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.
Arthritis in Cats. Have you noticed your cat seems to no longer enjoy some previous activities, like bird watching from a window sill, or nosing through your kitchen cabinets?
Emergency Preparedness. Today is Animal Disaster Preparedness Day. 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
Pet owners often seek information on how to help their pet enjoy a long, full, healthy life. As the world’s only veterinarian certified in anti-aging medicine, there is no better authority on this subject than Dr Carol Osborne
Skunk Smell. The grass is green, the sun is adding warmth to our days, and the flowers smell great! But what is that other smell? Oh, yes… the skunks are out and about.
Supplements for Cats. Just as humans can contract Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that leads to AIDS, cats can acquire Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) resulting in feline or kitty AIDS.
Ringworm. Occurring three times more often in cats than dogs, ringworm (dermatophytosis) is the most common fungal infection in the world in animals.
Hyper Pups and Fraidy Cats. Our pets love to move, it seems, though sometimes not in ways we would expect. When our pets are much more active than we expect, we sometimes refer to them as being hyperactive.
Tornadoes ravaged the Midwest and Southern states recently. Homes were destroyed, businesses ruined, and lives were lost.
While all work and no play can make Jack a dull boy, the results can be even worse for Jack’s pet friends.
Pet Food Labels. Pet food is big business with over 65 million households in the United States being home to one or more dogs.
Yesterday we discussed the signs and symptoms of feline asthma, a breathing disorder that affects nearly 800,000 domestic cats.
Feline Asthma. It is estimated that over 800,000 domestic cats suffer from feline asthma – is your cat one of these statistics?
Pet Costs. Just a short note today, folks.. just want to pass along a couple of things that seemed overlooked in an article I read today.
The pet aging process is affected by lifestyle (70%) and genetics (30%). Up to 90 percent of diseases in pets are due to the degenerative processes associated with aging.
What Not to Feed Your Pet. Because we routinely feed our pets bits and pieces of “human food” as a treat or snack, it is important that pet owners keep in mind a list of foods that are not safe to feed.
Homemade Pet Meals. As we wrap up our week-long series on delicious homemade pet recipes, these last two are known as favorites among those with padded paws!
Cats demand foods that are both tasty and pleasing to their noses. While some cats will eat only meat or fish, many enjoy a variety in their diet.
Pet Breakfast Recipes. Holistic veterinarian recommends feeding your pet twice each day, so starting them off with a healthy and filling breakfast is important!
Easter is a favorite holiday for kids and adults alike. Family and church gatherings are often filled with delicious foods and candy treats, not to mention Easter egg hunts that are enjoyed by the young and old alike.
Veterinarians treat a variety of conditions in dogs and cats, and a report out today reveals the most common diagnoses in animal clinics for the year 2011.