Archive for the ‘Animal and Pet Health’ category

Life’s Abundance premium, grain-free foods for dogs and cats are formulated for all life stages. Packed with nourishing, high-quality ingredients, these delicious foods are perfectly balanced with all of the proteins, omega-3s, vitamins, minerals and other important nutrients pet kids need to thrive … without the grains. • Natural, grain-free food that’s holistically balanced for…

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Choosing the right food for your companion animal is a big decision. There’s so much information and sometimes it can prove a bit overwhelming. To aid you in your quest for the best fit for your pet kid, be sure to read the latest from Dr. Jane. In this post, she explores three common beliefs…

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You do everything you possibly can to ensure the health of your pet kids. But have you heard the top ten reasons why they should be taking fish oil? If you’re unfamiliar with the latest science behind omega-3 supplementation for dogs and cats, you should definitely check out the latest from Dr. Jane. In this…

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Nestle Purina Petcare Company was hit with a class action lawsuit alleging that its Beneful dog food includes toxic substances which are capable of killing dogs. According to the Beneful class action lawsuit filed in a California federal court by plaintiff Frank Lucido on Feb. 5, Purina Beneful is responsible for making thousands of dogs…

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Feline Asthma by Dr. Jane

July 31st, 2013

People often ask me if cats can get asthma. Unfortunately, the answer is a definite, “Yes”. The signs of feline asthma can come on quite suddenly and can constitute a medical emergency, so let’s review this condition in some detail. Just like in humans, the airways in cats with asthma become restricted and inflamed. Mucus…

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When you’re feeling the pressure of a companion animal suffering a medical mishap, that is not the time you want to start an internet search for potential solutions.  It’s an unfortunate fact that our dogs and cats become sick and sustain injuries. And sometimes, getting to a vet quickly isn’t an option. Isn’t it comforting…

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Parvovirus

May 3rd, 2013

Sadly, with spring comes a seasonal increase in Parvovirus. With this potentially lethal disease you and your pup need to be prepared. Life’s Abundance staff veterinarian, Dr. Sarah, explains what the disease is, how it’s transmitted, tips about how to hinder its spread, symptoms to look out for, as well as what to do if your dog contracts…

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WOAI News has published a story on a San Antonio woman who believes Nutro Lamb and Rice dog food caused the death of her two dogs. SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio woman believes a popular kind of dog food she gave to her two dogs made them so sick, she had to put them…

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Feline Feeding Behavior

July 28th, 2012

Cats are enigmatic creatures. Having an appreciation for their motivations will not only help you to develop a deeper bond, it could make your cat healthier, too. Feeding your feline optimal nutrition not only requires an understanding of your cat’s unique nutritional needs, but also of their feeding behavior. In fact, understanding the nuances of…

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Welcome to the first installment of our Successful Aging Series! In this episode of Pet Talk, Dr. Sarah addresses one of the most frightening and heartbreaking illnesses that afflict companion animals – cancer. According to the most recent data, nearly four million dogs will be diagnosed with cancer this year, which is why we’re dedicating…

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