Articles that have featured Dr. Bessent and Herbsmith

  • Seasonal Essentials for Staying Cozy & Warm
  • Bark | Winter 2014

  • Protect Your Dog’s Joints
  • Animal Wellness | August – September 2014

  • Helping Joints Last A Lifetime
  • Dogs Naturally | January – February 2014

  • Is Your Loving, Kind, Fluffy, Dog Friend a Carnivore or an Omnivore?
  • Dogs Naturally | September – October 2013

  • Kidney: The Flame of Life
  • Dogs Naturally | May – June 2013

  • Matters of the Heart
  • Dogs Naturally | July – August 2013

  • Proactive, Reactive Holistic Care for the Pet
  • “You are what you eat. And the same goes for your pet. Every calorie you put in your dog or cat’s mouth is healing nourishment.”
  • The Waukesha Freeman | August 2013

  • A Botanical Boost
  • Megan Dischler, international sales manager for Herbsmith Inc., discusses how herbal remedies and supplements can improve the health of a pet and a pet store’s bottom line.
  • Pet Business | February 2012

  • Chinese Herbs 101
  • You’ve heard about them, but how do they differ from “ordinary” herbs? Here we bust the myths while helping you understand how these unique formulations can help your animal companion.
  • Animal Wellness Magazine | June/July 2011

  • Picky Pooches
  • See what the experts say about the causes of picky eating and what you can do to help stimulate a healthy appetite in your pet.
  • City Dog Magazine | Spring 2011

  • Heavenly Hound
  • Success story of how Chinese herbs helped transform the life of Priestly the Rottweiler.
  • City Dog Magazine | Winter 2010

  • The Energetics of Food
  • “Food provides the foundation of life and the basic building blocks to our health. However, this is a factor that is often overlooked, especially in the pet industry.”
  • Bella Dog magazine | Fall 2010

  • Calming Canine Separation Anxiety
  • Learn the Chinese theories on anxiety and how Chiense herbs are used for separation anxiety.
  • Baltimore Dog magazine | Fall 2010

  • The Alternative to Steriods
  • “Many of the options available that address allergies don’t get to the root of the problem, which is the heat burning inside the dog’s body.”
  • Virginia Dog magazine | Fall 2010

  • The Yin & Yang of Horse Health
  • “Applying Chinese herbal theory can help calm even the most difficult equines.”
  • Horse Trader magazine | August 2010

  • See Spot Smile: Editor’s Choice
  • See Spot Smile treats were chosen among hundreds of other brands as a Pet Product News 2010 Editor’s Choice product!
  • Pet Product News | July 2010

  • A Ghost of a Chance
  • When you’re a teenage girl, your horse can be your whole life, so when he’s hurting, wouldn’t you try just about anything to help him?
  • Horses magazine | July 2010

  • Herbsmith: Dr. Chris Bessent & A Better Way
  • Holistic veterinarian establishes company in an effort to combine Eastern and Western methodologies.
  • Holistic Horse magazine | June/July 2010

  • The Energetics of Pet Food
  • Food can be just as instrumental in maintaining wellness as supplements, medications, surgery, and regular veterinary care.
  • The Share Guide magazine | June 2010

  • 2010 Guide to Food, Health & Wellness: Natural Order Up!
  • Herbsmith See Spot Smile real food pet treats were chosen as a 2010 Best Pet Products winner by Fido Friendly magazine.
  • Fido Friendly magazine | May/June 2010

  • Allergy Relief: A Holistic Alternative to Steroids
  • “There are many pharmaceutical options on the market that promise quick results, but the ensuring side effects can be worse than the allergic condition they are intended to treat. Dr. Chris Bessent says there is an alternative way to address problems like these. Traditional Chinese Medicine, a more natural, holistic approach to veterinary care, has proven to be successful for thousands of years”
  • Baltimore Dog magazine | Spring 2010

  • Forget the Steroids
  • Does your dog have skin allergies? Before resorting to medication for the itching and irritation, give Chinese herbs a try.
  • Animal Wellness magazine | April/May 2010

  • East Meets West: Veterinary use of Chinese Herbs is Growing in the U.S.
  • “Though both Eastern and Western herbalists use many of the same plants, they differ in the way they approach the problem and decide upon the appropriate remedy. Dr. Chris Bessent explains that Chinese herbs treat the root of a dog’s problem, which then naturally relieves his symptoms.”
  • Bark magazine | April/May 2010

  • An Ancient Perspective on Today’s Horse Health
  • “Whether you’re racking up significant mileage or saddling up for a leisurely sunset stroll, using Chinese herbs can help turn back the clock of time for your horse, allowing you to enjoy each other’s company in comfort for many years to come.”
  • Trail Blazer magazine | March 2010

  • Pet Corner: Chinese Herbs for Healthy Dogs
  • The principles of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) focus on resolving the root of a problem, or the disharmony within a dog’s body that causes its symptoms. This resolution then naturally relieves symptoms and prevents more serious problems later on from an unresolved disharmony.
  • Herb Companion magazine | September 2009

  • Holistic Solutions for Dog Allergies: An Alternative to Steroids
  • When the side effects of steroids negate their purpose , where’s a pet owner to turn?
  • Gulf Coast Dog magazine | Summer 2009

  • How’s His QI?
  • “Is Spot stiff? Find out how Chinese herbs can get to the root of his joint discomfort”
  • Animal Wellness magazine | April/May 2009

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