How to Care for Your Pet After Surgery

How to Care for Your Pet After Surgery

When it comes to post-operative care for pets, there’s no such thing as “standard procedure.” That’s because each cat and dog surgery and each pet is different. “Post-op specifics will vary depending on your pet’s age and condition, as well as the exact type of surgery involved,” says Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM, an integrative veterinarian…

Keeping Pets Safe from Decorations

Keeping Pets Safe from Decorations

Your Christmas tree presents several hazards for cats, curious kittens and playful puppies. Ornaments: use non-breakable-pet proof, home-made ornaments. They are safe for pets and fun for the whole family. Try using cardboard, plastic, dried nontoxic flowers, fabric, wood and pinecones. Put small breakable ornaments up high on your tree. Hooks can easily penetrate pet’s tongues,…

Stoned Doggies Dangers vs. Benefits of Pet Marijuana

Stoned Doggies Dangers vs. Benefits of Pet Marijuana

As of June, half of the states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of medical marijuana for humans. People wonder if it’s also suited for pets, too, and need to investigate the parameters and consequences carefully. “It’s not legal in any state for veterinarians to prescribe or recommend medical marijuana,” says Dr.…

Natural Dog Heart Health Remedies

Natural Dog Heart Health Remedies geared to support Canine Heart Health & Cardiac Function

Natural Dog Heart Health Remedies geared to support Canine Heart Health & Cardiac Function. Omega-3 Fatty Acids (EPA/DHA found in Fish oil, Flaxseed oil) Coenzyme Q10 Antioxidant Vitamins: A, C, E B-Vitamin Complex Magnesium Herbs containing Berberine: Coptis Goldenseal Oregon Grape Broad Spectrum Enzymes: pineapple, papaya, alfalfa and bromelain Healthy Organic Diet with plenty of…

Dog Vomiting

Dog Vomiting

Dog Vomiting . Occasionally pets vomit. Vomiting that occurs every now and then in an otherwise healthy dog is generally not a cause for concern. By far the most common cause of vomiting in dogs is dietary indiscretion. Persistent vomiting, in dogs, with or without signs of illness such as appetite loss, depression, lethargy, diarrhea,…