Healthy Pets

7 Surprising Benefits of Owning a Pet

Monday Aug 18 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies show that pets can boost your mood, make you more attractive, and even help you live longer. If you own a pet, you already know they’re good ... more »

Human Foods Dangerous to Dogs—And Those You Can Share

Wednesday Apr 30 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Though it’s generally best to avoid sharing human food with your dogs, some foods won’t hurt them. You’re not supposed to feed your dog table ... more »

Help Your Cat Live Longer—Some Well Known and Unusual Tips

Monday Feb 25 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

“Dogs come when they’re called. Cats take a message and get back to you.” —Mark Bly The ASPCA states that the average lifespan of the indoor ... more »

What’s the Best Diet for My Dog? Should I Try a Raw Food Diet?

Monday Feb 18 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

A raw food diet may be great for your four-legged friend—but there are some risks. No grains, no by-products, no preservatives. No people food, ... more »

Two Recipes for Natural Homemade Dog Treats

Monday Jan 28 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

Try these natural recipes and see if your dog likes the homemade touch. Looking for some recipes for homemade dog treats? A little scouting around ... more »

Cat Coat Care: How to Keep it Shiny

Wednesday Jan 16 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

He does a pretty good job of grooming himself, but if your cat is suffering from a dull coat, here’s how you can help. If you have cats, you ... more »

How to Keep Your Pet’s Teeth Healthy—and It’s Not Just About Brushing

Wednesday Jan 9 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

Does your dog or cat need regular dental care? Most vets say “yes.” It wasn’t that long ago that the idea of brushing our ... more »

7 Tips to Keep Your Dog’s Coat Glossy and Shiny

Wednesday Jan 2 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

A glossy coat is a sign of a healthy dog. How can you encourage one on your best friend? If someone asked you what makes a dog look healthy, a ... more »

Doggie Detox—Does Your 4-Legged Pal Need One?

Monday Dec 24 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Is your pet suffering from itching, lethargy, or stomach problems? He or she may need a detox. If you’re having strong cravings, suffering from ... more »

Anxious Dog or Cat? 10 Steps to Help Calm Them Down

Monday Dec 3 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

If your dog or cat is anxious, there are other options besides drugs. Most of the time, our pets teach us how to face the world with a positive, happy ... more »

10 Tips for Preventing Fleas & Ticks Naturally

Wednesday Nov 14 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Pesticides in over-the-counter flea and tick treatments may be dangerous to your pets and your children. According to the Humane Society of the United ... more »

Healthy and Not-So-Healthy Supplements for Your Cat : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Aug 8 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Seriously, he’d prefer a bit of tuna. Does your cat need nutritional supplements? It’s a question that vets get asked more often these ... more »

3 Nutritional Supplements for Your Dog — Are They Safe? Do They Work? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Jul 11 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

You may have a pill container for your supplements, but does he really need one too? Have you taken a walk through your pet store lately? If so, you ... more »

Are All Herbs Toxic – The Renegade Health Show Episode #488

Thursday Jan 21 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Herbs… Are they all toxic? Today, I address this question as well as what we feed Jonny 5 (our cat) and if coconut oils is good for all skin ... more »

What We Feed Jonny 5 (Our Cat) and a Marinara Sauce – The Renegade Health Show Episode #388

Thursday Sep 3 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Funny combination, huh? We don’t feed our cat marinara sauce… but we do feed him a specialized diet. Today, I’ll talk just briefly ... more »

Can You Feed a Cat or Dog a Raw, Vegan Diet – The Renegade Health Show Episode #284

Friday Apr 10 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Many people ask if we can feed a cat or a dog a raw vegan diet… Here’s what I think. You may or may not agree, but remember this is just ... more »

A Puppy from Mexico on New Year’s Day – The Renegade Health Show Episode #217

Thursday Jan 1 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Back in the States (again!)… We’re in the car going to Fountain Valley, CA to stay with Matt and we have two special friends with us. Last ... more »

How to Eliminate Cravings, What We Feed Our Cat and More – The Renegade Health Show LIVE Episode #169

Friday Oct 24 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Alright… Last live show for a while, this one was really fun… Annmarie apparently was keeping a secret from me and still won’t tell ... more »