All posts by Dr Jodie Gruenstern

Demodex Mange In Dogs

Most new pet owners expect, or at least hope for, perfect health in their new little pup. There is hardly anything worse than having to deliver a diagnosis of demodex mange. This is where the phrase “mangy

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Dog Allergies? Here Are 3 Superfoods That Work

 It’s easy to understand why food matters when you’re contemplating the cause of vomiting, diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease or gastrointestinal cancer. But food can often be an important

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Think Twice Before Using NSAIDs

You’re almost certainly familiar with the names of Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) like Rimadyl, Metacam, Deramaxx and Previcox. These drugs are frequently prescribed by veterinarians

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Anise, Fennel, Licorice – What’s the Difference?

Anise, fennel and licorice. These three delicious culinary and medicinal herbals are common ingredients in foods, treats and herbal remedies. With a little explanation, you’ll understand why they

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Synthetic Vitamins and Minerals in Dog Foods

For 25 points, the answer is menadione bisulfite, which may cause anemia. The question is, what’s Vitamin K in “natural” pet food? For 50 points, the answer is retinyl palmitate, which may cause

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