Prozac. Improved Pet Health Care and Pet Diet — and Lots of Love — Help Pets Live Longer.
Hi carol Hope this photo finds you well! we have so enjoyed watching our adopted Quincy thrive on your vitamins and his raw diet.
Buy a Dog or a Cat and Enjoy Longer, Healthier Years Together With the New Year fast approaching, we are bombarded with advertisements for gyms memberships and treadmills to aid our New Year’s resolution
When Fido prefers to walk rather than run painful joints may be the culprit. Dogs, cats and other animals can suffer from arthritis just like people and the severity can be just as painful,
Pampered pooches are barking about the benefits. Ray Schneider perks up as he talks about his new pet care facility, with extras ranging from an indoor swimming pool to a day care and styling and massage services.
$1.5 million grant to fund food safety facility was spurred in part by spinach disaster of 2006. WASHINGTON – UC Davis will host the nation’s newest food safety center
Wintertime Safety Tips. Avoid the Pet ER this Holiday Season! Winter is a time of cold weather festivals, holiday parties, and changing weather.
How do you give a pill to a cat? I have tried sticking it down her throat and she holds it until it dissolves and the saliva foams out of her mouth, I put it in milk, I pulverized it and added it to her food, and she knows it and refuses all.
Dog Allergies. Hi Dr Carol, My dog has allergies-can you offer any suggestions. Thank you, Lydia
The pup we are getting is from the litter we looked at this weekend – not the one with the fused toes. This gal is the lady we took Jules to when we bred her. She only has one female sheltie now that she breeds and this was her first litter in two years — so we were very fortunate!
Since the vet changed him to the low protein diet, he’s not getting the glucosamine and chrondrotin and I think it helps him. Sometimes I miss doses (as you can tell) 🙂 Whenever I travel with or without him it slips.
Dear Dr. Carol, My English Bulldog, Roc “Ann”, has been taking PAAWS for dogs since he was 7 years old. Many people, including a few veterinarians, have told me that a bulldog’s life expectancy is typically between 8-10 years
I was recently quoted in an Atlantic City Press article. As more pet owners are investing time and money into pet care, there has been a steady rise in antidepressants prescribed for both dogs and cats.
A mouse resistant to cancer, even highly-aggressive types, has been created by researchers at the University of Kentucky. The breakthrough stems from a discovery by UK College of Medicine professor of radiation medicine Vivek Rangnekar
Pet Toys. Due to concerns of lead paint in children’s toys made in China, as well as the massive toy recalls, pet owners and veterinarians alike are becoming concerned about dog and cat toys as well.
Recalled foods found to contain deadly combination. Veterinary Toxicologists at UC Davis have discovered the toxicity of the chemicals behind the deaths of approximately 16 pets in the United States this year.
This is the first time in the past 3 weeks I’ve been capable to reply and thank people who sent cards in regards to our losing “Jules”
Funerals and memorial services help pet owners grieve and find closure. The loss of a treasured pet is indeed a loss for the entire family.
Genetic Discovery- Dogs With Black Fur Live Longer. Genetic Discovery Reveals Link between dog’s hair coat color and his ability to fight infection and ward off stress.
About 14 percent of the U.S. population is infected with Toxocara, or internal roundworms, contracted from dogs and cats. That’s according to the results of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Animal Cruelty Laws. Many puppies are born in Oklahoma each year in substandard conditions, lacking veterinary care and proper nutrition. Oklahoma has no regulation of the dog breeding industry.
Equine veterinarians and public health officials are urging horse owners and others who come in frequent contact with horses to wash their hands and clean grooming tools after each use in order to reduce the risk
Resistant Staph Bacteria. A new study published in Veterinary Microbiology found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prevalent in Canadian pig farms and pig farmers
Cat DNA Sequence. The DNA of a 4-year-old Abyssinian cat named Cinnamon, whose well-documented lineage can be traced back several generations to Sweden, has been sequenced.
Vitamin Supplements. People and pets are now living longer than ever before. As owners, we naturally want our pets to live the longest, healthiest lives possible.
Breast Cancer in Pets. As with humans, beloved household pets can also develop cancer in the breast tissue — known in animals as mammary cancer.
Rabies. Garner health officials issued a rabies notice Wednesday for residents and visitors in Wake County. A case of rabies was confirmed Wednesday in a raccoon, and a dog was exposed to the virus
The days of putting a sick or injured pet in the back seat and rushing to the vet may be drawing to a close. Animal ambulances loaded with modern equipment once reserved for human use are cropping up across the country
Canine Cancer. Potential new cancer vaccine may help pets and people too! Canine Cancer is a scary word for everyone.
Top 10 Items Surgically Removed from Pets. According to Veterinary Pet Insurance, socks, underwear, and panty hose top the list of items that must be surgically removed after being ingested by household pets