celebrate National Holistic Pet Day Today August 30th is special day to highlight the importance of whole pet health. Here are some easy steps to include a holistic approach to daily pet health.. Exercise:  Play with your cat, walk or run with your dog, get active with them! Lack of activity can develop into… Read more »

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