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Index: Pet health

Sore after running up a mountain

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 Hello again to you and your furry and not so furry friends this Tuesday morning.. ———————————— Running up a Mountain ———————————— As many of you may know, I recently had my 40 something Birthday. This brings with it a time of reflection, and a list of things that I would like to do and experience. Such as running up a… [Read more]

Read this before buying over-the-counter flea and tick products for your pet

Friday, August 13th, 2010 Flea and Tick Product Ingredients: What You Should Know Read this before buying over-the-counter flea and tick products for your pet The Humane Society of the United States Protecting your dog or cat from fleas and ticks is an important part of responsible pet care. Although there are many brands of over-the-counter flea and tick products available at supermarkets and… [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]

To be on T.V. or NOT….that is the question..

Thursday, July 29th, 2010 Hello and Good morning to you again.. Should I or shouldn’t I? Be on T.V. The Show is called ‘The Balancing Act’ Their website is http://www.thebalancingact.com I would love your input. Please leave a comment here… Thanks in advance.. Dr Andrew J P.S. For those of looking to balance your pets health, I suggest a BIG dose of some preventive… [Read more]

My mom asked about her cat

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 Hello to you and yours this sunny Tuesday morning. I am back from a week away on vacation – and it was nice to have a break. I got a short visit in with my younger brother, along with spending some time with my mother. Unfortunately she has some dementia setting in, but overall the visit was good. It’s hard… [Read more]

7 Tips for a Healthier Pet

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 Hi fellow faithful readers… welcome to Thursday. —————————– Economic Help… —————————– Some people really don’t have much money, and this is impacting health care decisions for their pet. Makes sense. The average Vet visit will run you 150 dollars or so. If your dog or cat needs some type of surgery, then you are easily at 500 dollars plus. ————————————–… [Read more]

Man marries his cat…

Monday, July 19th, 2010 Hello fellow readers.. Here is the story and video: Uwe Mitzscherlich tied the knot with his overweight pet, Cecilia, who was suffering from asthma and was dying. According to media reports, Mitzscherlich paid 300 euros to an actress to officiate a fake wedding ceremony, as marriage between an animal and human is illegal in Germany. Talking about the unusual wedding,… [Read more]

Killer Beavers

Friday, July 16th, 2010 Hello to you and your pets! Here is an unusual video clip where wildlife ( beavers) are attacking and in one case killing dogs. Dog and Cat First Aid Dr Andrew J… [Read more]

This dog has…

Friday, July 9th, 2010 Hello to you and your pets! Here is an older X-ray of a not uncommon dog health problem- occasionally I also see this in some cats. This dog was lame, and it started at about 1 year of age. There was an unusual gait. I palpated pain on extension of the hips. Here is what I found on X-ray: I… [Read more]

Summer with your pets – Heat Stroke in Dogs and Cats

Monday, July 5th, 2010 Here’s hoping that you and your pets had a safe Independence Day in the United States. I imagine that most folks are off work today – meaning some time to spend with important ones in your family, including your dogs and cats. I am late moving today after a weekend camping, although it involved rain, it was nice to get… [Read more]

Vaccine Risks

Thursday, June 17th, 2010 Hello again to you and your pets this rainy Thursday morning. The BIG questions about vaccines don’t seem to go away. DO you or DON’T you vaccinate your dog or cat for a specific disease? I discuss this daily with pet owners – it’s not really an easy decision. That being said, I was discussing this with a colleague, and… [Read more]

New Hot Spot Remedy for Dogs

Friday, June 11th, 2010 Hi to you and your pets this Friday… ——————————- Hot Spots ——————————- I am starting to see more ‘Hot Spots’ again – The Veterinary name is: Acute Moist Dermatitis I was pleased to try out a new remedy that worked well – and it was in my kitchen. Here is some of what’s in my book: HOT SPOTS SIGNS A… [Read more]

Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM