Thistle’s Cushings and kidney disease cured during Pandemic

Thistle is a fourteen-year old Border terrier with months-long history of kidney and liver failure and Cushings disease. Cushings is a problem in the adrenal gland that is caused by too much cortisol and a widespread endocrine imbalance. It can cause overdrinking, overeating, pot belly, infections, and elevated liver enzymes and metabolic stress. Conventional medicine separates the pituitary versus adrenal-dependent… Read more →

Positive, clicker training with wild one year old Mustang

Mick is the sweetest most reliable horse now but several years ago we were sorting things out! He would try to bite me (that is why I am carrying a whip) and I was trying to train him to the point we could catch him. I wanted him to learn that touch was safe. If you have an aggressive animal,… Read more →

Dr. Donna’s Holistic Canine Nutrition Class

WHAT: Dr. Donna’s Holistic Canine Nutrition Class WHEN: November 9, 2019 9am – 1pm PST WHERE: 4511 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle 98107 COST: $135 Please Note: Class registration fee is non-refundable due to venue rental costs. One Participant $135.00 USD Class Overview Customizing raw and cooked diets to meet your dog’s individual needs Diet based solutions for liver and kidney… Read more →

Seattle Times Article Published!

Evaluating our Moral Compass  Published February 8, 2019 “The Greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” — Mahatma Gandhi A few years ago my husband and I decided to travel, not to discover romantic Italian art or wine or rumble down cobblestone lanes, instead choosing dirt paths through poor… Read more →

Dr. Donna teaches Saturday Dec 1 class, “Canine Nutrition”

We touched on why kibble is not good for dogs or cats, the dangers of treated water, raw versus cooked diets, the role of vitamins and minerals for our canine friends, omega fatty acids and oxidative stresses. I know these sound dry but in an effort to keep up the motivation, we worked on our own breathing. Inhaling up through… Read more →

Dori’s bladder tumor: Disappeared with holistic treatments

Dori’s bladder tumor: Completely disappeared after a year of intensive herbal and holistic remedies. As a side benefit to the holistic protocol, her oral bone resorption seems to be normal too. The surgeons at Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle would not resect the tumor because it was too close to vital structures. Using several successive ultrasounds through a boarded radiologist,… Read more →