Chagrin Falls, Ohio-December 23, 2008 Stem cells harvested from a dog’s own body fat bring relief to suffering arthritic pets! For millions of dogs, the act of getting out of bed in the morning is a painful affair.
Hi Dr. Carol, I was thinking about you the other day, was going to send you a picture of my 2 puppies. Yes I got my Thunder (the shepherd/husky) and brother his name is Jake (lab/shepherd) I also got Jake
Hi Dr. Carol, It’s Kim, I spoke with you over the phone on Thursday past. I put in a request for a copy of Magnum’s bloodwork panels that same day and was told I would indeed get a copy.
The last thing any pet owner wants to do this holiday season is rush to the animal emergency clinic. Since the holidays often pose many unexpected pet health issues, veterinarian and author, Dr. Carol Osborne
Pets like people suffer from cancer; in fact it’s the number one cause of death for both species today. Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine is on the forefront of new research that may offer new hope for some pets.
Millions of dogs suffer the aches and discomfort of arthritis. Millions more may be hurting without any obvious signs. Now, a new science, using cells derived from the pet’s own fat, may bring relief too many painful pooches.
Nearly 14 million pets mostly dogs are expected to be traveling this holiday season posing all kinds of thorny hospitality issues for pets, as well as their owners and guests.
Researchers at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, have discovered a gene mutation in Dalmatian dogs responsible for causing high levels of uric that can lead to bladder stones.
I wanted to share this with all of our readers, hoping it may be helpful to others whose dogs may have issues with urine crystals.
Rent-A-Pet. Need a date, trying to meet new singles, or just lonely and looking for some companionship? Well, why not rent-a pet? Now-days you can rent almost anything and today even pets have been added to the list.
For veterinarian, Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM owner of American Pet Institute in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, disease prevention is big. Dr. Osborne specializes in wellness for senior pets through supplements and nutrition
FDA Update. The center for Disease Control (CDC), on May 16, 2008 reported a multistate outbreak of infection with a contagoius bacteria called Salmonella that was associated with dry dog food.
Arthritis is a painful, progressive condition that destroys the cartilage and connective tissue, which normally act as a cushion and absorb shock between bones and joints.
Dr. Carol, Thank you for a wonderful product!! Our Pomeranian doggie, Misty, was given a 13% chance of survival because of a vaccine that came from a bad lot.
Animal cruelty is a predictor of future violence. More than 50% of violent offenders began with animal abuse. Often, some event will happen in a child’s life that pushes them in the direction of violence.
Diabetic Dog & Cat owners check your insulin syringes to be sure you do not have the Reli ON brand! The FDA issued a nationwide recall of insulin syringes used for diabetic pets and people.
Prosthetics are commonly seen in people, but uncommon in pets. Now, veterinary surgeons, engineers and prosthetic specialists are teaming up to look at new ways of giving our pets the support they need!
For all of us pet lovers planning to have their pets enjoy the festivities Halloween offers, here are a few common sense safety tips for pets and their people to help ensure for all while tricking and treating this season.
I had to share this note with everyone. The before (left) and after (right) photos of this dogs haircoat amazed even me and I created PAAWS! As a veterinarian for over 20 years,
Hi Dr Carol, I wanted to share another success story with your PAAWS Cat vitamins. An old man who is on “assistance”, has a “Lilac Point” named Fagen, a 14 year old cat.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio – October 28, 2008 – SPECIAL KITTY® Gourmet Blend dry cat food sold at 15 US Wal-Mart locations, made by Mars Pet Care was recalled yesterday due to potential contamination with Salmonella.
Hartz Chicken Chips. The Hartz Mountain Corporation has issued a voluntary recall of its chicken-basted rawhide chips for dogs. The product, according to Hartz is potentially contaminated with Salmonella.
Occasionally your veterinarian may recommend you see a veterinary surgeon. These veterinary specialists are considered an extension of your family veterinarian, not competitors.
Many veterinarians are now using digital X-Rays, a relatively new technology being offered for pets. Should your dog take an unexpected fall or your cat lose her dinner you may find your vet using digital X-ray’s
Top Pet Behavior Myths. Behavioral issues are not only the leading cause of of pets being relinquished to local shelters, but also the number one reason for euthanasia of pets in the United States.
FDA’s Grants to Enhance Key Elements Of Agency’s Food Protection Plan. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the awarding of 17 grants to enhance animal food safety.
Mushroom Toxicity. Chagrin Falls, Ohio; October 14, 2008 In many areas of the country, heavy rains and the start of cooling weather brings out a fresh crop of mushrooms.
Dear Dr. Carol, I am writing you this letter to express my gratitude. You are an amazing professional, empathetic human being, and truly a pleasure to know.
Hi Dr. Carol, This letter is LONG overdue from me and my mom, and we apologize. My dog “Bruiser” and I want to thank you for all your help in getting me back on the road to a healthy life!
Statistics show that about one in four North American adults are considered obese. But, this epidemic is not limited to our continent nor is it confined to our species.