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Forum: Dog Food & Nutrition 05-25-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 15,476
Posted By Dr.Greg
Dog food with oral care really doesn't work well....

Dog food with oral care really doesn't work well. Save your money and buy chew treats. Beware of rawhide and greenies for yorkies. I use frozen chicken wings and pigs ears.
Forum: Cat Training & Behavior 05-25-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 15,768
Posted By Dr.Greg
You can put foil on the corners, use kitty facial...

You can put foil on the corners, use kitty facial pheromones, or a water bottle, but like honorine said it is really hard to break cats from scratching
Forum: Cat Health & Care 08-12-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,415
Posted By Dr.Greg
Barbara some cats crave greens.A bit of baby's ...

Barbara some cats crave greens.A bit of baby's breath and bamboo leaves are safe. The lily family and especially the Easter Lily cause trouble with cat's kidneys. Most cats and dogs nibble on...
Forum: Cat Health & Care 06-16-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,277
Posted By Dr.Greg
Honorine, Not a day goes by at the...

Honorine,
Not a day goes by at the veterinary hospital that a owner brings a cat in for vomiting, or mentions that their cat vomits now and then.
The causes of vomiting in cats can be...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 06-15-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,721
Posted By Dr.Greg
Kennel cough is a bacterial infection that is...

Kennel cough is a bacterial infection that is notorious for changing its covering just like the human flu virus does. A vaccination will protect almost all dogs, but a few dogs will get the infection...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 06-04-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,832
Posted By Dr.Greg
If you have the time and inclination, daily...

If you have the time and inclination, daily brushing helps keep the tartar from forming. Another helpful hint is chewing on smoked or raw bones from the pet store or supermarket. Dogs that...
Forum: Cat Health & Care 05-02-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,431
Posted By Dr.Greg
Honorine, Cats are hard to keep interested in...

Honorine,
Cats are hard to keep interested in toys . They are interested in darting objects, but get bored when they catch them. They will tire of most toys in a short time. Have you tried catnip...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 04-14-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,362
Posted By Dr.Greg
Examples of short faced dogs or brachycephalic...

Examples of short faced dogs or brachycephalic dogs are pugs, bostons, bulldogs, and boxers. These dogs often have breathing problems because all the breathing apparatus that fit in long nosed dogs...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 04-09-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,037
Posted By Dr.Greg
I have found that flea products have to be used...

I have found that flea products have to be used on all animals for several months to be effective. The best sellers are advantage and frontline, but frontline has had a lot of reports of flea...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 04-08-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,037
Posted By Dr.Greg
You can buy Advantage or Frontline on-line where...

You can buy Advantage or Frontline on-line where they are more economical. I have not seen resistance develop yet, and both seem to be effective. However some over the counter flea tretments are not...
Forum: Cat Training & Behavior 04-06-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,077
Posted By Dr.Greg
This is going to sound really cruel, but when he...

This is going to sound really cruel, but when he nips, you have to give immediate negative reinforcement. I "flick" nippers in the nose. Not real hard but enough to get the point across. Wait tip he...
Forum: Cat Health & Care 03-22-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,350
Posted By Dr.Greg
Flaky skin and a poor hair coat tells us that...

Flaky skin and a poor hair coat tells us that Kosmo needs more oils in the diet. Dry food does not have enough fat and oils for some cats. Some wet food, fish oil capsule, tuna, chicken and skin,...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 03-20-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,435
Posted By Dr.Greg
Rottweilers are very sensitive to beef, wheat,...

Rottweilers are very sensitive to beef, wheat, and corn in the food and will get nauseous if the food contains them. Don't pay attention to the front of the bag, look on the ingredient list for...
Forum: Cat Food & Nutrition 02-23-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,335
Posted By Dr.Greg
Raw food is high protein because it has a higher...

Raw food is high protein because it has a higher percentage of chicken, beef, tripe
Some dogs are allergic to beef and beef fat, and get indigestion or the runs, and the food is thought to be "too...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 01-08-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,153
Posted By Dr.Greg
Dave, Some human food is healthy and fine such...

Dave,

Some human food is healthy and fine such as chicken fish shrimp carrots green beans and potatoes. In fact variety may even help the bowels adjust to change a bit better. I forgot to mention...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 01-07-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,153
Posted By Dr.Greg
Dave diarrhea can be caused by allergies to...

Dave
diarrhea can be caused by allergies to beef, wheat, or corn ingredients in the food as well as the protozoa giardia.The pedigree cubes may be the culprit I would check the label for any of the...
Forum: Cat Health & Care 01-03-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,420
Posted By Dr.Greg
Judy We usually suggest from 4-6 months old. 6...

Judy

We usually suggest from 4-6 months old. 6 months is a good age to neuter
Forum: Dog Health & Care 12-06-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,474
Posted By Dr.Greg
Does he have any gunky ear wax or red ears? Does...

Does he have any gunky ear wax or red ears? Does he itch? How does his coat llok? How is his weight? As dogs age they sometimes need a bit of heathy human food like chicken, fish,shrimp, turkey,...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 11-25-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,378
Posted By Dr.Greg
Science diet from hills has corn in it,sometimes...

Science diet from hills has corn in it,sometimes over 50%. You could try changing to a canned chicken rice diet or just plain chicken breast for a week to see if it makes a difference in other words...
Forum: Cat Health & Care 11-20-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,157
Posted By Dr.Greg
Cats are very finicky about being fooled with and...

Cats are very finicky about being fooled with and most do not want a Santa Costume on, except for a picture. His leg should be healed up by now and not causing any pain.

Sounds like activities in...
Forum: Cat Health & Care 11-19-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,977
Posted By Dr.Greg
If your kitty was neutered and got shots, and is...

If your kitty was neutered and got shots, and is teething it is between 4-6 months old. The adult canines replace the baby caniines at about 6months of age
Forum: Cat Health & Care 11-19-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,774
Posted By Dr.Greg
The ancestor of our domestic cat ate small...

The ancestor of our domestic cat ate small mammals, reptiles, bugs, and birds that were very moist, crunchy, high protein, high fat packages. Today’s domesticated feline enjoy a very dry, highly...
Forum: Cat Health & Care 11-19-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,396
Posted By Dr.Greg
He will yowl for a bit then settle down and...

He will yowl for a bit then settle down and sleep. It is worth a night's sleep. He will be fine. I Don't know of another way
Forum: Cat Health & Care 11-17-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,396
Posted By Dr.Greg
How to stop my cat from waking me up?

Honorine,

Our cat Mokie used to do that nightly also, so we put her downstairs for a few nights or maybe even a whole week when she had annoying behavior. You can also use a crate or put her in a...
Forum: Dog Health & Care 10-29-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,708
Posted By Dr.Greg
Yorkies are sensitive creatures and react to...

Yorkies are sensitive creatures and react to allergens like beef, wheat, and corn in the diet. What looks like straining due to constipation could be a sore rectum, butt, or anal glands from reacting...
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