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
Here is a nice letter I received from a client: Hi Dr. Carol, So glad you like the plants and can’t wait for you to see them bloom. They are always free for you.
Pet Longevity is attributed to 70% to lifestyle and 30% to genetics. Up to 90% of diseases in pets are due to the degenerative processes associated with aging.
Puppy Mill. Dear Dr. Carol, I wanted to update you on our dog Chloe. First of all, I want you to know that she is an absolute sweetheart!
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
I forgot to tell you when I took Meeka in for her (Lepto) shot, our vet could not get over how healthy Meeka looked and was surprised at how well she is doing.
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.
Dear Dr. Carol, My dog Sebastian is 12 years old. He has severe allergies. His coat had spots that were bald and his ears were very dark and the skin was thick and infected looking.
Canine Influenza Virus (H3N8) is a novel canine virus first identified in September of 2004 as a respiratory disease in racing greyhounds in Florida.
I just wanted to let you know that my 10 year old maltese, Flower is enjoying her Paaws vitamins each day. She loves them and we can already see improvement in her attitude, energy and arthritis.
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.
Dr. Carol, Rene has only a week supply of your PAAWS vitamins left. Would you please send us two AM and two PM SENIOR vitamins for him. My husband has definitely become a believer with these vitamins.
Results arrived this week revealing toxic zinc levels in an unopened bag of Nutro Max Cat Adult Roasted Chicken Flavor food. The Nutro cat food bag stated it was best if used by June 7, 2010.