Dr. Larry Nagode (DVM, Ph.D.) professor at The Ohio State University Veterinary College recommends treating pets in chronic kidney failure with phosphorus values over 6 with aluminum hydroxide binders
Pet Kidney Disease affects thousands of dogs and cats each year. Because many pet medications offered for dogs and cats suffering with kidney failure can be confusing, and since online information
Feline Litter Box Problems are one of the toughest problem Cat Owner’s Face! Preventing cat behavioral mistakes before they become bad habits is ideal.
Your pet’s kidneys serve many vital pet functions. They filter and remove toxic wastes from the body via the urine, regulate Calcium and Vitamin D levels
Blue Buffalo Dog Food Recall. After being part of the 2007 MENU Pet Food Recall, today, Monday, October 11, 2010: The Blue Buffalo Company Ltd.
What Pet Owners and Vets Can do for Kidney Disease in Dogs and Cats. Fluid therapy is the single most important factor in the treatment of pet kidney disease.
Media hype about antioxidants benefits for pets and people is swarming! Press releases dictated by pet food corporate giants warn dog and cat owners about the many dangers of feeding human food to pets, thereby protecting their bottom line
For the last 15 to 20 years, the word antioxidant has been part of our pet vernacular. Antioxidants are widely recognized as one of the most important weapons in our battle against pet disease.
Salmonella bacterial contamination has been detected in 22 veterinary pet food brands including Iams and Eukanuba pet food formulas for dogs and cats.
The Food and Drug Administration reports that Hartz initiated a recall on nearly 75,000 8-ounce bags of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs.
Paaws Vitamins. I’m giving the Paaws Vitamins to my cat, Sweetie. She has been violently ill with allergies since December 2009 and we have been doctoring since then. Nothing helped significantly. I was considering putting her to “sleep” — she was beginning to suffer and I can’t have that. I spent well over $1000.00 dollars on…
Pet Cancer. The Role Pet Nutritional Supplements Play in the Treatment and Management Of Pet Cancer Therapy for Dogs and Cats. Statistics run by the Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University (CSU)
Dr. Carol – what can I say…you’re truly a blessing!!! My 8 year old Lab, Harley got very sick. My dog wasn’t eating and I had to take a water bowl to her to get her to drink.
The main sign of pet epilepsy is seizures, which are caused by abnormal electrical activity that begins in the brain.
Pet Diabetes continues to plaque our dogs and cats. In addition, the Vetsulin controversy continues on a daily basis with frustrated pet diabetes owners searching for answers and safe solutions to replace the tainted Vetsulin.
What is responsible for the recent surge of pet cancer rates in dogs and cats? What are the major factors that have changed over the last several years that may be the culprits?
Blindness cured with a shot is now a reality for pet owners whose dogs have suddenly gone blind due to a disease called SARDS.
Dear Dr. Carol, I wanted to give you an update on my cat, Samantha. She’s almost back to herself.
Pet Vitamin Supplements. The list of tainted pet products is so extensive, I wanted to provide a list to date of the potentially deadly pet vitamin supplements recalled this year by the FDA.
The FDA recalled several pet vitamin supplements. It started with United Pet Groups Pro-Pet Adult Daily Vitamin Supplement tablets for Dogs
How many pet owners have considered preparing wholesome home-made meals for their dogs and cats but have been scared by the latest media hype warnings about people food that may be toxic to pets?
Deplorable puppy mill conditions, in which dogs were infested with parasites, sleeping in their own feces and suffering with open, infected wounds, have yet to be properly addressed or even regulated by the USDA.
Is your Pet taking Rimadyl to relieve Arthritis Pain? Has Rimadyl been prescribed for your Cat’s Arthritis? If your dog or cat is taking this product or, Carprofen, Vetprofen or Novox,
PZI Insulin, which is porcine or pig based insulin, labeled as Vetsulin for dogs and cats in the United States and as Caninsulin in Canada and 23 other countries, has just been re-approved by the FDA
Dear Dr. Carol, It has been over a month and I want to share the story & photos of my dog Paspas… Paspas is a stray dog that is rescued by my husband.
April 14, 2010 – A pet product used to relieve dog arthritis pain has been recalled by the FDA due to possible Salmonella bacterial contamination.
Welcome back to Dr. Carol’s Pet Talk Carol returns this Wednesday, April 4, 2010 at 4:00 PM EST with a great topic New Puppy Do’s & Don’ts: Starting your New Puppy off on the Right PAW
Dear Dr. Carol, We ordered your VitaLife Supplements in December of 2008 after despairing because Chelsea, our little 5 year old Chihuahua was suffering with one or two horrible seizures every week.
Hello Dr. Carol! Remember Jeremy our collie? We called you about a year and a half ago when we got the bad news that he was diagnosed with Lymphoma Cancer and we were devastated
Heartworm Treatment. Every spring, pet owners are faced with the battle of how to prevent Heartworms. The EPA’s recent warning about the safety of topical products used to prevent Heartworm disease has many pet owners worried.