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What to do when someone steals your wings

Inspired by the resilience of Icarus and the power of truth and love, we're reminded that challenges may try to steal our wings, but our determination can help us fly...

A holistic approach to dog wellness: Easy steps to a healthier, longer life for your dog

I've often been asked what I do exactly to keep my dog Pax healthy and fit. Today, I'm sharing with you Pax's detailed wellness routine, including his diet, health supplements,...

Obese dog? A comprehensive guide to understanding canine obesity

This article addresses the concerning trend of obesity in dogs and provides practical advice on easy steps you can take to help your beloved dog shed extra pounds and stay...

A letter to my dog, Mr. Skai Wantstofly

Most dog lovers fear losing their dog more than losing their own life. Strangely, these sad times bring a blend of deep love and sadness. Letting go of my best...

Probiotics 101: How probiotic bacteria shape your gut microbiome and overall health

Are probiotics nothing more than digestive health support? Get to know the underrated guardians of your gut microbiome and discover how probiotic bacteria communicate with the most vital organs in...

Why 1 in 4 Americans suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Learn more about the alarming prevalence of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) affecting 1 in 4 Americans. Discover its main risk factors, diagnosis methods, and treatment options to better manage...

How to treat acute or bloody dog diarrhea naturally: 7 steps

This blog is a must to read for everyone who has a dog. It is first aid for diarrhea and bloody stool in dogs. Learn how to recognize whether your dog's condition is...

Can dogs eat bananas?

Wondering if bananas are a good treat to share with your pup? Most dogs love bananas, and these delicious fruits are rich in essential minerals and fibre, which can help...

Can dogs eat strawberries?

  Discover if dogs can eat strawberries and how to add this nutritious fruit snack to your best friend’s diet. This short guide includes the health benefits of strawberries, vet-approved...

Save Maui's pets: Lahaina fire relief fund

The recent devastating fires in Maui have left a mark we can't ignore. The historic city of Lahaina, known for its breathtaking beauty, is now a scene of ashes and...

Retractable leashes: Are they sabotaging your dog's health?

Have you ever considered the impact of your dog's leash on their well-being? This article explores the unexpected dangers of retractable leashes, a popular but controversial tool among dog owners....

Why is my dog licking their groin area? Top reasons and solutions

This article covers common reasons why dogs lick their groin, such as muscle injuries, spinal issues, urinary problems, and skin allergies. Making dietary adjustments, giving supplements, and identifying the root...

Stop discrimination against dogs and their people in public spaces

Help stop discrimination against dogs and their people in public spaces. Society must reassess regulations and acknowledge our dogs as valued family members. Find out what you can do to make a difference.

Your guide to safer, faster, pain-free wound & skin healing

Skin Spray is more than just a wound care solution; it's a harmonious blend of nature's most powerful healing herbs. This unique formula supports rapid healing, decreases wound swelling, and...

Lowering homocysteine levels can reduce the risk of heart disease, Alzheimer's and dementia in people and dogs

Have you ever heard of homocysteine? Many people are unaware that this amino acid is a marker of an increased risk of heart attack, cardiovascular disease, and cognitive decline in...

Can dogs eat tomatoes?

Explore a potentially misunderstood aspect of canine nutrition and uncover if tomatoes are safe for dogs to eat. 

Why dogs eat dirt

Discover why dogs eat dirt and learn about the six-step holistic program that helps to understand and curb this behaviour. This guide reveals how to recognize normal behaviour from potential...

A new perspective on brain health, memory loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and dementia in people and dogs

The Science of DHA and the Brain: Omega-3 fatty acids, primarily DHA, are the unsung heroes of brain health. They play crucial roles in brain physiology and biological activities, with...

Meet the world's oldest dog and his extraordinary family

Join us on a unique adventure to Portugal, where we spent two unforgettable days with Bobi - the world's oldest dog. We dive into the heartwarming celebration of Bobi's 31st...

Why does my dog stink? How to get rid of the "wet dog smell"

Discover how to naturally and safely transform your stinky dog into a delightfully fresh-smelling companion. Learn the secret connection between diet, detoxing, nutrient deficiencies, and your dog's health, odour, and...

Best bones for dogs: Complete vet-approved guide for pet parents

Dive into the world of raw bone feeding for dogs with our comprehensive guide, designed to help you navigate the benefits, risks, and best practices of this natural approach to...

Why do dogs fart? Tips for managing digestive issues in canines

Dogs may be man's best friend, but their flatulence can often clear a room. Excessive gas production in dogs is usually caused by incomplete or inefficient digestion, an inappropriate diet,...

Are you and your dog socially fit?

Is social fitness a more important lifestyle habit than diet or exercise? What does it mean to be 'socially fit' and how does it benefit your and your dog's health?...

My confession - Why I can fly with my dog in the cabin

In my article, I share the personal story of how I'm able to fly with my dog, Pax, thanks to overcoming challenges with sleepwalking and night terrors. This unique experience...

8 communication hacks for a happier life

Successful communication is essential for building healthier and more fulfilling relationships and happier lives. In this article, I'll share with you 8 communication hacks to help you avoid unnecessary drama, prioritize active listening and address conflicts...

The ultimate guide to safe and nutritious fruits for dogs

Can dogs eat bananas, apples, strawberries and other fruit? What about grapes? Find out what fruits are safe, toxic, and healthy for dogs. Learn about the potential health benefits and...

How to protect your dog’s heart health: 3 key tips you must know

As dog lovers, we all want our beloved pups to live long and healthy lives. Protecting your dog's heart from potential health issues is important, and in this blog Dr. Dobias...

Be on guard for your dog's heart

Dogs have our hearts and that is why we need to protect their heart. Dog’s as they age often face muscle problems and spinal misalignment and you might be surprised...

The secret ingredient for a perfect No. 2

Dogs and humans have evolved side-by-side but they are still quite different when it comes to their digestive tracts and dietary habits. We have studied their original environments such as...

The fine line between feedback and criticism

Criticism can hurt a brand, but constructive feedback can help it grow. In this blog Dr. Dobias talks about the differences between these approaches, and how to handle the power of influence and opinion...

The nutrient depletion epidemic

Are you worried that your and your dog's diet is missing something? Maybe you're worried about toxin levels in food, the environment, or flea and tick products. Let's face it;...

How to set healthy boundaries

Many people cross boundaries without even realizing it, which may leave us thinking, "Ugh, why don't they just get it?" In this blog I ponder the topic of setting healthy boundaries...

In the eye of the storm: How dogs help us find peace amid chaos

How do you navigate the seas of life? How do you deal with disappointment? Whatever life throws at us, we can always rely on our dogs to bring joy into...

Complete guide to natural dental care for dogs

How to keep your dog's teeth healthy naturally, save money and reduce the need for anesthesia. Why raw bones are the key to your dog's healthy teeth.

5 step guide to easy, painless, and blood-free nail care

Have you ever wondered how the length of your dog’s nails are related to his or her health? If you are like most people, this question might not have crossed your...

Why we struggle where our dogs excel

It appears that most of the world is ready for change, but whenever I think about the solutions to any of the problems that plague our world, I can’t prevent...

8 ways your dog can save you from negative news

Do you have trouble staying positive during difficult times? These days we are surrounded by a lot of negative messaging, and it's easy to let that get you down. Here are...

Why being weird can be good

Why being weird or different is better than being the same, especially when it comes to your dog's health. Here are some top examples of how the conventional thinking can harm...

How to stay positive in difficult times

It appears that coronavirus will become a fact of life. A big part of returning to our normal lives will include living healthier and keeping our immune system stronger. Here...

How to make your and your dog's immune system "Bad Ass"

Most of us have been exposed to panic-inducing information about the virus spread, however, I have noticed the general absence of one piece of information, how to make your immune...

The secret to a happy life

The greatest life lesson we learn from our dogs. How our dogs teach us about empathy, connection, caring and compassion.

A new point of view on aging in people and dogs

Is aging a process or a disease? Read on to learn what some experts say, along with a definition of aging and when it truly starts, and receive some health-span...

Give your life the best shot!

Here are a few videos from my series "Give Your Life the Best Shot", where I discuss holistic, healthy living for humans. If you think that human health and dog...

Make small deposits, and don't bet on winning the lottery

I am writing to you from the plane as I fly back from spending time with my mother, who has been critically ill. I have been pondering life, and wanted to share...

Are collars dangerous for dogs?

Traditional dog collars can be incredibly dangerous. Click here to learn more about the dangers of collars and safer alternatives.

Choke, prong and shock collars can irreversibly damage your dog

Learn why collar injuries make dogs sick and what collar alternatives are you can use. 

What is the balloon effect and how can it affect your dog's head

Does your dog have ear problems, nasal or oral tumors, reverse sneezing or an  itchy head or hair loss on their head? Learn how you can address some of these problems...

Retractable leash injuries are a serious problem

In my previous articles on the damaging effects of choke, prong or martingale collars, I focused mainly on injuries that I see in dogs that either pull on the leash...