Category Archives: Pet Health Issues

You Can Help Control Salmonella Food Bourne Illness for Pets

Salmonella food bourne illness for pets The FDA appears to be taking steps towards controlling food bourne illness in humans.  But there is little being done to prevent this type of illness in our pets.  The good news is that … Continue reading

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Obesity in Pets – Who is to Blame?

Obesity in pets has become an epidemic A high percentage of dogs and cats are overweight.  This is similar to the epidemic we are seeing in human obesity. 

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Dog Food and Salmonella – A Recall by Diamond Pet Foods

Dog food and salmonella – Here is another potential case of salmonella contamination, this time a voluntary recall by Diamond Pet Foods. 

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Heart Diseases in Dogs and Cats – How to Help Prevent Them

Heart Diseases in Dogs and Cats – We celebrated Valentine’s Day this week.  There are many things we should think about on this day.  One of the things is to protect our pet’s heart.  There are many things we can … Continue reading

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What are the Health Benefits of Having a Pet?

What are the Health Benefits of Having a Pet?  There are many that you need to consider. Obviously, pet ownership is rising.  In fact, it hit a record number last year.  So there must be a reason for this. 

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Holiday Safety Tips for Pets

Holiday Safety Tips for Pets – The holidays can be particularly dangerous for our pets.  As we get closer and closer to Christmas, we tend to ignore the safety of our animals. 

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Pet Health Issues – Why the Increase in Common Pet Diseases?

Pet Health Issues – Why are we seeing such an increase in common pet diseases?  Most of these diseases are preventable. 

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Pet Health Issues – The Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Pet Health Issues – What are the Health Benefits of Owning a Pet?  As people age, they spend tons of money on prescription drugs and other medical expenses.  Are there other alternatives. 

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Pet Health Issues – Your Pet’s Health on Halloween

Pet Health Issues – Halloween is a very trying time for our pets.  It ranks right up there with July 4th and New Years Eve. 

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Pet Health Issues – The True Cost of the Pet Food Recall

Pet Health Issues – What was the true cost of the pet food recall pet owners experienced a few years ago?  It’s pretty sickening to even think about it. Although I didn’t lose any pets in that period, I did … Continue reading

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