Lisa Donimari

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Nutrients Your Dog Needs and How to Tell if They’re Getting Them

According to the plethora of commercials we are bombarded with day in and day out, our dogs are not receiving the proper nutrition unless we are …

Immune System

There Are Now Anti-Vaccination Pet Owners

A glimpse into yet another way Americans treat their pets like children<p>Be careful at the dog park! There are now anti-vaccination pet owners. Well, they've probably been around for a while, but today, <i>New York</i> magazine published a short story featuring a few veterinarians who have noticed increasing …

7 Tips To Keep Your Dog In Tip Top Health

Dogs are our children, so we need to do everything we can to keep them in the best of health. After all they can’t do it for themselves, so it’s down …

Pets

10 Reasons Why You Should Take Care of Your Pet's Teeth

February is National Pet Dental Health Month! Here are our top reasons why dental care is really important!<p><b>1. A pet with healthy teeth equals a pet</b> …

If You Ever See Your Dog Or Cat Do This, Go To The Vet Immediately. It Can Probably Save Their Life.

As pet owners, it’s our responsibility to be knowledgable about the warning signs that indicate that our furry friends may be in danger. But some …

Brain Damage

Is life with a dog like taking probiotics?

A new study will explore whether living with a dog encourages the growth of positive microorganisms in the human gut—enough to improve physical and …

Pets

How Being Kind to Animals Can Lead to More Happiness - Serving Joy - Inspire Through Sharing

I don’t want to sound too religious or spiritual here, but I believe that when God commanded Adam to have dominion over animals, He meant leading …

Siblings

Is your dog depressed? Here’s how you can find out

Death of a close one, change in location or coming of a new dog may be the reason behind your precious pooch's depression.<p>Written by | New Delhi …

Injured tortoise given 3D printed shell

Cleopatra the leopard tortoise has been given a 3D printed prosthetic shell to protect her from injury<p>A tortoise has been given a 3D printed prosthetic shell to protect her own, as she suffers from a painful disease which has caused it to wear away.<p>Cleopatra, a leopard tortoise who was taken in by …

How does a chick breathe in the egg?

… with the aid of a membranous bag called the allantois. And guess what? You once had one too<p>Easter is fast approaching, which probably hasn’t escaped your notice. It certainly hasn’t escaped mine. Having a five-year-old who asks you every day how many more sleeps it will be until the Easter bunny …

17 Dos and Don'ts of Running With Your Dog

Your dog may be the ultimate exercise partner. Think about it: dogs are always eager to spend more time with you, they have plenty of excess energy …

Pets

German Wirehaired Pointer Breed Information

Did You Know?<p>The German Wirehair’s harsh, wiry double coat is weather-resistant and water-repellent. It’s one of the things that makes him such a …

Pets

5 Things You Should Never Do When Training Your New Pup

<i>This is a guest post by Beth Jeffery of Top Dog Tips. Jeffery is a professional dog trainer and animal behaviorist with 15 years of experience in the</i> …

Pets

Helping Your Dog Lose Weight

How to reduce your dog to a healthy weight, and get him living life to the fullest.<p><i>[Updated May 22, 2018]</i><p>HELP YOUR DOG LOSE WEIGHT: OVERVIEW<p><b>1. Reduce</b> …

Nutrition

7 Reasons to Microchip Your Pets

About 10 million pets go missing or are stolen each year, according to the American Humane Association. Pet owners' best defense against this is microchipping, which is a simple procedure done at the vet. Both cats and dogs can be easily microchipped for about a $50 fee. Home Again, a prime source …

How to Recognize an Episode of Reverse Sneezing

<b>By Dr. Becker</b><p>Reverse sneezing -- also known as mechanosensitive aspiration reflex, inspiratory paroxysmal respiration, and pharyngeal gag reflex – is …

9 Things For Moms To Consider Before Getting A Puppy

©crazymandi/flickr<p>Puppies are cute. There is just no arguing that. Hard to resist—and just as deliciously overwhelming as a toothless smile from a …

10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds To Own

Making the decision to buy a dog is not something to take lightly, and even if you have enough money put by to make a purchase and buy your dog a …

Why Diagnosing Pancreatitis in Dogs and Cats is Still a Challenge

Originally published in the August 2015 issue of Veterinary Practice News. Loved this article? Then subscribe today!<p>Pancreatic lipase …

Pancreatitis in a Dog - Case-based learning

Cats and Their Irresistible Purring: The Biology and Psych of the Purr

Shares 33<p>How, physically, do cats purr? Why does it sound so sweet and melt our heart? Image by Fleshgrinder.<p>All cat-lovers recognize the familiar …

Pets

Cancer Is Leading Disease-Related Killer Of Dogs And Cats

By Steve Grzanich-<p><b>CHICAGO (CBS)</b> – Cancer is the number-one disease-related killer of dogs and cats and claims the lives of millions of pets each …

10 Reasons Why Dogs Deserve All The Love In The World

They don't call 'em "man's best friend" for no reason. Show your pup a little extra love this Valentine's Day with Milk-Bone® brand!

Ten Most Common Pet Toxins of 2014

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, IL., handled more than 167,000 calls involving pets exposed to possibly poisonous substances …

How to Tell the Difference Between Lymphoma and Leukemia in Pets

The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes …

Digestive Problems in Pets: Causes, Signs and Treatments

Image: Michael Pettigrew / via Shutterstock<p>Image: mariematata / via Shutterstock<p>Image: Ljupco Smokovski / via Shutterstock<p>Combating the Upset Stomach …

Pets

Causes, Signs, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Kidney Disease in Cats

The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes …

Pyometra: Why You Should Spay Sooner Than Later

<i>Dr. Justine Lee advocates on behalf of female dogs and cats everywhere: make sure you spay your pet sooner than later to avoid some scary</i> …

Pets