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.
Multivitamins for Your Dog. There are many multivitamin supplements now available that will satisfy the basic daily requirements a pet needs to maintain a good quality of life.
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.
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.
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
Antioxidants. For at least the last 15-20 years, the word antioxidant has become part of the vernacular. Today, their importance has by no means diminished
I was recently interviewed for this article, Organic Food Market Goes to the Dogs. “We, as veterinarians, have been taught to say that as long as the label
Question Dr. Carol, I just got on the net to see if there was something else to help my cat Romeo with his arthritis. He has been diabetic for almost 8 yrs.
Question Dr. Carol I received the 10 bags of Dried Turkey Breast yesterday. Mini has gained a lot of weight, mostly because I feed her wrong.
Hi Carol, I hope this [order of PAAWS dog vitamins] helps our old girl out. She is a lab/basset mix and is 12 years old. She recently (3 months ago) had a tumor (soft tissue sarcoma) removed and then underwent 4 weeks of radiation treatment
I have a male Boston Terrier who turned 9yrs. old this past August.and was diagnosed with CRF in April of 2007.
Since cancer cells grow on carbohydrates, we reduce the carbohydrates as much as possible, to retard the growth of the cancer and we replace the carbohydrates with fat to supply appropriate energy needs for the dog.
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.
Pet Seizures: Holistic Solutions for Dogs & Cats with Epilepsy
Convulsions or seizures are defined as sudden, uncontrolled bursts of abnormal activity that last from one to three minutes. Signs may include anything from a slight twitch to salivating and foaming at the mouth.
DOG EAR PROBLEMS
The inside lining of the ear is normally smooth with a small amount of wax buildup. Many problems can cause the ears to become irritated, inflamed, or infected. Any of these conditions left untreated can lead to more complicated problems, including inner ear infections, hearing loss, and hematomas.