Micro Chipping. Each year thousands of dogs enter various county animal services. The lucky ones find a new home and before they leave most are micro chipped.
Vet clinic makes money by putting down healthy pets. Recent investigators uncovered a veterinary clinic that is killing healthy dogs and secretly selling their body parts to Britain’s most prestigious veterinary college
People and pets are both suffering from expanding waistlines. It’s a fact that nearly half of America is overweight, and today that statistic holds true for pets as well.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota and North Carolina State University found that man and his best friend share more than love-they also share the same genetic basis for certain types of cancer
Public health is primary mission for shrinking number of veterinarians!! Chagrin Falls, Ohio- March 6, 2008-When you sit down to dinner tonight, make sure you take time to thank a veterinarian.
Orthotics for Pets. Just like people, pets can suffer a number of bone and musculoskeletal injuries, some of which can be debilitating to say the least. Artificial limbs for pets?
Heartworms. Mosquito-borne parasite threatens more than 75 million cats!! Historically, heartworms Heartworms were considered a “dog only” parasite, but on-going studies and research continue to show that our cats are susceptible to this parasite as well
Sterilization. All pets age 4 months and older must be altered. The Los Angeles City Council on Feb. 12 voted to require sterilization of cats and dogs at four months of age or older
Massive Beef Recall. On Sunday, February 17th, 2008, the USDA issued a recall of 135 million pounds of beef from a California meatpacking company.
Contaminated pet food caused pets illness and death. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Office of Criminal Investigations announced that two Chinese nationals and the businesses they operate
The tattoo of the future may be good for your pet’s health rather than just his image. German scientists said on Thursday that work on mice showed that tattooing was a more effective way to deliver a new generation of experimental DNA vaccines than standard injections into muscle.
Stem Cells. Maggie the German shepherd had become increasingly disabled and pain-racked with each passing year, despite the best efforts of owner Francine Hammer.
The Wisdom Panel™ MX test is the most comprehensive DNA-based mixed breed test for dogs. It will identify more than 130 AKC-recognized breeds that may be present in mixed breed dogs
Researchers in Ireland hope to prove that a dog’s keen sense of smell gives it the ability to watch over the blood sugar levels of diabetics.
Genetics. Have you ever wondered if your mixed breed dog is more Collie than Labrador? Are you confused because you can’t see any Beagle in your Beagle mix?
Dr. Carol Osborne offers pet lovers worldwide up to date, accurate and factual information regarding the pet food recall.
Hello. You called last week to check on our dog, Tucker, asking for feedback. I have to admit I was very skeptical of your claims and product
Do we really know what we’re feeding our pets? In the Spring of 2007, pet owners across North America were devastated when upwards of 50,000 of their beloved pet dogs and cats fell seriously ill
Dear Dr. Carol, Your PAAWS vitamins have been of great help with my dogs in the past. At one time I had a dog that could not even walk up the stairs in our home.
Antioxidants. For at least the last 15-20 years, the word antioxidant has become part of the vernacular. Today, their importance has by no means diminished
I was recently interviewed for this article, Organic Food Market Goes to the Dogs. “We, as veterinarians, have been taught to say that as long as the label
I just got on the net to see if there was something else to help my cat Romeo with his arthritis. He has been diabetic for almost 8 yrs.
Question Dr. Carol, I just got on the net to see if there was something else to help my cat Romeo with his arthritis. He has been diabetic for almost 8 yrs.
Dog Barks. Computer Software analyzed the barks of dogs. Scientists have decoded the barks of dogs and identified six different types of barks.
I like the sound of Paaws Vitamins. My German Shepherd tests allergic to soy, wheat, corn and dairy. Do your vitamins have any of those ingredients?
Dementia. Boosting diets with vitamins C and E may prevent the onset of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome, (CDS). This is also referred to as Alzheimer’s disease in dogs
The results of a new study conducted by researchers in France suggest that selenium levels decrease with age, which may contribute to a loss of neurological abilities in elderly pets and people.
Life-threatening diseases people can catch from pets! We are grateful to our pets for their unconditional love and attention, but host of lethal diseases that come from our four-legged friends
Mice resistant to cancer have been created in a breakthrough that could lead to a treatment free of side-effects for people and pets.
Dental Care for Dogs. Bright Whites for Pets: helps save teeth for dogs & cats! Although most of us take good care of our own teeth, our pets aren’t so lucky.