Petunia is a 9 year old female West Highland Terrier who comes from championship stock. Petunia’s grandmother was featured on the cover of Dog Fancy magazine. Petunia is like one of our children. She is the only pet who has been allowed to sleep in our bed. Petunia loves to chase the geese and wildlife […]
Extinction is Forever
My son and I created this painting and had it finished by Michael Meeker from the Museum of Natural History in LA, probably 30 years ago. It is 7 feet wide and 5 feet tall. It hung on the wall of my hospital for 30 years and it was to remind people that they should be thankful, as I am, to have the presence of an animal and be given the privilege of loving and caring for that animal.
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Purpose of this Site
This website has been designed as an informational, medical website for PET OWNERS. The purpose of this website is to provide the PET OWNER with up-to-date, understandable, medical information and to share every PET OWNER'S discoveries and experiences that will help other PET OWNERS and their pets survive our ever changing world.
The information that is shared on this website for PET OWNERS, in no way, pre-empts the information the PET OWNER receives from their veterinary medical professionals. Hopefully this website will provide the PET OWNERS with a better understanding and insight on how to help their pet live a longer, happier, healthier life.
These owners were all told to go home and live with a blind dog. But because there is a treatment that is available for SARDS dogs, they were able to go home and live with a dog that can see. LEXIE If you were told there is no treatment for SARDS, please know there is […]
This article is designed for the frustrated SARDS owner, who has had SARDS (Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome) confirmed with an ERG and told there is no treatment for SARDS, and to go home and learn to live with a blind dog. This seems to be the general veterinary belief regarding treating SARDS patients, that […]
The types of food your pet needs and can tolerate, will be determined by your pet’s inherited, endocrine immune imbalances. Unfortunately, due to many years of inbreeding, the day of feeding any type of food to any pet has ended. Today’s pets are endocrine immune different from the pets of yesteryear, and to believe you […]
Today’s manufacturing and sales of chemical insect repellents for pets has become a business giant. The sale of chemical insect repellents has become a mega, million dollar business. The recent reports about using these commercial chemical insect repellents are indicating that these chemicals may be more harmful to pets than once thought. The concern of […]
The following is a guest post by Jason MacDonald. Is all laboratory testing the same? The simple answer is no, the testing can be vastly different. Many people believe that just because one lab offers a Total T4 test, they can go to any lab that offers the same Total T4 test and get a similar […]
Cancer, or uncontrolled tissue growth, comes from an endocrine immune imbalance that starts with elevated total estrogen. The medical profession is concerned about and realizes that when an estrogen substance is introduced to normal tissue, the normal tissue will begin to increase in size and grow. However the medical profession is not measuring total estrogen. […]
For many years, Depo-Medrol has been used in various amounts dictated by the disease the animal has. The medical profession knows to use smaller amounts of Depo-Medrol for allergies, but when it comes to more severe animal diseases, such as autoimmune diseases and some forms of cancer, increased amounts of Depo-Medrol are used. Please remember, […]
The answer is definitely YES! If your pet is having vision impairment, and your general, practice veterinarian is not sure of the actual cause of the vision impairment, it is vital that you are referred to a board certified, veterinary ophthalmologist, as soon as possible, for proper diagnosis and treatment. Please realize, there are other […]