Allergic dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that occurs after exposure to an allergen. An allergen is something to which the body is allergic. The number-one sign of allergies in pets is itching.
Purebred Dog Rescue. Adopting a pet from a local shelter is a great way to help save an animal from an uncertain future. But what if you want a purebred?
Over half of America’s dogs are clinically obese, which by definition means they are 15 percent or more above their ideal weight. Being 10 percent overweight decreases a dog’s life span
Morning Doctor Carol, My products arrived late yesterday afternoon, I have already got my wee doggies started on the PAAWS.
I am pleased to announce that PAAWS: Pet Anti-Aging Wellness Center, founded by veterinarian and author, Dr. Carol Osborne, D.V.M. has been selected for the 2008 Best of Chagrin Falls Award
Training a puppy can result in a well-mannered pet. It can also mean the difference between life and death. Ten million dogs are euthanized each year because of bad behavior
New Birth Control Options for Dog & Cat Owners. Technology now offers dog owners a viable new option to neutering their male canine companions in case they may want to breed their dog later in life.
Why Dogs Bite. Over one million people are bitten by dogs each year. This figure probably represents only half the number of actual bites because the rest go unreported.
Allergy Issues. Allergic skin disease cited as #1 reason for visit to the veterinarian! Whether it’s due to pollen or molds, the spring, summer and fall can be rough seasons for those with allergies.
Pet food manufacturers and veterinary leaders help provide needed information! Chagrin Falls, Ohio-July 16, 2008
For people, avoiding high blood pressure entails eating right, getting enough exercise, avoiding high risk activities such as smoking and drinking, and hopefully getting the right combination of genes.
Recent surveys of pet owners have shown that more than 70% of them agree that their pet is part of the family.
It’s a talent to make the most productive sword swallower jealous. Our dogs have an uncanny ability to swallow dangerous objects, such as knives and sticks, and still act as if nothing was wrong.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio-July 16, 2008 Avian flu is in the news, but did you know that dogs also have a new flu virus and it is spreading rapidly.
Dr. Carol, We want to thank you for giving Amber and Oliver the greatest gift of all…the quality of life they deserve. We are amazed at the change in Oliver. He was unable to get around.
Tick Prevention. Most owners, the return of spring is a joyous occasion. The opportunity to spend quality time with your pet outdoors can be an exhilarating experience.
Dr. Carol, I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful products that I have my little dog, Brownie use. A few months ago she was having trouble getting up and going up steps.
Just wanted to pass along we fed our 3 chihuahuas Waggin Train Jerky Tenders and one of the dogs has become seriously ill.
As summertime temperatures soar, heat related deaths of dogs increase as well! Chagrin Falls, Ohio- July 7, 2008- Hot dogs may be a popular summertime treat for baseball fans and backyard cookouts
Campaign against canine cancers expects eradication of disease within 10 to 20 years! Chagrin Falls, Ohio- June 27, 2008- More than half of the dog-owning households in North America
Cutting edge technology can help lessen discomfort, send pets home sooner. Chagrin falls, Ohio- June 26, 2008- Fortunately, most of our pets will only undergo one surgery during their lifetimes
Hi Dr. Carol, Thank you for sending the anti cancer diet for Bandit. Unfortunately, he passed away on June 3rd.
Dr. Carol, Here is a pic of Muggsy!! She has just celebrated her 18th birthday, and she couldn’t be doing better considering her age.
Multivitamins for Your Dog. There are many multivitamin supplements now available that will satisfy the basic daily requirements a pet needs to maintain a good quality of life.
Pet friendly landscapes. This season as you clean up your yard and begin new landscaping projects, veterinarian, Dr. Carol Osborne offers tips for creating pet friendly landscapes.
Snake Bites. Each year hundreds of pets come into contact with venomous animals. As we continue to venture forth into the wilderness, veterinarian, Dr Carol Osborne offers tips
Hi Dr Carol, I adopted a tortie about 6 months ago from the local humane society. She is about 3 yrs old, fixed, and up to date with her shots. She is declawed in the front, and is always indoors.
Most dogs and cats don’t mind letting their owners take a look inside their mouth to look at the teeth. First, look at your pets face. Both sides should match. Look for any abnormal swellings.
Campaign against canine cancers expects eradication of disease within 10 to 20 years! Chagrin Falls, Ohio- june5, 2008- More than half of the dog-owning households in North America will experience the pain
Recently, the need for a higher level of health care for senior pets has been recognized by veterinary medicine.