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.
Contagious Diseases. Domestic animals, including dogs, cats, cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, and swine can transmit a variety of diseases to people. These are called Zoonotic Diseases.
Another Pet Food Recall? In Southern California this past week, Pedigree recalled dry dog food due to Salmonella contamination. Although this recall appears to be small and contained, owners question Pet Food Safety
BEWARE OF DR. FRANK’S JOINT PAIN RELIEF’ FOR DOGS & CATS. False Claims for Homeopathic Pet Remedy. August 2008: The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business.
Leg Wounds. Sharing this note about a Non-Healing Leg Wound in a Dog. My Golden Retriever was hit by a car on June 20; had to have one back leg amputated.
Hi Dr. Carol, I have forgotten how long Gizmo has been a customer of your Vitalife vitamin supplement, but being a Pekingese, a breed that suppose to have several gene problems
A visit to the swimming pool, the local creek, or the ocean helps us stay cool during the “dog days” of summer. But what about our canine companions – how do we keep them cool?
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