Thanks to improved diets and more comfortable lifestyles, dogs are living longer lives than previous generations. Another aspect of the longevity puzzle is the breakthrough in advanced veterinary care. Treatments used exclusively for people have now become staples for the care of companion animals. This episode of Pet Talk reveals one of these areas … Continue reading “Canine Rehabilitation”

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If ticks were human-size, they’d be one of the scariest creatures on the planet. Even though ticks are tiny, they’re still an awful nuisance, especially if you don’t know how to minimize contact and the damage they can inflict if contact occurs. Over the course of the last couple of decades, large swaths of the … Continue reading “Talking About Ticks”

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Congratulations!  Bringing home a new puppy is exciting and life-changing for you and your family. All the love, the cuteness, the kisses.  It’s easy to fall into a puppy love honeymoon! Keep in mind…puppies have much to learn. And, they will learn it all from you. Try to be patient and consistent in your training. … Continue reading “Bringing Home New Puppy”

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Believe it or not, it wasn’t until nearly the 20th Century that pet food was something distinct from scraps derived from human diets. However, only in the past four decades has the emphasis on health-promotion entered the mix. Some of our readers will no doubt recall the “Gravy Train” commercials of the 70’s. Pet food … Continue reading “Pet Food Super Powers”

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