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Skin infection on female German Shepherd by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:51pm Question : Hi there I have a female German Shepherd she got sprayed in the face and mouth by skunk in 2004 ever since then she broke out with blood blisters on lower back by tail I got that to go away but now she has a terrible skin infection mostly on the shoulder blade going down the legs and under chin running down the neck her h ... Read on »
ARE YOU CONSIDERING A NEW PET??? (PT. 3) by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Aug 2011 12:00am Well, we've gotten you through the initial step of deciding whether or not you wanted a new pet.  Then, we gave you some suggestions for how to go about looking for that new pet.  In last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats, we presented some ideas on what to look for when choosing a veterinarian to take care of that new pet.  H ... Read on »
MARCH MADNESS & APRIL FOOLS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:13pm March Madness leads to.... April Fools Yes, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament remains the most exciting sports event of the year and April Fools Day remains the preeminent hoaxing jokester day of the year. April Fools Day is observed in many countries with many variations on the theme, but with a hoax of some type ... Read on »
DOG POOP CONCERNS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Jul 2012 12:00am You're out for a pleasant walk in the neighborhood, in the park, or on the trail.  Before you know it, you step in...yep, that's right...a big pile of soft and messy dog poop.  In addition to probably messing up your shoes and possibly your clothing, it sets a lousy tone for the walk, right? Well, the bad news is that you've not ... Read on »
BEEN WAITING FOR SPRING? (PT. 2).... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 Apr 2011 12:00am Last week's introduction to getting your pets ready for spring must have struck the right chord with many of you.  Helpful Buckeye received a lot of e-mails with further questions on our topics from last week...Pet Safety, Pet Allergies, Dogs Getting Sunburned, and Skin Parasites (fleas and ticks).  Many of our readers also indicated that ... Read on »
BEEN WAITING FOR SPRING? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Mar 2011 12:00am Helpful Buckeye suspects that all of us have been waiting for Spring...for one reason or another...except for those of you who love to snow ski.  Well, the first day of Spring was this past Monday and we got 6" of snow on our roof and flower pots here in Flagstaff!  Fortunately, the roads and ground had warmed enough that the accumulation ... Read on »
THESE MIGHT BE THE MIGHTIEST OF THE MITES.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:13pm Let's hear it for the rest of the mites! We've discussed the ticks and the ear mites, which leaves us with the last of the 8-legged external parasites...those pesky, burrowing creatures that are not-so-affectionately paired with the word "MANGE!"Now that we've got your undivided attention, welcome to Questions On Dogs and Cats for this week's visit ... Read on »
My Face Is Full Of Parasites, Is That Bad? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 May 2010 11:01pm Meg mulls over this question…I found this Canadian product called FaceDoctor – Rejuvenating Soap that says, “The active ingredient, Seabuckthorn Oil, is clinically proven to kill the Human Demodex parasite.” I’m intrigued! Can you shed some light? The Left Brain’s mitey response: Thanks so much for the question, Meg. I love lear ... Read on »
Parasites have caused Van Viet Dien to lose 40 kg and skin shed. by EyeDrD Posted Wed 03 Oct 2012 8:00am A man in the southern province of Binh Phuoc has acquired a strange skin-shedding condition due to parasites transferred from cats and dogs, according to test results from Pham Ngoc Thach General Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam News Agency reported on … Continue reading → From: Eye Dr DeLengocky Read on »
Health vs. Health Insurance: How Mental Silos Blind Us to What Matters Most in Healthcare. by Jim Pinkerton Posted Sat 16 Oct 2010 12:00am The Drudge Report today linked to an AP story on the spread of cutaneous leishmaniasis, the incidence of which has quadrupled in the past few years.   The parasitic skin disease comes from the female phlebotomine sand fly. There is treatment, but treatment is expensive, and of course, in Afghanistan it can be dangerous to be a caregiver. ... Read on »