• NBC NEWS Oct 31, 2019

    FDA Approves Cheaper Meds for Dogs With Separation Anxiety

    Owners of anxious dogs will soon have a generic option for calming pets with separation anxiety, NBC News reported. On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of clomipramine hydrochloride, a generic for the brand name drug Clomicalm, for dogs ages 6 months and up who have fears or underlying anxiety about being left alone. It is meant...

  • Facebook May 6, 2019

    Pets Are the Hot New Cannabis Customer as Owners Use CBD to Ease Pain and Thunderstorm Anxiety

    Some of the CBD industry’s biggest consumers aren’t even human. Dogs and cats are increasingly taking the non-intoxicating cannabis compound as their owners seek to provide relief to their four-legged friends for everything from anxiety to pain and seizures. While there’s scant data proving CBD works for any of these ailments, some people are swearing by it and more vets...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Dog Owners Warn of ‘Devastating' Pet Danger From Everyday Snack Bags

    Three or four people contact the group Prevent Pet Suffocation every week with a tragic new instance of a pet dying from suffocation in a bag, founder Bonnie Harlan told “Today.” Harlan, 61, went through it herself in 2011, when her own beloved dog, Blue, died after getting his head stuck in a snack bag. “It was just so devastating,”...

  • DIRECTOR Dec 7, 2017

    Veterinarians Seek Permission to Research Pot Meds for Pets

    Dr. Byron Maas surveys a supply of marijuana products for dogs that lines a shelf in his veterinary clinic. They’re selling well. “The ‘Up and Moving’ is for joints and for pain,” he explains. “The ‘Calm and Quiet’ is for real anxious dogs, to take away that anxiety.” People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to...

  • surgery Nov 15, 2016

    Pet Owners Turn to Needles to Help Injured Pets

    When Chloe, an 8-year-old corgi mix, fell off a bed and injured her spine over a year ago, she was partially paralyzed. Surgery had a 50-50 success rate so the veterinarian suggested a different approach that is gaining in popularity and offering new options after a pet injury: acupuncture.

  • Denver Feb 25, 2020

    News Anchor Apologizes to Dog He Saw in Hot Car

    Kyle Clark, a news anchor in Denver, made an impassioned apology to a furry member of the Denver community during a recent broadcast. He heard a dog crying loudly in a locked car on a 90-degree day. When Clark confronted the dog’s owner, the person did not seem to care.

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