Animal Fact: As frogs swallow they close and retract their eyes which helps push their meal down.
National Canine Cancer Foundation’s President and CEO, Gary Nice, has announced that a simple blood test is now available to detect cancer in dogs. The test, known as VDI-TKcanince+ (Veterinary Diagnostic Institute) can be administered by veterinarians throughout the U.S. VDI Labs highlights some points of the test: The test is used when cancer is […]
Hypothyroidism is one of the most common ailments in dogs. It is caused by a deficiency of thyroid hormones. Hypothyroidism is an auto-immune disease in which the body sees the thyroid gland as a foreign threat. The dog’s thyroid gland is divided into 2 lobes, butterfly shaped, which are on either side of the trachea […]
Merrick Pet Care Inc. of Amarillo, TX, has recalled its Beef Filet Squares for Dogs, pet treeats, 10 oz. bag (Item #60016 #10084TL7, Best by March 24,2012) because of possible salmonela contamination. Stop feeding immediately. When handling any food, raw or otherwise, wash your hands and countertops well after contact. We try to post all […]