Health & Wellness
He has arthritis in his hip and the cold weather here in upstate NY really does a number on him. I was giving him Cosequin, but it is SO expensive. Is there a less expensive alternative that works as well as the Cosequin?
It's spring cleaning time and I want to try and get ahead of the annual furry rug season that comes around when the girls start to shed. My best vacuum is getting a little old (it was a floor model in 1950). I have tried everything from stiff damp … more ›
My dog was spayed 2 days ago and no matter how hard I try she wrestles with my other dogs and tries to run & play. I'm afraid she's going to rip her stitches open. How can I get her to take it easy for a while until she heals???
my kitty is having a discharge from her vaginal area. it is clear. major, my german shepherd will not leave her alone, wanting to lick. we are having to keep them seperated.i haven't had her fixed yet cause i have several people wanting kittens. i do… more ›
I have an 8 year old lab mix who has hip dysplasia. Our vet told us not to exercise her because it could cause more pain and strain on her. Well, we listened to our vet and now she's very overweight. We went to another vet and he said that was wro… more ›
My beagles are ok (not great) with getting their teeth brushed. It took 3 different types of toothpaste to find one they tolerated. BUT even after 2 months of regular(3 days/wk)brushing, the vet says their teeth and gums do not look good and they nee… more ›
Our German Shepherd, Niki, his hip dysplasia and requires hip replacement surgery. She will be 8 years old in September. Our vet says she is in the top 10 worse cases he has seen. We love our pets and take our responsiblity to care for them seriou… more ›
My about-15-year-old Chihuahua wakes up at night, hacking, like he wants to throw up, but doesn't. It sounds like he's choking but as far as I can tell, he isn't (his breathing is fine during the day and when he calms down). He always seems thirsty, … more ›
vet and me have tried everything-scent glands,oatmeal and shampoo bath,vitamins,hot spot solution,steriods,benedryl,etc.this has been on and off for months!i am so frustrated,really worried!!can someone PLEASE help.........
I have a tuxedo cat that has chronic problems with thick black ear wax/gunk. He's been to the vets many times. He does not have infections or mites so they think it may be allergies. I basically have to flush his ears out once a month forever. If… more ›
I have a neighbor who is at the least "blonde". She has been thru 2 large dogs (a chowchow which she ran over with her truck & a German Shepherd which I had to call animal control on because he was so skinny and has since been taken away) since … more ›
I just got a chihuahua a little over a week ago. His breeder/owners husband wanted to keep him outside because they just had another litter.:( . His front legs are just stubs.The wife gave him to me instead. He gets along fine. He is faster th… more ›
Kimball will be 7 years old in October. On May 8th 2008 he will be a 5 year cancer survivor. He had his front left leg removed and his vet gave him 6 months to a year of life. He has beat those odds and then some. He is a miracle pup and has LOTS and… more ›
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Answer by Anonymous
A: Lipomas (fatty tumors) are typically benign. Lots of vets don't see the need to remove them unless they get really big or are in an area tha… more ›
Answer by Anonymous
A: Usually the fungus is just referred to as Canine Black Fungus or Canine Fungus as far as I know. It's usually a yeast inection caused by a y… more ›