Index: Dog Care

Natural Anti-Anxiety Remedies

Friday, February 19th, 2021 Wrap up those thunderstruck pets The ThunderShirt, a vest for calming anxiety related to noise aversion, applies gentle, constant pressure to help calm a pet owners petrified fur-baby. Think of it like a hug in a shirt. According to their website, the ThunderShirt provides a calming effect for more than 80% of dogs–which seems like a ratio worth the $45.… [Read more]

Dog Ear Infection Treated With Natural Remedies

Friday, February 19th, 2021 Dog Ear Infections can be very difficult to treat. Dr Jones shows you 2 new remedies. One new natural option for cleaning an infected dog ear, then a new holistic answer to treating a dog with a recurring ear infection. Ear infections are very common in dogs, you will notice they will shake their heads, scratch their ears, the inner… [Read more]

Paw Health in the Winter

Friday, February 12th, 2021 Well, it’s winter in British Columbia, and I’m currently looking at the blanket of snow outside… Groundhog Day told us we have six more weeks of winter! The daily dog walks are important, but the snow, ice and salt can be especially hard on paws. We will be covering how to care for your pet’s paws in the cold winter… [Read more]

Benefits of MCT Oil for Dogs

Thursday, February 4th, 2021 Today, we will cover some of the many benefits of including MCT oil as a supplement in your dog’s diet. MCT Oil (Medium Chain Triglycerides, or fatty acids) is a liquid derivative of coconut oil with a variety of health benefits for dogs – and humans! Increased metabolism, energy and weight loss: MCT oil can increase feelings of satiety, without… [Read more]

Veterinary Secrets Podcast 57: Euthanyl in Pet Food; Herb for sore throat, allergies; Homeopathy studies

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 Hello and Welcome to the Veterinary Secrets Podcast! My name is Dr Andrew Jones and This is episode 57 In today’s episode I am talking about a ‘new’ herbal remedy that is helpful for allergies, sore throat, topical inflammation, cough, and autoimmune disease. The recent admission by the FDA about the progressing PROBLEM of euthanyl in pet food. Lastly 2… [Read more]

Your dog should have more of this: Curcumin

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 What Most Dogs can Benefit From: Curcumin Curcumin is a naturally occurring chemical compound that is found in the spice turmeric. The two words are sometimes used interchangeably, but the technical difference between the two is that turmeric is the yellowish powder used to flavor foods, while curcumin is a chemical contained within turmeric. The distinctive color of turmeric is… [Read more]

Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM