Top Pet Behavior Myths. Behavioral issues are not only the leading cause of of pets being relinquished to local shelters, but also the number one reason for euthanasia of pets in the United States.
FDA’s Grants to Enhance Key Elements Of Agency’s Food Protection Plan. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the awarding of 17 grants to enhance animal food safety.
Mushroom Toxicity. Chagrin Falls, Ohio; October 14, 2008 In many areas of the country, heavy rains and the start of cooling weather brings out a fresh crop of mushrooms.
Dear Dr. Carol, I am writing you this letter to express my gratitude. You are an amazing professional, empathetic human being, and truly a pleasure to know.
Hi Dr. Carol, This letter is LONG overdue from me and my mom, and we apologize. My dog “Bruiser” and I want to thank you for all your help in getting me back on the road to a healthy life!
Statistics show that about one in four North American adults are considered obese. But, this epidemic is not limited to our continent nor is it confined to our species.
Hello Dr. Carol, It is with much sadness I’m contacting you to let you know, Calvin passed away today. I would like to thank you for all the years of good health that he did enjoy.
Tiffany’s Heart Condition. Hi Dr. Carol, We started using your VitaLife vitamins for our dog Tiffany in particular she had a heart murmur and was slowing down quite a bit.
Dear Dr. Osborne, Here is one of the pictures I said I would send of my three puppy girls. We have given your product to our two schnauzers, Phoebe and Schatzie
Dr. Carol, Spanky had her surgery @ K-State Ophalmology Thursday & is doing great. I wanted to send some pics for 2 days after surgery. Dr. Allbaugh did the surgery & did mostly laser with some done with a scalpel.
Hi Dr. Carol, This week Kodiak and his family will be celebrating his 13th birthday! Part of that I owe to you. I had been mourning the loss of our previous dog for about a year.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio; September 25, 2008-University of Minnesota Veterinary Researchers identified a gene in Labrador retriever dogs linked to exercise-induced collapse.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio; September 25, 2008. Canine Parvovirus is a serious, viral disease that is often deadly for dogs. Parvo causes severe vomiting and diarrhea and can be especially devastating to puppies.
Osteosarcoma. University of Illinois researchers discover insight in the progression of bone cancer in people that is critical to the development of bone tumors in dogs and cats.
Hi Dr. Carol, Thanks for taking the time to talk to me Wednesday. I want to thank you again for your PAAWS vitamin supplements.
The following dog and cat pet foods have been recalled by the Mars Pet Care in the United States:
Dr. Carol, We have two black labs Coal & Belle; they are 1 yr and a couple weeks. When they were younger they played with rocks and chewed on them.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio (September 16, 2008)—Mars Petcare US announced another recall of its pet food products manufactured at its Everson, Pennsylvania facility.
The world’s first cloned dog named Snuppy has successfully sired his first litter of nine puppies, according to researchers at Seoul National University in South Korea.
Hi Dr. Carol, I used PAAWS for my last dog, a German Shepherd, from the age of 7 when I saw the ad on TV. Kirby was then ‘acting’ old and could no longer jump on the bed, just not able to do things that he used to.
Dogs diagnosed with a very common type of cancer called Lymphoma now have new hope due to the efforts of veterinarians at North Carolina State School of Veterinary Medicine.
A dog, named Chai, ended up having his tongue amputated after chewing on a “pimple ball” made by Four Paws. Specifically the item is the pimple ball with bell.
Rabies still considered disease of epidemic proportions across most of the world! Chagrin Falls, Ohio; September 2, 2008- It’s a disease that can frighten people by simply mentioning the name.
Dr. Carol, As I promised when we spoke last week. The attached are pictures of Max who will be 12 in October. I am not sure how long he has been on PAWS vitamins but my guess would be at least 4 years.
Dr. Carol, You’re a sweetheart of a woman! Best to you Dr. Carol, you have a huge heart! Brandy, (and I) strike a pose for you … LOL! .. poor brandy, just know, I don’t dress her but for very special occasions,
Hi Dr. Carol, I sent you 2 pictures. One is our precious Tiffany that we lost last year, the other is Wilson and Patch. We got Wilson after Tiffany died. Patch was very depressed.
Dr. Carol, This is a picture of my 10yr 9mo old Newfoundland / retriever mix, who will be 11 years old this November. His name is Garth and the best dog we ever had. Garth tore his knee up back in 2004
Moldy food in your trash may contain fungal toxins that can make pets very ill and in some cases has a fatal outcome. Beyond the dangers of chicken bones and other inedible items, there is another good reason to keep your pet away from the garbage. Some moldy foods can contain a fungal toxin referred to as a mycotoxin that can cause nerve disorders and muscle tremors in dogs and cats. veterinarian and author, Dr. Carol Osborne,D.V.M. offers tips to keep your pets safe and help avoid moldy food issues.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio; August 21, 2008 Currently, there are over 200 Zoonoses, or animal diseases, transmissible to people that are a significant infectious risk to human health.
Anthrax Outbreak. Chagrin Falls; Ohio-August 20, 2008 Anthrax has been reported as the cause of death in a bull and several bison from a herd on a ranch near Ted Turner’s Flying D Ranch.