Medicine


What It Takes To Be a Foster Home

  Coco, a rescue-foster dog, from easternherdingdogrescue.org needed a safe place to whelp and care for her pups until they reached adoption age and were primed for a successful connection with a forever home. This the story of how she came to be with the Carter’s and the journey they went through toward their forever […]


Chinese Researchers Produce Gene-Edited Super Dogs

Scientists in China have laid claim to a pretty significant achievement, at least in terms of the social and technological implications of it. They edited the genes of two beagles named Hercules and Tiangou to produce custom dogs which have far more muscle tone than the average beagle. They actually have double the amount of […]


Blab Beta – Animal Behavior & Anthropomorphism with Lara Joseph & Dr. Patricia Anderson

Below is a link to a great conversation on “blab.im” between Lara Joseph & Dr. Patricia Anderson on animal behaviors, Anthropomorphism. Both Laura and Dr. Anderson birds, bird behaviors and and life with birds. Laura is an animal behaviorist and owner of The Animal Behavior Center in Sylvania, Ohio. The mission at The Animal Behavior Center is to […]


Dog Stories – Fabio Andreozzi

Fabio Andreozzi is a life long dog person. He and his family have had many dogs and bred several litters over the years (primarily German Shepherds). Fabio shares his knowledge, expertise and a few great stories about his relationships with pets over the years with Christina Carter.


Animal-Assisted Therapy: Dogs as Healers and Helpers

  Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) is increasingly being accepted in healthcare clinical settings as well as private therapy practices. Among those benefiting are seniors, students, patients in recovery, people with intellectual and physical disabilities and those approaching end of life. Therapy dogs and assistance dogs are being recognized as a valuable part of human society. Helping […]


Medical Science Discovers What Cats Have Known All Along

Thanks to cats, a significant human mechanism has been discovered to improve healing. It was discovered some time ago that cats purr when they are severely injured or frightened. Domestic cats, servals, ocelots, and pumas produce fundamental, dominant, or strong frequencies at exactly 25 Hz and 50 Hz,, and these two low frequencies promote bone […]


Hot Spot Care

Our pets can be susceptible to hot spots for many reasons, but it seems more noticeable in the summer. It may be due to more frequent baths, bugs, or just plain itchy skin, but whatever the cause, it can be serious and is usually painful. Consult your veterinarian on the best course of action for […]


This Video Could Save Your Pet’s Life

  This video shows the “ABC’s” of how to perform CPR on a pet. Learning what to do before it happens can make the difference between life and death. Always keep the following in mind: Know how to rapidly find your pet’s pulse in advance. Know your ABCs: Airway; Breathing; Compression. Get a friend to drive […]


Cat Videos Relieve Stress of Wasting Time On Cat Videos

Internet cat videos have been found to deliver some fairly significant health benefits according to Jessica Gall Myrick, media researcher at Indiana University in Bloomington. She says; “Some people may think watching online cat videos isn’t a serious enough topic for academic research, but the fact is that it’s one of the most popular uses of the […]


Therapy Dog Receives Hospital’s Top Volunteer Honors – American Kennel Club

Maya Belle who earned AKC’s top Therapy Dog title of THDD. She and her owner, Raymond Rauen of Livonia, cheer up and help heal patients at St. Mary Mercy Hospital AKC.org offers information on dog breeds, dog ownership, dog training, health, nutrition, exercise & grooming, registering your dog, AKC competition events and affiliated clubs to help […]