The digestive system is the foundation of optimum health and staying younger longer. To understand how to support proper digestion, we must first understand how digestions works. This simple overview explains the digestive systems of dogs (and cats).

Arthritis and disease are not inevitable parts of aging. Here are 5 strategies to support your animals in optimum health to keep them more active and younger longer.

International Veterinary Medicine · 05. November 2018
The last column I wrote, “The Power of Subtlety,” described the powerful results of finding and treating subtle asymmetries in animals’ bodies. There is, however, another aspect of my work that is the antithesis of subtle. Not only is it the opposite of subtle, it is on the opposite side of the world.

dog hiking in old age because of acupuncture, chiropractic, laser therapy and good nutrition.
Acupuncture · 22. October 2018
Our dogs run and hike with us without the opportunity to tell us they may have “pebbles in their shoes.” Many times, we won’t know to start looking for the pebble until the arthritis stage sets in – years after the first domino fell. What if we could learn to identify the early signs of a pebble and correct the compensations? Could our dogs enjoy more time happily hiking by our sides?

Acupuncture · 08. October 2018
..."I explain that acupuncture is one facet of my integrative practice. Then I wait for the response: the explosion. A profound proclamation of belief is coming." This easy read briefly compares two acupuncture paradigms: Traditional Chinese Medicine and Medical Veterinary Acupuncture. One does not need to "believe" in acupuncture for it to be an effective integrative/physical medicine modality.

Dalmation dog and Appaloosa horse ready for integrative therapies and physical medicine
Integrative Therapies · 01. October 2018
These physical medicine modalities are no more an alternative to conventional medicine than jelly is an alternative to peanut butter. Simply, they are better together. They are synergistic: the total effect is more powerful than the sum of the individual parts. These “integrative” modalities are crucial for achieving optimum health.