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Coronavirus (dog) by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 12:43am Canine Coronavirus (CCV) is the second leading viral cause of diarrhea in puppies with canine Parvovirus being the leader. Unlike Parvovirus, Coronavirus infections are not generally associated with high death rates. Canine Coronavirus is not new to the canine population; it has been known to exist for decades. Most domestic dogs, es ... Read on »
Combination Shots for Dogs: Weapons of Over-Vaccination by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 09 Sep 2009 10:05pm Whombo combos, mumbo jumbos: that’s what veterinarians who understand immunology call combination shots. Unlike a vaccine such as rabies, which contains a single virus, combination vaccines contain multiple “modified live” viruses mixed with various bacteria. Think of them as toxic soups, biochemical wolves in sheep’s clothing. When your vet se ... Read on »
Canine hepacivirus, a relative of hepatitis C virus by Vincent Racaniello Posted Wed 25 May 2011 12:00am Contemporary human viruses most likely originated by cross-species transmission from non-human animals. Examples include HIV-1, which crossed from chimpanzees to humans, and SARS coronavirus, which originated in bats. Since the 1989 discovery of hepatitis C virus (classified as a hepacivirus in the family Flaviviridae) the origin of the virus ... Read on »
What to Do When Your Dog Has a Vaccine Reaction by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Dec 2010 3:32pm I S THIS AN EMERGENCY?  If your dog is breathing heavily, his face is swelling and eyes watering, and/or he’s vomiting, has hives or is having a seizure or collapsing, your dog is having a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. CALL YOUR VET IMMEDIATELY! and start for your vet’s office or an emergency facility while, preferably, someo ... Read on »
Vaccinating Dogs: 10 Steps to Eliminating Unnecessary Shots by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Apr 2009 11:21pm When vaccinating our dogs, most of us rely on our vets, trusting that their advice is up-to-date and not biased by economic or political concerns.  Unfortunately,  unless vets stay current on veterinary journal reading (no easy task) … and  actually assimilate new findings … and decide to forgo significant vaccination income, their advice may la ... Read on »
Diarrhea Dog Info by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Tue 25 Jan 2011 12:24am Diarrhea is the passing of loose or liquid stool, more often than normal. Diarrhea can be caused by diseases of the small intestine, large intestine or by diseases of organs other than the intestinal tract. Your ability to answer questions about your pet’s diet, habits, environment and specific details about the diarrhea can help the ... Read on »
Questions about Canine Vaccines by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Sat 14 Apr 2012 7:00am A couple of weeks ago "Barnyard Punch" asked some excellent questions about non-core vaccines in dogs. Canine noncore vaccines are those that will benefit some dogs but not others, and the decision about who should get them and who shouldn’t is based on such things as age, lifestyle, geographical location and other health concerns. Here are Barny ... Read on »
Dog Vaccinations Defined by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Sun 19 Dec 2010 2:16pm Knowing what to vaccinate your dog for and how often to give your dog a vaccination are two very important issues. Regular vaccinations can prevent your dog from contracting many different types of diseases. Vaccinating your dog is a very important part of your total dog health care program. Overall, two of the most important viruses ... Read on »
Are Annual Vet Visits & Vaccinations for Your Dog Really Necessary? by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 12:43am some people feel that because their dog appears healthy that they can skip an annual checkup for their pet. However, an annual vet visit for your dog is an important part of his health maintenance. Remember that dogs age a lot faster than we humans do. Before we know it, that cute little puppy becomes middle aged, and health issues m ... Read on »
My friend - a natural veterinari... by Dr. Kim .. Naturopathic DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 1:21am My friend - a natural veterinarian, YIPPEE - is going to share some of his sage advice here with you all on vaccinations -I shudder saying the word, rrruff! I’m just glad that what he has to say means I don’t have to have all those big poop things, WOOF! Here is a good veterinarian friend of ours to share with you: Conventional veter ... Read on »