Over half of America’s dogs are clinically obese, which by definition means they are 15 percent or more above their ideal weight. Being 10 percent overweight decreases a dog’s life span
New Birth Control Options for Dog & Cat Owners. Technology now offers dog owners a viable new option to neutering their male canine companions in case they may want to breed their dog later in life.
Tick Prevention. Most owners, the return of spring is a joyous occasion. The opportunity to spend quality time with your pet outdoors can be an exhilarating experience.
Just wanted to pass along we fed our 3 chihuahuas Waggin Train Jerky Tenders and one of the dogs has become seriously ill.
Multivitamins for Your Dog. There are many multivitamin supplements now available that will satisfy the basic daily requirements a pet needs to maintain a good quality of life.
Snake Bites. Each year hundreds of pets come into contact with venomous animals. As we continue to venture forth into the wilderness, veterinarian, Dr Carol Osborne offers tips
Hi Dr Carol, I adopted a tortie about 6 months ago from the local humane society. She is about 3 yrs old, fixed, and up to date with her shots. She is declawed in the front, and is always indoors.
Campaign against canine cancers expects eradication of disease within 10 to 20 years! Chagrin Falls, Ohio- june5, 2008- More than half of the dog-owning households in North America will experience the pain
Natural Herbal Remedies for Fleas & Mosquitoes in Dogs & Cats
Dear Dr. Carol, Two years ago at 11 years old, Trevor, my miniature apricot poodle, was showing signs of aging. He was no longer able to jump on and off the bed and was reluctant to climb stairs.
There’s much more to canine nutrition than just kibble and canned food. Our experts explore it all to give you a well-rounded perspective. BY MARCIA KING
Hi Dr. Carol, Meeka is doing quite well with her Pancreatic problem. Your PAAWS vitamins, enzymes and probiotics have helped a lot. Do I adjust the dose? Or maintain what she is on?
Researchers at the University of Minnesota and North Carolina State University found that man and his best friend share more than love-they also share the same genetic basis for certain types of cancer
The Wisdom Panel™ MX test is the most comprehensive DNA-based mixed breed test for dogs. It will identify more than 130 AKC-recognized breeds that may be present in mixed breed dogs
Genetics. Have you ever wondered if your mixed breed dog is more Collie than Labrador? Are you confused because you can’t see any Beagle in your Beagle mix?
Hello. You called last week to check on our dog, Tucker, asking for feedback. I have to admit I was very skeptical of your claims and product
Dog Barks. Computer Software analyzed the barks of dogs. Scientists have decoded the barks of dogs and identified six different types of barks.
I like the sound of Paaws Vitamins. My German Shepherd tests allergic to soy, wheat, corn and dairy. Do your vitamins have any of those ingredients?
Dementia. Boosting diets with vitamins C and E may prevent the onset of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome, (CDS). This is also referred to as Alzheimer’s disease in dogs
Dental Care for Dogs. Bright Whites for Pets: helps save teeth for dogs & cats! Although most of us take good care of our own teeth, our pets aren’t so lucky.
I live overseas were vet care is very limited. My 2 yr old cat has a severe mouth infection.
Doggie Dry Eye. Hi, Just happened to run across your website looking for homeopathic cures for doggie dry eye. I am a foster parent and board member for Michigan Pug Rescue
Dear readers, What follows is an email I recently received. Amelia asked me to help raise awareness of this serious issue. Please share your experiences and rescue-based organizations that exist in your area.
Question Dr. Carol I received the 10 bags of Dried Turkey Breast yesterday. Mini has gained a lot of weight, mostly because I feed her wrong.
Hi Carol, I hope this [order of PAAWS dog vitamins] helps our old girl out. She is a lab/basset mix and is 12 years old. She recently (3 months ago) had a tumor (soft tissue sarcoma) removed and then underwent 4 weeks of radiation treatment
Since cancer cells grow on carbohydrates, we reduce the carbohydrates as much as possible, to retard the growth of the cancer and we replace the carbohydrates with fat to supply appropriate energy needs for the dog.
Buy a Dog or a Cat and Enjoy Longer, Healthier Years Together With the New Year fast approaching, we are bombarded with advertisements for gyms memberships and treadmills to aid our New Year’s resolution
When Fido prefers to walk rather than run painful joints may be the culprit. Dogs, cats and other animals can suffer from arthritis just like people and the severity can be just as painful,
Dog Allergies. Hi Dr Carol, My dog has allergies-can you offer any suggestions. Thank you, Lydia
The pup we are getting is from the litter we looked at this weekend – not the one with the fused toes. This gal is the lady we took Jules to when we bred her. She only has one female sheltie now that she breeds and this was her first litter in two years — so we were very fortunate!