Use common sense if you can’t pronounce it you should be feeding it to your dog. Dogs are 99% identical to humans so they can eat almost an identical diet to our own. Carbs, protein, and vegetables. Look for whole complete nutrition, the commercial raw diets are some of the best diets out now. As…
Neutering male dogs involve removal of both testicles and spaying a female dog requires removal of the ovaries and uterus. Both procedures result in the interruption of the body’s production of hormones. Without hormones, unwanted canine pregnancies and pet overpopulation issues are avoided. For years, veterinarians and pet owners alike have been taught about all…
Dog Arthritis, which is also referred to as degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis, is defined as inflammation of the joints. Recent research indicates radiographic lesions of arthritis are apparent in 95% of dogs at age two, and 99% of people at age 35, regardless of whether or not visible signs are apparent. 20 percent or…
Vomiting & Diarrhea Remedies Herbal Pet Tea Vomiting/Indigestion Recipe: First withhold food & water for 4-6 hours. Then prepare this herbal recipe Pour 8oz (250ml) boiling water over 1 tbsp. (15ml) chamomile flowers, steep 15 minutes, strain and dilute with an equal amount of distilled water. Wait until tea is cooled to room temperature. Give…
Yes, noise phobia, stress and anxiety are all interrelated and are all rooted in the same orientation. Stress to any pet or person can be caused by a multitude of reasons, but at the end of the day a noise, sound, or even change in a pet’s daily routine can be a cause of stress and anxiety.
Vaccine Titers are an important part of preventative healthcare in today’s society. They help prevent over vaccinating in dogs, by determining if the dog’s body is responding to the vaccine. This is done by determining the presence of antibodies that develop in response to the vaccine. Since varying amounts of antibodies can be detected in…
It is important to remove these treatments that only provide short-term pain relief, so make sure to discuss acupuncture with your veterinarian and make sure it is the right treatment for your pet. Would you recommend acupuncture for a lab in pain? Why or why not? No, if your dog is in immediate pain, I…
, Dr. Carol Osborne and the Chagrin Falls Pet Clinic, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio is conducting these canine cancer clinical trials. Canine Cancer Clinical Trials are now being offered in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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 ..
Is your dog’s breath to stinky for words? Wondering what options are available to sweeten up your canine’s breath? Bad breath in dogs might seem like a minor inconvenience, but when it’s your dog with the wicked breath, it’s a huge deal.
Canine mammary tumors are the most common cancer in intact [not spayed] female dogs and account for approximately half of all canine cancers.
Dogs eating dirt? Dogs are fascinated by weird things. Let’s see, there’s the garbage. And of course other dogs’ pee and poop. And for some dogs – dirt.
Housebreaking can be learned in four to eight weeks and can start when your puppy is eight weeks old. What Pet Owners Can Do First of all, buy a crate. Be sure it’s the right size: it should be large enough for comfort, but not too big because your puppy will sleep at one end…
For those lucky enough to start out with a new puppy on day 1, taking a few steps today helps to ensure that the next 15-20 years will be a success for both of you. Avoid impulses, do your homework and plan to spend plenty of time getting your little bundle of joy prepared for…
Many areas of the country are already experiencing higher than average temperatures, and summer hasn’t arrived yet. It’s not usual for pet owners to take their four-legged friends on outings during the spring months
Traditional medicine is well established however holistic alternatives are natural and very effective for many ailments in pets.
Traditionally, neutering a male dog required anesthesia and surgery, both of which come with a variety of risks. But what if your dog could be neutered without surgery or anesthesia?
Patented Pet Product Restores Old Dog’s Health. Dear Fellow Pet Lovers, I wanted to share a nice note I received from a client who’s dog named Brutus is doing quite well.
The Anti-Aging “A” Natural Pet Supplement List for Your Dog & Cat compiled by Dr. Carol Osborne at Chagrin Falls Veterinary and Pet Clinic
How to Trim Your Dog’s Nails. Pet pedicures for your canine are important because overgrown nails can cause painful infections.
Pet Antioxidants: Benefits for Dogs & Cats. Your pet’s body naturally contains many antioxidants that work together, in a variety of ways to help protect and insure your pet’s health.
How to Detect & Treat Overweight Dogs. Over half of America’s dogs are clinically obese, which by definition means they are 15 percent or more above their ideal weight.
Senior Dog Health Care. Of the 62.4 million dogs in the United States, 18 million are age seven and older; therefore they qualify as ‘Seniors’. This represents almost one-third of our canine population.
Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome. A lapse in dog house training behavior can occur later in a dog’s life. Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS) is the equivalent of Alzheimer’s disease in humans.
My dog developed a cough a few weeks ago. The vet said everything appeared fine, and she recovered fairly quickly. Recently, the cough has returned and now she’s started “snorting” in what seems to be an effort to clear a blocked nasal passage or something
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.
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.
It’s not uncommon for an animal to become car sick. Just as humans sometimes suffer from motion sickness, sea sickness, or car sickness, these same afflictions can occur in our pets.
Anemia in Dogs and Cats. Like humans, dogs and cats can suffer from anemia, or a deficiency of red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body’s tissue. Anemia in dogs and cats is generally found after a routine blood test by the veterinarian.
Pet Vaccines. NEW PRINCIPLES OF PET IMMUNOLOGY Dr. Carol presents a Web Series on Today’s New Approved Veterinary Vaccination Standards & Protocols for Dogs & Cats