When humans think of the term stem cell therapy, they usually think of the controversial issue, regardless of which side of the debate they support. But though the uses of embryonic tissue in human stem cell research are hotly debated, stem cells have been utilized more effectively in animal medicine. Veterinarians have found effective uses for ...Read More
We all have heard of famous dogs in commercials such as Gitget “The Taco Bell Chihuahua.” She died in of a heart attack in 2009. She died when she was 15 years old. Can you believe this dog always flew first class? She is also the dog from Legally Blonde II. Chihuahuas’ are supposed to be, smart, friendly, and very loyal dogs. ...Read More
#1 Prevention For Paws
Many paw injuries can be prevented with just a little extra care and planning. Do a pre-check in new areas before letting your pet run and play. Check areas for any pet hazards like sharp objects and broken glass that may have been left laying around. Look for any chemicals or toxic liquids that could cause ...Read More
It depends how old is your dog obviously. If your dog is a puppy chances are he will become more attached to you & see you like a daddy/mommy type. I remember a dog we adopted once when he was a puppy & he will imitate us. He will seat on the recliner, wear my glasses. He will not seat like a dog at all... I think he thought he was human & had t...Read More
Having just opened in 2011, Fetch Club has already been voted one of the five best dog parks in the USA by Paw Nation and is adding members fast. Think full service spa and fitness club and you’re halfway to understanding all that this amazing club has to offer. Fetch Club is located in New York, NY, but could easily fit in in Los Angel...Read More
We all want our pets to be happy and healthy. Giving them a few extra treats or table scraps seems like a kind and loving thing to do. However when the pounds start turning your pet into a rollie-pollie pet, or the added pounds add a health risk or make it harder for them to get around, it's time to help them get back into shape.
Dogs can gain some extra pounds just as we do that might cause serious health complications. Those extra pounds put greater stress on their joints, hearts, lungs, liver, and kidneys so it’s easier for them to get injured & it could be dangerous if they undergo surgery. Why is your dog overweight? Too much food or very little exercise&helli...Read More
Obesity is just as bad for animals as it is for humans, increasing risks of heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, and other problems. However, it isn't always easy to tell if a pet is just stocky, or if they are unhealthily overweight. Because the parameters for animal body shape are different than humans, here are a list of signs that yo...Read More
How can a person being blind love dogs so very much like Helen did? Dogs are such angelical creatures. Sometimes our dogs don’t act like angels but they are always very happy to see us. They make our tough days more bearable. I’m sure Helen’s days were more bearable with the company of her dogs. She was hearing and visually imp...Read More
Have you ever thought about taking your dog to the dentist with you? It will certainly be fun. Your dentist will stare at you as you proceed to suggest he examine your dog’s teeth. Dogs can have tooth injuries. Inflammation and infection will be inevitable and your dog will experience pain and discomfort but don’t panic…There ...Read More
Well, around this time of the year people usually get together with their families & exchange Christmas presents, etc. Will love trying something different this year? Maybe a romantic get away, or decorating with different colors, move around furniture, new holiday recipes, listen to some different Christmas music,buya purple outfit instea...Read More
Do you have any hope & dreams for your new year? Are there any things left undone? Places you wanted to visit? People you wanted to meet? Things you wanted to buy? Or perhaps you bought tooooo many things you don’t need ha ha. Sometimes you feel guilty for not having done things you should have done. The New Year always brings new opportun...Read More
Eyeballs stay round and symmetrical because of the amount of water they have inside.
However when “over-inflated” with water, the pressure can cause pain and blindness
Fluid circulates through our eyes at a certain rate, being produced by the ciliary body and draining out by the edges of the iris. An analogous sit...Read More
In my opinion, choosing a good groomer for your dog is akin to choosing your hairstylist, your roommate, or your daycare provider. Yes, I think it’s that important. Why? This person is solely responsible for your dog, your furry child, for hours on end when you are not in sight… routinely.
I think...Read More
Well, I’m not going to say exactly what you are expecting. No, there are no gyms for dogs… but dogs that exercise are happier & healthier. Some people think that larger dogs require more exercise than smaller ones but that’s not necessarily true. Some large breeds will rather have none, but obviously regular exercise it’...Read More
Just like any other pet, cockatiels are susceptible to health issues. One common issue is liver disease. There are, however, a few different steps a cockatiel owner can take to help avoid this type of illness.
Liver Disease in Cockatiels
Liver disease is generally a slow and progressive disease where healthy liver tissue is replaced by...Read More
Giving pets human food is almost never a good idea, and can often be outright hazardous. Even though we eat many of the same meats that are found in pet foods, the way we prepare our food and the way they are suited to eating are worlds apart. A particularly dangerous example is turkey, and unfortunately, next week will see quite a lot of Thanks...Read More
There are over 800 dog breeds in the world. Amazing! The five most popular breeds are Labrador, Golden, Beagle, Yorkshire Terrier, and German Shepherd. It doesn’t necessarily mean that popular breeds are healthy. Some people want dogs for their appearance and others prefer a dog with a good health record. Although most breeds have had heal...Read More
All of us get excited when we adopt a new puppy & bring it home. However, most of us forget about a few things we should purchase before bringing in our new family member. Some people out there like buying bedding from garage sales. I prefer buying new blankets on sale; after you wash the used ones over & over again they won’t last that mu...Read More
Keeping your dog healthy is one of the greatest responsibilities of every pet owner. When you bring your new puppy home and begin it on a proper diet, you can feel good that you are meeting your dog’s needs right from the beginning.
Often, new pet owners wonder what food they should begin their puppy on. The problem oft...Read More