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An Amazing Product: “Rescue Remedy” for Pets

Posted on: November 10th, 2017 by ali-amato No Comments

This gentle formula can work wonders for stressful situations.

One of the best, all-purpose natural remedies I advise my clients to keep on hand is Rescue Remedy. If you are unfamiliar with it, it is a natural, gentle liquid (made from flower essences and distilled water) that actually has an amazing ability to induce calm in stressed animals. (more…)

Five Quick Tips: A Veterinarian’s Advice for Optimal Pet Health

Posted on: November 10th, 2017 by ali-amato No Comments

Happy, healthy & thriving on an entirely  raw food diet…

I recently asked integrative veterinarian Dr. Larry Siegler for a “short list” of the advice he regularly gives his clients: (more…)

How To Plan and Care For An Aging Pet

Posted on: July 6th, 2017 by ali-amato No Comments

This old cutie is still enjoying life!

Our animal population is getting older, and suffering from many of the same ailments we do, especially arthritis. I’ve recently worked with several clients to make household adjustments in order to better accommodate their aging pets. Here are some tips for dealing with common problems— including ways you can prepare for their Golden Years in advance:

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Scientists Create Music to Soothe Your Cat

Posted on: November 11th, 2016 by ali-amato No Comments
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© Marshall Ross/Flickr

“They are a particularly tough audience – picky, moody, often impossible to please – but cats represent an untapped music market, according to one of the world’s biggest record labels.”

If you travel a lot for your job, work outside the home, and/or have a cat who seems anxious or acts out, Universal Music has just released an album created specifically to relax your finicky feline.

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Spraying — The good, the bad, and the downright frustrating

Posted on: July 25th, 2013 by ali-amato No Comments
Furtive Cat Behavior

This guy definitely looks like he is up to no good!

One of the most common calls I get is about cats (and occasionally dogs) peeing in the house. Generally, there are 3 main reasons it happens: a urinary infection, a behavioral reason (“acting out”, for whatever cause), or progressive kidney disease. Kidney disease is quite common in older cats — any time past the age of around 12 — and if the cat is senile too, random peeing can be even more frequent. (I’ve personally had to deal with this situation in my own house.) (more…)

Case Study: My day with a veterinary M*A*S*H unit

Posted on: May 1st, 2013 by ali-amato No Comments

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While visiting Mexico last year, I was introduced to Kelly Karger (pictured above), the co-founder of S.A.M.M. (Save A Mexican Mutt) — a rescue/adoption organization that services San Miguel de Allende, a small town in central Mexico. Kelly and her husband Jim have dedicated 10 years of work to building S.A.M.M. into an international organization. While some dogs are adopted locally, most are eventually placed in homes in the US and Canada. (The logistics of this are daunting, but they do it!) In addition to their ongoing rescue and rehab work, S.A.M.M. sets up an temporary operating room once a week (choosing a different part of San Miguel each time), in order to bring spay and neutering services directly to the community. The following is an account of my volunteer day at the clinic; I admit it’s a long post, but what I experienced there was truly touching, and I think worth knowing about. (more…)