Tag: Labrador Dog Health

Osteoarthritic Labrador Has First Elbow Replacement Surgery In Ohio

In Ohio, a Labrador suffering from osteoarthritis had the first elbow replacement surgery done on a dog. In the last decade, joint replacement has become common.  Lately, an OSU veterinary surgeon Dr. Laurent Guiot performed elbow replacement surgery on a dog. Aside from helping pooches and veterinarians, this surgery could …

Purina’s Beneful Dog Food Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Purina’s Beneful dog food has been slammed with a class action lawsuit. A class action lawsuit has been filed against Purina’s Beneful Dog Products. The claimants allege that Beneful dog food is harming and killing dogs. According to the class action lawsuit filed Feb. 5 in federal court, more …

Nutrisca Chicken and Chickpea Recipe Dry Dog Food Recalled Due To Salmonella

Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Inc. has recalled certain bags of Nutrisca Chicken and Chickpea Recipe Dry Dog Food because of potential salmonella contamination. According to the press release, the Minnesota-based company is recalling specific lots of 4 lb. bags of the food, which was distributed nationwide. The product has …

Beer For Dogs! Snuffle – A Beer Brewed Just For Dogs!

Beer for dogs! What will they think of next? Snuffle is a Belgian beer brewed just for dogs. The product will be on the shelves of Pets At Home stores in the UK within two weeks. Snuffle spokesman Stefaan Dielens says “Belgium is famous for its beer, so …

Petco Pulls China-Made Dog Treats From Their Shelves

Last Monday, Petco announced that it has removed China-made dog and cat treats from their store shelves because of concerns that they have sickened thousands of pets and killed 1,000 dogs in the United States since 2007. Petco is the first national pet retailer to pull China-made products. …

Beware: Flea Treatments May Be Harmful To Both Pets And Humans!

More than 2,000 pet deaths in North America since 2008 are linked to the use or exposure to flea and tick treatment products. These products, which are supposedly helping our pets, may contain dangerous chemicals that do not only kill fleas but can also harm pets. Researchers are …

Are You One Of The Owners Who Put Their Dogs In Danger On Christmas?

During Christmas, more than half of dog owners give their pups Christmas treats even though they know those munchies can make them ill. According to surveys, 71% of owners feed their dogs’ turkey and gravy – that can cause vomiting and diarrhea –and fruit in mince pies can …

Team Of Researchers Attempt To Decipher Bloat’s Genetics

At Cummings School, veterinary researchers are teaming up with scientists at Harvard, MIT and Nestlé Purina PetCare to figure out the genetics of bloat – a common cause of death in big dogs. Bloat remains a mysterious disease that’s complex to prevent or treat. The disease develops when …

High Tech Dog Collar Can Monitor Your Labrador’s Health

A new pet health device is in the market – high tech dog collar. The device will help determine if your Labrador Retriever is sick. The PetPace wearable monitor lets owners and vets get latest readings and status regarding a pet’s health. The device sensors that monitor a dog’s vital signs 24 hours …

Obese Labrador Reaches Ideal Weight Thanks To Fat Clinic

Overfeeding and lack of exercise – these are the main causes of obesity in dogs. As they flash their puppy dog eyes while begging for food, we cannot help but feed them more than we should. In fact, statistics show that half of Britain’s dogs are overweight. Thankfully, a …

Labrador Retriever Undergoes Against All Odds Operation

Supervet, Noel Fitzpartick, achieved an amazing feat when he treated Ira, a Labrador Retriever. The yellow Labrador received a brand new bionic spine during a ground-breaking surgery. As a puppy, Ira was taken in by Joy, a lovely old lady.She hoped to ease her loneliness after her husband …

Labrador Retriever Has An Unusual Allergy To Humans!

Some unlucky people are allergic to dogs, but have you ever heard of a dog, particularly a sweet Labrador Retriever allergic to humans? That is poor Adam’s, dilemma in life. The friendly Lab definitely loves people, but he is allergic to them. Robin Herman recently rescued Adam and noticed he had an …

Owner Saves Labrador Mix By Mouth To Snout Resuscitation

An alert dog owner from Key Largo, South Florida used his lessons from training and saved his beloved dog’s life. On October 1, Andrew Burtschin returned home from boating at around 8:45 p.m. Before reaching his house, he pulled up to his neighbor’s yard to chat. He looked to his …

Are Labradors Right For You? Informative Lab Video!

This short video is a great way to find out more about the breed and if Labrador Retrievers are for you! Find out about their many traits, personalities and some common health issues concerning the breed. After watching, you’ll be much better informed and certain that Labradors really …