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Expert Advice on Dog Fitness, Mobility and Injuries in Dogs

Discover how simple exercises, carefully chosen therapies, and a holistic approach can significantly enhance your dog’s mobility, vitality, and overall quality of life. Whether you're dealing with a sprightly puppy or a wise senior dog, Dr. McCauley shares a wealth of knowledge for every dog lover seeking to improve their...

Understanding osteoporosis and the benefits of plant-based calcium

Today, we're delving into an exciting topic: how Alga Calcarea is transforming the way we approach bone health and osteoporosis prevention. This unique, plant-based calcium source offers a natural and effective solution for those seeking to enhance their bone strength.

Should you spay or neuter your dog? How to avoid long-term health effects

If you’re wondering whether to spay or neuter your dog and when to do it, tune in for my discussion with expert biologist and researcher, Dr. Linda Brent. We cover the long-term health and behavioural impact of conventional dog spaying and neutering, the benefits of hormone-sparing sterilization and how hormone...

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 canine dental care and nutrition. Uncover the secrets of choosing the best bones for dogs, avoiding potential hazards, and promoting...

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.

What veggies are good for dogs?

  Wondering what veggies to feed?  Are you confused what veggies are safe to feed and which ones to avoid? This article contains all the essential information.

Hot spots – Diagnosis and treatment the natural way

You won't believe what could be causing your dog's hot spots! Find out how to check if there is a connection between your dog's spine and skin problems and avoid harmful drugs like antibiotics, antihistamines and steroids which usually unleash the nasty dragon of side-effects.

Anal gland problems in dogs - Natural treatment and prevention

A COMPLETE GUIDE - holistic and natural approach to anal gland problems in dogs - abscess, inflammation, infection and "fishy smell". What is normal and what you need to know to prevent irreversible mistakes.  

A natural cleanse protocol to keep your dog healthy

There is a way to prevent disease and kick out toxins. I hope learning how will add years to your dog's life!  

Video: Interview with Rodney Habib, best-selling author and dog lover extraordinaire

In this interview with best-selling author Rodney Habib, you will learn why he is so exceptional in helping dog lovers around the world, what his childhood was about, one gift from his mother that made him be such an amazing communicator and teacher, and what Sammy, his soul-dog, taught him....

Video: Who is helping the pets of Ukraine?

As the crisis in Ukraine continues, people and animals there still need our help. There are a number of organizations working directly with the people and animals in Ukraine, and in this interview, Dr. Dobias interviews Lana Nicole Niland, the founder of, who is bravely providing humanitarian aid to...

The best Omega-3: Fatty acids for dogs

How do you choose an Omega-3 oil?From the outside, sourcing a relatively simple product might seem easy, but sourcing the right and safe Omega-3 is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

An interview with Dr. Karen Becker and Dr. Peter Dobias

I hope you enjoy this interview I did with Dr. Karen Becker. I admire Karen for her lifetime achievements, expertise, humility and tireless service to the cause of natural and holistic nutrition, healthcare and animal welfare. Enjoy!

An interview with Dr. Karen Becker

I hope you enjoy this interview! Dr. Karen Becker and I go as far back to courses of homeopathy in the late nineties, and I have always enjoyed connecting with her. Watch to learn how you can lengthen your dog's life and live with no regrets.

Good news on the COVID front!

I would like to share this very well-rounded, common sense podcast on the topic of COVID, with the hope that if many people listen to it, perhaps we will be able to go back to normal soon.

One thing will make the most difference to your dog's health

A long and healthy life can be so simple. It only takes one step to make a dramatic change.

Detox: A hoax or an effective treatment method?

Recently, I came across a program where the author’s goal was to discredit doing a detox or cleanse; suggesting that they are a hoax. This prompted me to look at the objections the author made and share my professional point of view of cleanse and detox procedures in dogs, based...

Can dogs send us messages from the other side?

I find it so beautiful when the most unlikely events occur. It is as if the universe talked to us in a mysterious way and that there was a true connection between this and "the other" world.

You and your dog can share this healthy treat

In our home, all the food we give to Pax is food we can eat as well. He loves this recipe and I am sure your dog will too. Give it a try!

One principle that will add years to your dog's life

Every dog lover wants more years to spend with their best friend so I'm sharing what I know about diet and supplements to help everybody get more time with their dogs. Watch this video to hear how you can counteract the effects of toxins and nutrient depletion with one simple...

An unexpected journey into the dark past

Don't miss two new videos with my friend and colleague Dr. Eva Furnschuss (a holistic vet from Austria). We chat about life, dogs, health and friendship. Also, read about my visit to a concentration camp and why I believe it would be a good idea for everyone to visit, if possible.

Is your dog's health in your hands?

A fun and informative interview with my friend and Austrian colleague, Dr. Eva Furnschuss. Watch the video of our conversation for valuable insights into the energetics of disease, and how your decisions and treatment choices can greatly influence outcome.

15 things to do to make your dog unsafe? 🤔 this summer 🏖☀️

Here is an upside down piece of helpful info on "summer do's and don'ts for dogs" to keep them safe and out of the emergency room.

Why are skin allergies in dogs often misdiagnosed?

Many dog lovers are surprised to find out the true reason their dog suffers from skin lesions and rashes.  Find out why skin allergies are often misdiagnosed and four ways you can help your dog.

Synthetic vs. fermented vitamins: Which are better?

No one would try to eat plastic fruit, yet, many people still buy synthetic vitamins for dogs. Watch this video to learn why I love fermented vitamins and why they are the answer to deficiencies that make our dogs sick.

Finances behind the processed pet food industry

Often, I take a stance against kibble and pet food companies, but today, I would like to look at the current situation from a neutral observer’s point of view, and this newsletter explains in detail why.

Pax's first birthday!

Can you believe it!? Pax is one year old! It was a year ago today when Pax, a very special soul in my life, was born! He came into the world with the almost impossible task of filling Skai’s shoes, and all I can say is that he has exceeded...

Goodbye plastic hello eco-sleeves!

Eco-sleeves are here! I have previously mentioned that we would soon be launching eco-sleeves to eliminate plastic bubble-wrap from our product shipments and THE DAY HAS COME! Watch this video to learn more about this eco-friendly shipping solution. 

Some good news for a change!

Do your best not to fall into the spiral of hopeless thoughts. We may not always be successful, but it is always worth trying. The biggest growth happens during challenging times and crisis. To keep your spirits up, I have recorded a video with a recipe for A HEALTHY TREAT...

A complete guide to natural ear care for dogs

If your dog has a hairy ear canal, has had ear problems in general, such as moist, inflamed, yeasty or infected ears, or if you are just looking to prevent ear problems, this article is for you.

Beware of giving your dog too much of this popular liver treat

Learn why this popular treat is harmless in small doses but dangerous when it is given frequently or in large amounts. Find out more about vitamin A hypervitaminosis, so-called liver poisoning in dogs.

How to make homemade dehydrated dog food

A healthy way to travel with dogs Today I am writing on a train with sweet little Pax at my feet, snoozing away after running a few errands in Prague. Perhaps you are wondering why I am not taking the North American approach of driving; taking trains in Europe is...

What is BPA and why is it dangerous for your dog?

Here are 7 steps you can use to keep this toxic chemical out of your dog’s food and water.

5 toxic chemicals in dog toys and food packaging you must protect your dog from

There are many toxic chemicals in the environment and some of them can seriously affect the health of your dog. Learn how to protect your dog from these toxins and what you can do about reducing exposure.

A candid conversation with two amazing dog parents

Do you believe in some sort of mysterious force that sometimes puts you in the right place at the right time? In early spring, I connected with two very like-minded people, Victoria and JC, who live with three beautiful huskies, Tidus, Yuna, and Kimahri, otherwise known as the Husky Squad. We...

Diarrhea in dogs & raw food diets | Interview with Dr. Judy Morgan

Our digestive system is part of a much larger picture than just processing food and nutrients. In fact, 80% of the immune system function resides in the gut. This means that your dog’s digestion and the food you feed is directly related to his or her disease and cancer resilience,...

Pax's first day

Experience Pax's exciting first day with us as he joins our pack on a spontaneous road trip. Watch the heartwarming video of his outings and see how well he adjusts. Stay tuned for more videos on puppy care and training. Pax has brought immense joy to our lives.

Meet rescue road trips

A few months ago, I mentioned an interview I did with Greg Mahle of Rescue Road Trips. Greg has spent the past thirteen years driving 4,200 miles round trip every couple of weeks rescuing over 50,000 dogs from kill shelters in the Southern United States. 

The dogs of Europe having fun! Beautiful dog souls To meet

This morning, I was wide awake at 5 A.M. which was the right time for venturing out in the sleepy streets of Prague. The light was perfect, and I really enjoyed the mystery of not knowing what was to come. Observing the canvas of life through the camera lens is...

The new puppy is here!

I am so happy to let you know that last weekend, my partner, my niece and I met our new puppy! He was born on May 27th, (I am born on Jan 27th ;-) and we found him through the joint efforts of, you, our community, right here in a...

Where do rhinos go for a honeymoon

Safari Park Dvur Kralove is the most successful rhino conservation centre raising 46 black rhinos, the highest number outside Africa. This year five rhinos, three females and two males, are preparing for transport on June 23, 2019 to depart for their African "honeymoon" to help restore dwindling rhino populations. 

Why salt is more valuable than gold or diamonds

I have been thinking of how important travel of any kind is to growing and learning. I often recall Paolo Coelho’s book,The Alchemist, where the main character travels around the world to learn life lessons while looking for a treasure. Eventually, he returns home, only to find what he was...

What's a 23-year-old dog's secret to longevity?

Learn from an amazing dog guardian who nurtured her dog to live to an amazing 23 years of age. In this interview, Judith Catherine Lam shares her wisdom and insights with Dr. Peter Dobias on the key to a healthy, happy and long-living canine friend! 

9 things you should know about vitamins for dogs

Most people are unaware that unless marked otherwise, vitamins are made chemically from crude oil and coal. They are a mock version of true food based vitamins. Choosing the right vitamins can make a huge difference to your dog's health and longevity.

Why doctors use strange words

I know this may sound ridiculous but there are two fields that still use complicated and hard to understand language: medicine and law. Perhaps because of my grandfather’s comments, I have always questioned the necessity of this “linguistic” barrier and wondered what the reasons are. Here are 4 reasons I...

A kitchen talk with Dr. Peter Dobias

Join me on my lunch break while I look through some of the questions we've received in our inbox. The following video is a compilation of answers to some of your most burning questions. Check it out now!

Why I do not comment

With our community growing, I get a lot of requests to share my opinion on other people’s products. It makes complete sense that you would ask such questions and today, I would like to explain why I choose not to be a critic of someone else's products.

Is your dog a picky eater?

There are a a few medical reasons why your dog may have low appetite. However, if your dog receives a clean bill of health from your vet, it could be this one simple thing you are doing that is turning him or her into a picky eater.

A challenging injury: A real wake-up call

Throughout my life, I've kept my "guardian angels" pretty busy with various injuries, and I certainly do not know what else life has in store for me. However, I do know that the seemingly negative events in our lives may help us become better people and understand our dogs better.

Paint with GreenMin!

Do you love to create, paint and have fun? One of our customer service team members (and Healing Ambassador), Shelina, who also goes by “The Doggy Diva Who Cares,” 🤓🤩🤪 came up with a really fun idea for a GreenMin painting contest.The reason is that, besides GreenMin being a mineral and amino-acid...

Why I take dog supplements

  Some of you have been wondering why I take dog supplements myself and the reason is very simple. I know where they come from, I know they are not sourced from China, and we have tested all our products on humans anyway so I know they work!  In this...

Something rather personal to share with you

I have been a sleepwalker my whole life and walked through a glass door in my early 20s. As I fell through the glass, a glass shard cut through a branch of my femoral artery, and I almost died from losing about 3 litres (12 cups) of blood. Frankly, I...

A fun surprise I plotted this Christmas

No matter where you live and how far you can or want to go, do not wait to take your dog and those you love for an adventure. It does not need to be far. Life is not a mosaic of what material gifts we give and get. It is a...

The story of a devil, Buddha, cat and a dog

What do they have in common?  A special New Year's Video message from Dr. Peter Dobias, Holistic Vet. 

Holiday greetings from Prague

A special video message to all of you dog lovers around the world!

Giving update: Monkey's House

A heartwarming message from a dog hospice and sanctuary that we donated products to earlier this year.

Happy Thanksgiving Dog-Lovers!

A special holiday message for you and your dog!

Why are vets opposed to a raw diet and natural medicine?

When it comes to dogs, their health, and extending their lives, I am definitely a dreamer. I dream of a world where both the holistic and conventional practitioners work together to achieve the goals of healthy and long lives for our dogs.

The most effective and side-effect–free healing costs nothing

Today, my intention is to touch on the topic of drug companies and their role in the current healthcare system. Rarely do I look at a situation from their point of view, but today, I decided to do exactly that. For some of you, it may even look like I...

Introducing Smart Bundles - How to save the most on your dog's natural supplements

A new and easy way to save on our products has arrived! Here is a quick video on why our quantity pricing is better than coupons and how you can save on our Dr.Dobias Original Products all year long.

What do moths and dog lovers have in common?

Dog lovers should be patient like moths on a lake and educate themselves on their dog's health issues all the while trying different natural techniques.

If you understand this, your dog is likely to live longer

How can you spend more time with your best friend? Learn one principle that can give your dog more healthy years and its right under your nose. 

How to detox your dog and your life

Toxic chemicals are like toxic people. Find out how they affect you and your dog’s life and how best to rid yourself of these negative influences.

Holistic approach to ear problems

Treating an ear infection could have been a turning point in my career. In the end it just strengthened my feeling that I have to treat animals in the way I know is right, even if it is not conventional.

A complete guide to raising a puppy naturally

A natural approach to feeding, supplements, vaccination and procedures.

What you can do when your dog is a picky eater and refuses food

It’s always worrying when our dog is not eating. We all want our best friends to be happy and healthy! So if you have a fussy eater, try these 8 steps to get them eating again.

3 things the dogs of Florence and Michelangelo's David have in common

What do dog lovers in Florence know that many North American dog lovers don’t? It’s an important way to protect your dog’s health and give them a longer life. Read about it in this article.

Does your dog’s food contain mercury and arsenic?

There is a secret in your dog's hair that could make his or her life longer. Improve your dog's health by finding out what is missing and how to get rid of some nasty toxins.

Probiotics are much more than digestive support

If there were comics written about bacteria, Salmonella and E. coli would be Kryptonite and villains and probiotics (the beneficial intestinal microflora) would be?

Allergy treatment in dogs - Natural and holistic approach

No more guessing, no more frustration. Learn what is really going on with your allergic dog. Most dogs are misdiagnosed and you need to know why in order to help.