Pet Anti-Aging Movement: Real or Hype?. No one likes to think about a beloved pet growing older. We cringe as the once exuberant puppy needs help up stairs or tires after a short walk.
Treat Dog Dry Skin. Canine dry skin is common, especially when the weather gets cold and we have to turn the heat up indoors. Dog dry skin is flaky and often has white scales that resemble dandruff.
Grain Free Brands. After testing positive for Salmonella bacterial contamination, by the Michigan Department of Agriculture, Natura Pet Products is recalling several lots of its dry pet food brands. The recall affects California Natural, Evo, Innova and Healthwise dog and cat foods. Salmonella bacterial diseases are Zoonotic which means they are easily transmitted between pets and…
Dog Lice are tiny, six-legged parasites that feed on blood and can cause anemia. Weak, run-down puppies are most susceptible. If you look carefully at the dog’s hair you may see tiny white spots, called nits, which are the egg casings.
How to Detect & Manage Cat Stud Tail Naturally. Cat Stud tail is actually Seborrhea of the tail. Cats have two types of skin glands. Sweat glands, most of which are non functional and sebaceous glands.
Spay Neuter. Researchers at the University of Davis conducted a ten year canine study to determine the effect of spaying and neutering dogs prior to the age of one as it affects health and disease development in Golden Retrievers.
Dog Liver Disease. Today pet life unfortunately involves daily exposure to many substances toxic to your dog’s body which imposes a heavy load to carry for the liver.
Dog Diabetes Cured with Single Shot. Researchers from Spain have been able to cure canine diabetes Type 1 with a single session of gene therapy.
Pet Death Links Jerky Treats to Politics in USA & China. Since 2007, chicken jerky treats from China have sickened over 3000 dogs and to date, more than 500 dogs have died as well as one cat.
Dog Bloat is also referred to as Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus, stomach torsion and twisted stomach. This is a true life threatening situation usually affecting deep chested, large breed dogs.
The Anti-Aging “A” Natural Pet Supplement List for Your Dog & Cat compiled by Dr. Carol Osborne at Chagrin Falls Veterinary and Pet Clinic
How to Detect & Manage Cat Urinary Tract Disorders. Urine forms in your cats kidneys, is stored in the urinary bladder, then passes through a narrow tube called the urethra, then is eliminated.
How to Trim Your Dog’s Nails. Pet pedicures for your canine are important because overgrown nails can cause painful infections.
Pet Get-A-Ways. Fun, safe, and exciting adventures to enjoy and explore for pets and their people this New Year. If you’re planning a vacation this New Year and plan to travel with Fido and/or Fluffy, you’re in luck!
Dog Arthritis, which is also referred to as degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis, is defined as inflammation of the joints. Recent research indicates radio-graphic lesions of arthritis are apparent in 95%
Pet Wintertime Hazards and SafetyTips. Along with the end of the Holiday rush, for many of us this New Year, also brings winter’s chilling snow and frigid temperatures.
Pudgy Pets: How to Battle the Bulge this New Year. Pet owners wondering how to achieve and/or maintain a healthy body weight for Fido and Fluffy this New Year may want to think twice before reaching for traditional pet treats
The Consumer Specialty Products Association along with the Humane Society Legislative Fund made a joint announcement on December 13, 2012 that antifreeze and other engine and radiator coolants manufactured in all 50 states will now contain a bitter flavoring agent.
Top Dog Breeds. Dog lovers across the country have been polled and have voiced their opinions as to America’s favorite canine breeds for 2012. From Designer Dogs to the “Heinz 57” here are our countries most beloved canines.
Claudia’s Canine Cuisine has issued a voluntary recall of 3 varieties of their pet treats. Sold in 7.5 ounce bags, Dog Candy Holiday Hound Cake and Blueberry Hound Cake are the three pet treats for which they issued this recall.
Whether you and your pets are heading over the river or through the woods this holiday season, remember keeping a close eye on Fido and Fluffy help to keep the holidays safe and healthy for all.
Essential Nutrients in Natural Pet Longevity Supplements. To optimize your pet’s health, wellness and longevity, look for USA made, water soluble, natural pet vitamin supplements, specifically designed as dog vitamin supplements or as cat vitamin supplements.
Dog Vomiting or Canine Vomiting that occurs occasionally in an otherwise healthy dog is generally not a cause for concern. By far the most common cause of vomiting in dogs is eating indiscriminately.
Pet Meds Pharmacy Mistakes on the Rise. Naturally when your dog or cat is ill you seek out your veterinarian. When the vet prescribes medication many pet owners then head out to the pharmacy hoping their pet will once again begin feeling better.
Cat Runny Eyes. Yours cat’s eyes should normally be clear, bright, and free of discharge. Red, runny cat eyes can signal problems requiring treatment from eye drops to emergency surgery.
Pet Bully Sticks Recalled. The FDA announced yet another pet treat recall. Carolina Prime Pet, Inc., manufactures a product called Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips which were recalled due to Salmonella bacterial contamination.
Canine Progressive Retinal Atrophy is an inherited non painful disease which causes degeneration of the retina and irreversible blindness. Most breeds, i.e. Beagles, Border Collies, and Borzoi are affected at 6 to 8 years of age.
Beans Benefits Pet Diabetes. A recent study found that supplementing your pet diabetics diet with a variety of legumes including beans, chickpeas and lentils not only helps to stabilize blood sugar and insulin levels
Veggies Boost Dog Longevity. According to a new study, adding veggies to your pet’s diet can significantly increase healthy lifespans. A pet diet rich in vegetables not only reduces the risk of Diabetes and heart disease but also reduces the incidence of cancer.
Dog Dry Eye. Tears supply the cornea with oxygen and nutrients; therefore they are essential to keep the cornea healthy. If the cornea is deprived of oxygen and food because of a lack of tear film