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
Recalls Affecting Pets and Humans. A number of recalls have been announced recently, and a few affect both pets and humans.
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…
Purina Recalls Cat Food. Nestle Purina PetCare Purina Recalls Cat Food is recalling one lot of Purina Veterinary Diets ® OM Overweight Management canned cat food after a consumer complaint to the Food and Drug Administration.
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.
The number of bags of pet food being recalled by Diamond Pet Foods continues to expand as at least fourteen people across the United States
Diamond Pet Foods. Missouri based Diamond Pet Foods has issued a voluntary recall of one run of Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Light Formula dry dog food.
Myself and other pet health professionals have been speaking out against the chicken jerky treats from Waggin’ Train for months, warning consumers that these treats have been linked to illness and death in several dogs. Now, a $5 million class action lawsuit has been filed against Nestle’ Purina and Wal-Mart by a pet owner whose…
A grieving pet owner recently reached out to Holistic veterinarian, Dr Carol Osborne, DVM, after her 2 beloved dogs ate Wagon Train Chicken Treats, experienced Fanconi Syndrome
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
Miracle Cat Defies Death Chamber. A stray cat named Andrea, from Utah managed to survive not just one, but two trips through the animal shelter’s gas chamber.
Fanconi Syndrome. Since the FDA issued an initial warning 3 years ago, complaints are on the rise yet again. Today, November 18, 2011 the FDA issued another warning to dog owners.
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.
Fellow Pet Lovers I wanted to share the latest update regarding Pet Diabetes and the Vetsulin Class Action Law Suit. The FDA has finally announced the fact that the Vetsulin Critical Need Program and Vetsulin is no longer available to treat pet diabetes in dogs or cats.
Pet Products to remove Excess Phosphorus for Dogs & Cats with Kidney Disease. Aluminum hydroxide (ALOH) is currently recommended by Board Certified Veterinary Internists at the University of Davis
You can prepare a homemade diet for your pet as easily as for your family. These pet recipes will help keep your family’s furry, best 4-legged companions happy and healthy.
Dr. Carol Osborne, a world-renowned integrative veterinarian, pet researcher and leading authority on alternative and holistic veterinary medicine
Dr. Larry Nagode (DVM, Ph.D.) professor at The Ohio State University Veterinary College recommends treating pets in chronic kidney failure with phosphorus values over 6 with aluminum hydroxide binders
Media hype about antioxidants benefits for pets and people is swarming! Press releases dictated by pet food corporate giants warn dog and cat owners about the many dangers of feeding human food to pets, thereby protecting their bottom line
Salmonella bacterial contamination has been detected in 22 veterinary pet food brands including Iams and Eukanuba pet food formulas for dogs and cats.
The Food and Drug Administration reports that Hartz initiated a recall on nearly 75,000 8-ounce bags of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs.
Pet Cancer. The Role Pet Nutritional Supplements Play in the Treatment and Management Of Pet Cancer Therapy for Dogs and Cats. Statistics run by the Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University (CSU)
Dr. Carol – what can I say…you’re truly a blessing!!! My 8 year old Lab, Harley got very sick. My dog wasn’t eating and I had to take a water bowl to her to get her to drink.
Pet Diabetes continues to plaque our dogs and cats. In addition, the Vetsulin controversy continues on a daily basis with frustrated pet diabetes owners searching for answers and safe solutions to replace the tainted Vetsulin.
What is responsible for the recent surge of pet cancer rates in dogs and cats? What are the major factors that have changed over the last several years that may be the culprits?
Blindness cured with a shot is now a reality for pet owners whose dogs have suddenly gone blind due to a disease called SARDS.
Pet Vitamin Supplements. The list of tainted pet products is so extensive, I wanted to provide a list to date of the potentially deadly pet vitamin supplements recalled this year by the FDA.
The FDA recalled several pet vitamin supplements. It started with United Pet Groups Pro-Pet Adult Daily Vitamin Supplement tablets for Dogs
How many pet owners have considered preparing wholesome home-made meals for their dogs and cats but have been scared by the latest media hype warnings about people food that may be toxic to pets?