Is Glucosamine the Best Supplement for a Pet with Arthritis?

Is Glucosamine the Best Supplement for a Pet with Arthritis?

Studies demonstrate arthritis signs are improved faster with any of the following nutraceuticals: Boswellia, green lipped musseks, turmeric, Elk velvet antler, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Herbal formulas, and a combination. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories....
How to Look for a Fungal Infection Before it’s Too Late

How to Look for a Fungal Infection Before it’s Too Late

Recently, I was consulting with a wonderful pet owner whose dog was coughing. This dog had undergone extensive diagnostic work up by her primary care veterinarian. Bridget had fallen off the grooming table before the coughing started. One of the possibilities was that...
What Really is Healthy Looking Stool?

What Really is Healthy Looking Stool?

Caution: This discussion may be a bit graphic for some. Pet food manufacturers spend a lot of their research dollars making sure that dogs and cats have “good” stools after eating their pet food. Certainly, most pet owners examine their pets’ output and use that as...
Why has my Black Cat’s Coat Turned Red?

Why has my Black Cat’s Coat Turned Red?

Black coat color is produced by a pigment called melanin. Melanin is the same pigment in human skin that turns our skin brown(er) when we are exposed to sunshine. Melanin is found in higher concentration in black coated animals than other color coats. Melanin is made...
What Are the Ingredients of Vaccines?

What Are the Ingredients of Vaccines?

The list of ingredients for most vaccines is proprietary information – this means vaccine companies are not required to disclose their ingredients to the consumer. Therefore, even if the consumer, or the consumer’s pet, has a reaction to a vaccine, the vaccine...

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