Food Allergies in Dogs and Cats

    What should you do if you think your dog has a food allergy?

    The Bridge: Christmas Brings Us a New ‘Food Allergy’ Life

    This year, I've received my Christmas present just a little early.  My son reached the top of the wait list and was admitted into the Southern California Food Allergy...

    Help! My Dog’s Itching is Driving Me Crazy

    One of the most common problems I see on a daily basis in my practice is itching dogs.  This is because an itching animal usually gets the owner’s attention.  Persistent chewing and scratching is not only frustrating to the owner, but miserable for the pet as well

    Claims Vaping a Safe Alternative to Smoking Go up in Smoke

    While smoke is not involved in vaping, a firestorm of controversy about the safety of vaping has filled the air recently.

    A Candid Interview with Steve Austin, Author of ‘From Pastor to Psych Ward’

    I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.

    Screen Time Safety for Children: The Latest Research

    Children who spend more than two hours per day looking at an electronic screen demonstrate decreased memory, diminished language skills, and shortened attention spans.

    Saying Good-Bye to Pets

    “How will I know when it’s time to put my pet to sleep?” This is a question every veterinary practitioner hears frequently, as veterinarians are truly the only health...

    Locating Light Inside the Tunnel of Loss, Part 1

    “There is light at the end of the tunnel.” This saying is intended to relieve our angst while experiencing difficulties, reminding us that things will improve. But, what about the Tunnel of Loss that occurs when you lose a child; in some cases, your only child or all your children?

    Approaching Cancer with a Merry Heart

    A merry heart does good like medicine. Proverbs 17:22a (KJV) When my 59-year-old husband, Bert, was diagnosed with Stage 4A colon cancer (metastatic to the liver), the Lord immediately brought...

    Seven-Day Plan for Getting Off Sugar and Carbs

    By following the seven-day outline below you will feel better, gain clarity of mind, increase your energy, and improve your health. The following eating plan provides step-by-step instructions of...