|Dog and Cat Concept Articles
Alternative Medicine in Companion Animals
Legitimate veterinary chiropractors and accupuncturists probably can't stand some of the chicanery going on in this field of medicine. The good and the bad.
Euthanasia in Dogs & Cats, Putting a Dog to Sleep
When your dog approaches "pitiful" when it's just a downhill slide, when they disengage, can't sleep or cry all night. When they won't eat, and when they are afraid because of the loss of so many faculties...
Three Year Vaccine Cycles
Another "fad" started by mainstream journalists, this information is WILDLY out of context, will risk animal lives, and is even being brought to bear on cats which don't have the immune system of the dog. Oh, my, god.
Your Trip to the Vet. Is it Safe?
I'm aware that even human doctors don't wash their hands between cases all day long. Vets are sometimes no different. How the clinic is configured, and the vet's hygeine are important.
The Dog Spay, Spaying Considerations
When a dog gets spayed, their metabolism slows. Changing to adult or even low calorie food prevents it. Then, the health benefits of spaying promote a longer life and render enormous benefits for your dog.
Vaccine Recommendations for Dogs and Cats
Not every vaccine is great for every dog or cat. Some animals have no risk of diseases for which there are vaccines, and some vaccines create more risk than the disease. Still, some vets give every known vaccine to avoid a law suit. Too bad, practicing to keep lawyers happy.
Another Article on Putting a Pet To Sleep (Euthanasia)
"Who and I to decide whether my pet lives?" and many other questions and dilemnas face the owner who's watching a pet in a spiral. Suffering should be weighed against the time they have left. Dignity must be conserved and fear and pain, minimized.