Month: March 2018

Easter is almost here, which means everyone is talking bunnies, but it’s important to think of other animals during this holiday. Everyday objects used in your Easter celebration can be extremely harmful to cats, dogs and other pets. To help protect your furry loved ones, Trupanion, a provider of pet insurance, has put together a
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Hound Height: 30–35 inches Weight: 105–120 pounds Life Expectancy: 8–10 years The Irish wolfhound is a giant sight hound and the tallest of all dog breeds. They have long heads and small ears, similar to the ears of a greyhound. The neck is long and arched, and the tail is long, hangs down and
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Diarrhea is just one symptom of cobalamin deficiency in dogs. By: colliefreund You do everything right and yet your dog still has an upset stomach. Doggie diarrhea — not a pleasant topic on so many levels. However, if your dog suffers from regular stomach upsets, it will be a subject close to your heart, so
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Take one look at the adorable baby dog below and there’s no question why this photo went viral. According to ABC News 11, the puppy’s name is Kaia, and she is owned by Linda Renton of Clovis, California. Renton posted the pup’s heartwarming image to Snapchat, and her sister Alyssa then shared it on Twitter
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Post-op care means watching your pet carefully to make sure an incision stays clean and dry. By: Counselling Cut paws, cat bites, broken bones, infected toes, lacerations, abdominal surgeries, growth removals … just another day at the office. One might think I’d be stressed about the surgeries, but no, your vet is usually stressed about
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“Boarders are likely to be short-changed on attention and care,” says one veterinarian. Tinkerbell, my plump tortie friend, always greets me enthusiastically when I come by to take care of her and her housemates. She then follows me around the house while I deal with the various feeding stations and litter boxes, making sure she
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Maker: Darwin’s Natural Pet ProductsCause: Potential for salmonella and E. coliAnnouncement: FDA report dated March 26, 2018What was recalled: The following raw dog foods, sold in 2 lb. flexible film packages: ZooLogics Turkey Meals for Dogs, Lot #44127, manufactured Feb. 4, 2018 ZooLogics Chicken With Vegetables Meals for Dogs, Lot #4403743887, manufactured Feb. 7, 2018 Natural Selections Chicken
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Maker: Blue Ridge BeefCause: Potential for salmonella and listeriaAnnouncement: FDA report dated March 26, 2018What was recalled: 2 lb. chubs of BRB Complete dog food, Lot #GA0131, manufactured Jan. 31, 2018 According to the FDA announcement, “There has been no consumer or pet illnesses in association with this product. Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling this product
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Easter weekend is a time when you remember the resurrection of Jesus followed by the celebrations with your family. We decorate our homes with bunny monograms, pillow covers, wreaths and partake in many recreational activities happening in our city. Hiding eggs is also the most celebrated activity on Easter. Though it is a fun time
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 8–12 pounds for males, 6–8 pounds for females Life Expectancy: Around 16 years The Tonkinese is a medium-sized, muscular cat with soft, mink-like fur that comes in 12 colors and patterns. The coat has points, with darker colors on the face, ears and tail. The eyes can be blue, violet, aqua or
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Maker: The J.M. Smucker CompanyCause: Potentially elevated levels of beef thyroid hormoneAnnouncement: Company news release dated March 22, 2018What was recalled: The following specific sizes and dates of these Milo’s Kitchen dog treats: Milo’s Kitchen Steak Grillers / Steak Grillers Recipe With Angus Steak, 18 oz., UPC #079100518227, best by either Nov. 15, 2018 or April 26, 2019
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