Ohio Vet Board Has No Authority To Suspend Vets Suspected Of Mistreating Animals In Care

Colleen Keszer brought in Duke, her chocolate labrador, to veterinarian Lisa Hart. Keszer said that Hart “came outside and she grabbed him by his collar and he looked so scared.”
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By visiting Freekibble.com and sending the specially designed Freekibble/Best Friends eCard to friends and family, supporters were able to raise 20,000 meals for the cats and dogs at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

Best Friends Animal Society is a nonprofit organization building programs and partnerships whose mission is to bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets®.

As the nation’s largest no-kill animal sanctuary Best Friends is working with humane groups all across the country to bring about a time when homeless, unwanted animals are no longer being destroyed in shelters, and when every healthy dog or cat can be guaranteed a good life in a caring home.

Michelle Besmehn, the Dogtown Manager at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, UT had this to say in the Freekibble/Halo national survey of shelter professionals:

“Many of the animals that come to Best Friends have come in with a poor coat quality due to poor nutrition or care. Feeding the Halo Spot’s Stew definitely makes a difference. You can see a difference in their coat quality and shine as well as they tend to maintain a good weight and healthy energy level. The dogs seem to love the taste as well!”

Watch this video of Freekibble.com delivery of Halo Spot’s Stew to Best Friends:


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What is a natural remedy for ear mites in dogs?

Question by Mary: What is a natural remedy for ear mites in dogs?
My dog has ear mites. I know most people would say to take him to the vet, but all the vet does is gives him an antibiotic, which isn’t good for him. Just like it isn’t good to give a person antibiotics all the time. I know there are homemade remedies, but which ones work the best and are safe? If you are just going to tell me to take him to the vet, or that i don’t care about him, please don’t answer this question. Thanks.

Best answer:

Answer by Maria L
But the Vet is the best person,how often was your dog on antibiotics?

maybe you should call your vet and ask other then antibiotics what could you use

and also maybe don’t ask the same question twice and you won’t get the same answers

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In the last post, we met little Victoria, who had been found in a rubbish bin at 4 weeks and now lives in the mountain village of Sospel, above Menton. 

This is her new friend, Tess.  Tess was bom in the house next door and Victoria’s family just had to have one of the pups.  She’s now three years old and as you see, a wonderfully gentle soul.


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Thanks for your comment Ems. We will have to agree…

Thanks for your comment Ems. We will have to agree to disagree with your on your assessment of prong collar users as "lazy." That kind of criticism is mean spirited and is exactly why we continue to be very upfront about our acceptance of prong collars as the perfect training tool for select dog personalities.

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Help For Dogs That Are Under Stress

Do you have a dog that is under stress or high strung?  This may be your answer.

Jennifer White in K9 magazine suggests the use of Arnica supplements for your dog during times of stress.  she says that you can give your dog a homeopathic remedy called Arnica Montana orally at a dose rate of 30C – three doses every four hours for two days. Apparantly Arnica Montana is a very well known remedy and is often used when there is some kind of emotional or physical trauma.

It can also be used for muscle aches, sprains, strains, and injuries. Arnica is sometimes given to patients prior to their coming to surgery for an examination or operation.  As always the vet should be told of any drugs your dog has had. Arnica will often result in a calmer dog that settles down quickly and is less anxious ane is especially good for highly strung dogs.


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Scabies – Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Treat scabies with natural home remedies using either margosa leaves or drumsticks. For complete information check this short video from www.homeveda.com ! Visit us to discover over 1000 natural home remedies & information about symptoms & causes for over 200 common as well as chronic health conditions. SUBSCRIBE TO HOMEVEDA www.youtube.com JOIN US ON FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: twitter.com —————————– Scabies: • Scabies is a skin condition • It’s a body’s response to presence of certain species of mites Symptoms to look for: • Intense itching especially at night • Skin rashes • Blisters • Red, dry, sore and swollen skin Causes: • Scabies is a contagious condition • It can spread through: o Physical contact o Contact with bed linen or clothing of the patient Natural home remedy using margosa leaves and mustard oil: 1. Crush 20-25 margosa leaves to paste 2. Add 2 tbsp mustard oil 3. Apply on the infected area 4. Leave it on for 1 hr 5. Wash off with cold water 6. Repeat every day till lesions are completely healed • Margosa kills mites and speeds up healing Natural home remedy using drumsticks and sesame oil: 1. Chop and crush a couple of drumsticks 2. Press on a sieve and extract their juice 3. Add 2 tbsp sesame oil 4. Mix well 5. Apply on the infected area 6. Leave it for 20 min 7. Wash off with water • Drumsticks soothe irritation and itchiness —————————– SUBSCRIBE TO HOMEVEDA: www.youtube.com JOIN US ON FACEBOOK
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Body bugs, super scabies, bird mites and morgellons, oh my. The “critter attractor” pathogen is a very confusing part of the morgellons process and does not happen to everyone.
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Looking For A Dependable Miami Locksmith

Having a reliable and trustworthy locksmith’s contact information in your cellphone can be one of the smartest things an individual can do. There is nothing more exacerbating than having to scramble to find a locksmith when you are in a hurry to get somewhere. More often than not people end up settling on the first [...]

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Human Food For Your Golden Retriever

A lot of people wonder what type of human food they should feed their Golden. Even though many prefer to stick with dog food and only dog food, there are certain types of human food that Golden Retrievers love – and is actually good for them. Golden’s crave attention as we all know – and when they watch you eat it never hurts to give them a bite – as long as you know what they should and shouldn’t consume with their diets.

For your Golden’s health, feeding him foods such as chicken, raw vegetables, turkey, brown rice, fruits, and oatmeal are always great. Even though we think of these type foods as “human food”, they are actually good for many animals as well. All dogs have taste buds and noses, meaning that they get very excited when they see you with food.

If your Golden Retriever runs to the refrigerator when you open it up, he’s trying to tell you that he smells something good. Even though he may run to the refrigerator, he isn’t begging for food as many think, he is simply wanting to have some real food. Once your Golden starts to do this, you should give him some of what he wants. Although most real food is great for Golden’s, there are some that aren’t quite so good.

Egg whites
If you feed your Golden a large amount of egg white in his diet, he will get a deficiency in biotin, which is a B vitamin, due to the amount of avidin, which is a very destructive substance. If you are feeding your Golden Retriever egg yolks, you shouldn’t worry as the effects of avidin will be offset by the high biotin levels that are found in egg yolks. You can also feed your Golden egg shells as well, as they contain a large amount of protein. If you want the best for your Golden – try feeding him raw eggs – with the shell intact.

Any form of Chocolate
We all know never to feed chocolate to any type of animal. Chocolate contains bromine, which is very toxic to both dogs and cats. Unsweet chocolate is by far the worst to feed to your Golden, as it contains a large amount of bromine. Bromine is a very harmful chemical, one that normally leads to death of your animal should he be fed any type of chocolate.

There are other foods out there that can be good or harmful to your Golden. If you have any questions, you should always ask your veterinarian. Your vet will be able to recommended real food that is beneficial to your Golden, as well as foods you should avoid. You can experiment with real food if you like – although you should never allow your Golden Retriever to consume any type of chocolate.

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