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!
Since the vet changed him to the low protein diet, he’s not getting the glucosamine and chrondrotin and I think it helps him. Sometimes I miss doses (as you can tell) 🙂 Whenever I travel with or without him it slips.
Dear Dr. Carol, My English Bulldog, Roc “Ann”, has been taking PAAWS for dogs since he was 7 years old. Many people, including a few veterinarians, have told me that a bulldog’s life expectancy is typically between 8-10 years
Pet Toys. Due to concerns of lead paint in children’s toys made in China, as well as the massive toy recalls, pet owners and veterinarians alike are becoming concerned about dog and cat toys as well.
This is the first time in the past 3 weeks I’ve been capable to reply and thank people who sent cards in regards to our losing “Jules”
Genetic Discovery- Dogs With Black Fur Live Longer. Genetic Discovery Reveals Link between dog’s hair coat color and his ability to fight infection and ward off stress.
Select Poultry Products. Bravo! announces a voluntary recall of select tubes of three of its poultry products for cats and dogs.
Dr. Carol, I just returned from the vet whose speciality is internal medicine (Dr. Sharon Thieson). In regards to Lebeau, she performed an ultrasound that showed a mass in the spleen
Severe Health Threat to Dogs. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has recently been made aware of several complaints from pet owners and veterinarians that multiple brands of jerky treats
Pet IDs. Pet owners may have false sense of security after micro-chipping their pets! Television commercials may be offering false hope to pet owners who choose to microchip their pets. Pet owners are urged to use microchips because of their safety and security. But, confusion in the industry and an incomplete database combine to put pets…
Allergies. Is your dog endlessly scratching? Is your dog chewing on his paws? Does your dog’s scratching and itching keep you up at night? Thinking it is just fleas?
Keeping pets safe and comfortable drives the change to the use of lasers! He or she may not look like Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia, but the odds are increasingly good that your family veterinarian has laser technology available in his or her hospital.
Hi Dr. Carol, Thanks for the update on the new food. We have found that the canned duck diet is softer than the other varieties and is, therefore, ideal for hiding pills.
Ever wanted an exact copy of your favorite pet? Well, now it’s possible – but is it smart? Most pet owners have suffered the loss of a very dear and special pet.
They are all the rage across the United States and beyond. Cross-breed dogs such as cock-a-poos have been around for many years, while newer crosses, such as labradoodles and puggles have just begun to become popular
Animal Poison Control Center seeing more cases of Xylitol toxicity in pets. The sugar substitute, Xylitol, has been a great development in the fight against tooth decay and in helping diabetics
New legislation and awareness campaigns aid in care for evacuated pets Thousands of pet owners are forced to leave their pets behind each year due to unexpected natural and man-made disasters.
The strength of the human-animal bond often causes owners to reach out and embrace alternative medicines to help their pets. Being aware of the pitfalls, as well as the benefits of chiropractic medicine is not only important to owners, but to the veterinarian as well.
Personally, I’ll remember this year as the year pet food got turned upside down.. First, the massive pet food scare and then lead-contaminated children’s toys really shed a poor light on Chinese imports.
Omega-3. What are omega-3 fatty acids? Omega-3 fatty acids are a form of polyunsaturated fats, one of four basic types of fats that animals and humans derive from food.