Category: Veterinary

Veterinarian tips and other information.

Blue Buffalo Recalls Select ‘Life Protection Formula’ Dog Food Products

Source Blue Buffalo, a Connecticut-based pet food manufacturer, is voluntarily recalling select lots of its Life Protection Formula Fish and Sweet Potato Recipe for Dogs due to high moisture levels, which could potentially result in mold growth in affected products. The following lot codes are affected by this Blue Buffalo recall: Description: Life Protection Formula Fish and Sweet Potato Recipe… Read more →

How Chocolate Makes Dogs Sick

How Chocolate Makes Dogs Sick March 30, 2012 You probably know that chocolate can make dogs sick, but do you know why? Understanding how this common canine toxin adversely affects a dog’s body underscores the importance of protecting dogs from exposure and helps explain the rationale behind a veterinarian’s treatment recommendations.   Chocolate contains substances known as methylxanthines (specifically caffeine… Read more →

Risks and Benefits to Spaying and Neutering Your Dog

Risks and Benefits to Spaying and Neutering Your Dog Pure Heaven Cotons subscribes to the 18 month theory for all companion dogs. THE MEDICAL PICTURE By Denise Flaim When we talk about dogs, invariably we talk about dog people. The human desire to group things that interest us and build commonality among kindred spirits is hardwired– as is our tendency… Read more →