Back to home
Category

Allergies

27 Articles
I Wish I Never Gave Apoquel To My Dog

I Wish I Never Gave Apoquel To My Dog

I first wrote about Apoquel in 2016. Fortunately, I tend to research everything and discontinued it after I read that dogs under one year old (which she was at the time) should never be given Apoquel. Since then, dog owners have been connecting with each other to share their negative experiences with Apoquel. I’m also…

Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, August 8, 2021
  • 1
Cytopoint and Apoquel Alternatives

Cytopoint and Apoquel Alternatives

I was recently asked what I did to wean my dog off Apoquel.   This question came from a reader who said his dog had been on it for a while and didn’t know at this point if there were alternatives for his dog. With Maggie, she wasn’t on Apoquel longer than a month. So it…

Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, August 1, 2021
Less Toxic Alternatives to Flea Prevention Medication

Less Toxic Alternatives to Flea Prevention Medication

I read a quote, “Convenience Kills”. A bit harsh if you ask me. But it was meant to shock and catch the reader’s attention. Contextually, it talked about how, as humans, we choose fast, easy food, which poisons and kills us over time. How we quickly pop pills instead of learning alternative solutions to wellness. …

Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, July 31, 2021
DIY Flea Repellant Recipe Using Essential Oil and Coconut Oil

DIY Flea Repellant Recipe Using Essential Oil and Coconut Oil

I’ve been making DIY flea repellent because my dog had an adverse reaction to Simparica.   Simparica Caused My Dog To Regurgitate Last June, I dosed Maggie with Simparica. Soon after, she started to regurgitate her food between 30 minutes to 6 hours of her eating it. I had all the various tests done. The first…

Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, July 25, 2021
14 Simple and Natural Tips To Help Your Dog Be Less Itchy In the Summer

14 Simple and Natural Tips To Help Your Dog Be Less Itchy In the Summer

Did you know that one of the top reasons for vet visits is allergies? And did you know diagnosis and treatment continues to elude both vets and dog parents alike? Here’s the problem all dog owners face when allergies flare up … its VERY hard to figure out the root cause.   Every dog is different. And…

Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, June 20, 2021
One Month After Transitioning To Raw

One Month After Transitioning To Raw

The joy in realizing I need 120 pieces of bone, trying to fit it all in the freezer, getting their bowls right and the supplements I use to keep their raw meals balanced.

Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, April 9, 2021
Why I Switched My Boston Terriers To Raw Food

Why I Switched My Boston Terriers To Raw Food

We’ve been brainwashed to believe that dry kibble designed in laboratories are superior dog food. We can somehow raise a child, cook and feed them but we’re told we can’t cook or feed raw to our dogs? But fresh food is better. For humans and for dogs. And this is our journey back to raw feeding.

Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, March 14, 2021
11 Practical Home Remedies To Help Your Boston Terrier’s Fur Grow Back In Three Months

11 Practical Home Remedies To Help Your Boston Terrier’s Fur Grow Back In Three Months

My two Boston Terrier’s were suffering from allergies and yeast infections. Their symptoms were: Shedding more Losing fur around the ears Losing fur around their rear flanks Losing fur below their rib cages Thin and brittle fur I went to three different vets (two conventional one holistic) who helped me get rid of their allergies…

Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, March 7, 2021
How To Improve The Quality of Omega 3’s You Give Your Dog  (Especially useful if your dog suffers from allergies)

How To Improve The Quality of Omega 3’s You Give Your Dog (Especially useful if your dog suffers from allergies)

Did your know that Omegas play a critical role in keeping your dog’s cells healthy? Did you know that not all Omegas are created equally? Did you know that manufacturers can label their food “rich in Omegas” but if you don’t know which one they use then you’re getting a poor quality Omega. Did you…

Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, February 22, 2021
Best Shampoo for Boston Terriers

Best Shampoo for Boston Terriers

I’ve tried over 20 different brands of shampoo in the last nine years in owning Boston Terriers and can confidently recommend these five shampoos depending on your dog if they have normal skin, yeast, hives, allergies, or skin infections. I’m a Boston Terrier dog mom that lives in San Diego. We live active lives and...
Continue Reading
By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, April 26, 2020
Instagram API currently not available.