Recent Pet Trends and What They Mean for Our Pets

Recent trends in pet health care have lead to an increase in preventable diseases for our pets. Find out what you can do to help keep your pet healthy.

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Preventable Illnesses on the Rise for Cats

Pet health care is more sophisticated currently than it has ever been in the past. We have vaccines at our disposal to prevent many common viral diseases. We have flea and tick products that are more effective and more easily used than previous products. We have quality foods available that fit the needs of almost any pet and pet owner. We have a wide variety of technology that can detect many diseases early in their course when treatment is most likely to be successful. Despite all of this, preventable …

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Dog Health Answers : Foods Important for a Dog’s Health

A dog’s health relies on high-quality food that has no or low preservative levels, higher levels of essential fatty acids and any supplements appropriate for the breed, such as glucosamine for good joint health. Find a high-quality dry dog food to maintain better health in your pet with helpfulinformation from a practicing veterinarian in this free video on dog health. Expert: James Talbott Bio: Dr. James R. Talbott is a staff veterinarian at Belle Forest Animal Hospital and Kennel in Nashville, Tenn. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

Dog Health Answers : How to Prevent Motion Sickness in Dogs

Motion sickness is common in dogs, and desensitization is the best way to ease the animal’s discomfort. Take many short trips in the car to get a dog used to the ride with helpfulinformation from a practicing veterinarian in this free video on dog health. Expert: James Talbott Bio: Dr. James R. Talbott is a staff veterinarian at Belle Forest Animal Hospital and Kennel in Nashville, Tenn. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

Cat & Kitten Care : About Cat Behavior Problems

Cat behavior problems develop between the ages of six to 12 weeks, and they can include aggression towards humans or other animals and urination, especially in males who mark their territory. Assess feline behavior problems at an early age with advice from a practicing veterinarian in this free video on pet care. Expert: Dr. James Talbott Bio: Dr. James R. Talbott is a staff veterinarian at Belle Forest Animal Hospital and Kennel in Nashville, Tenn. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

Dog & Cat Tips : Causes of Cat Hair Loss

Common causes for hair loss in cats include allergies, poor nutrition, kidney disease, hyperthyroidism, ringworm and stress. Discover why fleas may be causing a cat to lose its hair with help from aveterinarian in this free video on cat health. Expert: James Talbott Bio: Dr. James R. Talbott is a staff veterinarian at Belle Forest Animal Hospital and Kennel in Nashville, Tenn. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

Canine Diseases & Treatment : Home Remedies for Dog Itching

Home remedies for dog itching include switching the animal’s food to a higher-quality diet, using an oatmeal-based shampoo, adding omega-3 fatty acids or fish oils to a dog’s diet and brushing the dog’s coat regularly. Encourage natural oil production on a dog’s fur to reduce itching withhelpful information from an experienced veterinarian in this free video on pet care. Expert: Dr. James Talbott Bio: Dr. James R. Talbott is a staff veterinarian at Belle Forest Animal Hospital and Kennel in Nashville, Tenn. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

Cat Health : How to Stop a Cat’s Spraying

If a cat has been displaying spraying behavior, it’s important to first find out if there is a medical problem for his spraying behavior. Discover how cat spraying is indicative of a problem that the cat is trying to communicate with help from a veterinarian in this free video on stopping spraying behavior in cats. Expert: Carrie Burhenn Contact: www.felinemedicalclinic.com Bio: Dr. Carrie Burhenn is a full-time veterinarian who received her degree in veterinary medicine from Oregon State University in 1990. Filmmaker: Lisa Fenderson

Dog & Cat Diseases : About Bone Cancer in Dogs

Bone cancer is fairly common in larger breeds of dogs, and this is usually due to the trauma that the bones go through. Learn about osteosarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer, withhelp from a staff veterinarian in this free video on dog health and pet care. Expert: Dr. James Talbott Bio: Dr. James R. Talbott is a staff veterinarian at Belle Forest Animal Hospital and Kennel in Nashville, Tenn. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

Dog Health Problems : How to Relieve a Dog’s Stuffy Nose

A stuffy nose in a dog can be caused by allergies, foreign bodies, viral infections or bacteria, so relieving a stuffy nose starts with identifying the cause. Find out when it’s necessary to see a veterinarian about a stuffy nose with help from a veterinarian in this free video on relieving a dog’s stuffy nose. Expert: Robert T. Pane Contact: www.southkendall.com Bio: Robert T. Pane, DVM is a veterinarian in Miami, Fla. Filmmaker: Paul Muller