Category Archives: Canine Health

Articles and information related to canine health

New Natural Care Pet Magazine

Dogs…Naturally! is an exciting new magazine dedicated to delivering the latest information on raw feeding, vaccinations, holistic health care, behavior and training. Dogs…Naturally! is for dog owners, breeders, trainers, health professionals, and anybody who wants to learn about the best … Continue reading

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Holiday Safety

The holidays are a busy time, with family and friends coming into the house and good food just laying around on counters and coffee tables! If your dog is apt to running away, be sure to put a sign on … Continue reading

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Pig Ears & Hooves Recall

From the FDA: “December 9, 2009 – Sanger, CA– Pet Carousel has initiated a recall of all Pig Ears and all varieties of Beef Hoof pet treats because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The problem was discovered after FDA … Continue reading

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NEW DNA Test coming in Oct 09

According to a press release, “Launching this October is Wisdom Panel(TM) Professional, which will eventually replace the current Wisdom Panel(TM) MX product. This blood-based mixed-breed dog genetic test will be offered exclusively through veterinarians and will be capable of detecting … Continue reading

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Digestive Enzymes

There are hundreds of pet digestive enzymes on the market and several very good ones.  This product, Digest-All Plus was recently featured in the March 09 Whole Dog Journal by Dr. Kovacs who discussed its efficacy in treating dogs with … Continue reading

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Vet Care Advocate

Veterinarian Medicine has made huge strides in some arenas and huge failings in others. Many vet hospitals have gone corporate and even those that aren’t corporate are overflowing with patients and the vet to patient ratio is gigantic. When faced … Continue reading

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Treat Fleas Naturally

Summertime brings the sun and lots of pesty little creatures crawling about! Here in the Northwest we mostly are concerned about fleas on our dogs, although Ticks are present in the Northwest they are not as big a problem for … Continue reading

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New Boxer Heart Testing!

Kudo’s to the dedicated research staff at Washington State U ! Last month WSU veterinary cardiologist Kathryn M. Meurs discovered a mutant gene in the Boxer breed that causes a type of heart disease that can be fatal in animals … Continue reading

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FDA Approves New Drug for Cushing’s Disease

On May 11th, 2009 the FDA announced: FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Cushing’s Disease in Dogs The Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Vetoryl (trilostane) Capsules, a new drug for the treatment of pituitary-dependent and adrenal-dependent … Continue reading

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DNA Dog Poop ?

Better pick up that poop !  BioPet Vet Lab can now identify your dog by droppings left at the scene ! According to BioPet “Unfortunately, every neighborhood has to deal with some amount of unscooped dog waste that impacts the … Continue reading

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