Cataracts in Dogs – Treating with Natural Primalix Cataractin

One of the most common causes of cataracts in dogs is congenital, or genetic inheritance. It is also the most popular in current research with a need for DNA testing in specific breeds. Those that are genetically predisposed to cataracts are the American Cocker Spaniels, Bichon Fries, Boston Terriers, Golden Retrievers, Havanese, Miniature Schnauzers, Miniature and Standard Poodles, and Silky Terriers.

Emotional Support Dogs – Registering Your Dog as an Emotional Support Dog

Emotional support dogs are an increasingly common addition to homes. Whether they help calm a child with autism or keep a heavily depressed person from harming herself or himself, animal companions can be of great medical importance. If your pet helps you get through the day for one reason or another, you may be able to register them as emotional support dogs.

Cancer in Dogs – Early Treatment by Natural Primalix C-Care Helps Shrink Cancerous Tumors

Cancer in dogs is increasing in numbers across the United States. Statistics show that canine cancer is the #1 cause of death in dogs who are over two years of age. Fifty-percent of dogs over the age of 10 have a chance of developing cancer. Statistics show that one in two dogs will acquire cancer, and one in four dogs will die of cancer. In college statistics, I learned that numbers can be manipulated to mean anything the student wants, but these numbers are just plain scary.

Canine Solar Eclipse Blindness

Canine solar eclipse blindness is a rarity among dogs but one we should be aware of. In the United States on Monday, August 21, 2017, the Great American Eclipse 2017 began. At 8:46 AM PT, the total solar eclipse started in Oregon; by 5:04 PM ET it ended in South Carolina, forming a 67-mile-wide path. […]

Arthritis in Dogs – Primalix Arthridia and FlexaSure Combo

Learning how to recognize arthritis in dogs is important, not only to the owners but also for ailing dogs. Arthritis is abnormal changes in the joints, bringing about pain and discomfort, lameness, and restricted mobility … whether it is in humans or animals.

Canine Anorectal Diseases – What Are They and What to Do About Them

Canine anorectal diseases relate to illnesses or medical problems of a dog’s rectum and anus. Canines with anorectal diseases will have some type of deformation in this area, with anal sac disease one of the most common diseases in a dog’s anal region.

Pet Therapy is Gaining Popularity and Emotional Support

Pet therapy is not a new concept in itself, but current research is finding new hypotheses, new conceptions, and new theories to study. Grants are becoming readily available for analyzing the health of children, healthy aging for elderly people, mental health, and individuals who are very ill. The good news is that society is opening up to the idea of using animals or pets for various fields of therapy, not just the medical field.

Cedar Chips and Fleas – Non-Toxic Insect Repellant for Fleas? (Revised)

Using cedar chips or mulch in the garden area may cause breathing difficulties in you and your dog, especially if the dog is older or very sick. OSHA has found that the fumes in cedar affect organs: blood, bone marrow, central nervous system, eyes, respiratory system, skin, liver, and kidneys. So consider carefully before using them around your dog.

CCD in Dogs – Chromosome 34 Points to People with OCD

Located in Medford, Mass., the research was led by veterinarian investigators and investigators associated with human medicine. They identified canine genetic pathways in Doberman Pinschers. The importance of this discovery is that it may lead to better therapies for human OCD, obsessive compulsive disorder, along with better medical and psychological treatments.

Canine Dementia in Your Aging Dog, or Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Elderly dog dementia and adoptions for the older dog are rapidly trending. We have seen an increase in information about the elderly dogs in general and those with canine cognitive dysfunction.

5 Pitbull Misconceptions – How Much Damage Are They Doing?

Pitbull misconceptions are destructive to the breed, leading us to one simple fact. Few dog breeds can stir up such intense feelings as that of Pitbulls. For most people, the American Pit Bull Terrier and related breeds are big, scary dogs that are aggressive and dangerous. Statistically, those who had a personal experience with an […]

Pulmonary Hypertension in Dogs and Humans

Pulmonary hypertension in dogs is a severe lung disease. Originally a human disease, the lung disease was found in dogs at a Michigan State University study. Other diseases found in dogs and humans are diabetes and cancer “Our is the first to document the existence of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease, or PVOD, in dogs,” said Kurt […]

HABRI, 2016 Fastest Growing Dog Trend

HABRI, short for Human Animal Bond Research Initiative, is the fastest growing dog trend of 2016. What it refers to is working together to distribute a growing body of scientific proof that supports two links: (1) pet ownership and (2) enhanced human health. To put it more simply, it is research regarding the human animal bond. […]

Intelligence of Dog Breeds

The intelligence of dog breeds, simply stated as “dog intelligence,” is simple. It depends on the person who owns the breed of dog.  Experts say that dogs are not considered to be smart unless they perform functions that are useful to dog owners. Therefore, the intelligence of dog breeds has little to do with the dog. It is […]

Dog Training Using Intelligent Methods

Dog training using intelligent methods is new … slowly changing … yet with excellent results. Died-in-the-wool dog training methods do not work as well.  “New science reveals the multiple intelligences of mankind’s best friend,” says Scientific American.  Research has discovered that dogs have an exceptional ability to read communicative gestures in their owners or trainers. These new methods […]

Dog Flu Epidemics – Chicago and Georgia

We have seen two dog flu epidemics since the dog flu has spread throughout the United States – Chicago and Georgia. Since 2005, the canine flu has been rapidly spreading into the domestic population of U.S. dogs … a deadly flu virus. Over $100,000 of show dogs have died due to the disease. The dogs were found […]

Dog Flu – H3N8 and H3N2

There are two identified Type A viruses associated with the canine virus, or dog flu. They are H3N8 and H3N2, considered to be endemic in the United States. Endemic refers to a disease or condition found among particular people  [dogs] or in a certain area [the U.S.]. According to CDC, “Canine influenza H3N8 virus originated in horses, […]

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