Emergencies for your dog can happen at any time. Some are minor, while others can be life threatening. In the November/December 2010 issue of American Kennel Club’s AKC Family Dog contributor and veterinarian Jeff Grognet, DVM offers advice on what you can treat at home and when you should bring your dog to the veterinarian. Among them:
Friskies® celebrated “Cat Diaries: The First Ever Movie Filmed by Cats” with a red carpet premiere and cocktail party last night at The Grove in Los Angeles. Celebrity cat lover DENISE RICHARDS was in attendance. The film was screened prior to a special engagement of a recently released full-feature animated film. FRISKIES® brand cat food debuted […]
By VCA Hospitals
Breakthroughs in veterinarian medicine across wellness, trauma, infections and surgery have led to our pets surviving more conditions and living longer. The extended life of a pet consequently provides an increased chance for developing other issues, including cancer. One in four domesticated dogs in the United States will die of cancer, and that number increases to almost one in two for dogs who reach the age of 10.
Owners can take a proactive role in identifying cancer in their pets. Skin tumors, the most common cancer in dogs and cats, can be easily felt while spending quality time your pet. Middle to older aged animals may display vague signs that including vomiting, lethargy, weight loss, lameness, or coughing, which can all be linked to cancers of internal organs.
The Friendship Center desperately needs your Help. Saturday, December 11, 2010 10AM – 4PM is the 2nd Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive benefitting dogs and cats belonging to senior adults currently enrolled in the Friendhsip Center’s meals-on-wheels program. Four Shop & Drop Off Locations: Petco- The Woodlands (522 Sawdust Rd. 281.292.7801), Petco-Conroe (1410 North Loop […]
Houston’s own, Catherine Dalrymple, founder of Paws Memorial Service, proves her dedication to the pet world and aiding those left behind by a beloved pet by becoming a founding member of the PLPA. More than 70 pet loss professionals gathered in March for the First Annual Conference of the newly formed Pet Loss Professionals Alliance (PLPA).
Hi everyone, I’m very excited about doing this new blog. I look forward to sharing ways you can help your pets live a happier, healthier and longer life. It doesn’t matter if you are a pet owner or animal professional, everyone can do everything I’ll be talking about. After all, many people use natural health care to […]
The Canine Health Institute (CHI) is a new facility offering an unparalleled level of care for pets in pain. Located at 3800 Southwest Freeway, this new, state-of-the-art facility is truly one of a kind. CHI is dedicated to enhancing the physical abilities and life quality of dogs through offering services in conditioning, pain management and rehabilitation.
Through a process of veterinarian referral, you can find new comfort for your dog. Through services such as diagnostic imaging, acupuncture, chiropractic, heat therapy, hydro therapy, laser therapy, massage, ultrasound, stem cell therapy, weight control and more, CHI can develop a customized program for your pet, working in tandem with your veterinarian.
Safeguarding the health of your senior pet is of primary concern. Senior wellness programs allow veterinarians to help increase your pet’s lifespan through proactive preventive health care. Because many health problems cannot be identified by a physical exam, it is recommended all senior pets receive wellness screenings to permit early diagnosis of any hidden problems.