Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 20

Your Dog’s Mental Health: Depression in Dogs

Depressed-looking dog

Depression in Dogs Just like humans, dogs have emotions and sometimes those emotions are overwhelming for dogs. Since they have similar brain structures and neurotransmitters, it makes sense that dogs as well as humans can suffer mental illnesses and conditions. Depression is a common mental disorder in dogs. Dogs often get depressed when there is …

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Sep 12

Circovirus: A New Threat to Dogs

Unusual Virus Spreads in Ohio The recent death of four dogs in Ohio has sparked concern about the spread of a new virus, which, until recently, had never been described in dogs. Four Ohio dogs died recently, and a virus new to dogs is suspected. The dogs were from more than one area of Ohio: …

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Sep 02

Salmonella Contaminated Purina ONE Recalled

Purina ONE recalled. Photo: from FDA.gov Nestle Purina PetCare Company issued a voluntary recall of a limited number of bags of Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food.┬áThe recall was issued August 30, 2013. One bag of dog food produced in that run was contaminated with Salmonella, …

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