Wendy Nan Rees, author of The Natural Pet Food Cookbook,
has been involved in the pet industry for more than 25 years, starting
when she founded Lip Smackers, Inc., a company dedicated to creating
healthy, all-natural dog treats. Today, Wendy has a radio show called
“Wendy's Animal Talk,” which can be heard on
www.HealthyLife.net. She was
the "Pet Lifestyle Advisor" on Animal Planet's "Petsburgh, USA" and also
wrote a monthly column called "In the Kitchen with Wendy" for Your
Russell's goal is to educate people on the next holistic paradigms. Click
on the buttons below to listen or read some of his radio
show appearances on Wendy's Animal Talk Internet Radio. Optimum Choices is a
proud sponsor of Wendy's Animal Talk, reaching over 400,000+
listeners each week (1.6 million listeners per month), helping pet
guardians find a holistic way to keep their pets healthy and extend
their lives to be 15-20 years old (the way pets used to live 50 years
See Wendy's new book release, Dog Lover's Daily
Companion, below or click on book image to the right.
Show Titles (Dates)
Show Scripts (PDF)
An Ounce of
January 15, 2008
Why take preventative measures for my two year old pet? can pets live to
be 15-20 years old and still be healthy? what are the chances of my pet
getting a serious disease? What role does diet play? How can I
holistically prevent arthritis? How can holistic options be affordable?
What is Safe
After the Pet Food Recall: What Pet Food Companies Do Not Want You to
Know but Things You Should Know
April 8, 2008
Are commercial pet foods safe? Why have there been so many pet food
recalls? What are my holistic alternatives? What are some safety
guidelines for purchasing safe pet food?
How to Choose a
Good Holistic Supplement: Separating Facts
July 22, 2008
How to find a good supplement? Do glucosamine supplements have side
effects? Do supplements just treat the symptoms? What do I look for in a
good holistic product?
How to Buy
Fewer Supplements, Save Money &
Have Your Pet Be Healthier
February 17, 2009
Can pets live to be 20 years old and still be healthy? Why using a lot
of supplements is not holistic. Why supplements do not get rid of the
original disease. What is the difference between a supplement and a
whole food product? Why is using digestive enzymes a crutch? can my pet
be healthier using fewer supplements?
in Holistic Pet Care: Whole Food Products
March 17, 2009
What is a whole food product? Are whole food products better than
supplements? Are whole food products potent enough to help CRF,
arthritis, hyperthyroidism, IMHA and cancer? Can my pet be healthier
while getting fewer supplements?
Reiki: What Is
It and How Can It Help My Pet?
April 21, 2009
What is Reiki? Can it be used on people and pets? What happens during a
Reiki treatment? How can I experience and learn Reiki? Can Reiki be done
remotely? Would Reiki be good for a pet nearing the end of its life?
Why Fix What
May 5, 2009
Use maintenance of therapeutic formula for senior CRF cat? Appalling
life expectancy statistics for our pets. Why clinical signs of
degenerative diseases are almost too late. Suggestions for extending the
life of your pet. Preventative holistic action.
Safe Aromatherapy and
May 19, 2009
What is serious aromatherapy? What is safe aromatherapy? Why are
essential oils Nature's medicine kit? How should I introduce essential
oils to my pets? How can I apply essential oils on my pets? What
essential oils can I use on my dog? What essential oils can I use on my
Aromatherapy and My Pet,
June 16, 2009
Are essential oils safe for my cat? What are some essential oils for
repelling insects, fleas and ticks on my dog? What essential oils should
I NOT use on my cats and dogs? What are hydrosols?
Massage Just a Spa Thing?
July 21, 2009
Is doggie massage just a luxury? Are there scientific and biological
reasons why dogs need massage more than people? Will sporting, agility
and geriatric dogs all benefit from massage? How can I learn how to
become a dog massage provider?
Not Another Supplement?
New Holistic Paradigms!
August 18, 2009
Why 90-95% of today's supplements are not holistic. Why supplements
rarely "fix" the symptoms. How can I tell if my supplement is holistic?
Do most supplements have side effects?
Revelations from the Vet Conference
September 29, 2009
Ah-hah moments as vets discovery a new holistic paradigm by stopping
supplement usage, saving their clients money and making the pets
Not Another Supplement? New Holistic
Paradigms! Part II
October 20, 2009
How can I tell if my supplement is only addressing the symptoms? What is
the unintended dosage deception? How can I compare supplements and whole
It Tests Bad: Allopathic Testing Versus
November 17, 2009
Why almost all testing methods are allopathic. Fallacy of blood tests.
What practitioner possibilities can effect the tests.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Part 1:
Holistic Case Study
December 15, 2009
Why do so many pets have IBD? What are some possible causes? Possible
February 16, 2010
How microalage provide super nutrients to recover from injuries and
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Part
March 16, 2010
Why do so many pets have IBD? What are some possible causes? Scientific
evidence on the possible causes and solutions.
How to Avoid Common Health Problems in Senior Cats
April 20, 2010
Want to avoid Chronic Renal Failure (CRF), obesity, diabetes, thyroid
imbalance and cancer in your senior cat?
How to Avoid Common Health Problems in Senior Dogs
May 18, 2010
Want to avoid obesity, arhtritis, diabetes, cancer and auto-immune
disease in your senior dog?
July 20, 2010
Dry kibble clean our pet's teeth. Flaxseed a good source of Omega oils
for our pets. Do not give algae to a pet with an auto-immune condition.
Are these truths or myths? The answers may surprise you.
How Global Warming May Affect Our Pets
August 17, 2010
A holistic perspective of global warming ramifications and how they may
affect our pets.
Lumps, Bumps, Tumors and Teeth
September 21, 2010
What do lumps, bumps, lipomas, fatty tumors and teeth all have in
common? What causes lipomas? How can I eliminate lipomas?
Choosing a Holistic Practitioner
November 2, 2010
Guidelines for choosing a good holistic practitioner that meets all your
and your pet's holistic needs.
In the Dog Lover’s Daily Companion, Pet Lifestyle Advisor™
Wendy Nan Rees shares her invaluable knowledge gleaned from over 25
years in the pet industry. This unique, irreplaceable, easy-to-use—and
inspiring—handbook is filled with 365 helpful tips, easy-to-build
projects, practical advice, and insight into the canine-human
relationship. Dog Lover’s Daily Companion provides a
lifetime’s worth of practical tips for living with your dog, no matter
the breed. Wendy brings her expertise, and genuine love for dogs, to
every topic under the sun needed to raise a healthy puppy into a happy
adult dog. Using the 365-day-of-the-year “devotional” style format
popular today, it is the perfect reference for all dog owners to use
every day of the year in the day-to-day life of owning and living with a
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