Category: Health

Written by Dr. Beth Eisenberg, DVM: Ethos Veterinary Health Marijuana and Pets: With its legalization, marijuana use has become a more frequently discussed topic amongst the veterinary community.  There are potential health benefits, but little has been proven or even studied for use in animals in the veterinary industry. When...

Dr. Tonya Boyle Brown, DVM from Port City Referral Hospital in Portsmouth, NH tells your how to stop separation anxiety in pets in seven simple steps. Stop Separation Anxiety: As busy families, we are acutely aware that the priorities of our four legged family members take a back seat to...

ADAPTOGENS & TONIC HERBS FOR THE WELLBEING OF OUR PETS WRITTEN BY: Joyce Belcher, Sustenance Herbs in Kittery, Maine ADAPTOGENS…are the ideal group of herbs for pets: They are non-toxic to the recipient, regulate and normalize organ and body systems function, all contain antioxidants and scavenge free radicals, bring balance...

Here are 10 Reasons to Bring Your Pet to the ER. When your pet gets sick, it is often difficult to gauge whether or not your pet needs to be seen by a veterinarian immediately, or if your pet’s ailment can be treated the following day by your primary veterinarian....

Oxytocin and More: The Human & Animal Bond: The human-animal bond is often used to describe the relationship shared between people and animals. Pet owners know it is so much more than a relationship and anyone who has ever loved a companion animal has felt the strength of the human-animal...

Written by Dr. Brian J. Bourquin, Founder, Boston Veterinary Clinic www.bostonveterinary.com Caring for a Senior Giant Breed Dog READER QUESTION: “My senior giant breed dog is turning six soon. What are some tips and tricks for giving a senior, giant breed a long and happy life.” Dr. B’s Answer: This...

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Nutrition for Your Pets “Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food.” Hypocrites WRITTEN BY: Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP  Veterinary Nutrition Services offered at Ethos include: Homemade diet formulation Commercial diet recommendations Critical care nutrition Weight loss programs    Providing clients and veterinarians with scientific, safe...

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Written by Crystal Ward Kent As animal lovers, we want our companions to be with us for as long as possible, and to enjoy good quality of life during that time. While nothing can guarantee your pet a certain lifespan, there are ways to promote good health and reduce certain...