All posts by Dr Jodie Gruenstern

Resolve to Replace Toxic Treatments with Essential Oils

Conventional veterinarians and even many holistic veterinarians are hesitant to recommend essential oils for pets; however when prepared, selected and utilized properly, they can be an effective and safe

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Something To Chew On

Dogs need something to chew on, but how safe and effective are the chew items being marketed today? Several years ago there was quite a scare in regard to the presence of arsenic in rawhides and melamine

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How To Help Your Pet Beat Cancer: A Tribute to Blue

My cancer patients who have done the best have had dedicated guardians who focus on them with love, a species-appropriate diet and blended dark leafy greens potent in antioxidants. This is a tribute to

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Why Your Dog Doesn’t Need That Expensive Prescription Diet

I remember when, as a younger veterinarian, the reps who promoted prescription diets would say, While one pet after another did have a recurrence, I began to question why a prescription diet was necessary,

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Is Your Bad Habit Making Your Pet Sick?

I am baffled by how many people still smoke. I continue to have pet-loving guardians tell me, “but, I smoke outside, or my spouse smokes outside.” This statement continues to show how naïve people

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