Cocker Spaniel. Dear Dr. Carol, My best friend, Brandy, is a fifteen year old cocker spaniel. Several years ago she started to occasionally suffer strong seizures.
Dear Dr. Carol, Dusty, my 13 year old arthritic dog was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease and I had tried treating him with Selegiline with brief success
Flea / Tick Treatments. Hi Everyone: I am passing this on to be on the safe side: This is a new product designed to be a more effective product than other flea / tick treatments
Degenerative Myelopathy. When owners of dogs disabled by arthritis or by incurable nerve diseases such as Degenerative Myelopathy
Chagrin falls, Ohio April 5, 2008- Researchers in Toronto, Canada have found antibiotic-resistant Staph bacteria (MRSA) in pork products bought in retail stores across the country.
Menu Pet Foods. The total cost of pet food recall estimated at $53.8 million. A tentative settlement with Menu Foods has been reached according to officials.
Super Fleas. Toxicity and ineffectiveness cited as chief concerns with current products, but is it warranted? Despite powerful flea control medications, some pet owners are searching for alternatives
Salmonella . Because of Salmonella Health Risk. The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily recalling a second specific lot of Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats due to concerns that bottles within the lot
Canine Resorts are popping up at some of America’s largest airports. A growing number of airports are seeing 24-hour pet hotels being built inside or near their compounds, saving travelers the headache
Pedigree and Whiskas cat food produced by Mars killed thousands of dogs and cats in Asia in 2004. Veterinary pathologists have determined that the outbreak of contaminated pet foods that killed hundreds
Health officials in Colorado believe the salmonella bacteria responsible for contaminating Alamosa’s municipal water supply and making nearly 300 people sick is the same strain found locally in birds, deer and other warm-blooded animals.
Zoonotic Diseases. Infection Protection Chapter Eleven (c) Dr. Carol Osborne, D.V.M. Currently, there are over 200 Zoonoses, or animal diseases, transmissible to people that are a significant infectious risk
On Tuesday a 16-year-old boy from Santa Maria died from contracting Rabies Virus. The teen apparently traveled with a friend from Mexico and health officials are trying to locate his companion.
There’s much more to canine nutrition than just kibble and canned food. Our experts explore it all to give you a well-rounded perspective. BY MARCIA KING
Veterinarians are caring professional people who have dedicated their lives and careers to relieving animal suffering. They are also pet owners, so they truly understand the power of the human-animal bond.
Hi Dr. Carol, Meeka is doing quite well with her Pancreatic problem. Your PAAWS vitamins, enzymes and probiotics have helped a lot. Do I adjust the dose? Or maintain what she is on?