When the holidays roll around, many people use festive plants to amplify the holiday spirit in their homes. Unfortunately, some popular holiday plants are not safe for our pets—and it’s not always easy to know which ones are dangerous. Are poinsettias poisonous to dogs?
For Cold Winter Weather for Dogs & Cats Thermometer: Acceptable rectal temperatures for dogs and cats ~100-103.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Note: The Classic normal rectal temperature is 101.5 for dogs and cats Pet First Aid – What do you do if your dog gets too cold? Temperatures below 20 degrees Fahrenheit are too cold for most…
Just as humans are urged to be prepared for natural disasters at all times, it is equally important that we remember to prepare for our four-legged family members who cannot fend for themselves in a time of crisis.
Vomiting & Diarrhea Remedies Herbal Pet Tea Vomiting/Indigestion Recipe: First withhold food & water for 4-6 hours. Then prepare this herbal recipe Pour 8oz (250ml) boiling water over 1 tbsp. (15ml) chamomile flowers, steep 15 minutes, strain and dilute with an equal amount of distilled water. Wait until tea is cooled to room temperature. Give…
Usual signs of a cat cold would include the following: Runny/Watery Eyes Eye Discharge Wheezing or Sneezing Runny/Snotty Covered Nose Loss of Appetite Easy things to do at home: Put your cat in a bathroom while the shower is running with hot water, the steam from the shower will help to open up your cat’s…
Pet Winter Time Safety Tips for Dogs & Cats: Each year as the seasons change, outdoor temperatures drop and the snow starts to fly, it’s a good time for ..
Toxic Plants & Medications to Avoid. Last year nearly 150,000 cases of pet poisoning and pet toxicities were reported for dogs and cats. To help ensure pets and their people enjoy a safe, healthy holiday this New Year
Each year in the United States, thousands of people lose their lives to fire. Tens of thousands are injured and the financial costs can reach into the billions of dollars.
Pet Broken Bones. Although automobile accidents are the number one cause of broken bones in pets, surprisingly enough the second most common cause of fractures in pets is furniture in your home.
Broken Bones. “80 Percent of all pet hospital visits are because of broken bones! Simple surgeries can cost up to $5,000 with complications.” We will be discussing these issues and more on my free Broken Bone Advice teleconference on the 30th
The last thing any pet owner wants to do this holiday season is rush to the animal emergency clinic. Since the holidays often pose many unexpected pet health issues, veterinarian and author, Dr. Carol Osborne