You love animals—but whenever you go near them, your eyes water up, your throat itches, and your skin breaks out in hives. What a cruel, cruel joke for any dog or cat lover! Even if you don't share your home with a pet, it can be diff... Read more
Mixed-breed dogs make up more than 50% of all the dogs in the United States, so technically "mutts" are the most popular dog in America. A survey of these mixed-breed pets in 2010, which included 36,000 DNA tests, revealed the most po... Read more
Food allergies are a hot topic in both the human and pet realms. These days, we all seem to be all hypervigilant about what type of food we put in our bodies. Naturally, I see many pet owners who desire to use the same diligence when it comes to maki... Read more
Environmental allergies are one of the most common and frustrating issues I see pet owners dealing with today. Recent studies estimate that skin- or allergy-related issues account for up to 40 percent of all veterinary visits. Not only are allergies... Read more
Homemade pet food has become a bit of a hot topic in the animal world as of late. The more food conscious we become as a society, the more concern we have over what goes into our pets' diets, as well. Many of us consider our pets to be members of... Read more
Just finished my first day of Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred. What a workout! Anyway got so tickled that my 1.5yr old sheltie decided that me on the floor automatically meant it was play time. I'm not entirely sure how many times I had to move his toy... Read more
Today I watched Dr. Oz and they were talking about natural supplements and one was ginko and how a lab has been looking at the dna of the actual supplements and in the ginko they found that it was made with walnuts instead of what was suppose to be i... Read more
I found out that I was allergic to whey and casein about 3 years ago now. I go back and forth between being really strict and getting so annoyed that I give in a just eat it.
You don't realize just how much dairy is in a regular diet until yo... Read more
One of my biggest issues with the recipes and meal plans on most sites is they all love to use CHEESE. Since I am allergic to cheese (it's a mold allergy, not a dairy one) I am very limited on the usefulness of new recipes and meal plans as provided... Read more
I am not sure why it's not showing up when you type nickel when looking for a support team, but here is a link to a new team, started today, to support those who are in need of help, who have a nickel allergy. There are a lot of foods that contain va... Read more
Add a Tbsp of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar to 2 cups of warm water in the morning. It helps to regulate your blood-sugar, decrease your appetite, and keep you regular. It's a good replacement for coffee as a diuretic.... Read more
In some individuals, foods, medications, latex or insect stings cause an immune response. More than 170 food or food additives have been found to cause allergic reactions. However, over ninety percent of those responses come from eight common food ty... Read more
New statistics released this week from the CDC show an 18% increase in the number of children with food allergies over the past 10 years. In 1997, 1 in 30 kids had food allergies, and now that number is closer to 1 in 26 (about 3 million kids). Pea... Read more
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