Category: Pet Health

The Healing Power of Cat Purrs

Those crazy cat ladies might be onto something. According to today’s infographic, our feline friends provide us with more than just emotional support. House cats may actually be contributing to our physical well-being. When a cat purrs within a range of 20-140 Hertz, nearby humans may be therapeutically benefiting from these vibrations. Purring has been linked to lowering stress, decreasing symptoms of Dyspnoea, lessening the chances of having a heart attack, and even strengthening bones. Pet Read more [...]

Exercise Wheel for Dogs Keeps them Healthy and In Shape

As backyards get smaller and dog-owners get busier, dogs are increasingly struggling to get the exercise they need to be healthy.  It is now estimated that 55% of all dogs in the United States are overweight or obese. Both low and high intensity exercise is absolutely essential for the health of a dog, and yet today almost all the exercise they get is from walking, trapped on a leash at the pace of their 'owner'.  Of course, these are the lucky ones, since there are probably many dogs that Read more [...]

Dogs: Why Two Walks a Day on Leash is Not Enough

As backyards get smaller and dog-owners get busier, dogs are increasingly struggling to get the exercise they need to be healthy. I see about as many mentally unhealthy dogs as I do humans in the world today, and I think in both cases, one of the primary reasons is probably lack of movement and exercise.  The fact is, a short walk on a leash with your dog twice a day is just not enough to keep your dog physically and mentally healthy.  Dogs need high-intensity exercise, like sprinting after Read more [...]

How to Become Friends with Any Dog

In The Enzyme Factor, Author Hiromi Shinya provides some interesting insight into how to become friends immediately with any kind of dog.  But first, I'm going to take one minute to digress so I can publish something very curious that I've discovered in my research. Did Dr. Shinya Plagiarize the work of 19th Century Biologist Antoine Bechamp? I want to first put on the record that I am suspect of this author plagiarizing the work of 19th century Biologist Antoine Bechamp for his work on enzymes, Read more [...]