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A few months ago I did an 18-day water fast at Tanglewood Wellness Center in Costa Rica.  While I was there, I was delighted to be able to spend some time with the resident cats, Diablo and Blanco.  They look slightly different from the cats here in the states, and their fur is coarse.  Although they […]

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“Ashamed To Be a Vet”

I hung a flyer at a local off leash dog area a couple weeks ago.  I have been known to use provocative language on my flyers in my efforts to call out the vet industry and alert dog owners to the real causes of their dogs’ health issues, but this flyer simply offered a way for people who are […]

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Fluoride May Be the Key to the Grape Controversy

In response to my most recent blog post recounting yet another instance of a dog eating a large quantity of raisins and not getting sick, I received a most intriguing email from an independent researcher named Tina T.  in Sweden. It seems Tina learned about the grape toxicity in dogs issue only after she’d already been feeding grapes to […]

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Natural Hygiene Primer

Most visitors to this site are probably already acquainted with Natural Hygiene, but if reading the articles here or the booklet was your first exposure to Natural Hygiene, you probably have lots of questions.  Even if you’ve been reading about Hygiene for some time, you may still have questions.  The philosophy is very simple, but it is not reconcilable with the medical perspective […]

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Question on fussy eaters

Hi Nora, My sister recommended I check out your website and e-book.  She has been feeding her dog mono meals for a few weeks and has had great success.  I decided I would give it a try too. I have two Labradoodles.  They just turned one a few weeks ago.  I have fed them mostly raw […]

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The Cure for ‘Pickiness’

I am having some trouble with my greyhound. He is currently raw but is developing into a picky eater and there is more raw stuff now that he won’t eat than what he will. I am seriously considering putting him on kibble, as I am really tired of him not eating his food, since I […]

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FLEAS

In honor of the beginning of “flea season”, I thought I’d post the following question I received in my email: Dear Nora, Thanks for providing such great information in relation with natural hygiene and all. A main question I have for you pertains to fleas. My dog has been attracting fleas continuously for the past […]

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Urinary Crystals in Cats

Nora, I was given your name by a friend who has utmost respect for all that you do. My 13 year-old male cat is experiencing crystals in his urine which was shown to me by a vet, and, obviously I am thinking, in his urinary tract. The vet suggested canned S/D Science Diet, which he will […]

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Cat ‘Acne’

“Our cat Oscar, who we rescued nearly 4 years ago, has developed a bad acne problem…At first we had no idea it was even acne…We saw things on his hin, and assumed he had gotten into a cat fight..But no; its acne..We have popped several of the zits: and wash his chin with soap….We also […]

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Double Standards

From time to time I get inquiries from pet owners who are experiencing a crisis with their animals and are seeking other information besides what they get from their vets.  I’m always amazed at how these individuals sometimes set the bar very high for *new*/alternative information compared to the very low standards of credibility and discernment they use […]

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