Some veterinarians are documenting more and more cases of drug-resistant staph infections in dogs and cats, but say there is no reason for alarm among pet owners if they follow measures of simple hygiene.
Rescue Pets. When the order to evacuate Bouquet Canyon neighborhood came down, it came fast. Thomas Davis’ wife, Lupe, managed to grab cats Nipper and Sweet Pea
To whom this may concern, i have a female rottie mix & its her left top of her knee ,its swollen & she keeps it pulled up, but time to time she will put it down & walk & run , she will let me rub liniment on it ,aches&pain aspirin free glucosamine with ms.
This Halloween enjoy the festivities with your pets. Veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne offers a few common sense safety tips for pets and their owners to help ensure fun for all while trick or treating this season.
Holidays. More than one half of US pet owners take their pets with them on vacation! With their own seat belts, pet friendly hotels and campgrounds, and even their own luggage, our pets are often finding themselves along for the ride as we head out for our summertime vacation destinations.
Emergency Pet Care Costs. Unexpected expenses with pets can be managed through various plans! No one plans to have a medical emergency.
Medical Costs. Veterinary specialists provide services previously unavailable to pets! For most people in the US and Canada, high tech medicine is routine.
Vaccination. I would like to make you aware that all 27 veterinary schools in North America are in the process of changing their protocols for vaccinating dogs and cats.
Dr. Carol, sorry for the long delay with Gobi, but had several problems and I believe, have been improved or resolved. Gobi has Sudden acquired retinal degeneration
Select Poultry Products. Bravo! announces a voluntary recall of select tubes of three of its poultry products for cats and dogs.
Dr Carol, Thank you for responding. I have a 13 year old cat, extremely good health, bright eyes, good coat. For 6-8 months now, he has a severely runny nose
Dr. Carol, I just returned from the vet whose speciality is internal medicine (Dr. Sharon Thieson). In regards to Lebeau, she performed an ultrasound that showed a mass in the spleen
Severe Health Threat to Dogs. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has recently been made aware of several complaints from pet owners and veterinarians that multiple brands of jerky treats
Pet IDs. Pet owners may have false sense of security after micro-chipping their pets! Television commercials may be offering false hope to pet owners who choose to microchip their pets. Pet owners are urged to use microchips because of their safety and security. But, confusion in the industry and an incomplete database combine to put pets…
Allergies. Is your dog endlessly scratching? Is your dog chewing on his paws? Does your dog’s scratching and itching keep you up at night? Thinking it is just fleas?
Keeping pets safe and comfortable drives the change to the use of lasers! He or she may not look like Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia, but the odds are increasingly good that your family veterinarian has laser technology available in his or her hospital.
Hi Dr. Carol, Thanks for the update on the new food. We have found that the canned duck diet is softer than the other varieties and is, therefore, ideal for hiding pills.
Ever wanted an exact copy of your favorite pet? Well, now it’s possible – but is it smart? Most pet owners have suffered the loss of a very dear and special pet.
They are all the rage across the United States and beyond. Cross-breed dogs such as cock-a-poos have been around for many years, while newer crosses, such as labradoodles and puggles have just begun to become popular
Animal Poison Control Center seeing more cases of Xylitol toxicity in pets. The sugar substitute, Xylitol, has been a great development in the fight against tooth decay and in helping diabetics
New legislation and awareness campaigns aid in care for evacuated pets Thousands of pet owners are forced to leave their pets behind each year due to unexpected natural and man-made disasters.
The strength of the human-animal bond often causes owners to reach out and embrace alternative medicines to help their pets. Being aware of the pitfalls, as well as the benefits of chiropractic medicine is not only important to owners, but to the veterinarian as well.
Harri and Doris, ages 7 and 6 “I just started giving my two Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Dr. Carol’s PAAWS about two weeks ago. Harri and Doris are 7 & 6 years old.
Personally, I’ll remember this year as the year pet food got turned upside down.. First, the massive pet food scare and then lead-contaminated children’s toys really shed a poor light on Chinese imports.
We have Woody Allen and Zeus Rocco now for 10 years and we’ve given them your PAAWS Senior Formula since they were both 5 years old. I can’t see not giving them their AM/PM Vitamins.
Omega-3. What are omega-3 fatty acids? Omega-3 fatty acids are a form of polyunsaturated fats, one of four basic types of fats that animals and humans derive from food.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it pulled two Chinese-made dog treats from its shelves nearly a month ago, and tests now show they had traces of melamine
Veterinarians are reporting record numbers of flea problems. What can be done to protect your pets and you’re your family?
Rabies. Almost everyone knows how scary this disease is- because it is fatal to both people and pets. Most people believe that rabies is well under control due to vaccinations and regulations.
Dr. Carol, I really enjoyed our conversation the other day concerning the health and well-being of our dogs: Woody and Zeus! I thank GOD I have them