Archive For The “Health” Category

Podcast-Using Aroma Therapy For Your Dog

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Podcast-Using Aroma Therapy For Your Dog

In this dog podcast, Kerrie Spencer from Bark5 explains how aroma therapy works and how it can help your dog.  Aroma therapy uses essential oils from numerous different plants and is absorbed into your dogs skin. The properties have shown to speed healing and recovery when the animal is injured, tired, or over excited and…

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Podcast- Stem cell treatment for canine dermatitis

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Podcast- Stem cell treatment for canine dermatitis

Dr. Chad Maki DVM, Chief Medical Officer at VetCell Therapeutics tell us about the research he is doing into the use of stem cells to treat canine dermatitis. It is a fascinating subject. Their study may give us a cure to the disease within a few years. You will learn how stem cells are used…

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Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

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Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

by Robert Hudson   Diabetes mellitus occurs when your dog or cat has stopped producing insulin, has inadequate levels of insulin, or has an abnormal response to insulin.   While there is no cure, the disease needs to be managed and when done properly your dog or cat will live an otherwise normal life.  …

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The Fight Against Declaw and Why Vets Won’t Stop the Practice

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The Fight Against Declaw and Why Vets Won’t Stop the Practice

  By Robert Hudson   Over the last few years, cat advocates and the Paw Project has made great progress in educating the public of the dangers of declawing cats and banning the practice in cities and counties in California and now in Denver. And yet many veteranarians fight against these bans and will not…

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Canine Cancer Awareness: Do You Know the Red Flags?

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Canine Cancer Awareness: Do You Know the Red Flags?

by Jessie Miller   If you’re like us, your pets become a part of the family, often sleeping in bed, lounging on the couch, and going on road trips with us. When we get home from work they are the first thing that greets us with a warm welcome home, and they lick us or cuddle…

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Stem Cell Treatment for Canine Atopic Dermatitis

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Stem Cell Treatment for Canine Atopic Dermatitis

VetCell Therapeutics and Western University Seek Allogeneic Stem Cell Treatment for Canine Atopic Dermatitis The two parties will collaboratively study the efficacy and safety of treating canine atopic dermatitis with allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells   SANTA ANA, Calif., November 8, 2017 ­ VetCell Therapeutics, a pet-focused cell therapy division of PrimeGen Biotech, announced today that…

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Debunking Dog Food Myths

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Debunking Dog Food Myths

    Did you know that the “Holistic” label on your dog’s food doesn’t actually mean anything, and any company can put this on their packaging? The same goes for “organic” dog foods – just because it says “organic” on the label doesn’t mean that every ingredient in the dog food formula will be organic….

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What are Super Foods For Dogs?

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What are Super Foods For Dogs?

Super foods deliver the maximum amount of nutrients with minimum calories.   Kale leafy vegetable that contains an abundant amount of vitamins, including A, E, and C. It is a good source of antioxidants and helps the liver detoxify the body. It also has anti-inflammatory properties. Buy Dogs Love Kale treats Carrots A great dog…

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Podcast: Cat Enrichment-What does it mean?

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Podcast: Cat Enrichment-What does it mean?

Marilyn Krieger, Cat Behaviorist, and Cats With Altitude explain how to keep your cat from getting bored and why that is important for the health and well being of your cat which prevents future behavior problems. Cats with Altitude makes window catios that give your cat the outdoor experience while staying safe in your home. …

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Is your pet at risk for parasites?

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Is your pet at risk for parasites?

  GUELPH, ON, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ – The term “worms” is often used to describe gastrointestinal parasites (parasites that affect the digestive system) in our dogs and cats. Even though some gastrointestinal parasites are in fact “worms”, there are other gastrointestinal parasites that put our pets at risk that are not worms at all!…

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