Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak states linked to pet turtles

Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak states linked to pet turtles

An outbreak of salmonella infections across 13 states, so far, has been linked to contact with pet turtles.An outbreak of 21 cases of salmonella infections across 13 states has been linked to contact with turtles.

Automatic Dog Paw Cleaner, Portable Waterproof Pet Feet cleaner/Washer/Brush Cup for Dogs & Cats

Automatic Dog Paw Cleaner, Portable Waterproof Pet Feet cleaner/Washer/Brush Cup for Dogs & Cats

It uses soft silicone bristles to effectively absorb dust, dirt, and sand.The one switch button and charging port are equipped with silicone seal and waterproof protection.Put your pet's foot into the paw washer wait 10sec or until it clean.

Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Graziella with her dog, Lola, before she was dyed (Picture: Graziella Puleo)A woman has criticised a grooming salon in Lake Worth Beach, Florida, for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green.

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

— New York became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces and a growing list of American cities that already prohibit a procedure animal advocates call cruel and unnecessary.

Blind man told he can’t bring guide dog to life-saving hospital appointments

Blind man told he can’t bring guide dog to life-saving hospital appointments

Mark Burchell, 54, pictured with guide dog Judi, survived bladder and prostate cancer in 2017 (Picture: Argus/Sax Rohmer Ltd)‘They were not only affecting my hospital trips but stopping me doing things I’d want to do afterwards, like socialising with friends.

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others'

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others'

The seven-year-old cat, real name Tardar Sauce or Tard, became one of the internet’s first “petfluencers” after gaining fame online for her perpetually gloomy gaze, launching an empire worth millions.

A dog who lost her eyes due to neglect has become an Instagram celebrity

A dog who lost her eyes due to neglect has become an Instagram celebrity

(Picture: Mercury Press)A dog who had an awful start in life and lost both her eyes as a pup has found a forever home – and become an Instagram star in the process. (Picture: Mercury Press)‘The SPCA found Puddin with a very severe eye infection,’ said owner Cory, who is a student from Lubbock, Texas.

Dog disease WARNING: Dog dies from parasitic bug spreading across UK which infects humans

Dog disease WARNING: Dog dies from parasitic bug spreading across UK which infects humans

The most common form is cutaneous leishmaniasis, which presents in skin lesions and ulcers, and crops up in the Americas, Mediterranean basin, Middle East and Central Asia.leishmaniasis human symptoms include lesions and ulcers (Image: GETTY)According to PetMD, there are different categories of symptoms which dogs show when they contract the parasite.

Your Furry Family Members Can Be A Source Of Serious Infection For At-Risk People

Your Furry Family Members Can Be A Source Of Serious Infection For At-Risk People

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Pets can be a source of infection, and newborns, the elderly, children with leukemia and adults with cancer are especially vulnerable, according to a new review of data from previous research.

The 4 Weirdest, Most Hard to Believe Pet Stories of the Week

The 4 Weirdest, Most Hard to Believe Pet Stories of the Week

According to ABC News, a very special surfing competition was held in Huntington Beach, California, where an Olympic-style event featured some very talented canines. Toldeo, Ohio woman, Janese Walters, was left blind in one eye after contracting an infection from her cat, reported Bianca Seidman of CBS News.

Spaying Your Dog: Dog Spay Surgery from Start to Finish

Spaying Your Dog: Dog Spay Surgery from Start to Finish

However, with the advent of modern pain medications and a better understanding of pain control in dogs, most pups experience only minimal discomfort after surgery when all post-surgical recommendations are followed. The risks associated with spaying a dog include pain, infection, dehiscence (opening) of the surgical site and excessive bleeding.

Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and Ticks

Severe cases may require using a spray or a fogger, which requires temporary evacuation of the home.It is very important not to use products on your cat that are intended for dogs.Lawn treatments may also be needed if your pet keeps getting re-infected every time it goes outside.Flea PreventionUse a flea comb on your pet and wash his bedding once a week.Keep the outside of your house free of organic debris, such as rake clippings and leaves, and remember that fleas like to hide in dark, moist, shady areas.There are many preventative flea control products available, both as prescription and over-the-counter formulas.TicksTicks are parasites that feed on the blood of unlucky host animals, such as cats and dogs.

Dog news: Tiny terrier recovering after her face was almost RIPPED OFF by badger

Dog news: Tiny terrier recovering after her face was almost RIPPED OFF by badger

Dog news: Tiny terrier recovering after her face was almost RIPPED OFF by badger A TINY terrier is recovering in an animal hospital after her face was almost ripped off - by a badger.

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

Making a dog wear a collar or putting a leash is easier said than done. Instead of putting the collar on the dog, hold it in front of your pet for a while. If the dog resists putting on a collar.

Should you be worried about a dog lick or bite?

Should you be worried about a dog lick or bite?

Once the bacteria passes from a dog to person, the person may experience fever, fatigue, headaches, and muscle pains. If you develops redness, swelling, puffiness, pain or a discharge, around the bite area or after being licked, you should seek medical attention as it could be a sign of sepsis.

What bacteria is linked to dog saliva? Infection kills grandmother

What bacteria is linked to dog saliva? Infection kills grandmother

“We told them about the dog bite, but they didn’t think it could be anything related to that,” said Larson-Hruzek, who flew in from her home in Colorado when she heard of her mother’s illness.

Hospital relaxes rules to let dying man see his dog one last time

Hospital relaxes rules to let dying man see his dog one last time

But an exception was made when Peter Robson’s family told staff at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, that the 70-year-old’s only last wish was to see his dog Shep one last time.

Your Furry Family Members Can Be A Source Of Serious Infection For At-Risk People

Your Furry Family Members Can Be A Source Of Serious Infection For At-Risk People

(Reuters Health) - Pets can be a source of infection, and newborns, the elderly, children with leukemia and adults with cancer are especially vulnerable, according to a new review of data from previous research.

Eliminate Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

Eliminate Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

Every week, for the last six months, this client has been cleaning her pet's ears and treating with ear mite medication with no success. After your veterinarian cleans your pet's ears, he/she will prescribe topical ear medication.

Listerine and Pets: Not Veterinarian Recommended

Listerine and Pets: Not Veterinarian Recommended

This company does not claim, nor has it been proven elsewhere, that Listerine treats fungal, bacterial or viral infections when applied topically to the skin of a dog.