Relationship

 · 6 min read

Does the Peppermint Oil Trick Work for Removing Ticks?

Diseases such as Lyme Disease or Powassan Disease, when administered through a tick bite, can be passed into your body within 24 hours, or in the case of Powassan Disease, 15 minutes, and can result in permanent disability. This makes it crucial to remove all ticks as quickly as possible. Peppermint Essential Oil: The Fake […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

20 Human Foods You May Not Realize Are Poisonous to Your Dog

Dogs might be man’s best friend, but they definitely do not have the same metabolism. That’s why certain foods can be perfectly safe for people but poisonous for dogs. “Every species has different needs, and animals don’t metabolize food the same way we do,” says Deborah Linder, D.V.M., M.S., D.A.C.V.I.M., a board-certified veterinary nutritionist at […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 4 min read

Test Finds Toxic Forever Chemicals is Most US Pet Food

As pet owners, we do our best to choose the right foods for our furry friends – focusing on a blend of nutritional value and flavor. But have we ever considered these foods as a potential health hazards? Recent findings have revealed that most US pet food packaging contains PFAS, or ‘forever chemicals’, known for […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

Dogs are Born with Ears and Tails. They Should Get to Keep Them.

There are several breeds of dogs that are recognizable by two distinct features: their erect, pointed ears, and their stubby, almost non-existent tails. Most of us might assume that these dogs were just born that way, however this is sadly not the case. Dobermans and miniature Schnauzers are two examples of breeds for which it […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 2 min read

The Secret to Stopping Your Dog’s Paws from Splitting and Bleeding

Here’s the thing: Pawdicures are a thing. Yep, that’s pedicures—for your dog. A dog pedicure. But we aren’t just talking about a French tips or bedazzled flower decals that you can get at a pet nail salon—we’re talking about actual health. Pawdicures 101 If your dog isn’t the type that gets groomed regularly, you probably haven’t given […]

Rover

Rover

The Dog People

 · 6 min read

Rescued Goat Falls into Depression When Separated From His Best Friend

When you sit down and make a list of the most important things in your life, your friends and family will likely have top priority. It is said that social relationships have a direct impact on our health and wellness and that strong relationships will lead to better overall health[1]. This may not be surprising […]

Jackie Todd

Jackie Todd

Dog Trainer and Animal Rescue Advocate

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Vets Issue Stark Warning About Certain Breeds Of Dogs

Doug the Pug may have a lot to answer for. Vet are warning potential dog owners to think twice about buying dog breeds that suffer serious breathing and health problems, such as pugs and French bulldogs. They are concerned that many are simply buying the canines due to looks and celebrity influence, with little-to-no understanding of what […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 6 min read

Dog owner facing astronomical vet bills says he will ‘sell his house’ in desperate bid to keep his beloved dog alive

Jaxon Feeley says he will do anything to save his 2-year-old Weimaraner, Rambo. That includes selling his house to pay the staggering $24,000 he now owes in vet bills after the beloved dog went into hypovolemic shock. This condition is life-threatening as it is brought on by severe blood or other fluid loss. This results […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

 · 5 min read

Dogs Must be Walked Twice a Day, According to a New German Law

Germany is planning to execute a law for pet owners: All dogs must be walked twice a day. Julia Klöckner, the agriculture minister, introduced the new law after she discovered that many of the 9.4 million dogs in Germany are not getting proper exercise.   Details of the Law Requiring Owners to Walk Their Dogs   With the […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 5 min read

Kate Bowler: How to Speak to Someone Who’s Suffering

Saying the wrong things to a person in deep pain and suffering is usually an unintentional act. Everyone thinks they are being helpful and supportive, but a lot of times, we only end up making the person feel worse. They won’t always call us out on our unintended mistakes, and we just go right ahead […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 4 min read

People Are Buying Giant Snails the Size of Small Dogs As Pets.

Snails are adorable (most of the time). How can you not love those pouty, pursed lips and antenna eyes? What they lack in speed they make up for in cuteness, and there’s nothing more hilarious than watching a snail eat lettuce and cucumbers. Well, only if it’s a small, harmless, and clean snail. Ok so […]

Penelope Wilson

Penelope Wilson

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

20 Common Gaslighting Phrases Used to Manipulate and Confuse You

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation where an individual seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a targeted person or in members of a targeted group, making them question their own memory, perception, or sanity. It’s a subtle yet potent tool employed by manipulators to control and confuse their victims. In this article, we […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer