The Pet Health Care Gazette
on Saturday May 25th, 2013 at 06:35 PMThere are lots of misconceptions, half-truths, and outright lies about pets and pet care that are perpetuated on the internet. Photo courtesy of Average Jane/Flickr.com
Bloggers, particularly pet bloggers, in my opinion, have an obligation to present information that is factual and correct if they plan to discuss issues dealing with pet health or pet care. To that effect, there are some things that just drive me crazy when I see them posted on the internet. Some of these things were...
on Friday May 24th, 2013 at 05:09 PM
The link between food and feline diabetes is a subject that weve talked about before but it keeps coming up so I think its a good idea to revisit the subject.
One of the concerns surrounding dry food is the carbohydrate content in the foods. Dry foods tend to have moderate to high levels of carbohydrates. Many sources on the internet will tell you that feeding dry foods that contain high levels of carbohydrates will cause your cat to develop diabetes. But is this true and what is the real...
on Wednesday May 22nd, 2013 at 06:23 PM
BlogPaws, Pet360 and World Vets are teaming up using the Blogger Disaster Response Network (BDRN) of which Pet Health Care Gazette is a member to step up for Oklahoma. Weve all seen the images of devastation and we believe as a team we can make a big difference. The largest need at the moment is cash.
Donations will be collected by World Vets through 11:59 PM Tuesday, May 28th. The collective donation will be announced when the money is ready for delivery and World Vets will make the decision...
on Tuesday May 21st, 2013 at 04:58 PM
Ive been involved in a community known as BlogPaws for quite some time now. Its an involvement Ive enjoyed from the very beginning. There are lots of benefits to being involved with this very passionate, committed community. One of those benefits is meeting some truly great people. There have been a number of people Ive met through BlogPaws that I admire and respect. Steve Dale is one of those people.
For those of you who dont know Steve, he is a strong and vocal pet advocate. Through Steves...
on Monday May 20th, 2013 at 05:38 PM
In the past few days, Ive been attending the BlogPaws pet blogger conference. There have been some great sessions here and Id like to tell you about one of them today. The session was presented by Debbie Jacobs. Debbie has been a long time friend and, as a dog trainer, she is one of the people I most admire. I consider Debbie one of my go-to sources when it comes to dogs and dog behavior.
Debbie spoke about some of the common myths and misconceptions involving dog behavior. This is a summary...
on Saturday May 18th, 2013 at 03:39 AM
Today, guest blogger Drew Kobb has provided a post about using food supplements in horses. We hope you enjoy Drews contribution. As with all things pertaining to your pets health, we recommend consulting your veterinarian before adding a supplement to your horses diet. Heres the post.Horse Supplements
Horses can sometimes benefit from a supplement added to the diet. Lets talk more about horse supplements and when they might be beneficial.
Many people argue that we get all the...
on Friday May 17th, 2013 at 03:41 AMYour cat may qualify for this clinical trial if he suffers from kidney disease and has been diagnosed with high blood pressure. Photo courtesy of Moyan_Brenn/Flickr.com
Kidney disease is a common ailment in cats. One of the sequelae that can occur in cats with kidney disease is hypertension (high blood pressure). High blood pressure can cause serious symptoms by itself and can seriously complicate the treatment of kidney disease while also altering your cats quality of life.
Right now, there...
on Thursday May 16th, 2013 at 02:18 PM
We are all very familiar with the images of firefighters, police officers and EMTs rushing towards danger, but few of us might realize that other first responders are also called out during disasters. Veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other animal health professionals often respond as part of a Veterinary Emergency Team!
Whether its rising floodwaters, raging wildfires or even acts of terrorism, catastrophic events require all kinds of professionals to respond. Even though most people...
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