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Living With an Old Dog Part V – Maintaining Body Weight & Muscle Mass

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVM Several articles ago I discussed Slink’s summer haircut. While it made her much more comfortable, it also made it much more apparent without all her thick hair, that she had lost weight and had lost a lot of muscling, especially in her hind legs. These are very common occurrences with [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00November 6th, 2013|Pet Health Care|1 Comment

Animals in the News!

There are so many interesting news stories out there about pets and other animals, veterinary medicine or other animal related topics!  Each week we'll be gathering some stories that might be interesting to you, so keep posted each week for new stories! This week: Human-Animal Bond Losing a pet is always difficult.  No matter what [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:32+00:00April 12th, 2011|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

KSBY Experts – Chronic Diarrhea

Written by Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP No one likes having diarrhea. Luckily, for all of us, most cases of diarrhea are short-lived and resolve themselves within a day or two. I'm not sure if there is anything in veterinary medicine more frustrating than chronic, or long-term, diarrhea. Whenever a dog or cat presents to Animal [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:34+00:00March 24th, 2011|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Animal Care Tips – Feeding Meals

You are probably eating more this month than usual. Do you find yourself grazing through Christmas goodies in the employee lunchroom or at parties? When food is easily available, we will eat even if we are not hungry. The same is true for our pets. There are a few animals who manage their calorie intake [...]

By |2009-12-12T17:26:25+00:00December 12th, 2009|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Animal Care Tips – Obesity

December is a month of indulgence. It is hard to stay fit when there are cookies, candies and cups of eggnog at every gathering. This seems like a good time to address obesity in pets. Over 80% of dogs and cats seen in US veterinary hospitals are overweight! That makes obesity the most common ailment [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:58+00:00December 6th, 2009|Pet Health Care|0 Comments