Pet Wintertime Hazards and SafetyTips. Along with the end of the Holiday rush, for many of us this New Year, also brings winter’s chilling snow and frigid temperatures.
Pudgy Pets: How to Battle the Bulge this New Year. Pet owners wondering how to achieve and/or maintain a healthy body weight for Fido and Fluffy this New Year may want to think twice before reaching for traditional pet treats
The Consumer Specialty Products Association along with the Humane Society Legislative Fund made a joint announcement on December 13, 2012 that antifreeze and other engine and radiator coolants manufactured in all 50 states will now contain a bitter flavoring agent.
Top Dog Breeds. Dog lovers across the country have been polled and have voiced their opinions as to America’s favorite canine breeds for 2012. From Designer Dogs to the “Heinz 57” here are our countries most beloved canines.
Claudia’s Canine Cuisine has issued a voluntary recall of 3 varieties of their pet treats. Sold in 7.5 ounce bags, Dog Candy Holiday Hound Cake and Blueberry Hound Cake are the three pet treats for which they issued this recall.
Patented Pet Product Revives Old, Limping Dog. Naturally we all want out pets to live forever and while that may not yet be possible I wanted to share this note below that I received from a grateful client with a 15 year young arthritic dog named Kiki.
Whether you and your pets are heading over the river or through the woods this holiday season, remember keeping a close eye on Fido and Fluffy help to keep the holidays safe and healthy for all.
Essential Nutrients in Natural Pet Longevity Supplements. To optimize your pet’s health, wellness and longevity, look for USA made, water soluble, natural pet vitamin supplements, specifically designed as dog vitamin supplements or as cat vitamin supplements.
Dog Vomiting or Canine Vomiting that occurs occasionally in an otherwise healthy dog is generally not a cause for concern. By far the most common cause of vomiting in dogs is eating indiscriminately.
Pet Meds Pharmacy Mistakes on the Rise. Naturally when your dog or cat is ill you seek out your veterinarian. When the vet prescribes medication many pet owners then head out to the pharmacy hoping their pet will once again begin feeling better.
Cat Runny Eyes. Yours cat’s eyes should normally be clear, bright, and free of discharge. Red, runny cat eyes can signal problems requiring treatment from eye drops to emergency surgery.
Pet Bully Sticks Recalled. The FDA announced yet another pet treat recall. Carolina Prime Pet, Inc., manufactures a product called Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips which were recalled due to Salmonella bacterial contamination.
Canine Progressive Retinal Atrophy is an inherited non painful disease which causes degeneration of the retina and irreversible blindness. Most breeds, i.e. Beagles, Border Collies, and Borzoi are affected at 6 to 8 years of age.
Beans Benefits Pet Diabetes. A recent study found that supplementing your pet diabetics diet with a variety of legumes including beans, chickpeas and lentils not only helps to stabilize blood sugar and insulin levels
Veggies Boost Dog Longevity. According to a new study, adding veggies to your pet’s diet can significantly increase healthy lifespans. A pet diet rich in vegetables not only reduces the risk of Diabetes and heart disease but also reduces the incidence of cancer.
Dog Dry Eye. Tears supply the cornea with oxygen and nutrients; therefore they are essential to keep the cornea healthy. If the cornea is deprived of oxygen and food because of a lack of tear film
Dog Cherry Eye is defined as a prolapse of the gland of the third eyelid. The medical term is “glandular hypertrophy.” Dry Eye describes changes that occur in the eye resulting from a lack of tears.
Dog Eye or Canine Cataracts are the second leading eye disease in dogs. A normal lens, which sits behind the pupil, is transparent and focuses incoming light on to the retina.
Dog Eye Ulcers. A dog eye ulcer is usually called a corneal ulcer. A corneal ulcer is an abrasion to the top layer of tissue lining the cornea which is the clear part of the eye. Canine Corneal Ulcers are the third most common eye problem in dogs.
Dog Runny Eyes. Yours dog’s eyes should normally be clear, bright, and free of discharge. Red eyes in a dog can signal problems requiring treatment from eye drops to emergency surgery.
Organic Food Market. NEW YORK — If you’re wondering who will be the next target for the organic food movement—look no further than the family pet. To date, sales of all-natural and organic pet food are up significantly
Dog Treats Recalled Again. Protein crunch dog bars, sold under the brand Charlee Bear are being recalled due to Salmonella bacterial contamination. These protein dog bars were distributed across the United States
US Military Working Dogs. Most of us are familiar with the heroic efforts our military working dogs provide both in the United States and abroad. Thanks to John Burnham, a decorated Vietnam War Veteran dog handler
Wellness Pet Food Recall & Solutions. Wellness has issued a recall of one of its wellness dog food recipes. The recall applies specifically to the 12 pound bags of Wellness Small Breed Adult Health dry dog food
Detect Pet Cancer. According to Veterinary Pet Insurance Company over 48,000 claims were received last year, making pet cancer related claims the fourth most common pet medical claim for 2011.
Hurricane Sandy. Super storm Sandy has left chaos, flooding, power outages and devastation after it slammed the North East, Mid Atlantic and Great Lakes regions.
Deaf Dalmatians. According to the Dalmatian Club of America, (DCA), Dalmatian puppies born deaf do not make suitable pets. The Club requires Dalmatian breeders to put deaf puppies to sleep at birth.
Pet Nutritional Supplements. Most of us are familiar with the many health benefits of pet nutritional supplements for dogs and cats. On the other hand there are certain pet supplements that are not only less
Doping Dogs. Most of us are familiar with marijuana, and its medicinal properties. Benefits touted include helping cancer patients cope with daily life, appetite enhancement and pain relief.
Good Dietary Fats. We have all heard about the benefits of essential omega-3 fatty acids and recent research now indicates that adding good fats to your pet’s diet may slow the aging process