This is a continuation of a conversation I recently had with pet food expert, Chip Sammons. He is owner of Holistic Pet Center in Clackamas, Oregon. In this part of the interview, what to do to keep your pet optimally healthy from the raw food diet and dental care, to fleas and free-feeding. Read the first part of the interview here. What do you think is optimal nutrition for a pet? Optimal nutrition is based upon the pet’s ancestral diet. Dogs and cats have very short digestive tracts and have...
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    The Ideal Diet for Your Pet?
    This is a continuation of a conversation I recently had with pet food expert, Chip Sammons. He is owner of Holistic Pet Center in Clackamas, Oregon. In this part of the interview, what to do to keep your pet optimally healthy...
    by at June 18th, 2010 at 10:06 am
  • Understanding Gluten Sensitivity
    Gluten sensitivity affects one third of the American population. These are people who have mild to moderate symptoms from eating the proteins found in wheat and other grains. Celiac Disease, the most extreme form of gluten...
    by at June 3rd, 2010 at 09:06 am
  • How to Decipher Pet Food Labels
    Chip Sammons and Allie, his 11 year old rescue. The rain is coming down hard as I drive up to the humble storefront of Holistic Pet Center in Oregon City. Chip Sammons greets me and takes me to his office. His desk is wedged...
    by at May 18th, 2010 at 08:05 am
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    Food Sensitivity Versus Food Allergy
    Many of my patients have good diets and pride themselves on eating healthy, but are unaware that something they are eating might be causing seemingly unrelated symptoms. We all know about food allergies, right? Like your...
    by at January 29th, 2010 at 07:01 am
  • Our Secrets for Stress-Free Holidays
    Want to be the calmest, brightest, happiest guest at your holiday parties this year? You don’t need a pill. Read this round-up and find out how our authors handle the stress of the season. Christine Dionese L.Ac. on...
    by at December 9th, 2009 at 03:12 pm
  • WellWired-TV: Exercising Outdoors with Allergies
    If you’ve got a case of seasonal allergies, the last thing you probably want to do is explore nature and workout outside. But it’s beautiful outside! So join Dr. Kassam and learn how to alleviate those symptoms...
    by at August 7th, 2009 at 02:08 am
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    WellWired-TV: Coping with Seasonal Allergies
    Spring has sprung, and with it, seasonal allergies. Need some help easing the sneezing? Dr. Kassam shares helpful tips for how you can decrease the severity of your symptoms. Dr. Natasha Kassam is dedicated to facilitating...
    by at July 26th, 2009 at 09:07 pm