Veterinary Drug Handbook (VDH) is the reference veterinarians turn to when they want an independent source of information on the drugs that are used in veterinary medicine today.


Dogs May Help Boost Infant Health

Study Shows Pets Offer Protection Against Respiratory InfectionsGood news for pet lovers who are also parents to newborn babies: A study recently published by Pediatrics Journal suggests that infants exposed to dogs and cats during their first year of life may develop a stronger immune system,...

 

Bill calls for ban on sales of dogs, cats in Maine pet stores

Proponents say it would reduce euthanasia and imports from 'puppy mills,' but critics say it would hurt local businesses and hobby breeders. A Cape Elizabeth lawmaker is sponsoring a bill to ban the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores in an attempt to keep the animals from being imported from...

 

Dog Aggression

Most dogs live happily and peacefully with other dogs and people. However if a dog does show aggression it can be very worrying for all concerned. Recent changes in legislation also mean that owners run the risk of being criminally responsible if their dog behaves aggressively towards another...

 

Cat Allergies

Overview - Cat Allergies About one-tenth of the population of the United States has some sort of pet allergy, with twice as many of them having cat allergies and dog allergies. Many people believe that the cat's fur is the main cause for all the reactions, so they try to adopt certain types of cats...

 

Dog Allergies

Overview - Dog Allergies According to estimation, about 10% of the population suffers from a pet allergy, with dog allergies being the second most common. It is still believed that many breeds of dogs, especially those with short hair or those who do not shed hairs, are suitable for people...

 

Prevent Dog Health Problems

Part of the Family If you are anything like me, your pet is part of your family and is just as important as any person. Just like you would take care of your children and watch out for warning signs of illness, the same should be true for your dog!All Kinds of Worms Heartworms, and tapeworms,...

 

Winter Holiday Hazards For Pets

Winter Holiday Hazards For Pets Here are some tips for keeping your pets out of danger during the holiday season. AVOID Holiday Food Items That Could Cause Problems For Your Pet Alcoholic beverages Chocolate (baker's, semi-sweet, milk chocolate) Coffee (grounds, beans, chocolate...

 

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

During the holiday season community veterinary practices and emergency hospitals see a surge in cases of vomiting, diarrhea, pancreatitis, foreign body ingestion, and more. Holiday Food SafetyThe richness, spice, or fat content of the food we eat during this season pose particular threats to...

 

The poisoned pets come in Chocolate

With Christmas fast approaching you're no doubt looking forward to enjoying all the trimmings that come with it - stuffing, turkey, roast potatoes and chocolate. Often it's tempting to share these tasty treats with your pets, but did you know that one of the options mentioned will kill your dog or...

 

Doggy Dental Resolutions

Love them or hate them, now is the perfect time to pledge a New Year's Resolutions for a new dental hygiene regime for your canine friends. Dental hygiene is just as important for a cute new puppy as it is for an older dog who might have eaten too many sweets and treats this festive...

 

How to Use Benadryl for Cat Allergies

While some people are allergic to cats, cats suffer from allergies of their own. Some cats are even allergic to their people when it comes to the perfumes, cigarette smoke and cleaning products found in human habitation. They also may be allergic to food, pollen and just about anything that makes...

 

Beauty Therapies for Your Dog

Beauty therapy is no longer the domain of the rich and famous, and facials and hair treatments are no longer exclusive to humans. Pampered pooches have gotten in on the act, and now the most picky Pomeranians and spoiled Spaniels around are demanding five-star luxury treatments for their face...