Training a puppy can result in a well-mannered pet. It can also mean the difference between life and death. Ten million dogs are euthanized each year because of bad behavior
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.
Why Dogs Bite. Over one million people are bitten by dogs each year. This figure probably represents only half the number of actual bites because the rest go unreported.
Allergy Issues. Allergic skin disease cited as #1 reason for visit to the veterinarian! Whether it’s due to pollen or molds, the spring, summer and fall can be rough seasons for those with allergies.
Pet food manufacturers and veterinary leaders help provide needed information! Chagrin Falls, Ohio-July 16, 2008
For people, avoiding high blood pressure entails eating right, getting enough exercise, avoiding high risk activities such as smoking and drinking, and hopefully getting the right combination of genes.
Recent surveys of pet owners have shown that more than 70% of them agree that their pet is part of the family.
It’s a talent to make the most productive sword swallower jealous. Our dogs have an uncanny ability to swallow dangerous objects, such as knives and sticks, and still act as if nothing was wrong.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio-July 16, 2008 Avian flu is in the news, but did you know that dogs also have a new flu virus and it is spreading rapidly.
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.
Dr. Carol, I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful products that I have my little dog, Brownie use. A few months ago she was having trouble getting up and going up steps.
Just wanted to pass along we fed our 3 chihuahuas Waggin Train Jerky Tenders and one of the dogs has become seriously ill.
As summertime temperatures soar, heat related deaths of dogs increase as well! Chagrin Falls, Ohio- July 7, 2008- Hot dogs may be a popular summertime treat for baseball fans and backyard cookouts
Campaign against canine cancers expects eradication of disease within 10 to 20 years! Chagrin Falls, Ohio- June 27, 2008- More than half of the dog-owning households in North America
Cutting edge technology can help lessen discomfort, send pets home sooner. Chagrin falls, Ohio- June 26, 2008- Fortunately, most of our pets will only undergo one surgery during their lifetimes
Most dogs and cats don’t mind letting their owners take a look inside their mouth to look at the teeth. First, look at your pets face. Both sides should match. Look for any abnormal swellings.
Recently, the need for a higher level of health care for senior pets has been recognized by veterinary medicine.
Pet owners join movement to reduce pollution and conserve natural resources From organized recycling drives to hybrid vehicles, people show their concern for our environment in a variety of ways.
The American Veterinary Medical Association recently has posted a Media Alert warning veterinarians that multiple brands of jerky treats manufactured in China have been making dogs sick.
Degenerative Myelopathy. When owners of dogs disabled by arthritis or by incurable nerve diseases such as Degenerative Myelopathy
Chagrin falls, Ohio April 5, 2008- Researchers in Toronto, Canada have found antibiotic-resistant Staph bacteria (MRSA) in pork products bought in retail stores across the country.
Menu Pet Foods. The total cost of pet food recall estimated at $53.8 million. A tentative settlement with Menu Foods has been reached according to officials.
Super Fleas. Toxicity and ineffectiveness cited as chief concerns with current products, but is it warranted? Despite powerful flea control medications, some pet owners are searching for alternatives
Salmonella . Because of Salmonella Health Risk. The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily recalling a second specific lot of Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats due to concerns that bottles within the lot
Canine Resorts are popping up at some of America’s largest airports. A growing number of airports are seeing 24-hour pet hotels being built inside or near their compounds, saving travelers the headache
Pedigree and Whiskas cat food produced by Mars killed thousands of dogs and cats in Asia in 2004. Veterinary pathologists have determined that the outbreak of contaminated pet foods that killed hundreds
Health officials in Colorado believe the salmonella bacteria responsible for contaminating Alamosa’s municipal water supply and making nearly 300 people sick is the same strain found locally in birds, deer and other warm-blooded animals.
Zoonotic Diseases. Infection Protection Chapter Eleven (c) Dr. Carol Osborne, D.V.M. Currently, there are over 200 Zoonoses, or animal diseases, transmissible to people that are a significant infectious risk
On Tuesday a 16-year-old boy from Santa Maria died from contracting Rabies Virus. The teen apparently traveled with a friend from Mexico and health officials are trying to locate his companion.
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