• Treating heartworm naturally

    Ivermectin is a common medication know to be used to kill many different types of parasites. It’s most currently used in monthly heartworm prevention. It has also been  used to treat ear mites as well as hair mites, which can cause mange. It is used to treat some internal parasites as well,...
  • HEMP OIL VS CBD OIL: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE???

      When looking for a CBD product, look for one that is going to actually give you the relief you are looking for you or your pet. The CBD Oil we usually recommend is: and it contains less than .01% of THC. You cannot overdose. No one has ever...
  • “POOP WATCHERS”

    If you are a “true” dog person you know EXACTLY what I’m talking about.  All those trips out into the yard in the rain or snow to check “the poop.” Many times it gives us an idea if our dogs are getting the nutrients they need, or if they...
  • CBD Oil For Pets—Its here!!! (Learn how it can Promote Your Pet’s Wellbeing)

    So MANY people ask me my opinion about CBD oil for pets and ask me where they can find a safe product. Finding a safe CBD oil product for your pet would be the same as searching for your pet in that you want to look for: *100% organic...
  • ROAD TRIP (with your pet)!! :  Never leave home without these tips

      This is our first guest blog by our daughter, Olivia Stanley, who we are passing the torch to someday, and boy is she an adventurer at heart!  So her tips here are valuable. No one I know has done more traveling with their dog (for fun) that I...
  • Baby, it’s cold outside: Dog Sweaters and Coats –a ‘no’ or a ‘go?’

    I would not be writing this blog if we didn’t have LABRADORS! Coats and sweaters are GREAT if you have a short-haired or toy breed of dog. But Labs have the thickest coat there is—we call it a “double” coat amongst breeders, and you can find it described in...
  • Bloat in Dogs. Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

    When it comes to dog issues you should be aware of, bloat is high on the list. Bloat in humans is harmless, but for dogs it can be deadly. Treatment for bloat is needed as soon as possible. Unfortunately, if you are away from home and your dog breaks into the...
  • Swimming season is here! Here’s some cautions, helpful safety hints, and tips!!!

    Although Labradors are natural swimmers (and the breed I have shown for 20 years)–and I know many of you have many kinds of water dogs–BUT..there are still logical, common sense rules that some people don’t think of when swimming season begins. First of all, if you are in “big...
  • Using Essential Oils with Felines

    Many people ask us if it is safe to use EO’s on cats. Even though some aromatherapists and veterinarians say its fine, I choose to err on the side of safety.  Cats don’t have the same enzymes in their bodies like horses, dogs, or humans, so some EO’s can be...
  • IS IT SAFE TO DIFFUSE OILS AROUND PETS?

    The one time I really tend to wish my pets could talk is when they’re sick–or when they are pacing for no reason–LOL. Pet illnesses can seem so vague sometimes—a little puking here, some lethargy there—and it can be hard to tell the difference between a little under the...