This is the first time in the past 3 weeks I’ve been capable to reply and thank people who sent cards in regards to our losing “Jules”
Funerals and memorial services help pet owners grieve and find closure. The loss of a treasured pet is indeed a loss for the entire family.
Genetic Discovery- Dogs With Black Fur Live Longer. Genetic Discovery Reveals Link between dog’s hair coat color and his ability to fight infection and ward off stress.
About 14 percent of the U.S. population is infected with Toxocara, or internal roundworms, contracted from dogs and cats. That’s according to the results of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Animal Cruelty Laws. Many puppies are born in Oklahoma each year in substandard conditions, lacking veterinary care and proper nutrition. Oklahoma has no regulation of the dog breeding industry.
Equine veterinarians and public health officials are urging horse owners and others who come in frequent contact with horses to wash their hands and clean grooming tools after each use in order to reduce the risk
Resistant Staph Bacteria. A new study published in Veterinary Microbiology found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prevalent in Canadian pig farms and pig farmers
Cat DNA Sequence. The DNA of a 4-year-old Abyssinian cat named Cinnamon, whose well-documented lineage can be traced back several generations to Sweden, has been sequenced.
Vitamin Supplements. People and pets are now living longer than ever before. As owners, we naturally want our pets to live the longest, healthiest lives possible.
Breast Cancer in Pets. As with humans, beloved household pets can also develop cancer in the breast tissue — known in animals as mammary cancer.
Rabies. Garner health officials issued a rabies notice Wednesday for residents and visitors in Wake County. A case of rabies was confirmed Wednesday in a raccoon, and a dog was exposed to the virus
The days of putting a sick or injured pet in the back seat and rushing to the vet may be drawing to a close. Animal ambulances loaded with modern equipment once reserved for human use are cropping up across the country
Canine Cancer. Potential new cancer vaccine may help pets and people too! Canine Cancer is a scary word for everyone.
Top 10 Items Surgically Removed from Pets. According to Veterinary Pet Insurance, socks, underwear, and panty hose top the list of items that must be surgically removed after being ingested by household pets
Some veterinarians are documenting more and more cases of drug-resistant staph infections in dogs and cats, but say there is no reason for alarm among pet owners if they follow measures of simple hygiene.
Rescue Pets. When the order to evacuate Bouquet Canyon neighborhood came down, it came fast. Thomas Davis’ wife, Lupe, managed to grab cats Nipper and Sweet Pea
To whom this may concern, i have a female rottie mix & its her left top of her knee ,its swollen & she keeps it pulled up, but time to time she will put it down & walk & run , she will let me rub liniment on it ,aches&pain aspirin free glucosamine with ms.
This Halloween enjoy the festivities with your pets. Veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne offers a few common sense safety tips for pets and their owners to help ensure fun for all while trick or treating this season.
Holidays. More than one half of US pet owners take their pets with them on vacation! With their own seat belts, pet friendly hotels and campgrounds, and even their own luggage, our pets are often finding themselves along for the ride as we head out for our summertime vacation destinations.
Emergency Pet Care Costs. Unexpected expenses with pets can be managed through various plans! No one plans to have a medical emergency.
Medical Costs. Veterinary specialists provide services previously unavailable to pets! For most people in the US and Canada, high tech medicine is routine.
Vaccination. I would like to make you aware that all 27 veterinary schools in North America are in the process of changing their protocols for vaccinating dogs and cats.
Dr. Carol, sorry for the long delay with Gobi, but had several problems and I believe, have been improved or resolved. Gobi has Sudden acquired retinal degeneration
Select Poultry Products. Bravo! announces a voluntary recall of select tubes of three of its poultry products for cats and dogs.
Dr Carol, Thank you for responding. I have a 13 year old cat, extremely good health, bright eyes, good coat. For 6-8 months now, he has a severely runny nose
Dr. Carol, I just returned from the vet whose speciality is internal medicine (Dr. Sharon Thieson). In regards to Lebeau, she performed an ultrasound that showed a mass in the spleen
Severe Health Threat to Dogs. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has recently been made aware of several complaints from pet owners and veterinarians that multiple brands of jerky treats
Pet IDs. Pet owners may have false sense of security after micro-chipping their pets! Television commercials may be offering false hope to pet owners who choose to microchip their pets. Pet owners are urged to use microchips because of their safety and security. But, confusion in the industry and an incomplete database combine to put pets…
Allergies. Is your dog endlessly scratching? Is your dog chewing on his paws? Does your dog’s scratching and itching keep you up at night? Thinking it is just fleas?
Keeping pets safe and comfortable drives the change to the use of lasers! He or she may not look like Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia, but the odds are increasingly good that your family veterinarian has laser technology available in his or her hospital.