Index: Pet health

How to Stop Puppy Mills

Friday, October 14th, 2011 The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) have started a petition which to date has received over 15,000 signatures. The number needed to ensure a response from the White House and the President is 5000- meaning there will be an official response. ———————————– Why the outrage and… [Read more]

Thanksgiving Dental Tragedy

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 I recently enjoyed a Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends, but you wouldn’t believe what happened to me. Imagine this. Family and friends are huddled around the table. It’s overflowing with food. Creamy mashed potatoes. Cheesy yummy squash. Brioche- a fabulous french bread Vegetables all laden with seasoning and extra butter. The gravy is calling me. A wonderfully cooked goose.’… [Read more]

Lessons from Steve Job’s life

Friday, October 7th, 2011 Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, died 2 days ago at a very young age, 56. My brother Michael has been a long time computer guy, and I recall him having one of the very first Apple computers back in the 1970’s… Back when I didn’t get the computer thing..’what is the point?’ And now here I am with an… [Read more]

My UNWANTED friend…

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Hello and Good Morning fellow pet advocate… Yesterday a friend asked me to look at some chickens. Friendly little guys, and they were more than happy to have me pet them? Yes These chickens like people…they were raised by hand as little chicks with many children handling them SO the chickens seem to be pecking at their feathers MORE often.… [Read more]

Natural solutions to treating anemia in dogs and cats

Monday, October 3rd, 2011 Dog and Cat Anemia Anemia is a decrease in number of red blood cells (RBCs) or decreased amount of hemoglobin in the blood. Anemia is the most common disorder of the your pet’s blood. There are several different kinds of anemia, caused by a variety of underlying causes. Hemoglobin (found inside Red Blood Cells) carry oxygen from the lungs to… [Read more]

Oldest Ever 2 Faced Cat

Friday, September 30th, 2011 This story has been in the news- Here it is and I am wondering what you may think about it…. Dr Andrew ——————————————————– Oldest Ever 2 Faced Cat ——————————————————– (Reuters) – Frank and Louie, a gray feline with two mouths, two noses and three eyes, just turned 12 years old and is the world’s oldest, living two-faced cat. Sara Wilcox,… [Read more]

Do you remember YOUR first pet as a child?

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 Animals, specifically dogs and cats have been a BIG part of my life..I have always had a pet and continue to do so.. I grew up on a farm..cows, pigs, horses, chickens, sheep, pigs, turkeys, and the like, along with a variety of pets…rabbits, budgies, hamsters, and a herd of dogs and cats. My father, the provider, the farmer, the… [Read more]

Declawing cats is approved by majority of pet owners

Friday, August 19th, 2011 The results of this poll surprised me. Cats scratch and dogs bark. Is declawing or debarking the answer? Nearly 60 percent of American pet owners, including 55 percent of cat owners, say it is OK to have a cat declawed, but only 8 percent approve of having a dog’s vocal cords removed, according to an Associated poll. My thoughts?… [Read more]

A dog’s purpose…

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 What is the purpose of a dog? For me it is many… Unconditional Love Are GREAT listeners Always HAPPY to see me Ready for excercise…keeping me fit Up for adventure Clean up under the kitchen table Help keep me safe…especially during long runs in the woods Wonderful companions Teach BIG life lessons… on being present, living in the moment How… [Read more]

Complimentary Cat Food Secrets Report

Monday, August 8th, 2011 My Special Complimentary Report on Cat Nutrition and Diseases linked to Cat Food has been getting some *rave* reviews… “Hi Dr Jones, Thank you so much for your all ways up to date and health promoting information. The cat food report is simply outstanding.” You’ll get the NEW Specific diets for Common cat diseases- in fact many cats with chronic… [Read more]

Oscar the Cat with Prosthetic Limbs

Friday, July 29th, 2011 Oscar is a young, 3 year old domestic short hair, who had a serious farming accident. His two rear legs were removed when he was caught in a combine. In most cases this would have mean’t he would be euthanized- but his determined owners, and his veterinarian, Dr Noel Fitzpatrick thought otherwise: Oscar now has 2 prosthetic limbs. The surgery… [Read more]

Top 10 July 4th Holistic Pet Safety Tips

Monday, July 4th, 2011 1. Keep them at HOME. In most cases it is always safer to leave Your pet at home, in a quiet, closed in place…your house! Our pets have hearing 10 times our own, so any loud noise is ESPECIALLY disturbing to them. I leave my own pets with a Kong toy stuffed with peanut butter. 2. THE SOUNDS OF MUSIC.… [Read more]

Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM