For many dog owners, public events like street and beach festivals definitely make the list of must-do dog activities. But in the rush to share the festivities with your beloved canine, you want to make sure that pet safety doesn’t take a back seat to fun. “My feeling about taking your dog to a street…
The Halloween decor you choose for your party is more important than you think. Even though this holiday doesn’t involve turkey bones, toxic plants and other obvious pet hazards, it still presents plenty of pet safety issues. Here are a few Halloween safety hazards to avoid when decorating so your four-legged friends can enjoy the…
Spotting heat stroke in dogs isn’t always easy. Veterinarians say these are the signs every dog owner should know.
For all of our pet loving friends, I thought your furry companions might enjoy a social life! Does Fido have an Instagram? Well if not maybe its time for a PETZBE account. Well what is PETZBE and why should my dog. Cat, snake, lion, goldfish, or Charmander be on it? Ok, to be fair we are not sure if there is an official position on Pokemon but it seems like they should be allowed to.
Pet Moving is a disruptive process for everyone—and that includes our furry friends. Whether the move is down the block or across the country, it can stress a pet out or even trigger behavioral issues. “After being weaned, moving is the second-biggest stressor in a pet’s life,” says Dr. Carol Osborne, D.V.M., an integrative veterinarian at Ohio’s Chagrin Falls Veterinary Center and Pet Clinic.
In late April of 2018 our Boston Terrier, Ellie, developed some lumps in her neck that created some concern to my wife and I. Although Ellie, for the most part, was acting pretty much normal, she did seem to be looking a little thinner and her eyes were bloodshot most of the time. We decided…
Since 1996 when voters gave physicians in certain states’ rights to prescribe medical marijuana for their patients, cannabis has become legal either for medical or recreational use, in 29 states as well as the District of Columbia. Unfortunately, under Federal law marijuana is still illegal, it is classified as a Schedule 1 Drug with a…
Occasionally pets vomit. Dog vomiting that occurs every now and then in an otherwise healthy canine is generally not a cause for concern. By far the most common cause of dog vomiting is dietary indiscretion. Persistent dog vomiting, with or without signs of illness such as appetite loss, depression, lethargy, diarrhea, or constipation can indicate a more severe problem and should be addressed.
Concerned Pet Owners, the case and litigation regarding the lead in the Blue Buffalo dog food was closed as of today: March 23, 2018. As with the Pet Food recalls and the other litigation cases against this company which has been ongoing for the last 9 years, no fault was ever admitted despite objective laboratory analysis verifying in this case, toxic lead levels.
Concerned Pet Lovers, we have had so many inquiries regarding the Class Action Law Suit for the lead in the Blue Buffalo Pet Food we wanted to post an update. As of March 19, 2018: Blue Buffalo advertises its products as healthy and safe, claiming the dog foods contain “a precise blend of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals selected by holistic veterinarians and animal nutritionists,” according to the Blue Buffalo class action lawsuit. The bags of dog food also allegedly declare the products to be “healthy” and “holistic.”
Fellow Pet Owners, Sadly, we are forced to announce yet another pet food toxicity problem. This Class Action Law Suit involves two brands of dog food made by Champion Pet Foods: Orijen and Acana.
Despite their small size, sprouts pack a nutritional wallop with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, antioxidants and protein. Dogs, birds, horses and even cats enjoy the crunch, as well as the health benefits.
If your beloved pet suddenly stops eating their food, suddenly got sick, and you believe it’s the result of their food, you must do your due diligence and report this to the necessary agencies. If the food had a bad odor, foreign objects, or signs of mold, or off-color do not feed it!
Fellow Pet Lovers, I wanted to share this note I received from a pet owner whose 4 dogs have become sickened from Blue Buffalo Dog Food about 6 months ago. She is hoping to collaborate with other pet owners whose dogs and/or cats have suffered health issues because of eating Blue Buffalo pet foods.
Fellow Pet Lovers: Dr. Carol is sharing pet food news and details about the two current Blue Buffalo/Blue Wilderness Class Action Lawsuits. Neither Dr. Carol nor Chagrin Falls Pet Clinic, is affiliated or involved with the lawsuit or has any relationship with the company making Blue Buffalo/Blue Wilderness Pet Foods.
Dr. Carol Osborne is an author and integrative veterinarian for twenty plus years. A pioneer in anti-aging medicine and longevity research for pets, she revealed the fantastic extrasensory and paranormal powers of animals.
Here are some great natural cat and dog flea remedies from Dr. Carol Osborne, Chagrin Falls Veterinary Center. Purchase a good flea comb and use it every day to remove adult fleas from your animals’ coats. This will provide instant relief as well as helping you keep tabs on the flea population. Bathe your pets…
They’re a great way to socialize your pup and help him burn off some extra energy. But before you pack up for a trip to the nearest dog park, make sure you read these safety tips first.
Teach your new family member good habits from day one. Proper housebreaking techniques teach your puppy to relieve himself where and when you’d like him to for puppy potty training. Dogs instinctively mark their own territory.
We have had many pet owners inquire as to whether or not various batches of Blue Buffalo are still tainted with LEAD due to the ongoing Class Action Law Suit. Truthfully Blue Buffalo and Blue Wilderness Pet Foods have been plaqued with an 8 Year Pet Food Recall; -the biggest Pet Food Recall in the…
If you’re planning a vacation this New Year and plan to travel with Fido and/or Fluffy, you’re in luck! The fact is traveling with pets has become the latest rage. Not only have nearly 40,000 pet-friendly venues opened their doors to pet travelers, they are competing for your business and are ready, willing and able…
Dogs are living longer, and that’s great news. But more senior dogs have dog dementia – and the signs and treatments are different than you think. Advances in veterinary medicine mean that our dogs are living longer than they used to in decades past.
Pet Safety During the Holiday Season. Keeping your pets safe is paramount around Christmas. Cookie dough, raisins, grapes, macadamia nuts and coffee are all on the naughty list when it comes to pets this holiday season and all year round.
9 Winter Hacks to Make Your Dog’s Life Easier. Winter can be rough people and their pets—shorter days, freezing weather, fewer squirrels to chase. But it certainly doesn’t have to be that way. This year, consider a few easy changes to make the season a little bit easier for you and your pup.
Safe Natural Dog Food. Does grain-free matter? Should you splurge on the fresh stuff? We’ve got the answers, plus brands to buy.
It’s tough enough figuring out what you should eat, let alone your dog. Walk into any pet store, and dozens of foods assault you, all screaming for your attention through adorable graphics and easy-to-believe claims. Yet don’t be so easily fooled.
Homemade Dog Treats: Dog treats are a lot like snack foods for people: Fun in moderation—as long as you pick ones that are made with clean, wholesome ingredients. Problem is, most conventional dog treats don’t exactly fit that bill. It’s not uncommon for those store-bought biscuits and chews to contain sketchy additives, colors, or preservatives.
Blue Buffalo and Blue Wilderness Dog Foods have been represented in their marketing as whole food, holistic, natural, healthy choices
Pet-Proof Christmas Trees. How to Pet-Proof Your Christmas Tree If you love the holidays, you’ve probably been looking forward to decorating the Christmas tree all year. And as a pet parent, you know that your furry family members want to be included, too.
Litter box problems can be frustrating to deal with, but don’t despair. One important thing to keep in mind is that a cat not using the litter box is usually a sign that something is amiss, rather than a random act of defiance. Once you figure out what’s bothering your kitty, you can start making changes to get things back to normal.
Humans have been using essentials oils for thousands of years to treat a myriad of health issues. But can essential oils penetrate fur or be safe for pets to ingest or inhale? Read on to find out more.