Tis the Season for Holiday & Food Do’s & Don'ts

Tis the Season for Holiday & Food Do’s & Don’ts

This year’s stubborn pandemic promises to upend the holiday habits and traditions of many — and that increases concern among leading veterinarians. “Before this pandemic, people would have concerns about houseguests feeding table scraps that may be unhealthy or even dangerous to their cats,” says Jason Nicholas, BVetMed, a veterinarian and pet safety advocate in…

Pet Food Recall - Sportsmix Pet foods with Corn causing Fatal Liver Disease in Dogs and Cats

ALERT: Pet Food Recall – Sportsmix Pet foods with Corn causing Fatal Liver Disease in Dogs and Cats

Sportmix Pet food and Midwestern Pet Food,  both made in Oklahoma have been recalled by the FDA. Deadly levels of Aflatoxins have been found in the corn contained in these pet foods. Aflatoxin is a toxin produced by the mold Aspergillus flavus. It it toxic to  the liver of dogs and cats.As of January 11,…

Howling Thanksgiving Pet Holiday Tips for Dogs & Cats

Howling Thanksgiving Pet Holiday Tips for Dogs & Cats

Relax, enjoy and celebrate this holiday with your family, friends and dogs and cats.  That’s the way most of us remember the Thanksgiving holiday. Unfortunately, 2020 has been an unusually tough year as we struggled to ward off Covid-19, stay healthy and remain employed. The stress alone is overwhelming! Stress doesn’t just affect people, it…

Pets and the COVID-19 - Coronavirus Pandemic

Pets and the COVID-19 – Coronavirus Pandemic

What are pet owners most important considerations to keep their pets safe from the Coronavirus pandemic and how to stay busy with pets and live while under quarantine. The current coronavirus pandemic has alarmed pet owners worldwide. Experts continue to believe that pets, including dogs and cats are not able to become infected nor are they able to transmit the COVID-19 disease to people.

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Your Pet’s Health & the Corona Virus Pandemic

What risk does COVID-19 pose to Dogs & Cats? Currently, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control [CDC] there is no evidence that pets, specifically dogs and cats can transmit the Corona virus causing COVID-19 to people. The Center for Disease Control does, however, recommend minimizing contact with pets for individuals currently experiencing signs of COVID-19.

Dr. Carol - Coronavirus News Flash to our Patients

Dr. Carol – Coronavirus News Flash to our Patients

A quick email to update you on the current protocol we have adopted in the face of the coronavirus concerns that are shared by all. Dr. Carol wants to ensure you that she is taking steps to be extra vigilant all throughout our Veterinary Clinic and has put many safeguards in place to protect our pet patient parents, and our staff.

The Best Way to Treat Dry Skin on Cats, According to Veterinarians

The Best Way to Treat Dry Skin on Cats, According to Veterinarians

The Best Way to Treat Dry Skin on Cats, According to Veterinarians. Everything you need to know about the causes, symptoms, and treatments. Just like humans, dry skin on cats is a common condition — especially when the weather turns cooler in the winter and we crank up the indoor heat. Not only can dry skin on cats be uncomfortable for our pets, causing itching and even possibly leading to skin infections when they scratch, but it can be problematic for humans, too — given that it can lead to excess dander and shedding, which can worsen human allergies to cats.

Pet Wintertime Hazards and Safety Tips for Dogs and Cats

Pet Wintertime Hazards and Safety Tips for Dogs and Cats

Wintertime Safety Tips for Dogs and Cats can be challenging, but to keep our dogs and cats healthy and happy you should know the following. The cold weather often brings a slew of potential problems to avoid when it comes to keeping Fido and Fluffy out of trouble. Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM offers a few essential safety tips to get your furry friend through these frigid months without a trip to the vet’s office.

Thanksgiving - Turkey Time Pet Safety Tips for Dogs and Cats

Thanksgiving Holiday – Turkey Time Pet Safety Tips for Dogs and Cats

For most of us the holidays are a time to eat, drink and be merry with good friends and family. Our resident pet expert, the holistic veterinarian and author, Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM, offers pet lovers tips to refresh your pet IQ and offers some helpful hints so this Thanksgiving Holiday is joyous for you and your family as it is for your canine and feline companions.