The Scary Situation with Kirby’s Seizures

The Scary Situation with Kirby’s Seizures

My very good friend Susan has a little man named Kirby. He’s a 13-year-old Papillion who has been eating our recipes since we wrote the cookbook, Dinner PAWsible, in 2009. Kirby only receives rabies vaccine when required by law and receives very little other...
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...
My Dog Bit Me. Do I Need to Get a Tetanus Booster?

My Dog Bit Me. Do I Need to Get a Tetanus Booster?

Tetanus comes from bacterial infection caused by a bacterium called Clostridium tetani. C tetani lives in the soil. This bacterium produces a toxin that causes the typical signs of tetanus when the environment is right. C tetani enters the body through a break in the...
Are Low Dose Steroids Safe?

Are Low Dose Steroids Safe?

One method of treating an out of balance immune system is to give low-dose steroids. Steroids at the lowest dose to maintain clinical signs is the definition of low dose. Sometimes, this means every other day. Sometimes this means fraction of a tablet. But is this...
Do You Know Your Local Rabies Laws?

Do You Know Your Local Rabies Laws?

It is generally accepted in most states that young puppies and kittens need to be vaccinated by four months of age against the rabies virus. One year later, these animals can receive a booster good for three years. In the eyes of the law, animals who have been...

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