This Wednesday, March, 10 2010 at 1:00 PM EST, holistic veterinarian, author and fellow pet lover, Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM., returns for her weekly show: Boomster Pet Talk
Pancreatitis is severe inflammation of the pancreas that often occurs due to eating too much rich, fatty food or getting into the garbage. Miniature Schnauzers and obese dogs have the highest incidence of this disease.
The urine sugar Diastix readings are actually very accurate for diabetic pets. In fact, before home blood monitors became available they were used exclusively for owners to monitor sugar levels and insulin dosages.
I wanted to share another success story with all of the loving diabetic pet owners searching the web for information on how to deal with diabetic pets still taking Vetsulin
Regulate your Diabetic Pet at Home & Make a Personal Pet Glucose Curve Yourself! Switching pets over from Vetsulin to DNA based insulin is not hard and daily regulation using your pets urine along with a product
I received this heart warming note and wanted to share it with my pet loving friends. LuLu’s Story, I kept worrying about, LuLu, my 10 1/2 year old lab mutt and thinking about her dying.
I got a call from a man who owns a 9 year old, 8 pound toy poodle, named Jock. Jock has diabetes and had been taking Vetsulin for a couple years to regulate his blood sugar, when all of the sudden, about a month ago, Jock started rapidly going down hill
Pet lovers whose dogs and cats have to endure the cold winter weather may want to brush up on their wintertime pet health IQ to help keep Fido and Fluffy warm and safe while frolicking in the snow.
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
With all the pet diabetes problems and mis-information going on about Vetsulin and what to do with diabetic pets, our phones have not stopped ringing. I wanted to share this note I received from a pet owner suffering with her diabetic dog who was on Vetsulin.
For most of us the holidays are a time to eat, drink and be merry with good friends and family. I wanted to offer my fellow pet lovers tips to refresh your pet festivity IQ and offers some helpful hints
Dr. Carol, My 2 dogs, Cory and Mozart have been on PAAWS for about 15 days and I already notice a BIG improvement in their mobility. Cory is a German Shepherd. She is 14 years old and has hip dysplasia and arthritis. Mozart, my 12 year old Labrador Retriever
I wanted to share yet another note I received with my pet loving friends about Pets with Diabetes, taking Vetsulin. The Vetsulin, is not stable and has been recalled.
Normally, I would not write about a product! I’ve read similar stories and thought, what the hell kind of crappy food have you been feeding your dog for you to get such great results with any product
Hi Dr. Carol, So nice to walk into the house, listen to your message on the answering machine and then read this! Jenna amazes me. She may already be 15…we don’t know her exact date of birth since she was a rescue.
I wanted to get back to you and let you know how our 14 year old dog, Scruffy is doing… Since you changed his Paaws vitamin supplements to Senior dogs I have had no problems whatsoever with him.
I wanted to share this note I received with all of my pet loving friends. I just got this letter from a gentleman whose dog was not only sickened from eating tainted dog food involved in the Menu Pet Food recall
The FDA and Intervet/Schering Plough announced the Vetsulin recall alert last week and I have received several inquiries from diabetic pet owners asking what type of insulin to buy at the pharmacy to replace the Vetsulin for their diabetic pets.
Hello Dr. Carol, I recently wrote to thank you for PAAWS and all your personal assistance with my 14 (nearly 15) year old Lhasa Apso Samson.
November is Pet Diabetes Month. I will be sharing various diabetes tips with all my pet loving friends this month. To begin, I want to share some alarming statistics.
Hi Dr. Carol, My dog, Missy, was diagnosed ten years ago by two veterinarians and both said she needed surgery on her hind leg knees, because she injured the ligaments.
Vetsulin®, a pig based insulin, zinc suspension used to treat diabetes in pets, may have varying amounts of crystalline zinc insulin in the formulation and has been recalled.
Over the last decade advances in veterinary medicine have nearly doubled the canine life span. The technological innovations we now offer for pets, parallel those available for people, reaching far beyond our previous expectations.
Bacterial diseases. It is always wonderful to wake up and find deer grazing in the backyard or other wildlife roaming freely in your backyard. However as construction continues to encroach into formerly “wild” areas
Dog Arthritis & Heart Disease. Dear Dr. Carol, Here is a picture of my beautiful lhasa apso Samson. When he was 13 months old, I found him wandering loose with no collar in a park.
The Nobel prize for medicine was awarded to three American scientists for their discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase, that play a key role in the aging process as well as cancer, in people and pets.
Dear Dr. Carol, We want to thank you for the introduction to your amazing Paaws vitamins that we have been giving to Windy Wag. Windy Wag is a retired racing greyhound that we rescued on Christmas day of 2003.
Dear Dr. Carol, I am really loving the Paaws. I had my dog on the Paaws vitamins when she was younger and then stopped for some reason.
Ever since scientists unraveled the dog’s DNA or genetic code and found it to be quite similar to human DNA, research into medical conditions and treatments for people and pets has been on the rise.
Hormones naturally decline as people age… but what about hormones in our pets? In general, and as televised by Oprah herself, hormones are needed by the body and brain to grow, sustain life and function normally.