Keeping your pets safe is paramount around Christmas. Cookie dough, raisins, grapes, macadamia nuts and coffee are all on the naughty list when it comes to pets this holiday season and all year round. “Over 60 percent of the emergencies veterinarians see over the holidays are a direct result of pets eating indiscriminately,” said Dr.…
THE CANINE OBESITY EPIDEMIC:If your dog is 15 percent or more above his ideal weight, he is obese. Being just 10% percent overweight decreases a dog’s life span by one-third and predisposes him to heart, liver and kidney disease as well as to arthritis, diabetes, and cancer. Currently over half of dogs and cats in…
Traditional medicine is well established however holistic alternatives are natural and very effective for many ailments in pets.
Hello Fellow Pet Lovers! I wanted to share a nice note I received from a pet owner whose dog, William, an 8 year old Cocker Spaniel, suffered with severe canine skin allergies
For the last 10 years, the word antioxidant has become part of our vocabulary. Pet Antioxidants are widely recognized as one of the most important weapons in the battle against pet disease.
Procter & Gamble (P&G) recently announced a voluntary recall of pet food products for dogs and cats after the Michigan Department of Agriculture detected Salmonella bacterial contamination in a bag of randomly tested pet food.
Grain Free Brands. After testing positive for Salmonella bacterial contamination, by the Michigan Department of Agriculture, Natura Pet Products is recalling several lots of its dry pet food brands. The recall affects California Natural, Evo, Innova and Healthwise dog and cat foods. Salmonella bacterial diseases are Zoonotic which means they are easily transmitted between pets and…
Pet Death Links Jerky Treats to Politics in USA & China. Since 2007, chicken jerky treats from China have sickened over 3000 dogs and to date, more than 500 dogs have died as well as one cat.
The Anti-Aging “A” Natural Pet Supplement List for Your Dog & Cat compiled by Dr. Carol Osborne at Chagrin Falls Veterinary and Pet Clinic
Claudia’s Canine Cuisine has issued a voluntary recall of 3 varieties of their pet treats. Sold in 7.5 ounce bags, Dog Candy Holiday Hound Cake and Blueberry Hound Cake are the three pet treats for which they issued this recall.
Wellness Pet Food Recall & Solutions. Wellness has issued a recall of one of its wellness dog food recipes. The recall applies specifically to the 12 pound bags of Wellness Small Breed Adult Health dry dog food
Pet Nutritional Supplements. Most of us are familiar with the many health benefits of pet nutritional supplements for dogs and cats. On the other hand there are certain pet supplements that are not only less
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.
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
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
Puppy Food.When pet owners open their hearts and homes to a new puppy, they are often supplied a sample package of the food their pet has been eating at his temporary home.
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…
Pet Food Labels. Pet food is big business with over 65 million households in the United States being home to one or more dogs.
What Not to Feed Your Pet. Because we routinely feed our pets bits and pieces of “human food” as a treat or snack, it is important that pet owners keep in mind a list of foods that are not safe to feed.
Homemade Pet Meals. As we wrap up our week-long series on delicious homemade pet recipes, these last two are known as favorites among those with padded paws!
Dogs Like Salmon. Cats aren’t the only four-legged members of the household who enjoy the taste of salmon. Many dogs also like salmon and other fish foods, especially when the recipe is flavored with some other enticing ingredients.
Cats demand foods that are both tasty and pleasing to their noses. While some cats will eat only meat or fish, many enjoy a variety in their diet.
Dogs, much like their human parents, often love pasta and noodle dishes. When the days heat up but the evenings and nights remain a bit cooler, few foods can fill the belly like a plate of lasagna.
Pet Breakfast Recipes. Holistic veterinarian recommends feeding your pet twice each day, so starting them off with a healthy and filling breakfast is important!
Face it, many cats love chocolate. And, because we humans love chocolate too, we have probably contributed to our pets’ taste for this treat. But for cats, this ‘treat’ can be deadly.
Looking for a great low fat, low sugar dog treat? Try making your dog carrot and hummus cookies, safety guaranteed by Dr Carol. Recipe: courtesy of Ana and her diabetic dog Xena.