• Dog Resistant Staph Infection

    Recently, I have been treating a unique skin infection in a Lab used for duck hunting- a case of dog resistant Staph infection. I have seen a few cases of resistant Staph in my fifteen years but...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • Get Your Dog Ready for Car Travel

    Problems can often occur with your dog while traveling in the car. These problems are mostly the result of stress and anxiety, especially if your dog is scared or is not used to being inside a car...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • Fall Safety Tips

    Ah, fall—there’s nothing like crisp, cool air, the first months of school and luscious foliage to get you excited for the changing seasons. Your pet, too, is probably welcoming the break from hot, sticky weather. But pet...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • Air Travel Tips

    Top 10 Tips for Safe Air Travel with Your Pet Traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and the four-legged members of your family. But with thoughtful preparation, you can ensure a safe and comfortable trip...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • Foreign Pet Travel

    Export: Take your pet from the United States to a foreign country. The United States has minimal requirements for animals to be exported to other countries. If you are taking your pet out of the United States...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • Halloween Safety for Your Pet

    Halloween can be a fun time of year for the whole family – even your dog. However, there are also many potential dangers and sources of stress for your dog. Just remember to keep your dog safe...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • FEEDING HOOKBILLS

    by Daryl Backos, D.V.M. Parrots satisfy their curiosity by examining everything with their strong beak and highly flexible tongue.  They chew your clothing, your fingernails, and your woodwork.  Sometimes they actually distract themselves by eating real food...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • What About RAW

    by Michael Wright, D.V.M. If you read the article “What’s Really in Pet Food?” in last month’s Pet Planet and was angered and upset, then I hope you will enjoy a different perspective on what to feed...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • NO FREE BITE

    By: Scott Richard, Esq. “His bark is worse then his bite”.  We have all heard this old saying.  But as dog owners, we have to worry about our pets bite. If we fail to take steps to...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • Manicure OR Amputation?

    The Truth About Declawing Cats by Kari Winters, APRN I have a confession to make. All my cats are declawed. In the world of animal rescue, to say that is akin to treason. To be totally honest...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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