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.
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.
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.
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
Detect Pet Cancer. According to Veterinary Pet Insurance Company over 48,000 claims were received last year, making pet cancer related claims the fourth most common pet medical claim for 2011.
Hurricane Sandy. Super storm Sandy has left chaos, flooding, power outages and devastation after it slammed the North East, Mid Atlantic and Great Lakes regions.
Pet Nutritional Supplements. Most of us are familiar with the many health benefits of pet nutritional supplements for dogs and cats. On the other hand there are certain pet supplements that are not only less
Doping Dogs. Most of us are familiar with marijuana, and its medicinal properties. Benefits touted include helping cancer patients cope with daily life, appetite enhancement and pain relief.
Pets Catching the Flu from People. As winter approaches, many people are rushing to get their Flu shots… but what about Fido and Fluffy? Recent researches reveals the fact that pets including dogs, cats
Pet Seat Belts. Seat belts for dogs…might sound like a novelty but it’s becoming a law! Mandatory pet seat belt laws are currently being considered in many states across the country and in New Jersey
Daily Pet Vitamins. Researchers recently reported that pets given an over the counter comprehensive multi vitamin-mineral-antioxidant supplement containing multiple vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and trace elements helped aging dogs
Dementia. America’s pets are experiencing an obesity epidemic affecting nearly 50% of our dogs and cats. Being just 10 % overweight reduces your pet’s healthy lifespan by 1/3 and predisposes him
Jerky Treats Keep Killing Dogs. Pet owners have started taking matters into their own hands with respect to tainted chicken jerky treats. Over 2200 pets, primarily dogs have been sickened, 360 canines
Pet Antioxidants: Benefits for Dogs & Cats. Your pet’s body naturally contains many antioxidants that work together, in a variety of ways to help protect and insure your pet’s health.
Dog Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs. Over half of all dogs over ten years old die of cancer and the incidence is increasing at an explosive rate.
Pet Arthritis, which is also called canine degenerative joint disease is defined as inflammation of the joints. Recent research indicates radiographic lesions of arthritis are apparent in 95% of dogs at age two, and 99% of people at age 35
Brain & Nerve Regeneration. Lund University researchers in Sweden have discovered a new novel source of stem cells located in adult human brains.
Stem Cell Therapy. Today researchers estimate that 20% or one out of every five dogs develops some form of canine arthritis. Published studies validate the fact that by age two
Heart Failure Patients Hold New Hope : According to a recently published study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and reported by the American Heart Association
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB), announced plans to allow pet vaccine manufacturing firms to release new batches of vaccinations
FDA’s Chicken Jerky Alert Expands to Duck & Sweet Potatoes. Over the last several years more than 1300 dogs have become sickened, several of whom suffered from diseases ranging from Fanconi-Like Syndrome to kidney failure and death
Complementing Pet Cancer Treatment with Massage Therapy: Dealing with a cancer diagnosis and the subsequent treatment process can take both a physical and an emotional toll on a pet just as it does on a person
As spring draws to a close and summer is around the corner, many of us are already planning a vacation. For those pet loving families searching where to go and what to do along with Fido and Fluffy, choices are plentiful and today’s options cover the whole family.
Multiple voluntary pet food recalls within the last two months prompted a recent Food and Drug Administration inspection of Diamond Pet Foods’ Gaston, South Carolina food processing plant. The FDA released the Form 483 Inspection Observations that were noted during an investigation that took place between April 13, 2012 and April 20, 2012. Since the…
Introducing Your Pet. Having a baby can be a joyous occasion, but many new parents worry how their four legged pets will adjust to having a new member of the family.
Heatstroke. Many areas of the country are already experiencing higher than average temperatures, and summer hasn’t arrived yet.
Purina Recalls Cat Food. Nestle Purina PetCare Purina Recalls Cat Food is recalling one lot of Purina Veterinary Diets ® OM Overweight Management canned cat food after a consumer complaint to the Food and Drug Administration.
Should we really be surprised that the pet food recall continues to expand? At least two more individuals have been reportedly sickened due to contact with pet food that was contaminated with a strain of salmonella.