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    Are Holistic Pet Care Products Good or a Waste of Time and Money?

    Holistic pet care products may be very good for your pet, or they might not be. What Are “Holistic” Pet Care Products? First we need to backtrack and talk about how commercial pet food was invented. Grain mills needed to find a way to use up the waste from the process, and someone came up with the idea of using it in pet food since the rules for making pet food were very lax. Pet owners are a lot savvier today and felt kind of cheated when they learned how pet food was made commercially. So smart entrepreneurs decided that it was time to create a better version of pet…

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    Tips for Giving Pets Supplements

    Medications have instructions regarding when to give them to your pet, but vitamins sometimes don’t offer much guidance. Here are some tips on how to give vitamins and supplements to your pets. Read the Label The label will have a lot of information about when and how to give the vitamins to your pet. Some will say with food, some will say between meals, and some will say how many hours before or after meals to give it to them. Make sure they have fresh water too. Ditch the People Food Some people like to put pills in hot dogs for their dog. The problem is, hot dogs are highly…

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    Pet Insurance: Yes or No?

    For the past several years, the newest trend in pet ownership has been pet insurance. Do your pets need to have pet insurance? What Is Pet Insurance? Health insurance is important so that people can get the medical services that they need. What about your pets? Pet insurance is a medical plan to cut down on the cost of caring for your pet. Some services at the veterinarian can cost thousands. Think of your cat accidently swallowing tinsel from the Christmas tree or your dog getting cataracts. How much will you have to pay to heal or even save your pet? What You Should Know about Pet Insurance Before you…

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    The Holistic Dog-An Interview with Laura Benko

    Welcome Laura Benko to LLAPets. Laura’s a Feng Shui consultant who’s written a book called The Holistic Dog… Live, Love, Adopt Pets (LLAP)-Could you tell us about yourself and what you do? Laura Benko (LB)-I’m a modern Feng Shui consultant and after I wrote The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, photographer Susan Fischer and I decided to do a book about a dog in their Space. She shot them in their favorite Space and I interviewed the dogs family and delved into the canines Mind (their behavior, quirks, personality) and their Body (breed, nutrition, health, wellness, physical attributes) and their Spirit (karmic connection of how the…