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Studies have shown that caring for a companion animal can lower blood pressure and even lengthen survival time after a heart attack. But pets need proper attention. To learn natural-care tips for animal companions, look here.

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Natural Skin Care for Pets
Often, companion animals have unexplained bouts of dry skin and dandruff, but you can ease your pet's frustration if you take a few simple steps.
Adopting Your Companion Animal
Congratulations! You've decided to make the commitment and add a new family member. Keep in mind that great pets are often found in the most unlikely places.
Are You Ready for a Pet?
Here are many reasons to consider a pet, but none more important than the uncompromising love they can give you.
Bringing Your New Cat Home
Introducing a cat to a new home, and especially to a new dog, can be stressful for everyone. Here are some tips for making your frazzled feline feel welcome.
Dr. Weil on What to Feed Your Pet
My two Rhodesian Ridgebacks are part of my family and an important part of my life. My commitment to caring for them includes providing high quality food that is appropriate to their needs.
Fight Fleas and Ticks Naturally
If your pets roam outdoors, as Dr. Weil's Asha does, they may attract fleas and ticks. Here are safe ways to repel and remove these pests.
From Shelter Dog to Family Pet
Recognizing the adjustment period, and successfully managing it, is a very important part of helping your newly adopted shelter dog to become part of the family.
Health Benefits of Companion Animals
Companion animals of all kinds not only enrich our lives, but have many potential health benefits as well.
Natural Skin Care for Pets
Often, companion animals have unexplained bouts of dry skin and dandruff, but you can ease your pet's frustration if you take a few simple steps.
New Weil Lifestyle Staffer!
Meet George, the newest member of the Weil Lifestyle staff. We've bottle-fed him in our offices for five weeks, since he was two days old.
Pet Adoptions: A Better Life
Building a relationship with an adopted pet is not very different from building a good human relationship. It requires compassion, forgiveness, and time.
Pet Food - What's In It?
Ads for commercial pet foods show appetizing images of thick cuts of meat, fresh vegetables and honey-colored grains, but that's not what winds up in your dog's dish.
Pet Promise Brand to Be Discontinued
I will continue to recommend pet foods that contain quality protein sources such as real chicken, beef or fish. Animal byproducts or meat meals should not be part of a pet's food.
Raising a Healthy Pet
Companion animals, like Dr. Weil's beloved Rhodesian Ridgebacks, are important parts of our families. Here are Dr. Weil's tips for their care.
Are Cats a Threat to Pregnancy?

I've just learned that I'm pregnant. My husband says that we should get rid of our two cats because they could endanger my pregnancy. I suspect this is an old wives tale. Is there anything to worry about?

Are OTC Human Drugs Safe for Pets?

Do you know whether or not it is it safe to give a pet, either dog or cat, over-the-counter medication made for humans? If so, which ones can be used?

Are Pet Owners Healthier?

I always thought that having pets was associated with good health, but I recently heard that just the opposite is true. Which is right?

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