Human Antibody Test Gives New Hope for Canine Encephalitis

encephalitis in dogs

November 20, 2019

Researchers have discovered that human and canine genes for targets involved in this serious inflammatory brain disease that can strike smaller-sized dogs are similar. So that means the human test works for dogs, too, which can help improve the diagnosis of this tough-to-diagnose disease.

How to Rescue a Homeless Baby Bird

How to Rescue a Homeless Baby Bird

November 20, 2019

What do you do when a fuzzy baby bird is hungry, but there's no nest to put him into?

Heartworm Infections in Cats? It's a Very Different Disease

heartworm infection in cats

November 19, 2019

Now that kitties have been added as candidates for year-round heartworm preventives by many conventional veterinarians and heartworm medication manufacturers, it's time to expose what feline heartworm infections look like. Insist on this test before starting any preventive treatment.

Scared Lab Dog Gets a Real Family

Scared Lab Dog Gets a Real Family

November 19, 2019

After six years in a laboratory in China, a scared beagle learns to trust her new family.

Couple Gets Creative to Recover Their Lost Dog

how to find a lost dog

November 19, 2019

A couple vacationing 250 miles from home experienced the unthinkable. They'd left their border collie, Katie, in a dog-friendly hotel room one evening and returned to find her missing. Spooked by a thunderstorm, she'd somehow escaped. This story is one of determination, a caring community, and the lengths one couple went to for 57 days to find their beloved dog.

How Reactive Medicine Can Make a Bad Situation Worse

conventional veterinary medicine

November 18, 2019

If you've ever taken your pet to a veterinarian for a serious health concern, only to be handed antibiotics or 'prescription' canned or dry food without identifying why your pet is sick, your pet may be the victim of bad medicine. Because many pets today have food intolerances at an early age, test your symptomatic pet at home now

Sunrise Beach Run: 50 Sea Turtles Make a Dash for It

Sunrise Beach Run: 50 Sea Turtles Make a Dash for It

November 18, 2019

Fifty little sea turtles emerge from the sand on a Florida beach on a race to the water.

Weekly Pet Quiz: Training Treats, Obese Cat and Senior Dog

week 91 pets quiz

November 18, 2019

Take this week's quiz to see how well you remember what you read on Mercola Healthy Pets last week.

Is a Full Body Sniff-Scan by a Trained Dog in Your Future?

Is a Full Body Sniff-Scan by a Trained Dog in Your Future?

November 17, 2019

Scientists are discovering that dogs can detect more than just malignancies. And they can do it as well as or better than other screening methods for diseases with characteristic odors like diabetes, sinusitis, urinary tract infections, candida, Cushing's and thyroid, GI and psychological disorders.

Sneaky Pit Bull Tiptoes Everywhere

Sneaky Pit Bull Tiptoes Everywhere

November 17, 2019

Ever heard of a dog that tiptoes through the house? He's definitely up to something.

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