Pet friendly landscapes. This season as you clean up your yard and begin new landscaping projects, veterinarian, Dr. Carol Osborne offers tips for creating pet friendly landscapes.
Snake Bites. Each year hundreds of pets come into contact with venomous animals. As we continue to venture forth into the wilderness, veterinarian, Dr Carol Osborne offers tips
Hi Dr Carol, I adopted a tortie about 6 months ago from the local humane society. She is about 3 yrs old, fixed, and up to date with her shots. She is declawed in the front, and is always indoors.
Most dogs and cats don’t mind letting their owners take a look inside their mouth to look at the teeth. First, look at your pets face. Both sides should match. Look for any abnormal swellings.
Campaign against canine cancers expects eradication of disease within 10 to 20 years! Chagrin Falls, Ohio- june5, 2008- More than half of the dog-owning households in North America will experience the pain
Recently, the need for a higher level of health care for senior pets has been recognized by veterinary medicine.
Natural Herbal Remedies for Fleas & Mosquitoes in Dogs & Cats
I started Meeka on Paaws vitamins for pets about 6 months ago. At that time she was sleeping about 20 hours a day. For a (2) two year old this is not good.
Hi Dr Carol! Sorry I missed your call…. The whole family cannot thank you enough! Luke is more himself and we are all so happy that he is still with us.
Cutting edge technology can help lessen discomfort, send pets home sooner. Fortunately; most of our pets will only undergo one surgery during their lifetimes.
Pet owners join movement to reduce pollution and conserve natural resources From organized recycling drives to hybrid vehicles, people show their concern for our environment in a variety of ways.
The American Veterinary Medical Association recently has posted a Media Alert warning veterinarians that multiple brands of jerky treats manufactured in China have been making dogs sick.
Dear Dr. Carol, Two years ago at 11 years old, Trevor, my miniature apricot poodle, was showing signs of aging. He was no longer able to jump on and off the bed and was reluctant to climb stairs.
Cocker Spaniel. Dear Dr. Carol, My best friend, Brandy, is a fifteen year old cocker spaniel. Several years ago she started to occasionally suffer strong seizures.
Dear Dr. Carol, Dusty, my 13 year old arthritic dog was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease and I had tried treating him with Selegiline with brief success
Flea / Tick Treatments. Hi Everyone: I am passing this on to be on the safe side: This is a new product designed to be a more effective product than other flea / tick treatments
Degenerative Myelopathy. When owners of dogs disabled by arthritis or by incurable nerve diseases such as Degenerative Myelopathy
Chagrin falls, Ohio April 5, 2008- Researchers in Toronto, Canada have found antibiotic-resistant Staph bacteria (MRSA) in pork products bought in retail stores across the country.
Menu Pet Foods. The total cost of pet food recall estimated at $53.8 million. A tentative settlement with Menu Foods has been reached according to officials.
Super Fleas. Toxicity and ineffectiveness cited as chief concerns with current products, but is it warranted? Despite powerful flea control medications, some pet owners are searching for alternatives
Salmonella . Because of Salmonella Health Risk. The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily recalling a second specific lot of Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats due to concerns that bottles within the lot
Canine Resorts are popping up at some of America’s largest airports. A growing number of airports are seeing 24-hour pet hotels being built inside or near their compounds, saving travelers the headache
Pedigree and Whiskas cat food produced by Mars killed thousands of dogs and cats in Asia in 2004. Veterinary pathologists have determined that the outbreak of contaminated pet foods that killed hundreds
Health officials in Colorado believe the salmonella bacteria responsible for contaminating Alamosa’s municipal water supply and making nearly 300 people sick is the same strain found locally in birds, deer and other warm-blooded animals.
Zoonotic Diseases. Infection Protection Chapter Eleven (c) Dr. Carol Osborne, D.V.M. Currently, there are over 200 Zoonoses, or animal diseases, transmissible to people that are a significant infectious risk
On Tuesday a 16-year-old boy from Santa Maria died from contracting Rabies Virus. The teen apparently traveled with a friend from Mexico and health officials are trying to locate his companion.
There’s much more to canine nutrition than just kibble and canned food. Our experts explore it all to give you a well-rounded perspective. BY MARCIA KING
Veterinarians are caring professional people who have dedicated their lives and careers to relieving animal suffering. They are also pet owners, so they truly understand the power of the human-animal bond.
Hi Dr. Carol, Meeka is doing quite well with her Pancreatic problem. Your PAAWS vitamins, enzymes and probiotics have helped a lot. Do I adjust the dose? Or maintain what she is on?
Maltese Terrier- This is my little Maltese Beanie Weanie. He’s about 20 years old and doing just great. Approximately 5 years ago I had noticed that he was having muscle pain