Many families have pets, and many consider pets to be a big part of the family, making someone's greatest fear come to life when a pet has gone missing and is nowhere to be found. They're not in their favorite hiding spot, in your backyard, or even wandering down your street. Where could they be? And what are you going to do besides your standard search of the neighborhood?
Dr. Google vs the Vet: A Dog Debate The other day I actually had a client tell me that their veterinarian was "Dr. Google" and they looked up all their dog's healthcare online. Don't get me wrong - I love Google! I use it every day to look up all sorts of things: news, places, stock prices, quotes, definitions…you name it, I Google it.
Before the days of effective vaccines, cats routinely fell victim to a grim menu of diseases. Millions of cats died from panleukopenia (“feline distemper”), feline leukemia, complications from upper respiratory infections (herpesvirus, calicivirus) and other infections. Current vaccination programs protect our cats (and us) from the threat of rabies.
Our question this week was: My 4 year old Labrador had a small cell tumor removed from the flap of his ear. We are awaiting path lab results for grading. We are devastated with this news. What is the prognosis of this condition? Maria Wright Answer Hi - thanks for your email. Sorry to hear your dog had a small cell tumor removed on his ear flap.
Ever wonder how the world might be different if men gave birth? Taking a peek at the lifestyle of a seahorse may give you an idea - the male seahorse not only fertilizes the eggs of a female, but he carries them to term and gives birth. Because they supply the sperm to fertilize the eggs, pregnant seahorses are undeniably male.
Dog names can be fun. How about names based on if a dog is male or if a dog is female? I'm always interested to learn how dogs got their names, especially those dogs with really unique names. You just know there's got to be a great story behind those names, but even the "ordinary" dogs often have a story.