Index: Dog Health

Why you NEED and What you should have in a Pet First Aid Kit

Friday, January 7th, 2011 ——————————————- The WHYS and WHAT of a Pet First Aid Kit ——————————————- Over nearly 20 years of Veterinary Practice, I have seen THOUSANDS of pet Ailments that could have been treated at home- especially if the owners had caught the problem EARLY, and used an EFFECTIVE Home Remedy. You should ALL have a basic First Aid Kit- so in the… [Read more]

Dr Andrew Jones on T.V. – ‘The Balancing Act’

Friday, October 22nd, 2010 Hello to you again fellow readers.. Soon I will be appearing on the morning Talk Show called ‘The Balancing Act’.. Here is the lead in to the will be appearing live in a few weeks. Enjoy!! Dr Andrew P.S. Feel free to leave a comment 🙂… [Read more]

Pet Health Care Reform

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 Hello and Good Morning fellow readers. Here is a story I thought you might find interesting. Enjoy! Dr Andrew —————————————————- Pet Health Care Reform ————————————————— Brian Clark Howard Brian Clark Howard is a journalist covering green, consumer affairs and e-culture. Posted: August 4, 2010 11:42 AM When your pet is sick, it’s an awful feeling, and it’s hard to know… [Read more]

‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ Miss Ellie dies at 17

Friday, June 4th, 2010 In this June 26, 2009 file photo, Miss Ellie celebrates her win in the “World’s Ugliest Dog Contest” at the Sonoma-Marin Fair, in Petaluma, Cal PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. – Miss Ellie, a small, bug-eyed Chinese Crested Hairless dog whose pimples and lolling tongue helped her win Animal Planet’s “World’s Ugliest Dog” contest in 2009, has died at age 17 after… [Read more]

Arthritis Solutions for dogs and cats

Monday, May 10th, 2010 —————————————— Arthritis Solutions. —————————————— Ouch. My creaking elbow makes it even easier for me to empathize with all of those arthritic pets. The most common is osteoarthritis. This is a chronic degenerative disease that is commonly found in a pet’s hip, elbow, shoulder, Knee, wrist, ankle or in the spine. The cause is due to cartilage breakdown and loss, (ie… [Read more]

Animals injured, killed near Altona

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 This is a most disturbing story, that gets me to question humanity. How could this happen? Here’s the story: Warning: This story contains graphic images CBC News A dog that suffered a large burn that went through its fur and muscle had to be euthanized.A dog that suffered a large burn that went through its fur and muscle had to… [Read more]

Euthanasia – for Pets and People

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Today’s topic is touchy – but one that you’ll likely need to deal with. Fortunately you have the option. ———————————— Euthanasia ———————————— I happen to perform this pretty regularly – I had two sick, older pets that were euthanized yesterday. The decision is personal – based on your Veterinarian, yourself and ULTIMATELY with one overriding factor: The health, well being… [Read more]

Who’s Smarter….Dog or Cat Owners?

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 By Fiona Macrae Mail Online (UK) It is a claim calculated to have rival pet lovers fighting like cat and dog. According to a scientific study, cat owners tend to be cleverer than their dog-loving counterparts. It found that university graduates were more likely to favour feline companionship – possibly because they work longer hours and have less time to… [Read more]

There’s a good chance that you, and your pets may be eating a livestock drug banned in 160 nations

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Here’s the surprising story….raising more questions about additives in our food system, and who’s interest our regulators are REALLY interested in.. CounterPunch / By Martha Rosenberg Why Has the FDA Allowed a Drug Marked ‘Not Safe for Use in Humans’ to Be Fed to Livestock Right Before Slaughter? While researchers and scientists investigate the cause of our diabetes, obesity, asthma… [Read more]

B.C. dog found starving, emaciated

Monday, March 8th, 2010 CBC News Trooper, believed to be around one year old, is expected to make a full recovery. Trooper, believed to be around one year old, is expected to make a full recovery. The owner of a dog found emaciated and near death in Maple Ridge, B.C., last week should be charged with animal cruelty, the B.C. Society for the Prevention… [Read more]

World’s Tallest Dog Ever is….

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 Hi to you again- Welcome to Tuesday. Aahh….some more humble pie. Canada lost to the U.S. in Men’s Hockey on Sunday- You guys in the U.S. are killing us in the Olympics.. But then I see we won a Gold last night in Ice there 🙂 ————————————- World’s Tallest Dog ————————————- TUCSON, Ariz. – A 250-pound blue Great Dane… [Read more]

7 Signs Your Dog Needs a Supplement

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010   Does your dog need a supplement? Well, good question… When I first started in practice, I was often asked this and I would say: “So long as you are feeding a ‘Good Quality’ Dry Veterinary Approved Food, then NO.” But imagine how things can change… I was clearly NOT giving the best advice. For instance that supposed ‘healthy’ dry… [Read more]

Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM