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Tears – More Than Meets The Eye

Tears-More Than Meets The Eye Tears have a purpose; to lubricate and moisten the eye. Many pets have facial staining from excessive tear production. We often see it in small breeds, brachiocephalic and large round eyes. This can happen if eyelashes rub against the eye, irritating it. But there are other underlying reasons too. Tears will be reduced in a sympathetic (fight or flight) state, where circulation and attention are being routed to the muscles of extremities and heart...

What You Can’t See, Can Hurt

  It’s easy to ignore things that are not visible, like your pets teeth. Their cute muzzle lips cover the teeth so well that it takes effort and intention on your part to actually observe what is going on inside their mouth. What you can’t see can be hurting their very existence. It’s important to become familiar with your pet’s oral cavity. Starting at an early age, you should pull up their lips, touch the teeth, and examine the...

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials The Purpose: Why we did it We set out with clinical research to prove the efficacy of TropiClean Fresh Breath made easy! with a focus on two outcomes. 1) To remove existing plaque and tartar build up. 2) Retard plaque and tartar development. Our hope in this research was to validate countless customer reviews of the Fresh Breath Clean Teeth Gel showing the product can improve pets’ oral health without brushing. Using natural ingredients and a simple application,...

Health Starts in the Food Dish

Ever wonder what the ingredient section of your pet food bag really means? Maybe you think you are getting a good food for your pet, but still question if it is the best choice? Dr. Ava Frick goes into detail on how choosing the right selection of food for your dog or cat is the beginning of a healthy life. Everything in health and wellness has a nutritional component. The right balance of vitamins, minerals and whole food components...

Helping The Geriatric Cat Reclaim Interest In Self and Life

We hope you enjoyed the first tip from Dr. Ava Frick during Pet Wellness Month. In this week’s post, Dr. Frick sheds light on how to help give your senior cat a better life. We hope you enjoy! Helping The Geriatric Cat Reclaim Interest In Self and Life Cats, one of nature’s most fastidious animals, suffer from dandruff, dirty skin, and matting fur as they age.  This condition ia very annoying to this once neat and clean creature.  Petting...

Take a Big Bite Out of Dental Disease

For Pet Wellness Month, Dr. Ava Frick, renowned veterinarian, speaker, and founder of Pet Rehab & Pain Clinic, put together four tips on how to keep our pets healthy and happy. Over Pet Wellness Month we will be posting Dr. Frick’s tips and hope you enjoy her insights as much as we do! We are excited to hear your thoughts and hope you enjoy learning more about providing healthy lives for our pets. #1: Take a Big Bite Out...

How to Bathe a Cat

Have you ever thought that bathing your cat was an impossible task? For a moment, the idea that you might be taking your life into your own hands could have flashed through your mind. Here Dr. Ava Frick tells us some easy steps to help make bathing our cats easier and how it can help provide them with a healthier and happier life. Bathing a cat can be simple but there are several points that should be in place...