Category Archives: General Health

Pet Wintertime Safety Tips

Pet Wintertime Safety Tips

During these chilly, winter months, it can be challenging to keep our dogs and cats healthy and happy. The cold weather often brings a slew of potential problems to avoid when it comes to keeping Fido and Fluffy out of trouble. Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM offers a few essentials to get your furry friend through these frigid months without a trip to the vet’s office.

Thanksgiving Holiday – Turkey Time Pet Safety Tips for Dogs and Cats

Pet Wintertime Hazards and Safety Tips for Dogs and Cats

For most of us the holidays are a time to eat, drink and be merry with good friends and family. Our resident pet expert, the holistic veterinarian and author, Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM, offers pet lovers tips to refresh your pet IQ and offers some helpful hints so this Thanksgiving Holiday is joyous for you and your family as it is for your canine and feline companions.

Trick or Treating with Fido this Halloween

Trick or Treating with Fido this Halloween

This Halloween, enjoy the festivities with your pets. Integrative Veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne, DMV offers a few simple safety tips for pets and their owners to help ensure fun for all while trick or treating this season.

The Benefits of using CBD Oil on your Pets

The Benefits of using CBD Oil on your Pets

Although it is still not legal for veterinarians to prescribe in any state, it is still being sold. CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — Dogs are kind of like people. They get older, they have issues and they need medical care.

10 Things You Must Know before Using Essential Oils on Your Dog

10 Things You Must Know before Using Essential Oils on Your Dog

Humans have been using essentials oils for thousands of years to treat a myriad of health issues. But can essential oils penetrate fur or be safe for pets to ingest or inhale? Essential oils aren’t just pleasantly aromatic oils that freshen rooms. They can help calm anxiety, relieve flu symptoms and help the body return to homeostasis. Humans aren’t the only species to reap the benefits of essential oils.

Cat Fleas: How to Get Rid of Them

Cat Fleas: How to Get Rid of Them

Poor kitty— those nasty fleas are making him miserable, and he’s itching and scratching like crazy. Here’s how to help your feline start purring again. We’re not trying to say, “I told you so,” but Brendan Russi, DVM, of Banfield Pet Hospital in Vancouver, Washington, can’t stress enough how year-round flea prevention is far more preferable to flea treatment for cats.

Temperatures are Soaring: Keep Pets Cool this Summer and Avoid Pet Heat Stroke

Temperatures are Soaring: Keep Pets Cool this Summer and Avoid Pet Heat Stroke

With temperatures soaring you need to keep your pets cool this summer and avoid pet heat stroke. Pets don’t sweat! That’s a fact. Knowing when your pet is overheating is key to avoiding canine heat stroke this summer.

Independence Day Pet Safety Tips for 2019

Independence Day Pet Safety Tips for 2019

This year millions of Americans plan to celebrate Independence Day along with their dogs. Whether you’re traveling or enjoying the festivities in your own backyard boning up on your Independence Day Pet Safety tips helps to ensure the celebration is safe and fun filled for you, Fido and Fluffy. Be sure your pets have well-fitting […]

Martha Stewart and Canopy Growth Are Collaborating on CBD Products for Pets

Martha Stewart and Canopy Growth Are Collaborating on CBD Products for Pets

Martha Stewart is collaborating with cannabis company Canopy Growth on a new line of CBD products that will focus on pets and eventually extend to people.