Archive For The “Health” Category

My Pet Has a Lump – What Should I Do?

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My Pet Has a Lump – What Should I Do?

by Calder Vets,   Finding a lump is a common reason for an owner to bring their pet to see the vet. Finding a lump can create a lot of anxiety; we often fear the worst since most of us have experienced either a family member or pet being diagnosed with ‘cancer’. The good news is…

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Podcast-New Research Cures Feline Genetic Blindness and Other Genetic Diseases

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Podcast-New Research Cures Feline Genetic Blindness and Other Genetic Diseases

  In this podcast, Dr. Leslie Lyons of the College of Vet. Medicine, Missouri shares with us her groundbreaking research into DNA identification of defective/mutative genes to cure genetic diseases in cats with gene therapy.  It is a fascinating discussion that sounds like a sci fi movie, but it is very real. The show starts…

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Podcast-How to Get Rid of Ticks With Herbs and Essential Oils

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Podcast-How to Get Rid of Ticks With Herbs and Essential Oils

  In this podcast, Dr. Carol Osborne explains how natural remedies may be used to ward off ticks and prevent Lymes disease. Dr. Carol is a world-renowned integrative veterinarian and author. A pioneer in anti-aging medicine and longevity research for pets. ⇒ Ask Dr. Carol a question in the comments below ⇐ A frequent guest on…

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Senior Moments- How to Housebreak an Older Dog

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Senior Moments- How to Housebreak an Older Dog

By Hindy Pearson   Is it possible one of the reasons people are hesitant about adopting an aging canine, is because they don’t know how to housebreak an older dog?   If this is why you’re reluctant, than I’m glad you found me. It would be a shame to let that stand in the way…

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Podcast- Gunnars Wheels Foundation Gives Free Loaner Wheels For Dogs

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Podcast- Gunnars Wheels Foundation Gives Free Loaner Wheels For Dogs

  Three years ago Jason Parker’s dog Gunnar was hit by a truck and lost the use of his rear legs. Generous people helped Jason buy a wheelchair for Gunnar. Now Jason payig it forward with a unique program that provides wheels for dogs at no charge! Jason even covers the shipping cost anywhere in…

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Podcast: What is on Pet Food Labels and Why You Should Care plus super food treats

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Podcast: What is on Pet Food Labels and Why You Should Care plus super food treats

  Do you know many dog treats are high calorie and not so good for your dog? Kelly Ison tells us about the importance of health food dog treats, and do you know the importance of what is on pet food labels? Mary Emma Young from the Pet Food Institute explains what is on pet food…

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Barking Dogs That Drive People Insane

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Barking Dogs That Drive People Insane

by Kevin Davies   A barking dog can be very upsetting and annoying to most people, and can cause your neighbors to report you to the local dog control. It is important to understand that your dog is not barking just to annoy you and the neighbors, they are indeed trying to communicate with you…

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Senior Moments: What to Feed an Old Dog to Make Them Comfortable

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Senior Moments: What to Feed an Old Dog to Make Them Comfortable

by Hindy Pearson   What to feed an old dog – what a minefield that is!!   I say minefield because of the copious amounts of conflicting information that make it tough to know what to do. What is simple is knowing there is no one food that is right for every older dog.  …

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

Dr Michael Petty gives us a comprehensive look at pain management and treatment for dogs. Can you recognize the signs of pain in your dog? It may not be your dog “just getting old” that is keeping him or her from doing the normal things it has always enjoyed doing but chronic or acute pain…..

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Does Your Dog or Cat Have a Drinking Problem?

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Does Your Dog or Cat Have a Drinking Problem?

Is your dog or cat drinking more than normal? Have you noticed your cat suddenly drinking from the tap or your dog drinking out of the toilet? If so, the cause could be a significant underlying disease…. In this post, Laura Du Pre, Veterinary Surgeon and Clinical Director of leading Yorkshire based vets Calder Vets,…

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