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Powerful Probiotics for Goodness of Gut Health

Dr CP Modi Dr SS Patil Dr MM Pawar Probiotics are microorganisms such as bacteria or yeast that can be added to the food with the purpose of regulating the intestinal flora of the host. Probiotics are also referred to as ‘direct-fed microbial’ by pet-food regulatory body AAFCO.  -by Dr CP Modi, Dr SS Patil and Dr MM Pawar We try and include probiotics in our diet for good gut health,…

Hazardous Hepatozoonosis – A Silent Pathogen in Dogs!

Talk to any pet parent and one common concern for everyone is ticks. If not taken care of, these can cause infection and be so dangerous. Keeping aside the most talked-about blood infection such as Babesiosis and Ehrlichiosis, there are some lesser known infections that are equally important from the pet’s point-of-view that usually co-exist with the major blood parasites. Let’s discuss Canine…

Emotional bonds—Protected with complete care!

Dogs are not just pets, they are perceived to be members of the family. And, like any family member it is important to keep your companion animal healthy and free of parasites. True to this testament, Boehringer Ingelheim introduces NexGard to provide most comprehensive parasite treatment for dogs.  Parasitic disease—A reason to panic! Parasites represent a significant and increasing health…

16 Treasure Troves of Health & Wellness for Your Furry Darling

In recent years, the term ‘pet wellness’ has become important. Nowadays pet parents want their pet’s wellness to be examined in every visit to veterinary clinic, but what exactly is health and what is wellness? Are they same or different! According to Canadian vet journal, ‘Health’ in terms of pets refers to a state of physical, mental and social wellbeing whereas ‘Wellness’ means living a…

Innovation in the time of pandemic!

Dr Ashok Kumar CP Vet, a chain of hospitals and pet shops in Delhi and NCR, has been into online pet treatment and consultation service. Making things faster and easier, this initiative was taken up as a strategy to resolve the inconveniences faced by pet parents while taking their pets to a clinic during COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everything and everyone…

Nutritional Bond of Trust Between Pup & Mother Dog

True that a little pup lights up our whole world but along with it comes the entire gamut of responsibilities and health risks of their nascent age. A healthy diet aims at longevity, robustness, immunity, palatability and digestive ease of a pup. by Mitu Paul “A puppy is a child, with just more fur.” – Coco Chanel. These young canine companions are a sight to behold and in no time, they…

Canine Brucellosis— A Threat to Canine Fertility!

Dr Aeknath Virendra Dr Sarita Gulavane Dr Nilesh R. DagliBoth male and female dogs must be healthy when it comes to reproductive aspect, free from any kind of transmissible disease or infection. Various genital infections have been reported which can lead to abortion and infertility in dogs. One of them is Brucellacanis causing Canine Brucellosis. -by Dr Aeknath Virendra, Dr Sarita Gulavane…

Sail through this tough time with unconditional LOVE

Here’s how to help your dog thrive while both of you are indoors.-by Dr Ankur Narad, Dr Supriya Shukla and Ashu Narad COVID-19 has changed the lives of pets across the country, especially for dogs and in particular those living in apartments. Be prepared Stay home, stay safe. Be prepared with food stock & medicines. Biggest problem – How to take them for potty? For times you cannot step…

Why collagen is essential for your dog?

Introducing here is Hydrolised Marine Collagen for Dogs. This type I collagen is a great way for your pet to look and feel good, while packing in a punch of protein to their diets. -by Niyati Mirani What is collagen? Collagen is the most abundant protein in all living beings, making up about 30 percent of your pet’s body. It is one of the major building blocks of bones, skin, muscles, tendons…

Corona Warriors Waging War Against Pandemic & Promoting Pet Care & Pet Parenting

Corona crisis has gotten everyone’s life to a standstill. In such situation, veterinarians all over the country come forward as committed frontline Corona Warriors to ensure the overall care and wellbeing of your beloved pets. As a responsible pet parent, it’s your responsibility to co-operate with them, follow their guidelines and do your bit as part of the league of Corona Warriors. Dr…

DIETARY ALLERGIES & RIGHT NUTRITION FOR HOLISTIC HEALTH

Allergies in dogs are always expressed through skin and felt through an itch, says Dr Adam Patterson, Clinical Assistant Professor and Chief of Dermatology at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Small Animal Clinic. So, if your pet has recurrent diarrhoea, itchy skin, rough coat, persistent ear or anal glands issues, you are probably looking at adverse food…

COPROPHAGIA WHY DOES MY DOG EAT POOP?

Of all the repulsive habits our canine companions have – drinking from toilet, rolling in swamp muck, licking their butt. And nothing tops the practice of eating poop. It might not be motivated by their desire to gross out their pet parents, but it certainly hits the target. There are both behavioural and physiological reasons why dogs view ‘deposits’ from cats and other dogs as delicacies. –by…

FOUR LEGS & A FURRY TAIL TO KEEP HALE & HEARTY!

Keeping pets has several benefits for your physical health as well as for your mental well-being. And if you’re among those who have always wanted to keep a pet, let us convince you to go ahead and get one home! –by Dr Ankur Narad, Dr RK Jain, Dr Supriya Shukla and Dr Nidhi Shrivastava A recent study showed that there are more pets than children in American households. Amazed? Statistics say…

HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR PETS’S EARS

Clean, odour-free, pale pink colour and a minimal accumulation of wax are indications of healthy ears of your pet. Check your pet’s ears regularly. Some dog breeds are more susceptible to ear disease than others, including dogs with pendulous ears or dogs with hairy inner ear flaps. Dogs with allergies are also at risk. Signs of Ear Disease • Unpleasant odour • Excessive scratching and pawing of…

WORMS CAUSE HARM: PANIC MODE ON WITH INTERNAL PARASITES

Parasites are the common cause of disease in your dogs. Most of the pet owners are familiar with the external parasites like fleas and ticks, but they do not realize that intestinal parasites can also be a terror for your pet’s health. –by Dr Mokshata Gupta, Dr Tanmay Mondal, and Dr Asmita Singh Intestinal parasites are those that live inside the gastrointestinal tract of the host. It includes…

Miracle of birth: Journey from healthy pregnancy to healthy pups

Birth is a wonderful experience. Unless every newborn puppy is guaranteed a loving home, dogs should be spayed or neutered. There are various factors that should be considered before breeding like availability of proper space, nutrition, overall health, absence of hereditary disorder and registration with the kennel club of India.–by Dr Aeknath Virendra, Dr Charu Sharma and Dr Apoorva Mishra…

Canine filariasis – It’s time to fight mosquito menace together

With the rise of mosquitoes all around the globe, there is a growing concern about health and well being. One of the many concerns include parasitic diseases where mosquitoes play the role of vector for the organism. Thus, with increasing outdoor activity of our pets, it is the time for both pet parents and vets to roll up their sleeves and fight the mosquito menace. –by Dr Neelakshi Deka and…

Nutrition is Always The KEY— Take Care of Your Senior!

For seniors, you need to be extra cautious and of course extra loving as well. Find out how you can keep your senior pet healthy and active with a proper diet and feeding routine. –by Dr Divya Tiwari, Dr Himanshu Pratap Singh, Dr RK Jain and Dr MK Mehta A check on nutritional requirements is must To understand the specific nutritional needs of older dogs it is necessary to know the major…

POCT (Point Of Care Testing)—Enabling Healing & Wellness

Veterinary practice has taken a leap with POCT (Point of Care Testing) which is implemented at clinics, hospitals, vet colleges, etc. Let’s find out how vets heal & care. Point of Care Testing (POCT) is the diagnostic testing at the time and place of patient care. It brings the test conveniently and immediately to the patient and provides test result in time for diagnosis and treatment,…

Generations of Healing Touch

Born in a family with a vet grandfather and a bunch of pet animals around, which included a chimpanzee and a lion, Dr Kunal Dev Sharma always wanted to be a veterinarian, and was called lovingly called ‘Mogli’. Read more about unconditional love, care and healing. Graduated in 2005 from Haryana Agricultural University in Hisar, Dr Kunal Dev Sharma wanted to work for horses as her was a horse…