Linda Arndt, on Nutrition and Enzymes

Linda Arndt, on Nutrition and Enzymes

Canine Nutritional Advisor Linda Arndt, Endorses NZYMES® I am a strong believer in the value of proper nutrition and enzymes. More importantly, the use of antioxidant enzymes in the diet for my animals. When animals are under stress (chemical, trauma, infectious,...
All About Enzymes: How Important Are They?

All About Enzymes: How Important Are They?

Enzymes and their Importance to Everyday Health… NOTE:  NZYMES – our Brand name – is pronounced ‘enzymes‘; this is because our products are all about enzymes, what they do in the body, and their tremendous importance to the everyday...
Canine Cancer & Diet, 2

Canine Cancer & Diet, 2

Canine Cancer and Diet:  Part Two   In the last issue, I talked about things that may cause cancer in your dog.  This time I want to share with you different supplements that canaid in detoxifying your pet and decreasing the likely hood of cancer occurring.  Some...
Canine Cancer & Diet, 1

Canine Cancer & Diet, 1

Canine Cancer and Diet, Part 1 I’ve had several people contact me lately in regards to their dogs having cancer and wanting to know what they can do to help along with or outside of traditional western medicine.  Many people are looking for alternative ways to...
Can Dog Warts Spread, are they Contagious?

Can Dog Warts Spread, are they Contagious?

Via Saliva, ‘Oral Papilloma Warts’ Can be Very Contagious Most of us have a good idea what warts look like, at least on the skin, with those mostly flat, raised and somewhat hard bumps; many of us have experienced one or more of these small growths.  But...
Kibble Dog Food With Glucosamine – Is It Enough?

Kibble Dog Food With Glucosamine – Is It Enough?

We’ve all seen the commercials: Happy dogs, eating fancy foods with fancy labels that promote how this particular kibble dog food helps to maintain healthy joint function and/or alleviate joint pain. “Our quality dog food is amazing and contains a high...
A Few Helpful Tips on Picking a Dog Groomer

A Few Helpful Tips on Picking a Dog Groomer

Pet Grooming Tips Picking a dog groomer is a lot like choosing your dog’s sitter – for most of us pet parents that means Operation Interrogation. We have lots of questions and just because a groomer has been recommended by your neighbors or friends doesn’t...
7 Ways to Prevent Digestive Disorders in Dogs

7 Ways to Prevent Digestive Disorders in Dogs

Some Healthy Habits to Keep Your Dog Free of Digestive Issues Digestive disorders in dogs can range from serious to just stinky and it is widely agreed that it’s best to avoid all of them. All creatures, big and small, will experience some level of digestive...
Australian Shepherd with Hip Dysplasia?

Australian Shepherd with Hip Dysplasia?

Hip Dysplasia and Herding-Breed Dogs Are you surprised to see your Aussie, Border Collie or similar breed starting to struggle with his hips? You’re not alone.  While the Australian Shepherd is generally a very healthy breed of dog, hip dysplasia is, unfortunately, a...
4 Do’s and Don’ts at the Doggy Park

4 Do’s and Don’ts at the Doggy Park

A Few Doggy Park Rules… I am so excited to meet the new dog in my life… I don’t have him or her yet, but I’m already getting prepared: picking out doggy bowls, researching the best foods for my new friend and looking up nearby dog parks – and there are a bunch...
4 Common Causes of Canine Paralysis

4 Common Causes of Canine Paralysis

If your child developed paralysis it would be heart breaking. So, as doggy parents, getting a diagnosis of canine paralysis is equally devastating information… but it’s perfectly possible for most dogs to survive this difficult condition with a little extra help from...
Does Your Dog Smell Like Fritos?

Does Your Dog Smell Like Fritos?

Not nuts about your dog smelling like Fritos? I love Fritos. You know – those salty, crunchy, corn chips – perfect for every occasion.  I believe Fritos are what God intended when he made corn (and I suspect the Mayans would have discovered the Frito long ago...
The Reverse Sneeze: Don’t Freak Out Just Yet

The Reverse Sneeze: Don’t Freak Out Just Yet

To Sneeze, or Not to Sneeze It may sound like your dog is choking, can’t breathe or having an asthma attack… but don’t panic – it could be a fairly common phenomenon… the reverse sneeze. For some dogs this can actually be a normal part of life, much like normal...
Is Yeast Free Dog Food The Answer?

Is Yeast Free Dog Food The Answer?

Hearing recommendations that your dog needs ‘yeast free’ dog food? You’ve recently figured out that your dog is battling a yeast infection. You know that diet is a key factor in getting this problem under control –so now the hunt begins to find a...
A Dose of Nutrition to Fight Dog Arthritis

A Dose of Nutrition to Fight Dog Arthritis

Healthy Eats that May Kill the Creaks A Little Super-Nutrition Daily Can Help the Fight with Dog Arthritis! In this age of wonder drugs, it’s no wonder good ole real nutrition is becoming less available and more unpopular. It’s downright inconvenient to hunt for live...
5 Ways to Approach Arthritis Concerns in Dogs

5 Ways to Approach Arthritis Concerns in Dogs

Other Factors to Consider with Dog Arthritis Concerns Arthritis in dogs is an all too common ailment. Many pet parents have resigned themselves to the fact that arthritis, and its debilitating impact, are just part of a dog’s life. While there are some forms of...
5 Myths About Dog Allergies

5 Myths About Dog Allergies

Has Your dog been “Diagnosed” with Allergies?  Print this page Welcome to the club. According to many recent polls, “dog allergies” is the most frequent ailment diagnosis heard from local veterinarians in our modern times. Yet, why would so...
Bordetella Vaccine – All It’s Coughed Up To Be?

Bordetella Vaccine – All It’s Coughed Up To Be?

Evaluation Discussion on the Bordetella Vaccine It seems like sharing an opinion about vaccines these days is like talking about politics or religion… with your in-laws… on the first day of a week-long visit. Bad idea. Yet here I am, starting a discussion. Only it’s...
Is your pet an Nzymes pet?

Is your pet an Nzymes pet?

If Not, He or She Certainly Should Be! Enzymes are the ‘essence of life’, and serve to provide vast variety of functions inside living organisms. They are needed for signal transduction (this is when something outside the cell, in this case, the enzyme,...
Cataracts in Dogs

Cataracts in Dogs

Helpful Information on Cataracts in Dogs Cataracts in dogs, cats or other companion pets is a fairly common problem with the eyes. Cataracts can result from a variety of different causes and may affect all breeds and ages of pets, although some breeds are more prone...
Is it Cruel to Keep Dogs as “Pets”?

Is it Cruel to Keep Dogs as “Pets”?

A “Rebuttal” to an Article on ‘HubPage.com’ (per the Link below) So… I recently stumbled upon someone’s article that caught my eye: “Why It’s Cruel to Keep Dogs as ‘Pets” If you haven’t read it, let me...
Homeless Animals & Winter – Keeping Them Safe

Homeless Animals & Winter – Keeping Them Safe

Stray Pets vs. the Challenging Cold of Winter “I hate that there are so many cold, stray animals, but what can I do about it?”   A little help can go a long way There are around 70 million stray dogs & cats in the U.S. at any given time. That is five...
The Importance of Pet Nutrition

The Importance of Pet Nutrition

How Important is My Pet’s Diet, Really? The importance of pet nutrition is often overlooked by pet owners. The myth is that our pets’ bodies sustain themselves on whatever we feed them regardless of the ingredients. They seem to enjoy eating whatever we put in...
Pet Health Versus Diet

Pet Health Versus Diet

How Important is My Dog’s Diet in the Grand Scheme of Things? About a year ago I posted a blog – The Importance Of Pet Nutrition and addressed some of the common misconceptions that pet owners have when it comes to feeding their dog or cat. Today I am...
Natural Balance Sues Supplier – But No Recall?

Natural Balance Sues Supplier – But No Recall?

Natural Balance sues supplier, H.J. Heinz, for selling them rubber-infested sheep lungs According to the research, I have found, this lawsuit claims “Heinz knew that processed sheep lungs it sold to a pet food company were adulterated with rubber that could choke...
Anal Gland Problems in Dogs

Anal Gland Problems in Dogs

Dogs and Anal Gland Concerns Anal sacs are scent glands of the dog located just below, to the left and right of the rectum. As a large stool is passed through the rectum, pressure is applied to the sacs forcing a small amount of anal gland secretion to the stool. This...
Dog Allergy Symptoms: What you might not know

Dog Allergy Symptoms: What you might not know

The Dog Allergies Diagnosis vs. the ‘Allergy Symptoms’ How often do you stress over the pain and expense of your dog’s “allergies”? How much time do you spend getting more medications and allergy shots from the vet for your fur-baby? And how often do you...