Happy New Year for 2021/ 2022. I personally want to wish everyone a great new year and happy holidays from everyone at Chagrin Falls Veterinary Center & Pet Clinic and Dr. Carol’s Pet Supplements. Holidays promise joy and celebration, but the festivities can also lead to stress and anxiety for people and pets. It is…
As a dedicated dog parent, you should be concerned if your dog or puppy eats dirt or rocks. This can be a very dangerous behavior. Eating excessive dirt or just one rock has the potential to cause intestinal blockage or choking. Choking will be obvious, but intestinal blockage may happen without you even knowing it until it’s too late. Not to mention all the chemicals and waste found in today’s dirt.
According to the holistic veterinarian, Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM of Chagrin Falls Pet Clinic in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, “The Key Is To Introduce Them Gradually.” She says, “expecting a new baby can change a lot of things, including your adult dog’s behavior. His position in your family will change and you don’t want him to…
Breast cancer is most often associated with humans, but dogs develop this malignancy as well. The good news is that there are many steps you can take to reduce the risk in your own canine companion. We don’t often think of breast cancer in association with our canine companions. But the fact is, the incidence of mammary tumors in dogs is higher than in any other domesticated animal.
Worms are icky enough without having to worry about catching some from your dog. However, there are several worm infections you can catch from Fido—and it’s a lot easier than you think to get them.
Trying to figure out what to do to get your dog to stop barking? Most dog owners know that life with a dog can be noisy sometimes. It’s just fair trade for all the unconditional love …
One minute your dog is fine, and then suddenly your dog is incapacitated. As confusing as this sounds, canine strokes may be more common than what was once believed.
Is your dog’s breath to stinky for words? Wondering what options are available to sweeten up your canine’s breath? Bad breath in dogs might seem like a minor inconvenience, but when it’s your dog with the wicked breath, it’s a huge deal.
Dog Breast Cancer Rate Surpasses Humans. Does your dog have a lump or a bump you have been wondering about? The American Kennel Club discussed this with integrative veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne
Canine mammary tumors are the most common cancer in intact [not spayed] female dogs and account for approximately half of all canine cancers.
Dogs eating dirt? Dogs are fascinated by weird things. Let’s see, there’s the garbage. And of course other dogs’ pee and poop. And for some dogs – dirt.
Got a chow hound? Don‘t let the holiday stress get the best of your dog this season. Avoid thorny, canine vomiting issues and stay out of the Pet ER!.
Dog gets 2nd Chance at Life with Naturally Regenerated Kidneys I wanted to share this wonderful, uplifting story with all of our pet loving readers. We met Petey, a 10 year old Italian Greyhound, a few months ago. His owner walked in, very distraught and said her vet gave her beloved dog, Petey less than…
Canine Pancreatitis is severe inflammation of your pet’s pancreas that often occurs as a result of eating too much rich, fatty food and/or getting into the trash. Dogs over indulging on holiday table scraps often end up with indigestion, vomiting and/or diarrhea. These are signs of Pancreatitis. With repeated bouts of inflammation, the pancreas loses…
Today, thousands of senior dogs are in need of homes. Unfortunately, due to a variety of circumstances, senior pets are often left behind. For example, when owners relocate, become ill, have children, etc., it is quite common for the pets to remain behind. Sometimes these dogs are forfeited to an animal shelter, or sadly dumped…
Science has validated the fact that baby toys can effectively stimulate a child’s brain along critical parts of their developmental pathway. The brains of puppies can be stimulated and their level of intelligence enhanced with new designer dog toys, created specifically to challenge and stimulate their mind. Dr. Carol offers playtime tips and exercise ideas…
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
Opened just five months ago, the Chagrin Falls Pet Clinic is gaining attention for its innovative integrative wellness for pet dogs and cats.
Dear Dr. Carol, I am pleased to inform you that my 8 year old miniature Dachshund, Sonny, appears to have more vitality, and appears slightly leaner, and less bloated over the last few weeks since he has been on your Paaws Vitamins! I definitely look forward to starting him on your eye products pending, as I have a feeling…
Dog Treats Recalled Again. Protein crunch dog bars, sold under the brand Charlee Bear are being recalled due to Salmonella bacterial contamination. These protein dog bars were distributed across the United States
US Military Working Dogs. Most of us are familiar with the heroic efforts our military working dogs provide both in the United States and abroad. Thanks to John Burnham, a decorated Vietnam War Veteran dog handler
Hi Dr. Carol, My dog, Missy, was diagnosed ten years ago by two veterinarians and both said she needed surgery on her hind leg knees, because she injured the ligaments.
With our impressive array of technologies, like GPS and “smart” phones, one might hope that finding a lost pet is getting easier.
Dear Dr. Carol, My dog Sebastian is 12 years old. He has severe allergies. His coat had spots that were bald and his ears were very dark and the skin was thick and infected looking.
Hi Doctor Carol, Max, my 13 year old lab looked good today he was active and actually able to go up and down the stairs which he did several times. He barked and wagged his tail.
It’s never easy to let go of a loved one, whether they have two legs or four. Pet owners often console themselves by saying they are “easing their pet’s misery” when they ask for euthanasia after diagnosis of a terminal illness
Canine Influenza Virus (H3N8) is a novel canine virus first identified in September of 2004 as a respiratory disease in racing greyhounds in Florida.
I just wanted to let you know that my 10 year old maltese, Flower is enjoying her Paaws vitamins each day. She loves them and we can already see improvement in her attitude, energy and arthritis.
Dear Dr. Carol, How in the WORLD do you have time to hand-write such a lovely note of sympathy, you big Sweetheart? To even think of sending it is what goes to my heart!