Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Dog Diets are being recalled due to excess levels of Vitamin D. Vitamin D excess is serious and can lead to canine kidney failure. Signs of potential Vitamin D toxicity include lethargy, appetite loss, vomiting, drooling, drinking, and urinating more; all of which are symptoms of kidney disease in your dog. If your…
Dogs are naturally curious and love to explore, but that can lead to trouble if they come across a snake. Venomous snake bites can be life-threatening for your dog. An estimated 150,000 dogs and cats are bitten each year. Immediately getting your dog the treatment they need can increase their chances of survival.
It’s the latest rage Cicada’s deep fried, smothered in barbecue sauce and popular as slider toppers.. Pet owners concerned with the recent cicada’s buzz, fear no more. These singing insects have created quite a stir. Emerging once every seventeen years these flying creatures don’t bite, or sting and they’re not toxic.
Sportmix Pet food and Midwestern Pet Food, both made in Oklahoma have been recalled by the FDA. Deadly levels of Aflatoxins have been found in the corn contained in these pet foods. Aflatoxin is a toxin produced by the mold Aspergillus flavus. It it toxic to the liver of dogs and cats.As of January 11,…
Natural Life Pet Products and Nutrisca are recalling several of their dog foods due to an excess amount of Vitamin D. According to the companies’ recall notices on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website, the presence of excessive vitamin D occurred due to a formulation error.
Spotting heat stroke in dogs isn’t always easy. Veterinarians say these are the signs every dog owner should know.
Dear Pet Lovers, This Blue Buffalo Class Action Law Suit information and the lead content of their pet food has been posted on our blog to share the knowledge with pet owners to try to help you avoid feeding your pets tainted, toxic food.
Any pet owners feeding Wellness Pet Food? Is your dog feeling well, acting bright and moving freely after eating this pricey, pet food laced with deadly amounts of Arsenic & Lead? Sadly, on July 19, 2017, a class action lawsuit was filed against Wellness Dog Food. Among the law suit’s violations, negligent misrepresentation, False Advertising,…
Feeding your dog Blue Buffalo or Blue Wilderness Dog Food? Wondering why your canine doesn’t seem to be doing well?
Sadly, despite all their enticing television commercials, another Class Action Law Suit has been filed against Blue Buffalo Pet Products. Note that Blue Wilderness dog foods are also made by Blue Buffalo.
Don’t get caught at the last minute in the event of a hurricane or other natural disaster. Make sure you take precautions today to ensure your pet’s safety as well as your own.Prepare ahead for your pets and family. Plan your evacuation now especially if you live in an area prone to flooding. Don’t leave your pets behind.
In the event of a disaster, families must evacuate quickly and may not be able to bring their pets along. These pets are often left to fend for themselves and most of them are never reunited with their owners. In order to curb the effects of these horrific events, the veterinary industry and several non-profit organizations are working together to care for pets and help reunite them with their families.
Most pet owners have heard about the dangers associated with feeding pet’s chocolate, onions and garlic but what about Peanut Butter?
Pet Winter Time Safety Tips for Dogs & Cats: Each year as the seasons change, outdoor temperatures drop and the snow starts to fly, it’s a good time for ..
Save a Life: Learn How to Detect Your Dogs Vital Signs. Being able to accurately detect and determined your dog’s vital signs can make the difference between life and death!
Dog Bloat is also referred to as Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus, stomach torsion and twisted stomach. This is a true life threatening situation usually affecting deep chested, large breed dogs.
Heatstroke. Many areas of the country are already experiencing higher than average temperatures, and summer hasn’t arrived yet.
Blindness cured with a shot is now a reality for pet owners whose dogs have suddenly gone blind due to a disease called SARDS.
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
Pet Rescuers Target Natural Disasters. When wildfires ravaged the West Coast, animals rescuers are on the spot leading horses and livestock to safety.
Each year in the United States, thousands of people lose their lives to fire. Tens of thousands are injured and the financial costs can reach into the billions of dollars.
Pet Broken Bones. Although automobile accidents are the number one cause of broken bones in pets, surprisingly enough the second most common cause of fractures in pets is furniture in your home.
Broken Bones. “80 Percent of all pet hospital visits are because of broken bones! Simple surgeries can cost up to $5,000 with complications.” We will be discussing these issues and more on my free Broken Bone Advice teleconference on the 30th
Dr Carol Osborne, DVM helps pet owners refresh their pet health IQ and offers some helpful hints so the traditions are as joyous for you as they are for your pets.
With Spring in the air, many homeowners and gardeners are sure to be outside getting their hands dirty. But veterinarians say cocoa mulch made by Hershey’s has a sweet-smell attractive to pets
I am writing you this letter to express my gratitude. You are an amazing professional, empathetic human being, and truly a pleasure to know. Here is some background on my story. I have a long haired Chihuahua named Senor Paco. Paco is 13 years young and has always been healthy as can be. I had purchased Dr. Carol’s senior pet vitamins for my dog in March 2008 after seeing the pet vitamins on an infomercial. I began giving him half a pill in the AM and half in the PM.
Leg Wounds. Sharing this note about a Non-Healing Leg Wound in a Dog. My Golden Retriever was hit by a car on June 20; had to have one back leg amputated.