How to Care for a Brachycephalic Dog

How to Care for a Brachycephalic Dog
Brachycephalic dogs are also known as short-nosed or flat-faced breeds. Well-loved examples include bulldogs, boxers, shih tzus, and pugs. Let's look at the health issues that can impact brachycephalic dogs and share some practical tips to help you keep your short-nosed dog safe, happy, and healthy.

Does Coconut Oil Cause Weight Gain?

Does Coconut Oil Cause Weight Gain?
Despite the numerous health benefits of coconut oil, many people are worried that it can contribute to weight gain. In today's post we'll take a look at why coconut oil is different from many other saturated fats. We'll also explain why it has gained a reputation as an effective weight loss aid.

A Beginner's Guide to Cholesterol

A Beginner's Guide to Cholesterol
What exactly is cholesterol? What role does it play in the body? And is it as bad for our health as we've been led to believe? In this post, we'll answer these questions and take a look at some common misconceptions surrounding cholesterol.

Coconut Oil and Heart Health

Coconut Oil and Heart Health
There are many types of saturated fats, and lipid experts now understand that the body metabolizes each differently. Let's explore what it means when a fat is classified as saturated and why coconut oil is a type of saturated fat that’s beneficial for heart health in pets and people.

The Top 3 Myths About Coconut Oil and Pets

The Top 3 Myths About Coconut Oil and Pets
As with many health foods and supplements, there's a lot of misinformation about coconut oil. We hope this post will be useful for pet owners who are concerned about feeding coconut oil to pets with certain health conditions. Keep reading for our top 3 myths about coconut oil and pets. 

How to Protect Your Pet from Intestinal Parasites

How to Protect Your Pet from Intestinal Parasites
Intestinal parasites can be very damaging to both pets and people. In fact, of the five most common parasites found in cats and dogs, all are considered zoonotic. This means that they can be transferred from pets to humans.

11 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil for Pets

11 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil for Pets
As one of nature's true superfoods, coconut oil offers countless health benefits for both pets and people. Let's explore some of the many ways that coconut oil can help your pet live a longer, happier, and healthier life.

Best of the CocoTherapy Blog 2018

Best of the CocoTherapy Blog 2018
As this is our final blog post of 2018, we'd like to take the opportunity to highlight some of our favorite blog content from this year. So, if you only read and share one of our posts in 2018, make sure it's this one!