The pet anti-aging movement is already occurring as many veterinarians are shifting from our current disease based model of medicine to pro-active preventative wellness protocols that focus on natural health to prolong their pets life. Pet Anti-Aging Movement – Real or Hype? No one likes to think about a beloved pet growing older. We cringe…
The Healthy asked experts to pick the best air purifiers for pet owners. Here’s how you can rid the air in your home of pet dander (plus allergens like dust, pollen, and mold) and what to look for before you buy. What is pet dander? We love our furry friends. They lick us, snuggle with us, and…
Over the last few years, ticks have migrated across the country and their numbers are increasing. Ticks pose a true health threat to people and pets across the country at this point. Ticks are not only lurking during the warm summertime months but are also being found as the temperatures become colder.
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 pets fur. This will provide instant relief as well as helping you keep tabs on the flea population. Bathe your pets…
Bid Farewell to Fleas, Naturally. Fleas love dogs and cats because they are simply easy targets,” said integrative veterinarian Carol Osborne, D.VM
Traditional medicine is well established however holistic alternatives are natural and very effective for many ailments in pets.
Hello Fellow Pet Lovers! I wanted to share a nice note I received from a pet owner whose dog, William, an 8 year old Cocker Spaniel, suffered with severe canine skin allergies
Combating pet fleas can be a nightmare for dog owners. Here are a few of Dr. Carol’s tried and true home remedies for dog fleas. Dogs & Fleas. Pet owners might start by buying a flea comb then use it daily to help remove fleas from their dog’s coat.
Dog Runny Eyes. Yours dog’s eyes should normally be clear, bright, and free of discharge. Red eyes in a dog can signal problems requiring treatment from eye drops to emergency surgery.
Skin Infections & Allergies. Bacterial skin infections are the third major cause of itching in dogs. Most of these infections occur when the immune system is compromised by allergies, illness or stress.
My baby girl [a Westie] has developed black crusts around her lips that I cannot seem to remove. Our local veterinarian has tried steroids and antibiotics, but the condition appears to be worsening. What can I do? What causes this?
Pet Allergy Remedies. Continuing the discussion on pet allergies, today Dr Carol Osborne, DVM, offers insight into complementary and alternative remedies for pets who suffer from allergies.
Yesterday we discussed causes of pet allergies and signs that you pet may be having an allergic reaction. Today, let’s look at what you can do to make your pet more comfortable if you believe your dog or cat has allergies.
Pet Allergies in Dogs and Cats. Allergic dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that occurs after exposure to an allergen. An allergen is something to which the body is allergic.
Paaws Vitamins. I’m giving the Paaws Vitamins to my cat, Sweetie. She has been violently ill with allergies since December 2009 and we have been doctoring since then. Nothing helped significantly. I was considering putting her to “sleep” — she was beginning to suffer and I can’t have that. I spent well over $1000.00 dollars on…