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Natural Dogs

2013 ISSUE

Cover Story: The Damage Done

An ambitious study might prove rabies vaccinations can be given far less frequently, reducing adverse reactions.

By Diana Laverdure

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In Search of Wellness

Holistic practitioners look at the whole dog when treating illness.

By Kyra Kirkwood

Page 16

Natural Complements to Conventional Care

A clear and simple guide to alternative remedies.

By Shawn Messonnier, DVM

Page 18

Raw Deal

New commercial options provide the benefits of feeding raw without having to prep raw ingredients.

By Eve Adamson

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Do-It-Yourself Dehydrated Dog Treats

Drying your own biscuits and jerky means total control over ingredients.

By Liz Palika

Page 36

Flea Free Naturally

Discover pest control options that keep fleas and ticks at bay without the use of harsh chemicals.

By Christina Cox-Evick

Page 44

Poop Happens

How you can minimize the impact your dog’s waste has on the environment.

By Debbie Swanson

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Doggie Doo Digester

Make your own dog waste composter.

By Tom Barthel

Page 52

The Power of Aromatherapy

Enhance your dog’s mental and physical well-being through scent.

By Cathy M. Rosenthal

Page 62

A Green Solution for Cheetah Conservation

The world’s fastest big cats are in trouble, but dogs are helping them survive by keeping them away from flocks and preventing farmers’ ire.

By Kim Campbell Thornton

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Get Active! Get Healthy!

Take your fitness workout to the next level with these fun, challenging canine sports.

By Wendy Bedwell-Wilson

Page 92

Go Green and Natural

The latest products help give your dog a more natural lifestyle.

By Sandy Robins

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5 Ways to Green Your Dog’s Day

By April Balotro

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Green Defined

Discover the official meanings of these loosely used terms.

Page 106

Healthy Animals, Healthy Earth

Excerpt from Pets Gone Green.

By Eve Adamson

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Cook for Your Natural Dog

Recipe from Doggy Desserts

By Cheryl Gianfrancesco.

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