The grass is green and inviting and the weather is great – what better time to throw a ball with your dog or go on an hours-long walk? Unfortunately, all this natural beauty and extra time outside comes with some risks to your family dog: Namely, mosquito bites. You may know all the go-to remedies for…
The 4th of July is a time for friends, family, and fun. But it can also be a time of fear for our furry pet friends. Fireworks can be scary and loud for them, so how can we keep our pets safe and happy during this holiday? Here are some tips to make the 4th…
Dogs are naturally curious and love to explore, but that can lead to trouble if they come across a snake. Venomous snake bites can be life-threatening for your dog. An estimated 150,000 dogs and cats are bitten each year. Immediately getting your dog the treatment they need can increase their chances of survival.
Summer may not have officially arrived, but outdoor temperatures have been soaring all across the country. Many well-meaning pet owners taking their pooches outside to enjoy nice long walks are noticing their dogs are reluctant to tag along. This veterinarian and author have had several clients comment on their dog’s lack of energy, pep and…
Spotting heat stroke in dogs isn’t always easy. Veterinarians say these are the signs every dog owner should know.
Keeping Pets Cool During the Dog Days of Summer. Don’t let summer’s scorching temperatures get the best of your pet this year. While you’re having fun in the sun with Fido, Veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM shares a few tips to help keep your canine cool, safe and comfortable so you can both enjoy the outdoors.
Following these expert-approved Pool Safety Tips will help keep your dog safe all summer long. There’s no better way to spend a summer day than lounging poolside with the fam, including your dog. But that idyllic summer day holds potential dangers to your pet’s health. While there are no confirmed statistics on just how many dogs drown in pools each year
They’re a great way to socialize your pup and help him burn off some extra energy. But before you pack up for a trip to the nearest dog park, make sure you read these safety tips first.
Dr. Carol Osborne is a world-renowned veterinarian and author. She shared some great tips with Fox 8’s Stefani Schaefer on how to keep your dogs cool during the summer heat.
Many areas of the country are already experiencing higher than average temperatures, and summer hasn’t arrived yet. It’s not usual for pet owners to take their four-legged friends on outings during the spring months
Dr. Carol appears on Fox and shows you summer gear to help your pets beat the heat!
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
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.
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
Snake Bites. Each year hundreds of pets come into contact with venomous animals. As we continue to venture forth into the wilderness, veterinarian, Dr Carol Osborne offers tips
Holidays. More than one half of US pet owners take their pets with them on vacation! With their own seat belts, pet friendly hotels and campgrounds, and even their own luggage, our pets are often finding themselves along for the ride as we head out for our summertime vacation destinations.
HEATSTROKE AND YOUR DOG
Heatstroke is caused by a combination of high temperatures, humidity, and poor ventilation. In spite of the warnings, many dogs suffer from heatstroke because they are left in cars on hot summer days.