Category Archives: Canine Health Care

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Canine Nutrition University

Many pet product manufacturers are using various educational programs to boost awareness of their products.  I can live with a little product placement as long as the education is solid. Proportions, a division of SmartPak Canine, launched their Canine Nutrition … Continue reading

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Yellow Jacket Alerts!

Over the 4th of July weekend Pierce county hospitals saw numerous individuals for severe stings. “Five people have been hospitalized due to anaphylactic shock from bee or wasp stings, and that’s an unusual number,” said Joby Winans of the Pierce … Continue reading

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Banfield/PetSmart “unethical medical and business practices”?

A recent lawsuit filed by a disgruntled veterinarian launches some pretty serious accusations against Banfield such as “unethical medical and business practices that endangered the well-being of patients and gouged their owners”. Banfield uses a “performance based incentive” or “commission” … Continue reading

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Prescription Only?

“A prescription drug is a licensed medicine that is regulated by legislation to require a prescription before it can be obtained. The term is used to distinguish it from over-the-counter drugs which can be obtained without a prescription….In the United … Continue reading

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New Hot Spot, Wound & Infection Product Launched

Announced today over at Medical News, Vetericyn Inc. launched a New wound and infection product.  According to their website: When your dog has an open wound or infection, Vetericyn should be the product of choice because it is easy to … Continue reading

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Be a Good Vet Client

We all expect our Veterinarians to give us the best care at all times and under all circumstances.  Many of us often do not take the time to think or even consider what is it that WE as clients can … Continue reading

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Worms & Germs

I found a new blog today, well new to me anyways.  “Worms and Germs – Promoting Safe Pet Ownership”  here is a description from their site: Worms & Germs Blog is a joint venture of the Ontario Veterinary College‘s Centre … Continue reading

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Christmas Time Doggie Dangers

While Poinsetta’s aren’t deadly they can cause stomach upset and vomiting.  Mistletoe and Holly are considered somewhat toxic to dogs.  Also beware of those bulb gifts of Amaryllis, Narcissus (daffodil) and of course the Christmas tree itself can pose alot … Continue reading

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Chicken Jerky Warning

Preliminary Animal Health Notification December 19, 2008 FDA Continues To Receive Complaints about Chicken Jerky Products for Dogs and Cautions Consumers The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to caution consumers of a potential association between the development of illness … Continue reading

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