Author Archives: Gerrard Larriett

4 Easy Ways to Clean Pet Urine and Odor from Carpet Naturally

Pets sometimes pee on the rug—it happens, but we still love them. I share my favorite cleaning tips and compare the various methods for removing stains and odors naturally. Plus, find out what it takes to remove old odors. Inside this Article: Cleaning with baking soda and vinegar Cleaning with enzymes and essential oils Cleaning […]

Natural Remedies for Bad Dog Breath: Tips, Treats, and Teeth Brushing Techniques

Many dogs have bad breath, unfortunately. Veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Coates shares tips to keep your dog’s breath fresh naturally. Plus, you’ll find DIY recipes for doggie toothpaste, mouthwash, and breath mints. Inside this article: The first fix to bad dog breath: How to brush a dog’s teeth Herbs and spices that freshen a dog’s breath […]

Dog Sunburn: Prevention Tips, Detection Methods, and Natural Remedies

Sunburn is as painful for dogs as it is for people. Holistic veterinarian Dr. Anna Maria Wolf shares essential tips for putting sunscreen on your dog, preventive measures you can take, and how to treat a dog sunburn. Inside this article: Signs a dog has a sunburn Dog breeds at highest risk Types of sunburn […]

Ultimate Pet Aromatherapy Guide for Dogs and Cats

What You Need to Know About Essential Oils and Pet Aromatherapy I draw on my decade of experience with fragrances to explain pet aromatherapy, which oils work best for dogs and cats, and how to use it. You’ll also find tips and advice from Dr. Nancy Brandt, author of four pet aromatherapy books. Inside this […]

Tips and Expert Advice on How to Calm Dog Anxieties with Natural Remedies

Anxiety in dogs is common. I used my decade of experience in the fragrance industry to create a spa-inspired line of pet care products to help my dog with anxiety. Dr. Jennifer Coates explains how natural remedies and treatments can help. Inside this article: Natural treatments for behavioral/activity Natural consumable supplements Aromatherapy, pheromones, and other […]

Pick the Perfect Dog for Your Allergies!

While a hypoallergenic dog will not solve all of your allergy issues, you may notice that certain breeds of dog will not cause you as many problems as other breeds. Below is a list of hypoallergenic dogs that you can use when deciding which breed to make your own. Terriers – These dogs have short […]

Protecting Your Sweetie from Heat Stroke

What is heat stroke? Too much time exposed to the dangerous combination of increased temperature and humidity can lead to a heat stroke. A mammal’s body (and that includes humans, too) can only tolerate temperatures up to about 107 degrees before cells start dying. The higher the temperature, the faster this occurs. The longer the […]

Smelling Good and Feeling Nice, the Importance of Grooming Your Dog

If you have a dog, then you are already familiar with the art of dog grooming. If you are just considering a new pet, there is plenty to think about and this includes their appearance. Some dogs are easier to care for than others, including ones with shorter hair. A dog with long hair requires […]

Tips for Making the Most of Your Dog’s Golden Years

With appropriate care most dogs live complete and happy lives.  Unfortunately, an adored pet never seems to live long enough. Each breed has different life spans.  While taking care of your aging dog you need to adapt his environment for his comfort.  As dogs get older, they develop aches, joint pain, generalized weakness and an […]

6 Great Tips For Getting Your Dog Potty Trained

Lots of people think that getting doggy potty trained is a tough task, but it doesn’t need to be. If you arm yourself with plenty of information for the best ways to get your dog house trained, you are on the right path to having a dog that goes to the bathroom where you want […]