Cat Lice are tiny, six-legged parasites that feed on blood and can cause anemia. Weak, run-down kittens are the most susceptible to feline lice. Tiny white spots, called nits are visible to your eye and are located in your cats fur.
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.
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…
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 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.
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.
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.
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.