Dr. Angie Krause, DVM

dog-gut-health

Gut health is the foundation for everything. Good dog gut health aids in optimal digestion, reduces inflammation, boosts immune function, creates a balanced microbiome and so much more. Contrary, poor dog gut health often exacerbates common conditions such as diarrhea, allergies and other diseases. In this article, I want to teach you my holistic approach …

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rescue vs breeder

With a staggering number of homeless pets currently residing within the United States, where and how you acquire your dog – rescue vs breeder – has become a very hot and emotional debate. Because there are so many dogs in shelters and rescues, purchasing dogs from breeders has become frowned upon. Both the ethics of …

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pancreatitis in dogs

Pancreatitis in dogs can range in severity from mild flare ups that are relatively easy to manage to severe episodes that can land your dog in the emergency clinic, and many pet parents will feel at a loss for how to support their best friend through these flare ups. In this article, I will discuss …

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cbd for cats

As marijuana becomes legal either recreationally or for medical purposes in most states, cat parents are wondering if the cannabis plant can help their kitties as well. The answer is yes! In this article I will outline how to source CBD for cats and how to use it for common diseases and conditions in cats.  First …

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how to transition dog food

Have you ever wondered how to transition dog food successfully? Transitioning from one diet to another can be tricky for some pups and their people. While I generally recommend gently transitioning from one diet to another, most dogs with a healthy digestive tract can switch without a transition. You might consider transitioning your dog slowly …

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dog is not eating

When your dog skips a meal, it can be a sign that something is wrong. It can be hard to know what to do and when to take action when your dog is not eating. In this article, I am going to outline what may be causing your pup’s inappetence and the steps you need …

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essential oils for cats

We all have a friend who swears there is an essential oil to treat any ailment you may have. Maybe that person is you! As essential oils become more and more popular, kitty parents who use them to treat themselves are beginning to wonder whether using essential oils for cats can provide the same benefits. …

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cat is overweight

Most cat parents are surprised to learn that their cat is overweight. As a society we have normalized a certain plump body condition for kitties. Think Garfield. Unfortunately, when cats are overweight, they are at a higher risk for conditions like diabetes and arthritis. In this article, I am going to teach you how to …

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dog has diarrhea

As much as we’d all like to deny it, poop happens! So does diarrhea. Every dog experiences episodes of diarrhea but when should you be concerned about your pup’s runny stool? What should you do? In this article, I am going to outline when to seek veterinary care and what you can do to help …

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Experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic is hard. We are living through a historic event, and our “new normal” is temporarily and dramatically altered. We are collectively scared and anxious. Our minds go to the worst case scenario. Unfortunately, everyone will be affected by this pandemic. It’s hard to know if you will be the one who …

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As the novel Coronavirus makes it’s way to the United States, I’ve had many pet parents reach out to me with concern on how this may affect their cat or dog. To top it off, on February 28th, 2020 a Pomeranian tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). At first, it was thought that this dog …

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Recently, the FDA released a warning about the side effects from certain flea and tick prevention products. These side effects include seizures, muscle tremors and loss of balance. Scary, right?  Since this warning, I have received hundreds of requests from around the country asking for a safe and natural flea and tick control for cats …

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Watching your dog have a seizure is a helpless feeling. What’s even more frustrating is that 30% of dogs that start anticonvulsant medications like Keppra or phenobarbital continue to have seizures. Some of these drugs can have debilitating side effects and can affect your dog’s quality of life. This leaves pet parents, like yourself, looking …

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home cooking for allergic dogs boulderholisticvet dr. angie krause

Food allergies can cause a myriad of symptoms in dogs including ear infections, itchy skin, scooting and stomach upset. When I suspect food allergies in my patients, I consider the following options to help pet parents identify the offending foods: Amino Acid Based Diet. You can read more about this option here. In my experience, …

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FDA Warning on Grain Free Food for Dogs

Dr. Angie Krause · Grain Free Pet Foods: What You Should Know In July 2018 the FDA issued a warning to dog parents about the potential correlation between grain free diets and the heart condition, Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM). On June 27th of 2019 the FDA released more information about recently reported cases including breeds of …

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