pet health

Health Care Providers Advise Cautionary Measures as MERS Infections Spread

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as Health Care Providers Advise Cautionary Measures as MERS Infections Spread. Zoonotic diseases, which are caused by infectious organisms spreading among species (animals to humans and vice versa), are a continual source of intrigue for me as a practicing veterinarian. Although bacteria, […]

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The Link Between Pets and Human Health

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as The Link Between Pets and Human Health . I greatly enjoy taking part in professional conferences that focus on the betterment of pet health and welfare. Such was the case at BlogPaws 2014, where I attended an inspiring lecture titled “Pets in the […]

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The Reality of Dog Vitamins and Supplements

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This article originally appeared on FidoseOfReality.com as The Reality of Dog Vitamins and Supplements Vitamins and supplements are part of the daily rituals for millions of people, but should dogs take them? According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), in 2013 Americans spent $13.14 billion dollars in the supplies/Over-the-Counter category. The category includes food, medicines, vitamins, […]

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Veterinarians Answer: 10 Main Symptoms To Watch For In Your Dog via Dawg Business

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As we veterinarians are always most concerned about our patients’ health, the top clinical signs of illness for which dog (and cat) owners should be constantly aware rank high on our priority lists. See: Veterinarians Answer: 10 Main Symptoms To Watch For In Your Dog  featured on Jana Rade’s Dawg Business blog. Veterinarians Answer: 10 […]

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Top 5 Summertime Pet Safety Tips

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as Top 5 Summertime Pet Safety Tips . Although June 21 technically marks the beginning of summer, Memorial Day is summer’s traditional start, and as the temperatures increase, pet owners must prepare for the numerous hazards and stressors associated with temperature changes, sun […]

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