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Treatments used, recommended, or described as part of Veterinary care

Dogs and Cats Shouldn’t Have Chicken Butts

Dogs and cats should never have chicken in their butt. Trying to get your attention with that headline. How does chicken end up in the butts of dogs and cats? (Alternative title: “Inflammatory bowel...

Very Possible Cure For Some Cancers

Very Possible Cure For Some Cancers A convergence of research on antioxidants, gut microbes, the immune system, and cellular modulation and aging, has presented a possible cure for cancers. I really think so.

Overgrown Head Growth, Cap or Wen in Orandas

Overgrown Head Growth, Cap or Wen in Orandas A peculiar disorder of goldfish is the overgrowth of the cap to the extent that the eyes are covered. In most instances, this does not matter...

Robitussin DM For Dogs

Robitussin DM (Get it) Has been recommended for your dog. (Printable version) This is a poor choice for dogs with congestive heart failure. It’s a poor choice as monotherapy for respiratory infections. It’s a...

Tooth Root Abscesses and Swelling Under the Eye in the Canine

Canine tooth root abscesses are common, and sometimes there’s more than meets the eye. What if it’s cancer from Apoquel? How can you tell? What should you do? How do you treat a tooth...

Cushing’s Disease Veterinary Notes

Cushing’s Disease Veterinary Notes So, I put together 39 pages of information on Cushing’s Disease, which is overactive Adrenal Glands. The body produces way too much Cortisol and the impact is insulin antagonism, and...

Pilling the Recalcitrant. (How To Get Pills in The Tough Ones)

So, “Sammy” wasn’t having it (Pilling). And mom was too sweet to really wrangle him. So. She had the idea to crush his pills and put them in creamer! And it worked. Not only...

What’s In Hikari’s Ich-X?

There are two ‘strengths’ of Ich-X For Aquarium (Click): Water, Formaldehyde (<5%), Methanol (<2%), Malachite Green Chloride (<0.1%) For Aquarium: To treat “ich” disease (ichthyophthiriasis) of freshwater fishes and “marine ich” disease (cryptocaryonaisis) of marine fishes,...

Aspirin Use In Dogs Is “Just Okay”

There is a period of time in the life of a dog where it has arthritis but not very severely. It just needs “a little help. Keeping in mind that dogs are aging seven...

Chloramphenicol Antibiotic For Dogs and Cats

Chloramphenicol is a ‘strong’ antibiotic, especially against infectious airway and skin issues. It’s arguably the best for certain airway issues in puppies – especially those legitimately caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica, because Doxycycline and Baytril,...

How and When to Induce Vomiting: Hydrogen Peroxide for Poisoning

Sometimes the dog will eat something it shouldn’t. Sometimes it’s not a poisoning, it’s annoying, like a cake, or a pile of chicken skin and you know it’s going to cause diarrhea, BAD. Other...