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Winter 2022, Cozy Time!

Posted by Rich Lee on

Winter 2022, Cozy Time!
Daisy, our sweet retired greyhound racer, just turned 12 last month! And she has been sleeping more each day, especially as the days get shorter. Thankfully, we always appreciate the opportunity to provide extra snuggle and comfy blanket time for the old girl.

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2022 Summer Break (Aug 24-30)

Posted by Rich Lee on

2022 Summer Break (Aug 24-30)

We will be closing for our first ever Summer Break from Wednesday Aug 24 to Tuesday Aug 30!

All orders placed during this period will have free shipping via USPS First-Class shipping. Just choose the Summer Break 2022 Free Shipping option at check out!

Orders will begin shipping again on Wednesday Aug 31.

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Efficacy of Natural Remedies for You and Your Pet

Posted by Kat Powers on

Efficacy of Natural Remedies for You and Your Pet

Lifestyle and Routine Routine and preventative natural care help make a healthy lifestyle.  While there are very strong treatments available, natural medicine works the best at the onset of problems, or in their prevention.  This is true for people and their pets.   Things like probiotics, fish oil, and a healthy diet can help keep you and your animal companions in good health or at least better able to bounce back from health problems.   Peace with Prognosis Several factors determine the predicted outcome of a treatment plan, and even then sometimes doctors or vets get it wrong.  How long has the...

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The Great Shoe Debate (Should We Wear them Inside?)

Posted by Kat Powers on

The Great Shoe Debate (Should We Wear them Inside?)

Overview Over my years studying Chinese Medicine and living in different parts of the country, I have encountered different viewpoints on this issue.  There are some distinct pros and cons that I have heard from roommates, healthcare providers, and from my own body talking to me.  Today I'd like to offer both sides and a compromise. On Removing Shoes The arguments to remove shoes upon entering a house start in the energetic and/or cultural realm.  It is seen in Japanese culture and many others as respectful to remove one's shoes when entering a house.   Roots for some cultural motivation go...

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Home Remedies for Itchy Summer Skin

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Home Remedies for Itchy Summer Skin

Flora Balance Our skin is naturally populated with bacteria and fungus as part of our immune defense agains more harmful microbes.  Sometimes this delicate balance gets thrown off by temperature or moisture changes.  Skin itching, patches of discoloration, and odor are possible outcomes of this change.  Not to worry though, there are a few things you can try at home before you head to the dermatologist.  Natural Topicals Coconut oil, honey, and vinegar are chemical free substances with anti-microbial properties.  Vinegar foot soaks can help keep summer feet in check by fighting minor fungal issues.  Coconut oil is great under...

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