Dog Allergies. Hi Dr Carol, My dog has allergies-can you offer any suggestions. Thank you, Lydia
The pup we are getting is from the litter we looked at this weekend – not the one with the fused toes. This gal is the lady we took Jules to when we bred her. She only has one female sheltie now that she breeds and this was her first litter in two years — so we were very fortunate!
Since the vet changed him to the low protein diet, he’s not getting the glucosamine and chrondrotin and I think it helps him. Sometimes I miss doses (as you can tell) 🙂 Whenever I travel with or without him it slips.
Dear Dr. Carol, My English Bulldog, Roc “Ann”, has been taking PAAWS for dogs since he was 7 years old. Many people, including a few veterinarians, have told me that a bulldog’s life expectancy is typically between 8-10 years
I was recently quoted in an Atlantic City Press article. As more pet owners are investing time and money into pet care, there has been a steady rise in antidepressants prescribed for both dogs and cats.
A mouse resistant to cancer, even highly-aggressive types, has been created by researchers at the University of Kentucky. The breakthrough stems from a discovery by UK College of Medicine professor of radiation medicine Vivek Rangnekar
Pet Toys. Due to concerns of lead paint in children’s toys made in China, as well as the massive toy recalls, pet owners and veterinarians alike are becoming concerned about dog and cat toys as well.
Recalled foods found to contain deadly combination. Veterinary Toxicologists at UC Davis have discovered the toxicity of the chemicals behind the deaths of approximately 16 pets in the United States this year.
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.