Skin Infections & Allergies. Bacterial skin infections are the third major cause of itching in dogs. Most of these infections occur when the immune system is compromised by allergies, illness or stress.
Pet Arthritis, which is also called canine degenerative joint disease 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
Brain & Nerve Regeneration. Lund University researchers in Sweden have discovered a new novel source of stem cells located in adult human brains.
Queen Elizabeth II, always known for her love of dogs, lost two of her canine companions this week. Monty, a 13 year old Welsh corgi and the queen’s favorite, passed at the royal’s Scottish family estate in Balmoral
Stem Cell Therapy. Today researchers estimate that 20% or one out of every five dogs develops some form of canine arthritis. Published studies validate the fact that by age two
The leading cause of death in dogs today is due to pet cancer. Genetic predisposition, diet and lifestyle are all considered to be major risk factors, and new evidence suggests that diet and anti-oxidant supplementation
I wanted to share this note I received from a pet owner whose 12 year old Yorkie named Xena was diagnosed with Canine Diabetes.
Neutered Dogs Risk Prostate Cancer. Contrary to what may pet owners may believe, neutering male dogs actually increases the risk of prostate cancer eight fold.
Pet Aging. Despite the fact that your dog’s body naturally produces small amounts of Vitamin C, recent research indicates that supplementing your canines diet with additional sources of Vitamin C
Dog Kidney Failure. I wanted to share a nice note with our pet loving community that I received from Libby, a pet lover from Georgia who owns a Pekingese dog named Peekaboo.
Heart Failure Patients Hold New Hope : According to a recently published study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and reported by the American Heart Association
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB), announced plans to allow pet vaccine manufacturing firms to release new batches of vaccinations
FDA’s Chicken Jerky Alert Expands to Duck & Sweet Potatoes. Over the last several years more than 1300 dogs have become sickened, several of whom suffered from diseases ranging from Fanconi-Like Syndrome to kidney failure and death
Complementing Pet Cancer Treatment with Massage Therapy: Dealing with a cancer diagnosis and the subsequent treatment process can take both a physical and an emotional toll on a pet just as it does on a person
Canine Lymphoma Chemotherapy. Lymphoma cancer or Canine Lymphosarcoma is treatable but not yet curable in dogs. The earliest lymphoma is detected in many dogs is what vets call Stage IIIA; note that all stages may be treated.
Canine Lymphoma. When dogs are diagnosed with lymphoma cancer or lymphosarcoma, many pet owners seek out complementary therapies to help their pet deal with the disease and its treatment.
Dog Cancer : Lymphoma : While many pet owners who receive a diagnosis of lymphoma or lymphosarcoma for their dog will opt for chemotherapy, other pet owners seek out a more natural approach
Lymphoscarcoma, also called non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma or lymphoma, is the most commonly treated cancer in dogs. We’ve already discussed tests that may be useful in determining lymphosarcoma in dogs.
Lymphoma, also referred to as Lymphosarcoma is the most commonly treated form of cancer in dogs. Also called lymphoma or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, lymphosarcoma may be diagnosed after a routine veterinary
Several weeks ago I spoke with a pet owner who has two lovely Westie pups. I recommended they give PAAWS vitamins to their pets for a few weeks and then see for themselves how adding a simple supplement
As spring draws to a close and summer is around the corner, many of us are already planning a vacation. For those pet loving families searching where to go and what to do along with Fido and Fluffy, choices are plentiful and today’s options cover the whole family.
Reports of dog attacks or dog bites generate a lot of attention when they make the news, but the truth of the matter is that dog bites occur nearly 4.7 million times a year.
Although many pet owners understand that feeding nutritious home-cooked meals and supplementing with high quality vitamins is the healthiest way to go, there are days when you simply
Multiple voluntary pet food recalls within the last two months prompted a recent Food and Drug Administration inspection of Diamond Pet Foods’ Gaston, South Carolina food processing plant. The FDA released the Form 483 Inspection Observations that were noted during an investigation that took place between April 13, 2012 and April 20, 2012. Since the…
Animal Heroes. Turning on the daily news can sometimes leave one depressed about much of the news is bad, or has a negative slant.
Introducing Your Pet. Having a baby can be a joyous occasion, but many new parents worry how their four legged pets will adjust to having a new member of the family.
Heatstroke. Many areas of the country are already experiencing higher than average temperatures, and summer hasn’t arrived yet.
Should we really be surprised that the pet food recall continues to expand? At least two more individuals have been reportedly sickened due to contact with pet food that was contaminated with a strain of salmonella.
Coffee Enema. Dr. Carol Osborne has seen first-hand the effects a coffee enema can have a dog – and in one particular case, the effect was nothing short of miraculous.
Boxers and cancer are, unfortunately, like bread and butter. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death of dogs in the United States. Mast cell tumors are a common type of cancer that affects Boxers.