The effects of a canine stroke, such as sudden blindness and loss of balance, can be alarming for dog owners. Fortunately, most dogs that have
Medicines are intended to enhance and protect the health of our pets but giving oral medication to companion animals can be a trying process. Have
Diabetes mellitus (also called sugar diabetes) is becoming more common in our society. Genetics and lifestyle play an important role in humans; however numerous processes
Looking neat and smelling clean are crucial aspects of social interaction for most people. While we also like our animals to smell and look nice,
Jogging with a friend can help keep you motivated and fit. So should your jogging buddy be short or tall, blonde or red-haired, two or
Prosthetic intervention has been used for many years in human rehabilitation to achieve mechanical and rehabilitative goals, that is, to stand up and walk again.
Vaccinations can prevent many illnesses in puppies, but viruses such as canine parvovirus are still a threat to dogs with developing immune systems. Young puppies
Like humans, pets can become obese and develop excess body fat, which can lead to serious health problems, such as diabetes or degenerative joint disease.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, worldwide. Pet owners should also be concerned for the hearts of their
Pet Talk is a service of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University. Taking care of our pets is a year
If your Spot is seeing spots, cataracts could be to blame. As people age, they often develop vision problems, including cataracts. The same holds true
Pet Talk is a service of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University. Sept. 28, is World Rabies Day, a global
Pet Talk is a service of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University. With the fall season in sight, many of
Fireworks are a celebratory gesture, but many people don’t realize the implications they may have on animals. According to Dr. Audrey Cook, clinical associate professor
Dermatophytosis, otherwise known as “ringworm,” is a fairly common fungal infection that can affect dogs, cats, and other animals. “The term ‘ringworm’ actually comes from the